Shooting club aims to educate, equip, empower women

May 10, 2018

MASON COUNTY — The Well Armed Woman (T.W.A.W) Shooting Chapter of Mason County aims to educate women on a variety of topics including teaching gun safety, reducing the intimidation factor and increase a woman’s skill with firearms, based on her individual needs.

Its next meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m. on May 17 at the Fin and Feather Club of Mason County. Events are open to all women 21 years or older who may legally possess firearms. Women of all experience levels are welcome. Reservations are required.

The chapter’s first meeting was held in April with a meet and greet, and hour dedicated to educating women on range safety rules, followed by an hour of active shooting on the range.

Women that are interested in learning about the T.W.A.W. Shooting Chapter of Mason County can contact Susan McCray-King or Karen Zimmerman at twawmasoncountymi@gmail.com.

All future meetings in 2018 will be held from 6-8 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at the Fin and Feather Club of Mason County, located at 3276 N. Darr Road in Scottville.

The Well Armed Woman (T.W.A.W.) Shooting Chapters is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization with currently over 360 chapters across the country. Each local chapter has its own “character” and is encouraged to develop into its unique style while keeping with TWAW Shooting Chapters values and absolute commitment to safe firearm handling. For more information visit https://twawshootingchapters.org.