State Representatives Wheelend and Everett to Hold Concealed Carry Seminar



State Rep. Jeff C. Wheeland (R-Lycoming) and Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) announced they will team up again to host a Concealed Carry Seminar on Wednesday, May 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Woodward Township Volunteer Fire Company, 4147 North Route 220 Highway in Linden. All interested residents of the 83rdand 84th Legislative Districts are invited to register to attend.


“There are a lot of misconceptions about Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws, and the purpose of this seminar is to present people with the facts,” Wheeland said. "The issues of the concealed carry law and the Pennsylvania Castle Doctrine will be explained in a concise manner so that residents can be safe.”


“These seminars are beneficial to Pennsylvania gun owners and we appreciate the time being taken by our law enforcement officials to help educate residents in our region,” Everett said.


Lycoming County District Attorney Eric Linhardt will discuss Pennsylvania’s Castle Doctrine and stand your ground laws, Lycoming County Sheriff Mark Lusk will explain rules and regulations surrounding licenses to carry firearms, an officer from the Williamsport Bureau of Police and will discuss how to safely interact with the police when carrying a firearm. In addition, an officer from the Pennsylvania Game Commission will discuss carrying laws as they relate to hunting seasons.


Seating is limited and advance registration is required. Those interested in attending should contact Rep. Wheeland’s district office by calling (570) 321-1270, or via email at  Or, residents can contact Rep. Everett’s district office by calling (570) 398-4476 or via email at More information is available on Rep.Wheeland’s website at, and on Rep. Everett’s website at


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