MFGRC News and Notes – August 15, 2018

CLUB MEETING SEPT. 2 — The next general meeting of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club will be on Sunday, Sept. 2, at the DOCOF competition in the Events Center at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. DOCOF (Dog Obedience Clubs of Florida) is an annual team obedience competition involving 30 teams from around the state. The meeting will begin when DOCOF breaks for lunch, which will be at approximately noon. Meeting location will be the lobby of the Events Center and members should bring their own chairs for the meeting. Osceola Heritage Park is located at 1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee, FL 34744. DOCOF competition begins at 8 a.m. and MFGRC members are invited to come early and watch some of the very unique event. IMPORTANT NOTE: Club members should NOT bring their dogs to the meeting.

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New Title Rosettes for MFGRC Members

All members of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club who earn new titles for their dogs during calendar year 2017 are eligible to receive a new title rosette from the club. The rosettes will be similar to this one from 2016:

If your dog has won a new title in 2017, please email the full name of the dog and what the title earned was to MFGRC vice president Ann Rowe. Ann will order the rosettes later this year and make them available for pickup early next year.

Ann’s email address is Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2017.

MFGRC WC/X October 8, 2016 ***CANCELLED***

MFGRC WC/X October 8, 2016 ***CANCELLED***

Due to hurricane Matthew approaching Florida. For the safety of our competitors, workers, judges and the preservation of the property. We will reschedule at a later date. 

Please pass this along to any people who are not MFGRC members, but you know were planning to run in the WC/X on Saturday

Thank you for your assistance and understanding.

Stay safe everyone!!!

Volunteers Needed!

MFGRC is hosting several events in the coming months.  WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE THESE EVENTS A SUCCESS!

Please volunteer to help at an event for a day, part of the day, with set up, clean up:

WC/WCX  October 8th at Wayne Gey’s ranch in Mt. Verde.
We need someone to be responsible for hospitality at this event, basically providing the judges and workers with lunches and beverages.
We also need people to throw ducks (we’ll give you gloves :))!
Please contact Ted Misilo:

Agility Trial October 21-23 at Grande Oaks Resort in Lady Lake
We will need help with set up on October 20th.
We need someone to be responsible for hospitality for this event.
We need ring stewards!
Please contact John Blair:

Hunt Test December 10-11

MFGRC Specialty at Eukanuba December 16th

Don’t wait, plan now to volunteer and support your club!

Thank You!