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Month of: February


Date: 02/03/16


Call to Order: 7:01 p.m.


Attendees: 10 Members; 2 Pending Members; 2 Guests

Members: Beverly Bottoms, Bonnie Hale, Brian Carberry, Carlene McKinnell, Janet Carberry, Kathy Norfleet, Laraine Guidry, Nicole Guidry, Ulysses (Jason) Hickey, and Pat Robinson. Pending Members: Gina Pierce, and Laura Jones Guests: Sarah Phillips and Jason Jones


Roll call of minutes: Minute of previous meeting were read and approved: Motion: Pat, 2nd Carlene


President’s Report: Janet

 Spoke with Shirley about outcome of election

 Shirley met with Carolyn, PO. Box keys exchanged

 Shirley will remain vendor chair w/ Janet as Co-Chair

 Show splits – Only if it effects all 4 days

 RV parking money goes to coliseum

 Plan to reserve area for members who showing and volunteering to keep their dogs

 “We are looking forward, not back”


Corresponding Secretary Report: Absent


Treasurer’s Report: Pat

$19,308.25 including $269 in Relief fund. Janet asked for EoY Financial Report


Committee Reports:


Show: Becky (Absent)

Eye Clinic – Bonnie has Dr. signed

Trophies: Kathy

 Trophies must be done by mid April

 Passed around a signup sheet for everyone

 Has 2 groups out of 14 covered

 Needs something for Friday’s Best Puppy in Show

 Explained all group prizes and breakdowns

 Reminded people to write it the way they want it in Premium

 Has Individual breed prizes available

 Bought the towels at Kohl’s and gave them to Janet

 Thanked Janet for all her hard work (yet to come)

 Used her Kohl’s cash to buy more MKC items

 Sent letters to Casinos and Pet stores

 BIS trophy options passed around for voting

o BIS trophy vote tied between oval (9 x 6.5) and square plate (9.5x9.5)


Vendors: Absent – No Report


Raffle: Pat

Encouraged everyone to keep looking for nice items because we need more.


AKC Activity: Laraine/Nicole

Planned for May 7 – Medal of Honor Park (Not finalized)


Legislative Update: Bonnie

 NAIA posted that the State of Oklahoma will not permit charitable donation to go out of state for animal organizations

 Homeland Security is training eagles to take out drones.


AKC Update: Brian



New Member voting: 2 members voted on.

 Laura Jones and Gina Pierce

 Both were approved by secret ballot per our bylaws.


Old Business:

 Pat – Storage Unit: Current unit price going up. Found new unit more centrally located at Schillinger and Cottage Hill Rds. Unit will be less expensive. Motion to change storage units – Brian, 2nd – Bonnie. Passed unanimously. Pat will pay for one month overlap in March for club to move units.



New Business:

 Pat – made motion to buy 12 white aprons for future prizes 2nd – Nicole Aprons to be used for NOHS prizes

 Kathy – My Furry Valentine at Pet Supermarket. February 13 10a-4p. Encouraged everyone to come sometime with a dog.

 Brian – Table banner for when we go out to do public functions. Banner would be $39 at Staples. Motion to buy – Pat, 2nd – Nicole Passed Unanimously

 Nicole – Passed around a drawing by Laraine for new cover for Premium/Catalog. Janet will talk to Letty to allow any of their members to submit ideas also since this is a Cluster and affects both groups.

 Need wash tubs – Pat will check prices



Adjournment: 8:50 p.m.

Motion – Brian

2nd - Carlene



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

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