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Brad Obertino, with the Monarch Fire Protection District out of Chesterfield, Missouri, takes aim at a clay pigeon. When attendees registered, they could form a team to go through the course with, and several teams came from different first responder groups to support the event.

Responder Rescue and Muddy River Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society, or Muddy River F.O.O.L.S, teamed up to put on its fifth annual clay shoot on Sunday, May 19.  The shoot was held at Blackhawk Valley Hunting Club in Old Monroe.

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Ryan Knuckles shoots at one of the stops. Black Hawk Valley Hunting Preserve offers 14 different stations on their Sporting Clay range, which teams traveled through while keeping track of points. 

All proceeds went to the efforts of Responder Rescue and The Muddy River F.O.O.L.S. 

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Under the pavilion, raffle prizes sat waiting to be awarded. The fundraiser was put on by the Muddy River F.O.O.L.S., a fraternal organization of firefighters who donated most of the funds raised to Responder Rescue, another non profit organization that helps first responders with emotional and physical trauma expenses not covered by insurance.

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