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.
This team of five members of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club competed in the annual DOCOF (Dog Obedience Clubs of Florida) tournament held at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida, Sept. 3-4. Left to right are John Thibodeaux and Smooch; Dee Thibodeaux and Sizzle; Michele Panetta and Elle; Deena Strauss and Bentley; and Camille N. Doehring and Olivia. Back row are club members Charlie and Susan Hicks who volunteered to help the team during the tournament.