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News Central Valley Chapter Meetings in 2022 – Join Us for a Chance to Win!

Ripon CA | Friday, Jan. 14th at 7 a.m.

My Garden Cafe (1201 W Main St #19, Ripon, CA 95366)

This year our monthly meetings will be rotating quarterly around the region.

Also new this year is a drawing for a bottle of 2011 Clarendon Hills Sandown Cabernet Sauvignon. Every month, each meeting attendee will be given and ticket. We will draw a ticket at our final meeting for the bottle of wine!

Questions? Contact Jennifer De Jong at jenniferdejong@millerchemical.com | (209) 968-6384

News 14th Annual Bug Shooters Sporting Clays Trap Shoot



August 20, 2021

Held at Comanche Hills Hunting Preserve (2951 Curran Road, Ione, CA 95640 | (209) 763-5270)

Awards will be given to top flight shooters

Sign-ups & warm up 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Sporting clay shoot 9:30 a.m.
Steak BBQ lunch 12 noon



BEFORE August 9th: Sign up a TEAM of 4: $75 per shooter; SINGLE shooter: $80

DAY OF EVENT: EVERY shooter $85


General Sponsors $100 | Your Sign at the Event (set up exposure Lunch Area)

Station Sponsors $250 | Twelve positions available – create and organize your own clever station

Sponsorship Application


Event LIMITED to 90 shooters; first come first served.

* Must provide own gun and shells (shells available for purchase on site)

News 45th ANNUAL Bug Stompers Golf Tournament


Friday, August 6, 2021

To be held at: MANTECA PARK GOLF COURSE (305 N UNION RD, MANTECA, CA 95337 | 209 825.2500)

Check-In 7:30am
Tee Time 9:00am
Lunch Drive by the Club House

Register before July 23rd for Early Bird Registration rates! Pre-Registration is Required – Deadline to Register is July 30th

Entry & Sponsorship Fees

Individual Player $100 | After July 23rd $125
Foursome with Tee Box Sponsorship $500 | After July 23rd $550
Tee Box Sponsorship $250 | After July 23rd $250
General Sponsorship $125 | After July 23rd $125

Hole in One Prizes
• Grand Prize – $10,000 cash
• 2nd place – Set of Callaway Diablo Irons
• 3rd place – A pair of Domestic airline
tickets for two, round trip
• 4th place – Flat screen TV

Event is limited to 144 players; first come first serve. No refunds. If paying with Square please email player names to dejongjennifer@aol.com after paying. All players must be paid in full a week prior to the event.



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Meeting Information

Second Friday of every month
My Garden Cafe, Ripon
Contact: Jennifer Dejong (209) 968-6384

2020 Event Update: The Annual Bugstompers Golf Tournament normally held in August has been cancelled this year.  Please contact the Chapter for additional information.

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