CHUMUCKLA — The Santa Rosa County Republican Executive Committee held a turkey shoot fundraiser in September at Blue Gill Bait and Tackle in Chumuckla. Treasurer David Farrow organized the event, which netted the Committee over $1300.

A "turkey shoot" is a shooting contest where prizes are awarded for a shot closest to the bulls eye of a paper target. Animals are not harmed during the event. 

The grand prize, a Remington 16-gauge shotgun, Martin Simmons won. The shotgun was a donation from Scott’s Furniture, Appliance and Sporting Goods and by Farrow. Chelsea Alexander won the second prize, a $250 gift certificate to Gulf Coast Gun Chairman Mary Golden donated.

The Santa Rosa County Republican Executive Committee monthly meeting takes place at 5:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Grover T's, 5887 Highway 90, Milton. Attendees order from the menu and pay as they go. Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. 

SRC-REC is a political organization and conducts the business of the local Republican Party. Its members are elected precinct committeemen and committeewomen to promote the election of Republican candidates.  

For more information, contact Chairwoman Mary Golden 850-626-0134 or Treasurer David Farrow 850-781-3980, e-mail santarosagop@gmail.com or follow the organization on Facebook.