Mar 16, 2018

Building Security From the Ground Up

When Mark Glavin decided to switch careers and pursue his vision of opening a female-friendly firearms range in Elgin, Illinois, he knew deep down that there would be many hurdles along the way. But Glavin is no stranger to hard work or tackling obstacles.

Jan 2, 2018

Construction starts on shooting range in Elgin strip mall

Construction began this week on an Elgin shooting range in a strip mall location that prompted an agency that serves children with disabilities to beef up security and a U46 School District preschool facility to make plans to relocate.

March 7, 2017

Plans for Fox Valley Shooting Club in Elgin Moving Ahead

An indoor gun range and shop with a firearms training center is in the works for a spot not far from Elgin Community College, and the man behind it says his wife and mother were the inspiration for the endeavor.

March 7, 2017

Women-Friendly Elgin Gun Range Plans Move Forward

A proposed gun shop and shooting range in Elgin specifically catering to women got the OK from the planning and zoning commission.

About 15 people spoke at the meeting Monday night, with a little more than half opposing plans to open Fox Valley Shooting Club in a vacant space at 780 S. McLean Blvd., Elgin senior planner Damir Latinovic said

March 7, 2017

Women-Friendly Elgin Gun Range Plans Move Forward

Capitalizing on a growing appetite for guns among women, a retired Wayne businessman wants to open a “welcoming” and aesthetically pleasing gun shop and shooting range in Elgin.