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Barnesville Hospital Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Trap Shoot and Steel Challenge

The Barnesville Hospital Foundation will host 2nd Annual Trap Shoot and Steel Challenge on Saturday, October 14th at the Bethesda Sportsman’s Club. Registration begins at 10 AM, followed by a safety review at 11 AM and the shoot will begin at 11:15 AM. Those 18-20 must have parental consent and those under 18 must have parental consent and a parent must be present throughout the day. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Those eighteen to twenty-one must have parental consent to participate in the Steel Challenge.

The cost to participate is $75 which includes the Trap Shoot and Steel Challenge, lunch and a raffle ticket for a chance to win a CZ semi automatic shot gun. Shot guns and ammunition are provided or you can bring your own shot gun for the trap shoot. The Steel Challenge, which is a speed shooting competition, will supply the 22 hand guns and ammunition. No outside 22 firearms will be allowed on the range. Spectators are welcome and can join us for lunch for a fee of $20.

“Last year’s event was a huge success. We had a diverse group of people join us, men and women, and experienced and novice shooters, teens and older adults,” said Dr. David Hilliard, Foundation Board Member. “Everyone was supportive and everyone had a great time. I encourage others to join us for a fun event.”

Awards will be given for the top male, top female and for the top novice and experienced shooter for the Trap Shoot and Steel Challenge. The Shooting Sports 4-H Club will assist to coordinate the event.

“This event would not be possible without the support of Doug and Elaine Schafer and the Shooting Sports 4-H Club for organizing a safe and fun event,” said David Phillips, CEO, Barnesville Hospital. “We also want to thank the Bethesda Sportsman”s Club for allowing us to use their beautiful facility and for making everyone feel welcome.”

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged as the number of participants will be limited. Area businesses or individuals can also be event sponsors for $100, $500 or $1,000. All proceeds from this event will benefit Barnesville Hospital.

Early sponsorships include Silver sponsors – Ohio Hills Health Services, Bethel Insurance Agencies, Dr. David Hilliard, WesBanco, JR Whiteley, Goshen Township Trustee, Mike Shepherd and Tom Tacosik, Polly Sawvel, David and Teresa Schafer and Doug and Elaine Schafer. Door prizes have been donated by Modern Hardware, Barnesville Hospital, and Larry A. Parker, Parker Safe Sales, LLC.

For information regarding participating in the event or being a sponsor call the Barnesville Hospital Foundation at 740-425-5789 or e-mail

Photo- Doug Schafer conducting the safety review at the 2017 Shoot.