East Mississippi Rotarians holding clay shoot in Meridian

claysOn Oct. 3, The Rotary Club of East Mississippi will hold this year’s annual “Shots Felt Around the World” Clay Target Shoot. Often called “golf with a shotgun”, sporting clays is a shotgun course through the trails of Camp Binachi Scout Reservation where clays will be thrown to emulate hunting situations; such as rabbits, teal, doves, pheasants, and more.

Teams of 4 people will compete in this fun and social event. Awards will be given to the high overall shooter, top teams in novice and expert classes, and youth division which is new to the event this year. Breakfast and lunch will be served for all shooters. The event is open to the public and teams are forming now.

Cost for individual shooters is $75. A team of 4 members is $300.  Shooters may register singularly or as teams of four.  Station sponsorships are available to individuals and businesses.

clays2For registration information call Paul Bucurel at 601-480-6402 or you can pick up registration forms at United States Rare Coin & Currency, 2115 5th Street, Meridian, MS.  E-mail: coins@unitedstatesrarecoin.com.  Other registration locations include Sinclair Auto Sales and Super Lube, 3700 8th Street, Meridian, AOTEC Computers, 600 22nd Avenue, Meridian, MS Will Sweatt – Alfa Insurance, 2340 N Hills St, Meridian, MS, The Daily Grind, 4820 Poplar Springs Dr, Meridian, David’s Uniform Shop, Bonita Lakes Mall.

The Rotary Club of East Mississippi has partnered with the Rotary Club of Clarke County this year contact Mayor Eddie Fulton for applications and registration. The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty both locally and internationally. The Rotary Club of East Mississippi’s local projects include sponsoring the Interact Club at Meridian High School, “Between The Lions” preschool reading programs at Lower T.J. Harris Elementary and Crestwood Elementary, Rotary Has Heart Food Drive benefiting Care Lodge and Books and Blankets benefiting Meridian Housing Authority 2nd and 3rd graders. The Rotary Club of East Mississippi meets on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Rush Hospital Private Dining Room.

For more information on Rotary or joining the Rotary Club of East Mississippi contact Jennifer Bucurel, President call 601-480-6402 or jenniferbucurel@yahoo.com.