Entry Form Now Available for MFGRC Year-End Awards

The entry form for the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club’s annual year-end awards is now available for club members who meet the award criteria.

The following awards will be presented:

  • Show Dog of the Year
  • Obedience Dog of the Year
  • Rally Dog of the Year
  • Tracking Dog of the Year
  • Field Dog of the Year
  • Agility Dog of the Year
  • Versatility Award
  • Fallchase Owner Handler Award

The award period runs from December 1, 2017, through November 29, 2018. The entry deadline is November 30, 2018, at midnight, and eligibility requirements are explained on the Entry Form.

 

Nominations for 2019 MFGRC Officers and Board

In accordance with the by-laws of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club, the Nominating Committee has nominated the following club members to be officers and board members in 2019:

 

Officers:

President – Ann Rowe

Vice President – Michele Throm

Secretary – Andy Hall

Treasurer – Dee Thibodeaux

 

Board:

Marilyn Booher

Robin Lemieux Burket

Pam Ginn

Pat Kopco

Ted Misilo

Ann Moye

Melissa Vaughan

 

At the club’s Nov. 10 general meeting at the Ocala show, any member may make additional nominations. If the proposed candidate is not present at this meeting, the person nominating must provide a written statement from the nominated individual stating acceptance of the nomination. If this occurs, the nominated individual then is considered a candidate.

Voting for these positions will be held at the club’s Annual Meeting on Saturday, Dec. 15, in conjunction with the club’s Christmas Party at the home of Ann Rowe in Sorrento, Fla.

In addition to the above, club member Pat Carlile will continue to assist the 2019 officers and board in the non-voting position of assistant secretary.

Sincerely,

Nominating Committee

Robin Lemieux Burket (chair)

Camille Nasca

Yvette Rivera

Trophy Sponsorships Available for 2018 MFGRC Specialty

Dear Fellow Members,

Thank you to all the members who have sponsored trophies so far. Please see the updated list below and insure that I have the correct information for your sponsorship.

Below is the MFGRC trophy sponsorship request for our Specialty on Dec. 14, 2018. I hope you will be
able to join us at this premier event. Our club sponsors one of the most popular specialty shows of the
year with an entry of over 100 Golden Retrievers in conformation. You will see Goldens being showcased
in many venues including conformation, obedience, agility and dock diving. Plan to spend the day
meeting new friends, catching up with old friends and watching our beautiful Golden Retrievers enjoying
many activities with their people.

This year our trophies are hand-crafted whimsical wooden Golden Retriever items. Please contribute
what you can to help defray the cost of hosting this specialty. You can sponsor a trophy in memory of a
friend or Golden Retriever you have lost or highlight your kennel. You can also donate to the General
Fund. Your sponsorship will be posted on a board and displayed on the trophy table at the specialty.

Please email your pledge to mischiefgolden@gmail.com. Send your checks, made payable to MFGRC, to
Camille Nasca at 4008 Bradley Avenue, Orlando, FL 32839

As always, thank you so much for your support. Hope to see you at the Orange County Convention
Center.
– 
Camille Nasca
MFGRC Specialty Trophy Chair


