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Month of: April


Date: 4/5/17


Call to Order: 7:00 p.m.


Attendees: 9 Full Members, 6 Guests


Roll call of minutes:

• Previous month meeting approved as read. Motion: Kathy, 2nd Bonnie


President’s Report: Janet

• The club is now a 501(c)(3) organization

• PayPal account is set up for:

o Online Reserve Grooming

o Membership

o Vendors

o Donations

o Etc.

• Website now has a form to submit for classes that goes to Barb.


Corresponding Secretary Report: Carolyn



Treasurer’s Report: Kathy

We have a balance of $22, 350.91 incl. $383.11 in the Relief fund


Committee Reports:


Show: Brian

• Everything is on track

• Showed new Premium cover to membership - approved

• Premium list is the “hot topic”

• Hired Judge Garry Newton to replace Jim Briley

• Steward Contracts – extra $10 w/o lunch. Group voted to buy lunch.

• Gina volunteered to do hospitality

• There will be an eye clinic. Thank to Bonnie for staying on top of the Dr.

• Needs:

o New Exhibitor Briefing

o RV Parking

o Reserve Grooming


Trophies: Kathy

• Everything is Done

• Brought examples of Trophies/Prizes


Vendors: Shirley/Janet

Nothing New


Raffle: Carlene

• Absent


Chuck-A-Duck: Carlene

• Absent


AKC Activity: Barb

Brian for Barb:

• Park and all are rented

• Discussion regarding Porta-Potty since closest bathroom is about ¼ mi. away.

• Bonnie made a motion to rent a Porta-Potty for the match: 2nd – Lori; Passed unanimously


Legislative Update: Bonnie

• Many new local Level Breeder Initiatives sponsored by NAIA


AKC Update: Bonnie

• Covered the most popular breeds in America – Black Lab #1

• AKC suggests Surveys at Shows:

o Did you Feel Welcome?

o Will you return?

• New Title available

o Trick Dog Title

• AKC reports they had a successful financial year

• AKC is considering giving 1 point for Gr. CH. If only 1 class dog in the ring.

• Clubs no longer have to submit Reserve Grooming plans for shows

• Specialty & Limited Breed clubs can now hold “All-Breed” B-matches


New Member voting: n/a


Old Business:

Barb – Match (already covered)


New Business:

Kathy – gave Janet gift for all her embroidery work

Introduction of visitors


Adjournment: 7:45 p.m.

Motion – Brian, 2nd – Lori


Brags: Rob, Bonnie, & Lori



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

July 6, 2017 at 12:29 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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