The Winston County 4-H Shooting Sports Club recently constructed a first-class skeet range using volunteer labor, a National Rifle Association Foundation Grant, and local donations of money and materials. The value of the facility is estimated at over $50,000. Tim Robinson, a 4-H parent and certified 4-H Shooting Sports instructor, is very proud of the facility, which is located on his property. Robinson noted that he and the other parents wanted a place where the 4-H’ers could practice without having to set up a temporary range each time. He says “This range will give us a safe and convenient place where we can spend some quality training time with 4-H’ers. “We can come out here and shoot a couple of rounds after school with no down time. Robinson added, “We can hold fund raisers here and even a have friendly competition with a neighboring 4-H Shooting Sports Club.” In fact, Tim and fellow instructor, Kenny Robinson, recently invited Jay Conway, 4-H Regional Extension Agent, to bring the Cullman County 4-H Shooting Sports Team for a two-county competition. The construction of the range is the result of a three-year partnership between the Winston County 4-H Shooting Sports Volunteers, the Winston County Extension Office, the 4-H Regional Extension Agent-Jay Conway, and the National Rifle Association Foundation.