NACC Newsletter – July 2021

NACC’s next meeting to be held on Wednesday, July 14 , at 7 pm in the club house.    HAVE A SAFE SUMMER!!!!

NACC Executive Board Semi-Annual Meeting is to be held Tuesday, July 20th at 6:30 pm at the club house.

NACC Trustees GUN  RAFFLE: Beretta A-300 Outlander  12 ga. Semi-Automatic, with Wood Stock.   Drawing to be held on July 14, 2021 at the club house meeting.

Eagle Scout Project: James Bulach has purchased materials for the project and construction has begun.

New Alsace Conservation Club’s 33rd Annual Fishing Derby report was given by Dale B.  We thank all 84 sponsors for their support. We had 149 registered fishermen, 31 children under 12, and 118 adults.  We gave away prizes valued over $2,283.00.  We had a net profit of $3,384.86.  Everyone seemed to like the new derby hours, which were shortened two hours, with the derby ending at 3:00pm.  Dale would like to thank everyone who worked at the derby to make it another successful event and to all the registered fishermen who came out to catch some fish and win some nice prizes.  We do have a few children derby t-shirts available still, size Youth medium & youth large. Contact Dale if your interested.  Mark your calendar, next year’s 2022 Derby is May 7th.

NACC HATS  ARE NOW AVAILABLE WITH NEW LOGO DESIGN – The club has purchased a dozen of  (3) three different hats for members to purchase for  $15.00 each.   Logo is embroidered on front of hat in color.  There is a darker camo solid, a lighter camo solid and a two tone black & gray with mesh for members to choose from while supplies last.

NACC made a $25 donation to the Sunman Area Life Squad this past month.

Dave Henlein has gotten his honey bee boxes on the club grounds now, please do not disturb them by the electric pole.

HUNTERS EDUCATION CLASSES AVAILBLE.  Laughery Valley Fish and Game, Friendship, IN is holding a two day class on Aug. 6 & 7.  Another is being held at Agner Hall in Lawrenceburg Fair Grounds on Aug. 27 & 28.  And there is a one day class being held in Laurel, IN at the Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church on Sept. 11.  More info on www.dnr.IN.gov website.

Golf Alert !!  – NACC Annual Golf Outing is being held on September 18th at the Brook Hill Golf Course, 11175 Fairway Ln., Brookville, IN  47012.  This is a new location this year, but our format will be the same as the past.  It’s time to get your foursome together and plan for this great cause.  NACC just had 18 girls and boys complete a week at the Karl E. Kelly Conservation Camp. So we are now accepting Hole Sponsors for this years event.  Contact  Chairman Rob Seig, cell ph. 812-209-9099 or e-mail:  robseig@seigsurveying.com

DNR REPORT, they’re receiving reports of sick and dying birds. DNR recommends  Indiana residents cease feeding all birds statewide.  Bird feeders, bird baths, and other sources that encourage the congregation of wild birds should be taken down or discontinued. Feeders and baths should be cleaned with 10% bleach solution and stored until more information is available. 

Residents who find birds with eye or head swelling , crusty discharge around the eyes, and/or neurological signs etc. should submit the sighting to the DNR’s sick or dead wildlife reporting system.  Biologists are actively tracking reports and samples have been submitted to the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.  No definitive cause of death has been identified at the this time.

Also, DNR reported and confirmed a Black Bear sighting in Vanderburgh County on June 21st.  Indiana’s fourth confirmed black bear.

 INDIANA STATE FAIR OPENS, FRIDAY JULY 30TH  AND ENDS AUGUST 22.

2021 MEMBERSHIP DUES are now being collected.   New members are welcome.   If you already paid your dues, thank you for your being apart of our organization.  NACC dues annually are $12.00  and you can pick up  an affiliate Indiana Wildlife Federation for the discounted  fee of $20.00 (optional)   mail to:  New Alsace Conservation Club, PO Box 302, Sunman, IN  47041  NOTE:  SOME MEMBERS HAVE PAID MULTIPLY YEARS IN ADVANCE. IF YOUR ONE OF THEM, DISREGARD THIS NOTICE:  IF YOU’RE NOT  SURE, CHECK THE  FRONT OF THE ENVELOPE THIS LETTER CAME IN.   ABOVE YOU NAME IS A DATE – THIS IS HOW LONG YOUR DUES ARE PAID THROUGH.

Yours in Conservation,

Chuck Schmeltzer,  President              Phone:  812-623-4103    For more  info about NACC – contact Dale Back , Secretary at (812)623-2431 or E-mail:  backdale@gmail.com or go to www.newalsaceconservationclub.com and submit your questions through the comment section.  NACC is a 501 c 4 not for profit organization incorporated in the  state of Indiana .                                                                                                        db

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