Manvel FFA to host shooting clays, donate to hurricane relief

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Manvel FFA is hosting a sporting clays event as a fundraiser for the club September 12.

By  Karolyn Gephart

The Manvel FFA Chapter is hosting their 2020 Sporting Clays Shoot Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 8 am to 5 pm at Providence Plantation in Rosharon.
The fundraising event is open to the public and each registered shooter will participate in a 100 bird round of sporting clays in either the morning or afternoon rotation, and will receive a complimentary lunch around noon.
Additional meals will be available to purchase onsite.         
Junior Shooters are 18 or under, as well as any 4-H or FFA Shooter. All others will be considered in the “Open” category.
Awards will be given as follows: Open Individual: 1st-3rd; Open Team: 1st-3rd; Junior Individual: 1st-3rd;  Junior Team: 1st-3rd and 1st Overall Lady.

Registration will begin at 8 am with Safety and Morning Rotation following at 9 am. Shooting begins at 9:30 am. Lunch is at noon. Safety-Afternoon Rotation will begin at 1 pm with afternoon shooting to follow.

To sign up, go to Events on the Manvel FFA Facebook page.

Providence Plantation is located at 10230 FM 521 in Rosharon.

The Manvel FFA have another project going on at this time through September 4, 2020.

Fill the Trailer Hurricane Relief Drive is underway. The drive started August 28 and students, faculty and the community are dropping off items at the agricultural department in a huge trailer.

The FFA students want to help neighbors in the east get through the challenging times following a hurricane by filling their FFA trailer with donations. These items include water, Gatorade, dog and cat food, diapers, toothbrushes and toothpaste, deodorant, paper towels, toilet paper, soap and shampoo, trash bags, work gloves, and canned non-perishable food items.

The ag department is located on the far left of the Manvel High School Parking lot in front of the welding shop or band hall entrance. The address is 19601 Highway 6 in Manvel.

FFA is a dynamic student-led leadership development organization for students of agricultural education. The FFA changes lives and prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.

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