CHAMPLAIN DOG CLUB MEETING MINUTES
PETAWAWA CIVIC CENTRE LOUNGE
October 15, 2008
EXECUTIVE: Connie Johnson, Jen Marquardt/Barb Rose, Coleen Szombathelyi, Sandy Allen
MEMBERS: Bronwyn Hyland, Natalie Jalette (new member), Jill Kolar, Brenda Collver, Mike Brown, Jane Donohue, Dean Szombathelyi
*** a big welcome to new member Natalie...she has a soft coated Wheaten Terrier and she is interested in agility and obedience!!!!***
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:20 when Sandy arrived with a flourish!!!
MINUTES FROM LAST MONTH'S MTG. APPROVED BY Brenda
-shirts are here
-parade – float is not very big, we are looking for number of interested people, e-mail Linda Cooney if you are interested firstname.lastname@example.org -Brenda Collver and Jill Kolar say they will help
-Christmas Party committee, The consensus is we should go out…. Kelsey’s was suggested as a possible location due to their support of our show with the Best in Show money. Sandy will make reservations. The club will provide $10 each towards the meal. Wed the 17th of Dec. is suggested as a possible date with RSVP’s to secretary by Mon. Dec 1st.
-Bob Rowbotham wants us to support him as he runs for CKC director. He has offered to come to a meeting to meet us and answer questions Connie will extend an invitation if our next meeting is before the election date…..his e-mail is Bob Rowbotham email@example.com if anyone would like to speak to him.
-the Civic centre hall rates have been raised by $2.00 to $32.00 a night effective September 1, 2008.
-If you are a CKC member could you e-mail us your membership number to have on file????
-Our balance as of Aug 31st is 10761.68
-Brenda Dejong was paid some $ for laminating the signs for Rally obedience
-Shirts cost $770.00
-6 dates were booked at Rankin with 1 for the handling seminar
-Paws on Run was sent $100.00 for sign holders for Rally
-We have applied for a $1000 limit Visa credit card
-its all good!!!
CONFORMATION DIRECTOR'S REPORT:
-We got our BIS cheque from Travelodge for 2009
-final judges have been submitted to CKC
-our 2010 and 2011 dates for the April show have been approved.
-Sherbrooke is no longer on that week-end
-Sandy is to call Kim at Kelseys to ask about our BIS cheque for 2009
-Bright eyes and Bushy Tails is also going to give a cheque
-we need sponsors for groups prizes if anyone can think of anyone who wants to sponsor, its $50 for a group and $25 for puppy group
-Premium list is to be printed soon ready to be handed out at Ottawa show in Nov.
-show committee meeting needs to happen soon
-possible handling seminar/ring stewarding If anyone is interested please contact Connie
OBEDIENCE DIRECTOR'S REPORT:
-1 more class is going to happen before Christmas
-registration is Oct 27th and will go to Dec. 8th. We already have 11 names no real need to advertise
-there has been positive feedback to the new “station” format -Jill (T-touch), Sandy (Recall), Ivale (Sit & Down Stay) & Brenda (Loose leash walking) - Also helping were Kelly, Brigitte & Bronwyn
-Rally class is going really well (way to go Sandy and Barb)
-Our Kim Cooper seminar has 16 handler teams registered and if people are interested in auditing they can for $15 for the day…no need to preregister for auditing just show up
-newspaper article submission is in progress
-pictures to be taken at the last class
-Disc Dog with Hess Gallagher was attended by Barb, Kelly and Jill on Thanksgiving Monday it was a very good positive performance -Upper Ottawa Valley Disc Dog Association
-On Saturday November 8th there will be a Therapeutic Paws of Canada dog evaluation. If you are interested your dog must be at least a year old and an outline of the test is available at the TPOC website.. http://www.tpoc.ca/TherapyDogEvaluation.asp
If you are intested in doing this test and would like to register please contact Jen Marquardt firstname.lastname@example.org
-Wed, Nov 19th at Civic Centre at 7:00
Meeting adjorned at 8:05 p.m.
Any errors or omissions please report them to Jen.....
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