Gillespie plans concealed-carry seminar


State Rep. Keith Gillespie will host a seminar on concealed-carry weapons laws.

Gillespie, R-Hellam Township, has scheduled the seminar from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, in the Hellam Township Public Works Building at 44 Walnut Springs Road, according to a news release from his office.

Keith Gillespie, R-Hellam Township

In the release, Gillespie says the seminar, which is open to anyone who lives in his district, is meant to better educate people about their rights as gun owners. The release says the event will touch on licenses, Castle Doctrine and interactions with law enforcement.

Attorney Matt Menges will speak about the state's concealed-carry laws, it says.

Anyone interested in attending should call Gillespie's office at (717) 840-4711 or register online at

Gillespie represents the 47th House district, which spans Conewago, East Manchester, Hellam, Manchester and Springettsbury townships as well as the boroughs of Hallam, Manchester, Mount Wolf, North York, Wrightsville and York Haven.