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Handling Handguns Course for Women, January 2014

BOW_logoCONCORD, N.H. - Women interested in learning about  handguns can sign up now for a women's handgun course through the New Hampshire  Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Program.   BOW is teaming up with Sturm Ruger and the Sunset Mountain Fish and Game  Club to offer the course, which will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on  Tuesday evenings January 7, 21, 28 and February 4, with a snow date of February  11, 2014, at the Sunset Mountain Fish and Game Club, 17 West Road in  Canterbury, N.H. Participants must attend all four sessions.

A brochure and registration form for the course is available to download at Registration opens on November 18. Registration is  first-come, first-served. If you are interested, sign up soon, as the course is  limited to ten participants.  The fee for  the course is $60, which includes all equipment, materials and instruction.

This four-week class will offer instruction in basic  handgun safety, different types of handguns, handling, loading,  firing, storage, care and maintenance. After initial instruction,  participants will spend the remainder of time on the firing line, putting into  practice the mechanics, techniques and safety rules learned in the  classroom. Please note that this is not a self defense course.

Course instructors are Linda Harris an NRA-certified  instructor, assisted by her husband George Harris. They have been involved in  BOW programs for more than ten years.

New Hampshire's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program is  co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department  (  and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation  (