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Month of: February 2015


Date: February 4, 2015


Call to Order: 7:00 p.m.


Attendees: 12 Full Members

Brian Carberry, Janet Carberry, Laraine Guidry, Nicole Guidry, Pat Robinson, Rebeccas McCarty, Bonnie Hale, Kathy Norfleet, Carlene McKinnell, Barbara Robinson, Carolyn Clarke, and Shirley Boyd


Roll call of minutes: Minutes from previous meeting were read and approved with correction. Motion: Pat R., 2nd: Nicole


President’s Report:

Janet discussed the proceedings from the January Board meeting. Reported on the bylaw change to be voted on and the decision of the Board. Also reported the Board has assigned new Committees and chairpersons. AKC Activity Chairperson (other than show) – Laraine Guidry, Trophy Chair – Kathy Norfleet


Corresponding Secretary Report: No report


Treasurer’s Report:

Pat Robinson reported that after paying storage fees, Insurance, AKC fees, and Coliseum we have $13, 801.81 in the bank including $190 in our relief fund.


Committee Reports:



 Becky reported that emails were sent to all judges for 2015. She briefly explained our judges contract and an issue with some Canadian judges. She also explained that some Miscellaneous breeds will not be able to compete in our show if they were approved into regular classes after our show was approved by the AKC.

 The Obedience judge is booked.

 We will host Obedience “run-throughs” Friday after the show for a fee.


 Kathy brought a sign-up sheet for people to sponsor breeds/classes etc. and went over what was needed.

 She reported we will only give 10lb bags of dog food or coupons

 We are doing NOHS, not BBE




 Pat said that now is the time for everyone to start looking for raffle items


AKC Activity:

 Laraine reported there was nothing new at this time.

 Kathy suggested we join in other group activities when possible


Legislative Update:

 Bonnie reported there was no new legislative actions

 Brian updated the club on the Mobile City Animal Ordinance proceedings


AKC Update:

 Nothing to report. AKC has not published meeting notes as of this meeting.


New Member voting:

No members to vote on.


Old Business:

 Barbara Robinson stated she emailed BSA regarding cleaning detail at the show. She is still awaiting a response.

 Barbara was given handouts for her classes.

 Barn hunt was tabled because LeAnn could not attend the meeting.


New Business:

 Bylaw change – Changed bylaws to reflect the board must meeting a minimum of 4 times per year rather than 10 times per year. Motion: Pat Robinson, 2nd: Nicole Guidry (Shirley Boyd was not present to vote), passed unanimously.

 New Meeting Location – It was voted (show of hands) that Logan’s Roadhouse would be our new meeting location. (9 Logan’s, 2 IHoP, 0 all others)

 Spring/Summer picnic – Brian volunteered to be the chairperson

 B Match – Laraine said she will chair the match.



Time: 2013

Motion: Brian C., 2nd: Barbara Robinson



Barbara R. Carlene, Kathy Norfleet, & Brian C.



It takes a big man to show a small dog,
It takes a REAL man to show a hairless one.

February 28, 2015 at 4:09 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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