Izaak Walton League to host air rifle event

The Mountaineer Chapter of Izaak Walton League of America will be hosting a youth air rifle shooting event on Sunday, Sept. 15 at their clubhouse, located approximately 6 miles up Files Creek Road in Beverly. This free event is opened to children ages 8-17 years old and is made possible by grants from NRA, endowment funding from National IWLA and the Mountaineer Chapter of IWLA.

Registration will begin at the clubhouse at 12:30 p.m. with the event starting at 1 p.m. at the Tygart Valley Muzzleloaders Shooting range, located up the road from the clubhouse. A presentation of gun and range safety will be led by chapter member and retired conservation officer Ray Mearns. All children must be present and have registered by 1 p.m. to be eligible for prizes at the end of the event. For more information, please call Bruce Evans at 304-636-0916 or visit the chapter’s website at iwla.org/mountaineer.