CHANGE THE TRAJECTORY OF A CHILDâ€™S LIFE! 2ND ANNUAL PULL FOR KIDS CLAY SHOOT PRESENTED BY BLACK MOUNTAIN
FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018 ALPINE SHOOTING RANGE 5482 Shelby Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76140
SCHEDULE OF THE DAY/GENERAL INFO PULL FOR KIDS CLAY SHOOT Alpine Shooting Range 5482 Shelby Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76140 THIS EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE
SCHEDULE 8am - Morning registration, check-in, goody bag pick up, raffle 8:30am - Morning session safety briefing 9am - First pull for morning session 11am - Afternoon registration, check-in, goody bag pick up, raffle 12pm - Lunch, morning session awards, raffle 1:30pm - Afternoon session safety briefing 2pm - First pull for afternoon session Following afternoon session - Afternoon awards, raffle winners announced
1 ticket for $20 and 6 tickets for $100. You do not have to be present to win. View prizes online and purchase at www.casaclayshoot.org/raffleprizes Special gun raffles at event only (must be present to win guns): $100 Gun board raffle: $10-$20
GOLDEN TICKET RAFFLE
You Could Win a Dove Hunt in Argentina! Only 100 tickets will be sold. $100 each. Purchase online or in person.
Prizes for: Top Female Shooter per session Top Male Shooter per session Top Team per session Top Law Enforcement Team per Session
GUNS, AMMUNITION, SUPPLIES
You may bring your own guns or rent a gun for $15 from Alpine Shooting Range. You may bring your own ammunition or purchase it from Alpine Shooting Range. Ear plugs will be provided. You must provide your own eye protection. Sunglasses are acceptible. Please bring a refillable water bottle and sunscreen - itâ€™s going to be hot!
DIRECTIONS & RULES LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS Alpine Shooting Range 5482 Shelby Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76140 817-478-6613 www.alpinerange.com FROM DOWNTOWN FT, WORTH: Take I-35 south to I-20 East. Go east to the Forest Hill Dr. Exit (#440B). Turn right (South) onto Forest Hill, *go 2 1/2 miles to the second 4-way stop sign, (There will be a Post Office on your right). Turn left (East) onto Shelby Rd. at the Alpine sign. Follow Shelby for 2 1/2 miles and Alpine will be on the right. There are signs beginning at Shelby Rd. that will guide you. FROM THE EAST: Travel West on I-20 past the 820/I-20 merge, to Forest Hill Drive. Take the Forest Hill Dr. exit (#440B). Turn left (South) onto Forest Hill Drive, follow directions shown above.* FROM THE SOUTH: Traveling North on I-35, take the Everman exit. Go east through Everman to a stop sign at Race Street. Continue going east to the next stop sign at Forest Hill Drive. (post Office will be on the left). Here you will see an Alpine sign on the right. Continue straight ahead for 2 1/2 miles to Alpine, which will be on the right. FROM THE WEST: Travel east on I-20, cross over I-35, go to Forest Hill Drive. (exit #440B) follow directions shown above.
PARTICULAR SAFETY REQUIREMENTS OF SPORTING CLAYS Everyone participating in the clay shoot must sign a waiver prior to shooting.
1. Ear protection is required. Ear plugs will be provided. 2. Eye protection is required. 3. Gun action must remain open at all times, with no shells in the chamber or magazine. 4. Gun may be loaded and action closed only when in position to shoot on the designated shooting station. 5. Load only one shell at a time unless shooting doubles or multiple targets, at that time two shells may be loaded. 6. Use no shot larger than 7 1/2. Number 8 or number 9 shot is legal. 7. Before shooting from a station, always be certain that adjacent fields within your range of fire are clear of other shooter and spectators. 8. While waiting your turn to shoot, be certain that your position does not infringe upon the shooters line of fire or field of view. All shooters personally assume all risk involved with shooting or other activity, whether foreseen or unforeseen, and agree to save and hold harmless Alpine Shooting Range, arising out of or in connection with any activity in which the shooter or any party accompanying the shooter may engage upon Alpine Range property. Alpine Shooting Range is not responsible for loss or damage to any equipment, property, vehicle or articles left on Alpine Range property in case of fire, theft, vandalism or accident or any other cause.
CASA of Tarrant County
When home is no longer safe and a child must enter foster care, a judge may appoint a CASA or Court Appointed Special Advocate, a volunteer to guide that child to a safe and permanent home as quickly as possible. Approximately
children are waiting for an advocate
Every year, hundreds of children are legally removed from their homes in order to protect them from further injury. As a child moves through the maze of the judicial system, the volunteer advocate is often the most consistent person in that childâ€™s life. Children with a CASA volunteer: Have shorter lengths of stay in foster care (18.3 months in 2016, 19.5 months in 2017) Compared to children without a CASA (23.2 months in 2016). Are less likely to reenter care once they find a permanent home.
