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GDCNE Meetings

Our last meeting was a pot luck at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the home of Mark and Michele Kuzmich, 14 Proctor Hill Road (Route 130) in Hollis, NH. Thanks to everyone who contributed and congratulations to those who received awards.

Our next meeting will be a lunch on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 11:45 a.m. at Lattitude restaurant, across from the Big E site in West Springfield, Mass., in conjunction with the show cluster that weekend. You will be able to order off the menu. Please email Laurie Maulucci if you plan to attend and plan to arrive promptly. We will also have a dinner meeting Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at O'Connor's Restaurant in Worcester, Mass; the general meeting will start at 8 p.m. and the board will meet at 7:30 p.m. We will not meet in July, September, or October.


Spring Specialties

Our 47th independent specialty show and sweepstakes was held the afternoon of Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Salem, Conn., in conjunction with the Nutmeg Cluster. A designated specialty was also held that morning at the St. Hubert Kennel Club show. In addition to two great shows, with majors in both sexes, we had a fabulous raffle and Great Dane Rescue Around New England also had a table. Special congratulations to all the winners. Check out a few pix in our photo gallery.

Fall Specialties

Watch for Specialty information for Fall 2017. Our 2016 fall specialties were held Saturday, November 26, in conjunction with the 2016 Thanksgiving Classic Cluster on the grounds of the Big E in West Springfield, Mass. Terry Temple judged the designated morning specialty, Mari Hayhurst judged the concurrent afternoon specialty, and Tracy Powell judged the sweepstakes. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to everyone who worked hard to make the shows a success and turned out to support GDCNE.

If you would like to donate to our Specialty Trophy Fund, you can do so through PayPal:

Obedience and Rally Trial

Our All-Breed Obedience and Rally Trials were held Saturday, June 11, 2016,
at the Silver City Canine Training Center in Taunton, Mass. Congratulations to all the participants.

Comments? We'd love to hear them. E-mail to:
Kim Thurler (e-mail: KimThurler@vfemail.net)
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