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Sportsman’s Club Receives Donations

Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 10:38 am

Thanks to FireTeam Controls Corporation, Fiery Gizzard Sportsman’s Club of Grundy County recently accepted one of its biggest infrastructure donations since the Clubs’ inception in 1968, for updating its entry gate to make it more user friendly for its members and guests.
Having to lift the heavy pipe gate and walk it across the roadway made access difficult for even the young and physically fit. The need to annually rekey the locks and cut new keys for the members took extra money away from the conservation efforts of the club. Likewise, costs to make the necessary updates halted ideas on a more modern solution until FireTeam Controls Corporation of Tracy City came along. The company recognized the club’s need for better security and easier access, and they did not hesitate to offer their knowledge, skills, supplies, and labor to make this wish come true for the local conservation group.
After one night of discussion, the club passed a motion to accept the generous donation from FireTeam. Soon, local alarm and sprinkler company broke ground at the club’s entry gate. A few months later, the project was complete. A new electric gate was built. A small key fob can open the gate. The same style fob and reader was installed at the clubhouse to allow for easier entry into the building.
An emergency phone was installed on the porch that automatically calls 911 when picked up. Wireless internet has been made available inside the clubhouse.
The Fiery Gizzard Sportsman’s Club is appreciative of the efforts of FireTeam Controls and Glenn and Linda Cockburn.
If you would like to check out the improvements or attend a meeting, the Fiery Gizzard Sportsman’s Club meets every fourth Thursday of the month, at 6:30 p.m., at the clubhouse in Tracy City.