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Welcome to the American Women Shooters Mentorship!
To Mentor, Support and Promote Firearms Safety Education and Shooting
Proficiency For All American Women!**** Copyright A.W.S.M! 07-11
The American Women Shooters Mentorship aka AWSM! is a private, members only coalition of American women based out of central NC. We were loaded hot & launched by Crystal D Mann, a Carolina (gun) gal. We began with a local vision aimed at a national impact, helping one AWSM! shooter at a time.
We Are Committed to Firearms Safety, Education & Proficiency.
We Believe in More Education, Less Legislation.
We Believe In Responsibility & Accountability.
We Believe in Empowerment Through Firepowerment.
Are American Women of all backgrounds, shapes, sizes & occupations. We are a training organization, not a look-at-me-being-seen-social club. We are a coalition of committed, more-active-than-a-ballistic-missile women! We are committed to Safety, Education & Proficiency!
Members of AWSM! enjoy some really cool ballistic benefits! We've outlined a few perks below:
The AWSM! Tag:
Just like our AWSM! members, your too cool AWSM! member "dog" tag is unique to you, made individually on a vintage 1947 Graphotype "Dog Tag" Machine.
Your membership tag identifies you as the AWSM! Gun Gal YOU ARE!
EVERY AWSM! Membership includes a NRA Range Safety Officer Course OR a 2hr Mini-HandGundaMental Class
...that's $125.00 value Gals!
BIG Training Discounts with AWSM! instructors & other local instructors!
Your AWSM! tag gets you into AWSM! sponsored events like BANGO! & NRA Women On Target Clinics at a discount....your membership saves you $$! We network it to save you $$ too, wherever & however!
A Quarterly E-Blast Newsletter with helpful 411 & Member News!
Membership Meetings are the Second Sunday (weather permitting)) of the month 2P-5P floating.
These are for existing, new & potential members when accompanied by an existing member. Pre Registration Required. NOT open to the Public or Media!
BANGO! in good weather!
Sunday February 10th
Education is Our Mission! Available classes: NRA Range Safety Officer Class OR HandGunDamental Class for new AWSM! Members!
Sunday February 10 9A-5P: NRA Range Safety Officer Course
Finally: we saved the BEST for LAST: Being a part of an AWSM! Sistership means access to our network of other AWSM! Sisters, a rainbow of firearms, multiple ranges, meetups & great opportunities for education & enjoyment!
Meetings: Happen (usually) on the second Sunday of the Month
FYI: Crystal offers LO-DO $40 FFL transfers for online purchases for discrete, convenient easy-peasy firearms shopping! Email Crystal first.
WHAT HAPPENS @ AWSM! EVENTS: Depending on the type of event & discipline being enjoyed we always exchange ideas, share firearms & gain invaluable experience.
Expect to always have a JUDGMENT FREE BLAST!
MEMBERSHIP PROCESS: Like anything worthwhile there's a process. The Membership process begins with your interest then is initiated by submitting the online form to express interest HERE.
After that expect to be contacted by an AWSM Official. Not like hiding in your bushes or anything: we will email or text you to see when it's convenient to meet or talk.
Operators are not standing by so expect a day or two before you hear back from us.
We're all women here; you probably are too so we're sure there's plenty to be done until you hear from us.
We are a private coalition, not a competition, and it's important our membership reflect our mission & values. We're a Sistership of a great big Gamily. To ensure a good fit we employ an age old method of communication: We Talk To Ya.
If It's A Good Fit: Welcome!
We Reserve the Right To Refuse or Revoke Membership Anytime Without Explanation!
There's a $25 Non Refundable Membership Application.
Annual Dues are $75.