Please Make Checks Payable to MFGRC.
Please mail to Camille Nasca, 4008 Bradley Ave. Orlando, FL 32839
Class Trophy Donation Sponsor
Best of Breed Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $150.00 Pam Ginn
Best of Opposite Sex Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $125.00 Marilou Marshall
Best of Winners Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $100.00 Jupiter Golden Jubilee
Winner’s Dog Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $75.00 Julie Waglin
Winner’s Bitch Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $75.00 Robin Burket – Halia Goldens
Reserve WD Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $50.00 Jack & Cathy Torielli
Reserve WB Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $50.00 Dot & Allison Hivley
Best Junior Handler Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $50.00 Janet Narushka
Best Veteran Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $75.00 Charlie & Sue Hicks in Memory of Gator & AJ
Best of Opposite Sex Veteran Hand Crafted Whimsical Golden Item $75.00 Dee & John Thibodeaux
1st Place – 6-9 Month Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Janet Franklin
1st Place – 9-12 Month Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Pat Carlile in Memory of Bruce Carlile
1st Place – 12-15 Month Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Jean Bates
1st Place – 15-18 Month Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Dot & Allison Hivley
1st Place – Amat/Own Handler Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Best Paw Forward – PJ Lacette
1st Place – Bred By Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Camille Nasca – Mischief Goldens
1st Place – American Bred Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Dot & Allison Hivley
1st Place – Open Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Nancy Sigmon
1st Place – 6-9 Month Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Ann Rowe
1st Place – 9-12 Month Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Ann Rowe
1st Place – 12-15 Month Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Ann Rowe
1st Place – 15-18 Month Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Julie Wand in Memory of Bindi
1st Place – Amat/Own Handler Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Michele Throm
1st Place – Bred By Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Camille Nasca – Mischief Goldens
1st Place – Am Bred Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Michele Throm
1st Place – Open Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Bob & Sharon Smith
1st Place Novice Junior GR Gift Item $20.00 Janet Narushka
1st Place Novice Intermediate GR Gift Item $20.00 Carolee Stewart
1st Place Novice Senior GR Gift Item $20.00 Thomas Wiegand
1st Place Open Junior GR Gift Item $20.00 Thomas Wiegand
1st Place Open Intermediate GR Gift Item $20.00 Janet Narushka
1st Place Open Senior GR Gift Item $20.00 Jan Casey
1st Place Master GR Gift Item $20.00 Chris Jeffrey
1st Place 7-10 Veteran Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Dalia Ruffatto
1st Place 10-12 Veteran Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Sandy Stokes
1st Place 12 & Over Vet Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Thomas Wiegand in Memory of Abbie
1st Place 7-10 Veteran Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Sam Stokes
1st Place 10-12 Veteran Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Barbara & Andy Hall In Memory of Cosmo
1st Place 12 & Over Vet Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Barbara & Andy Hall In Memory of Cosmo
1st Place H R Dog Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Barbara & Andy Hall In Memory of Cosmo
1st Place H R Bitch Golden Christmas Ornament $20.00 Barbara & Andy Hall In Memory of Cosmo
 
General Specialty Fund
Bronze – $10.00 – $50.00
Silver – $51.00 – $75.00
Gold – $76.00 – $100.00
Diamond – $101.00 – $200.00
Platinum – Over $200.00

Entry Form Available for MFGRC Specialty

The entry form is now available for the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club’s annual Specialty, which will be held on Friday, December 14, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

The MFGRC Specialty is part of a week of activities surrounding the Royal Canin AKC National Championship event.

The entry can be made through the Onofrio website:

http://www.onofrio.com/execpgm/fndindex?show=PL2018112112CB#MFGR1

MFGRC Members Can Receive New Title Rosettes for 2018

All members of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club who earn new titles for their Goldens while they are members during calendar year 2018 are eligible to receive a new title rosette from the club.

If your dog has won a new title in 2018, please email the full name of the dog and what the title earned was to MFGRC board member Robin Lemieux. Robin will order the rosettes later this year and make them available for pickup early next year. If you will not be able to attend an event to pick up your rosette, you will need to send a check for $10 for postage and handling, made out to MFGRC, so that it can be mailed to you.

Robin’s email address is robin.c.lemieux@gmail.com. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2018.

MFGRC Will Host 2020 Golden Retriever Club of America National

Exciting news!

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club has been named to host the 2020 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty, which will include 13 days of competition, social events, clinics, seminars, shopping and more.

The National will span October 16-28, 2020, with the majority held between Monday, Oct. 19, and Saturday, Oct. 24 at the beautiful new World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Fla. Best of Breed will be on Saturday and close activities in Ocala.   

A three-day Hunt Test will kick off the National beginning Friday, Oct. 16, and a three-day Field Trial will conclude on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The Hunt Test and Field Trial will be held at Lazy J Ranch in Williston, Fla., which is only 25 miles from the World Equestrian Center. 

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