Are more likely to pass all classes in school.
95% of children whose cases were closed in 2017 found permanency (adoption, relative placement, reunification)
1,022 Number of children who had a CASA in Tarrant County in 2017
PAID CASA STAFF
WHO SERVE UP TO
Tarrant County has the
number of confirmed cases of child abuse and/or neglect in Texas
were confirmed child abuse victims in 2017, up 9% from 2016
418 CASA VOLUNTEERS DONATED 42,000 HOURS of their time (an equivalent of $1,013,880) and drove 260,000 MILES
The cost of action is far more affordable than the cost of inaction. When intervention does not take place, research shows that children, more often than not, become lost in the system, repeating the cycle of abuse and ultimately ending up on the streets, filling our local jails and prisons.
new volunteers were trained to be advocates in 2017
families were served, providing 1,022 children a voice in court
of children served are between the ages 0 and 5
CASA of Tarrant County trains volunteers from all walks of life, ages and ethnic groups. Being a volunteer advocate requires no advanced educational degree or legal experience. But it does require special people with concern for children and a genuine desire to help.
BLAKE’S STORY Blake’s first confirmed case of abuse was the day he was born when his little body tested positive for drugs. At age 4, he was abused again before being adopted by a relative. Tragically, he continued to be abused and neglected and was eventually placed in foster care at age 15. For 11 years, this child endured the darkest pain, and as a teen, he was isolated and alone. With no clear sources of family support other than his teenage sister Erin, he was expected to age out of foster care unless someone intervened and spoke for him. That’s when he met his CASA volunteer, Steve. Steve began working tirelessly to find a way out of foster care for Blake. When Blake’s behavior worsened he was sent to live in a Residential Treatment Center, four hours away from Erin. That’s when Blake gave up all hope- “I knew I was probably looking at a bad future.” But behind the scenes, his CASA Steve was Blake’s champion, making sure he wasn’t lost to his family. Steve refused to let another teenager get lost in the system. Blake said he knew Erin, now 21, was his last hope for getting out of foster care. “She was my angel.” For Erin, her “worst fear was that he would get stuck in foster care.” Once she turned 21, she wanted to become Blake’s permanent home, but she didn’t know how to become an approved placement. This is where Steve stepped in. Steve helped Erin navigate the CPS system to bring Blake home, and his advocacy finally gave Blake hope for a brighter future. Thanks to the commitment of his CASA volunteer, Blake was able to move in with Erin the day after school was out this summer. Your donation gives children like Blake the critical voice they need in foster care! P.S. Blake is now a happy teenager living with his sister. “Some people think living in the mountains or by the beach is paradise. To me, this is paradise.” – Blake
2nd annual pull for kids clay shoot committee Scott Cooper, Security Manager, XTO Energy Event Chair Taylor Bennett Clint Borchardt Robert Cantrell
Ricardo Coronado Charlotte & Houston Kauffman
Carol McQuien Andrew Norman Matt Opitz
Jackie Robinson Charles Scherer Keith Simpson
Hope Works Both Ways.
Our Mission CASA of Tarrant County and its court-appointed volunteers advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children
A clear voice, a safe home and a bright future for every abused and neglected child living in foster care in Tarrant County
our Promise Raising a voice against the unspeakable
OUR PROGRAM CASA of Tarrant County is a volunteer-powered organization that works solely for the benefit of children caught in the foster care system through no fault of their own. CASA volunteers are individuals from our community who believe that every child, regardless of their background or circumstances, deserves to be in a safe and loving home. Volunteer advocates serve as the judgeâ€™s eyes and ears, speak up for the child in court, and recommend whether the child should stay with his or her parents, be placed with relatives, or be freed for permanent adoption. They are regular people making a remarkable impact.
ADVOCATE INFORMATION SESSIONS We ask you to consider inviting CASA of Tarrant County to your organization (professional or social), faith based institution, civic group, or corporation as a guest speaker! We also welcome the opportunity to host a short get together at your company and allow your co-workers to learn more about the mission of CASA of Tarrant County and the life-changing work we do on behalf of abused and neglected children in Tarrant County. Please contact Caitlyn Ussery, Volunteer Coordinator, at 817.877.5891 or Caitlyn.Ussery@casatc.org today! Information sessions are held at the CASA office with the following scheduled dates and times listed below:
M AY 2 0 1 8 Friday Thursday
12 noon 12 noon
J UNE 2 018 Friday Thursday Friday Thursday
6/8 12 noon 6/14 6pm 6/22 12 noon 6/28 6pm
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