Entry Premium Available for MFGRC Specialty at AKC National Championship

The entry premium is now available for the annual Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club Specialty, held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin on Friday, Dec. 17. 

Entries open Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. Central time for the event, which will be held at the Orange County Convention Center North/South Building in Orlando, Fla.. 

Ms. Pluis Davern of Royal Oaks, Calif., will be the judge. 

The entry premium can be downloaded here

Nominations for 2022 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 2022:

Officers:

President – Robin Burket

Vice President – Christine McDaniel

Secretary – Andy Hall

Treasurer – Robin Bowen

Board:

Kathy Cudak

Pam Ginn

Ted Misilo

Camille Nasca

Jan Paddock

Ann Rowe

Michele Throm

At the club’s November 20 general meeting in Ocala, 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 at the Christmas Party on December 18.

In addition to the above, club member Pat Carlile will continue to assist the 2022 officers and board in the non-voting position of assistant secretary.

Sincerely,

Nominating Committee

September Edition of “Golden Tales” Now Available

The brand-new September, 2021, edition of “Golden Tales,” the official newsletter of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club, is now available for reading and downloading on the club website.

The new editions contains features and content not available anywhere else, including a preview of the 2021 GRCA National. And as always, members are recognized for their achievements with their Goldens.

The new issue can be downloaded here:

A reminder to MFGRC members that “Golden Tales” editor Chris Jeffrey is always in the market for good content for the newsletter. Ideas can be sent to her at newsletter@mfgrc.org. The next edition will come out in December.

Happy reading, and please share the newsletter with your friends and family.

Entry Premium Available for Two Agility Trials at GRCA National

Agility competitors who have Golden Retrievers will have two opportunities to compete in Goldens-only agility trials staged by the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club. 

The entry premium for both events, which are being held at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Fla., is now available. 

The club will hold a trial on Sunday, October 24. The next day, Monday, October 25, is agility day for the 2021 Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty, which is being hosted by the MFGRC. 

Judges for both trials will be John Defilippi and David Hirsch. 

Exhibitors should read the entry premium carefully as the two events require separate entries, with different opening dates/times and different closing times.

The premium can be downloaded here.

Entry Premium Available for MFGRC Fall Agility Trial

The entry premium is now available for the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club’s Fall Agility Trial that will be held Oct. 21-22-23 at Grand Oaks Resort in Weirsdale, Fla. (near The Villages).   

The three-day AKC trial is open to all breeds. Judges will be Don Wittke of West Chester, PA., and Jacqueline O’Neill of Ocala, FL.  

The trial days will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday due to the start of the Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty, hosted by the MFGRC, in Ocala on Oct. 22.

June Edition of “Golden Tales” Now Available

The brand-new June, 2021, edition of “Golden Tales,” the official newsletter of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club, is now available for reading and downloading on the club website.

The new editions contains features and content not available anywhere else. And as always, members are recognized for their achievements with their Goldens.

The new issue can be downloaded under the “Club Information” tab at the top of this website.

A reminder to MFGRC members that “Golden Tales” editor Chris Jeffrey is always in the market for good content for the newsletter. Ideas can be sent to her at newsletter@mfgrc.org. The next edition will come out in September.

Happy reading, and please share the newsletter with your friends and family.