The entry deadline is rapidly approaching for the MFGRC’s annual Obedience and Rally Trial that will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 11-12-13, at the Obedience Club of Daytona in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Entries will officially close on Wednesday, July 26, at 8 p.m. ET.
The weekend will include two Rally trials on Friday, August 11, and then two Obedience trials each day on Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13.
Judges will be Susan Emerson and Dr. Norine Noonan for Rally and Emerson, Carol Ann Klein and Carol Mett-Trumbly for Obedience.
The entry premium for the trial can be downloaded from the MFGRC website at this link:https://mfgrc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/MFGRC_Aug_11_12_13_2023_Premium.pdf
The June, 2023, edition of “Golden Tales,” the official newsletter of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club, is now available for reading.
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 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 email@example.com. The next edition will come out in September.
Happy reading, and please share the newsletter with your friends and family.
The leadership of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club for 2023 was confirmed by vote during the club’s Annual Meeting held Saturday night in conjunction with the Christmas party at the home of club member Cindy Patz in Windermere, Fla. .
Confirmed were the following officers and board members, whose terms began immediately upon the vote:
President – Robin Burket
Vice President – Christine McDaniel
Secretary – Jenny Ford
Treasurer – Robin Bowen
Pat Kopco (Director of Communications)
In addition to the above, club members Pat Carlile and Dalia Ruffatto will assist the 2023 officers and board in the non-voting position of assistant secretary.
The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club presented its 2022 year-end awards at the club’s annual Christmas party on Dec. 17 at the home of club member Cindy Patz in Windermere, Fla.
2022 Year-End Dog and Competition Awards
Dog of the Year award winners received custom car magnets from the club that were created by club member Anney Doucette of K9-Design.
Agility Dog of the Year: Peaches – Nina DePetris (third consecutive)
MACH PACH Picabo’s Sweet As A Peach PADHF MXS MJG MXP4 MXPB MJP4 MJPB PAX OF T2B
Obedience Dog of the Year: Boom – Sally Sherman (second consecutive)
OTCH5 Hi-Star Stealin’ All The Thunder UDX16 OGM BN GO RN
Rally Dog of the Year: Autumn – Barbara Page (second consecutive)
RACH2 Mystikal Autumn Joy UD, BN RM5 RAE4 FDC THDN CGCA CGCU TKA ATT.
Versatility Award: Cody – Karyn Angel (second consecutive)
RACH2 Topbrass Code Of Honor UDX5 PUTD OM3 BN GO VER RM5 RAE5 JH MXP MJP2 XFP DS CGC TKP WCX
Field Dog of the Year: Scarlet – Ron & Pat Rubrecht
HR Turbo Buckeye Scarlet and Gray MH12 QA2 CCA
Hunt Dog of the Year: Molly – Ron & Pat Rubrecht
HRCH UH Topbrass Turbo Don’t Ask Why CDX MH52 QA2 AD CCA WCX VCX HTHF OD
Show Dog of the Year: Eli – Paula Black
MBISS GCHS Crescent GoldRox Worth His Wait In Gold CGC TKN POA
- Also received perpetual Show Dog of the Year trophy donated by Diane and Vern Gank, Wonderland’s Golden Retrievers
Tracking Dog of the Year
Fallchase Owner-Handler Award: D’Nette Musser
Tank (CH 24k Retrievers Tango Yankee BISS BOSS DN RN RATI)
- Received perpetual trophy donated by Fallchase Kennel
Gold Standard Challenge: Pam Ginn
Rhett (GCH CH Lakewood’s Rhett Butler @ Kestrel Farm South RN SH WCX CCA)
- Perpetual trophy donated by Kristin Sipus In memory of Jagger, Sophie & Fisher, three MFGRC Champion Master Hunters
2022 Year-End Club Member Awards
Rookie of the Year
Mover and Shaker Award
Above and Beyond Award:
Lloyd Kiernan Service Award:
Nancy McCune Member of the Year
Special Award of Appreciation
Special Award of Appreciation
Billy Kling In addition, club president Robin Burket presented gifts of appreciation to outgoing officers and board members Ann Rowe, Ted Misilo and Andy Hall for their years of service to the club.
We will be hosting a photo shoot on Oct. 9, 2022 in Orlando. Please see the attached flyer for details. If you have any additional questions please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.