TWAW Shooting Chapters is a non-profit organization that organizes local groups of women around the country that meet monthly to practice, learn and grow as shooters by:
- Educating women on firearm safety, gun care and handling
- Developing safe gun handling skills
- Building defensive gun skills and awareness
- Developing confidence
- Networking with women of like interests
- Meeting new people/socializing
- Women 21 years or older of all experience levels
- Women who are just getting started with buying, shooting, and caring for firearms, and want to learn in a comfortable environment
- Women who have some level of experience and want to advance their skills
- Women who want to share their knowledge and expertise to help other women
- Women who want to have some fun and enjoy learning and shooting in the company of other women
- 10% discount on ALL purchases made on The Well Armed Woman website ALL year! www.thewellarmedwoman.com
- The Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapter Hat
- The Well Armed Woman Gun Basics For Women DVD
- The Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapter Member Card
- 50% off rental guns at CrossRoads – Must show Member Card for discount.
- 1 free hour of shooting (when chosen from 1 of the 2 allotted monthly time slots) and 1 free target
- Discounted 5 and 10 time punch passes to be used outside of the 1 free hour of shooting
One educational meeting is held every month, please see the dates listed below. Guests/non-members are allowed to join us for one meeting only. Ladies must become a chapter member in order to continue coming to future meetings. Guests/non-members will be able to participate in the laser simulator after the chapter meeting.
Des Moines Chapter Members may RSVP for 1 free hour of shoot time at CrossRoads via email invitation.
Upcoming educational meeting dates:
June 2017 – Saturday the 10th 9-10am – Topic: All About the Fit – Choosing a Handgun
July 2017 – Sunday the 23rd 10-11am – Topic: Concealed Carry and Cop Interaction, guest speaker from Johnston PD
August 2017 – Sunday the 6th – Kickboxing For the Street (pre-registration required)
August 2017 – Sunday the 6th – Heels, Handbags and Handguns (pre-registration required)
August 2017 – Saturday the 26th 9-10am – Gun Cleaning Party
September 2017 -Sunday the 17th 10-11am – Topic: Emergency Preparedness
September 29 – October 2 – TWAW National Convention
October 2017 – Saturday the 7th – ANNIVERSARY PARTY
October 2017 – Sunday the 15th 10-11am – Use your mouth, not your gun! – Melody Lauer, Citizens Defense Research
November 2017 -Saturday the 18th 9-10am – 10 Minute Medicine Preview – Nate Rivera, CWR Firearms Training
December 2017 – Sunday the 10th 10-11am – USPSA Walk-Through
Starting in 2018 we will meet the 2nd weekend of every month. Please see our Facebook Page for specific dates and time. http://facebook.com/TWAWDSM
What does it Cost?
Annual dues to join the Des Moines Chapter are $50 and payments are processed through the National Organization at https://twawshootingchapters.org | Recommended donation of $10 per meeting is appreciated!
Contact the Chapter Leaders:
Emily Deugan, Sheena Green, Lisa Hill and Amanda Robinson | firstname.lastname@example.org
For complete information on The Well Armed Woman Chapters, please visit: https://twawshootingchapters.org