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An Important Message From our President

An Important Message From our President

Hello FolksWe have been asked by the City to limit people entering our range facility to the Ward Bros Construction people and myself. I am limited to presence at the range office only. The rationale was OHS. Please respect this requirement.  This means that Scott will no longer be able to provide the types of multimedia reports of progress and we will not be able to complete our tasks preparing the range for the eventual opening. I am challenging their…

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Thank you Volunteers

Thank you Volunteers

This week we recognize all the volunteers who support the many areas of interest that intersect and connect through the Lethbridge Fish and Game Association. We thank all the volunteers who provide leadership …  the executive, the board and the members who attend meetings. We appreciate all the members who are outdoor enthusiasts. They donate their time and resources to enhance the ability of future generations to enjoy all forms of outdoor adventures and sports.  We thank the organizers and volunteers…

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LFGA Voting Delegate wanted for AFGA Conference

LFGA Voting Delegate wanted for AFGA Conference

We are looking for a few more people to represent the Lethbridge Fish and Game Association as voting delegates for the Alberta Fish and Game Association Annual Conference (virtual) on April 10th, 2021 As part of your Lethbridge Fish and Game Association Membership you are also an Alberta Fish and Game Association Member: More than 25,000 club members in more than 80 affiliated clubs throughout Alberta have become the voice of the AFGA, advocating for the common interests of ethical hunters, anglers,…

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Easter Update (Shooting Sport Facility)

Easter Update (Shooting Sport Facility)

Hi Folks,THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT! I appreciate all of your emails and comments. They show that you really are passionate members of our shooting community. CONSTRUCTION UPDATEConstruction seems to be taking two steps forward and then three steps backward but today I had some GREAT NEWS…. The people erecting the air baffles will be working overtime and weekends to hurry the job.  We may be taking four steps forward soon. . WHAT A WONDERFUL NEW LFGA COMMUNITY PARTNER — Mc NALLY CONTRACTORS LTD.— PROVIDING AND HAULING SOIL FOR…

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Important Notice Regarding Facility Use.

Important Notice Regarding Facility Use.

From our Volunteer Range Operator and President, Rick Blakeley Dear Members, We have been attempting to gain access to ranges 1, 6 and 7 however due to occupational health and safety concerns this will not happen. Many of you were diligent and sent in the revised access agreement and that shows me how important access to the range is to you however in the interest of getting the construction completed without complications the City has required us to completely curtail…

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AFGA Donation

AFGA Donation

Members, This year has been tremendously hard for organizations to fundraise as they have in the past so we encourage you to personally donate to the Alberta Fish and Game Association (AFGA) using the attached form. AFGA will provide you with a tax receipt against your 2021 taxes and donations received prior to April 8, 2021 will be announced at the AFGA AGM and will be listed in an issue of Outdoor Canada West. At our AGM we determined that LFGA…

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Range Update

Range Update

LFGA Shooting Sports Facility Status Report – Monday March 1, 2021 Construction Project Background:Thank you very much for your patience as we complete this 1.7 million dollar construction project. This has been a crazy year to complete this important construction and we understand your frustrations. Please remember that Allan, Tom and I have been working on getting CIP grant funding to relocate or improve range safety since 2012. We are volunteers who have done our best to represent your best…

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IMPORTANT POLL on Banning Handguns

IMPORTANT POLL on Banning Handguns

IMPORTANT!! Local poll asking if Lethbridge should ban handguns! The LFGA and sister organizations represent thousands of safe legal sport-shooters in Lethbridge and area. This recent legislation by the government is not about stopping criminal activity and violence, it is aimed squarely at law abiding citizen’s property rights and private gun ownership. Banning handguns would NOT in any way decrease violence – handgun ownership is already heavily regulated and lawful owners undergo a rigorous application process, testing and DAILY checks…

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