IAM 751 Machinists plan charity sporting clays shoot

PUYALLUP — Machinists Union Local Lodge 751-C will host its third annual sporting clays shoot fundraiser to benefit Guide Dogs of America, with the support of Scott Wealth Management Group.

ClayShootPicThe “Bucks 4 Pups” shoot will be May 2 at the Sumner Sportsmen’s Association, 15711 96th St. E., Puyallup. Club gates will open at 8 a.m. that Saturday for registration. There will be an orientation and safety training session at 9 a.m., with shooting starting at 10. First-time shooters are welcome and there will be basic sporting clays safety and instruction available.

The cost to enter  is $190 per shooter, or $140 for shooters under 18. The field will be limited to 100 competitors, who will each fire at 100 report-pair targets. Trophies will be awarded to the top teams and top individual shooters. Breakfast, coffee and donuts and  lunch all are provided, along with ammunition and targets.

To reserve spots for a team or individuals, or to become a sponsor, call Don Fike at (425) 822-5189 or email f2ndchance@comcast.net.

All proceeds will go to Guide Dogs of America, the California-based charity that provides service dogs and training in their use free of charge to people who are blind or have impaired vision from across the United States and Canada.

Local 751-C is affiliated with Machinists Union District Lodge 751, which is the No. 1 fundraiser across North America for Guide Dogs of America. Over the past six years, District 751 has raised more than $1.8 million for the charity.

This is the third year in a row that Local 751-C has hosted a sporting clays shoot to benefit the charity. Last year’s event raised more than $16,000.

Scott Wealth Management Group of Portland, Ore., is the platinum shoot sponsor. Scott Wealth Management is a family enterprise that has provided trusted financial advisory services for individuals, families, and institutions for more than 25 years.

Originally formed in 1935 to represent hourly workers at the Boeing Co., District Lodge 751 of the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers now represents more than 33,000 working men and women at 51 employers across Washington and California.

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