DOG SHOW LIFE
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THE SATURDAY SHOW WILL BE DELAYED ONE HOUR, AND START AT 9:00 AM.
JUNE 8-11, 2023 TRIALS
HOT Off The Presses
The Club’s Dining & Dog Talk Meetings will be moved to the FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH, beginning with the May Meeting. April will remain the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
April 12 (still 2nd Wednesday)
July 5 (if we have it — we normally take off in the summer)
August 2 (tentative)
St Patrick’s Day Parade in Pinehurst March 11, 2023. Pet Responsibility Committee invites our Membership to join them with our dogs 9:30 AM. Parade starts 10:00 AM. Contact Angela Zumwalt for more information.
Here is some more information about MCKC’s Springfest Booth, and how you can help!! When Ellen calls you (if you don’t contact her first), please let her know you will take a shift. We need folks to:
Bring dogs to be petted
Demonstrate an activity
Tell people about our club, especially the money we donate to dog charities.
Hand out Judging Schedules for the next weekend’s dog show.
Welcome 3 new members: Alan McKinnon, Esther Shrader, Rosemary Abel! We look forward to getting to know you better!
Strap in! This is the busiest time of year for Moore County Kennel Club — and this club needs you!! As President Jane said, during her President’s address, there are opportunities to volunteer in April, May and June.
Let’s all get off the Porch and Volunteer – RUN WITH THE BIG DOGS.
The January Agility Trials were the most successful in the club’s history. A big thank you to the committee: Sandy Fischer, Karen Wlodarski, Sherry Holm, Sara Peterson and Ursula Walsh. The comparisons versus other events are detailed below. This was the first event at the new location, Rising Star. And the other marked difference was […]
In this month’s Obedience Corner, Baby Justice learns that the reward comes to those that wait. “Stay” is thought incorrectly by some to be a passive command. In reality,
it is an active command – where the dog must actively remember to staying. Opposition Reflex means that we teach the dog to stay in position while we apply leash pressure to pull them out of the the position we asked them to stay. And the Cookie Slide Game just adds some additional heat.
With Justice, the criteria is that he not only STAY, but he also needs to focus.
For those to whom so much is given, much is required. Click here to review giving update since 2010.
Betty reported our December 2022 net balance is $75,961.12 (compared to $82,649.65 in December 2021). Overall, our charitable expenditures accounted for approximately $4,200 of that difference – in 2021 we donated $16,200 to charity, versus $20,498 in 2022. Betty’s recommendations for 2023 donation can be found on the MCKC Charitable Contributions Report (1/1/10-2022).
Please join us for the January 11th meeting. General Membership will meet at 6 PM at Table on the Green Restaurant. The Board Only Meeting will be at 5 PM.
Our Membership really does know how to party!! The Club celebrated in December at Table on the Green with a special Holiday party, organized by Mrs. Lisa “Christmas Elf” Schrank. The menu was wonderful. The company was even better. And we all enjoyed gifts and fellowship. Thank you Lisa, for always coming through with the […]
Member Karen Wlodarski has been the Trial Secretary for our very successful Agility Trials for years. We wish her the best on the next life phase.
Cara Achterberg is an author and dog shelter activist. She will give us a brief talk at our January 11th meeting.
The Club has eight applicants in various stages of Membership Approval. Read about who they are, their interests and their dogs.
News about the May Shows — click to read more.
November 9, 2022 Present: Betty Chapman, Beth Verner, Jane Hammett Bright, Patricia Jugeat, Carol Dowd, Kamalbake, Brenda Lewis, Karolynne McAteer, Lynette McMoran, Bill Pace, Patty Pace, Ellen Mantel Pfann, Kathy Scheideman, Lisa Schrank, Robert Stolting, Ruth Stolting, Ursula Walsh, Marjorie Riddle Watson Guests Attending: Melissa DeWitt, Kathy Pellerino, Katherine Rice, Ken Rice, Nanette Zeller, Shelley […]
Summary of the November 2022 Board meeting that took place on November 9, 2022.