November 28, 2017
Monday, December 4, 7 p.m. Russell City Council meeting
Wednesday, December 6 , 6:30 p.m. Faith United Methodist Night Owls will meet at the home of Connie Smith. The program will be our annual Christmas gathering.
Sunday December 10th at 6:00 p.m . The First Baptist Church will be presenting the Christmas program "Born for Me!" Dessert fellowship afterward.
Thursday, December 14, 1:15 p.m. Russell News meeting at the Museum-everyone welcome
Thursday, December 21, 5:15 p.m. Russell Museum/Library Board meeting
Sunday, December 24, First Baptist Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. & Morning Worship at 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, December 24 at 6 p.m. Christmas Eve service at Faith United Methodist Church. All are welcome to come and celebrate with us the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Monday, December 25, Enjoy the blessings of Christmas Day
Russell Sportsmen’s Club Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet Monday,
November 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the clubhouse.
Present were Steve Mikesell, Tim Stroud, Dan Morrett, Vern Vogel, Dan Quillin, Stan Steenhoek, Andy Brink, Curt Catron, Jeremy Cochran, Duane Bedford, John Laing, Amy Laing, Weston Laing, Mike Sims, Vicki Sims, and Ted Williams.
The membership voted to raise dues by $10. Single memberships are now $35 and Family memberships are now $50. Those who have already paid dues do not have to pay the difference.
2018 Officers and Board Members were elected:President: Steve Mikesell , Vice-president: Tim Stroud, Secretary/Treasurer: Dan Morrett, At-large Board Members: Curt Catron, Jeremy Cochran, Paul Goldsmith, John Laing, Dan Quillin, Stan Steenhoek, and Ted Williams.
Please thank Vern Vogel for keeping the grounds mowed all these years.
2017 Grants, fundraisers, donations, $175 – Pheasants Forever grant for youth program expenses, $210 – 2 permit-to-carry classes, $810 – Dues above Basic (donations)
2017 range/lodge improvements, Acoustical ceiling tile in education building - $3,150 labor and materials (paid by Dekko Foundation),Shelter over rifle range firing line – $4,508 labor and materials, ($1,375 paid by Bob Sims memorial, $2,000 by Vredenburg Foundation).Remainder of 5 shooting benches are built and delivered, New pistol range target stand - $442 materials, volunteer labor.