July - December Newsletter
Trophy Awards
The following categories are available for youth and adult: Largest Buck, Smallest Buck, Longest Turkey Beard, Longest Pheasant Tail, Longest Squirrel Tail, Large and Small Mouthed Bass, Largest Rainbow, Brook, Brown, and Palamino Trout. Those eligible for trophy awards must be a member in good standing. Rules: All game must be killed in Pennsylvania during current hunting season on public or private ground. NO FENCED IN AREA PERMITTED! (example Letterkenny) All fish must be caught in Pennsylvania water during current fishing season open to public fishing. NO PAY LAKES PERMITTED! (example Arrowhead Springs) All game or fish must be killed or caught by member presenting it for registration in contest. For any questions or concerns or to register any game for awards, contact Tim Sollenberger at 717-369-3032 or Randy Shindle at 717-369-3331. You can also register at Keystone Outdoors, Fort Loudon.
Range Closings
The range will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on dates of club functions such as Steak Feeds, etc. The Cub Scouts will be using our facilities the week of July 30-August 3, 2018. The ranges will not be closed, but please be considerate of the Cub Scouts. The rifle range is closed during groundhog shoots, and 22 Silhouettes, but the black powder and pistol range is open for your convenience. Check our website: for any last minute closings. You may also call the club's hotline at 717-369-4791. If you need to have the ranges closed for any reason, the club needs a 2 week notice. Any other questions, call Charlie Wagner at 717-352-7274.
T-Shirts, Jackets, and Hats
T-Shirts, with the Sportsmen's logo, are now available to purchase in various colors and sizes. Prices are as follows: without pocket, sizes small to extra large are $10.00, with pocket, sizes small to extra large are $11.00. Sleeveless, sizes small to extra large are $12.00.  Larger sizes are available for an extra fee. Also, we have hats available in camo and orange for $15.00 each.  You can also order jackets in various colors and sizes.  They are available at club meetings, steak feeds and at funnel cake locations or by calling.  Any questions or to order, contact Charlie and Pat Wagner at 717-352-7274.
2018 Halloween Party
The Halloween party for the member's children and grandchildren will be held Friday, October 13th, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. Please let Becky or Nicole know how many children are coming by October 1st, 2018.  Please bring a drink or snack to share.  Fun games and a hayride are planned. If you have any questions, please call Nicole Shindle at 717-369-2535 or Becky Sadler at 717-369-5859
2018 Christmas Party
The 2018 children's Christmas party will be held Saturday, November 24th at 5:00 PM.  Children and grandchildren of members up to and including age 11 are invited.  Please call Renee Shindle at 717-552-3336 with names and ages by Tuesday, November 1st, 2018.  Santa will have a gift for each child.  Bring your favorite snack or drink to share.
Funnel Cake Trailer
Hello Club Members. We are looking forward to 2018, and making it another successful year for the funnel cake trailer. We want to thank all those who helped make 2017 a successful year. We are always looking for new volunteers to come out and help, it's always a fun and enjoyable event. It is the major fundraiser for the club.
Our tentative schedule for 2018 is as follows:
Tractor Show at Twin Bridges - April 28th & 29th
Marion Festival - May 26th, June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th
Shippensburg Fair - July 23rd - July 28th
St Thomas Community Ox-Roast - August 3rd & 4th
Twin Bridge Fall Tractor Show - August 10th & 11th
Make A Wish Truck Convoy - August 18th
Shippensburg Demolition Derby - September 1st
Hope to meet and get to know everyone!! The St. Thomas Sportsmen Club would greatly appreciate all people who can devote an evening or more with this great fundraiser to check your calendar and any days you have available please call
Jeremy Wood (717)496-1038 and Catherine Wood (717)496-1196
P.S. My wife and I have enjoyed running the trailer, meeting new friends, and helping the club, however we are looking for someone else to step up and take over the trailer. We would work with and train whoever that individual or couple might be. Any questions, please call Jeremy @717-496-1038 or Catie @ 717-496-1196.
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