WESTERN REGIONAL SPECIALTY
The Western Regional Specialty hosted by Valle del Sol Golden Retriever Club entry deadline is rapidly approaching. The Show and CCA is March 1, 2012 and the WC/WCX is February 29, 2012. Don't forget to get your entries in so you don't miss the Western Regional.
GRCA GOLD STANDARD AWARD
The deadline for the annual GRCA Gold Standard Award is February 28 of each year. This award is presented to honor a Golden Retriever who performs honorable, heroic acts or who enriches, inspires or contributes to the lives of individuals and communities during the previous year's period. The owner of a nominated dog need not be a GRCA member. Nominations should be in the form of a 500-word or less description of how the Golden Retriever has demonstrated excellence. Please include photo of the dog, dog's name, sex, age and AKC number, owner's name, address and telephone number (email address if applicable), and the name, address, telephone number (and email address) of the GRCA member making the nomination. Nominations must be postmarked by February 28 of the current year and mailed to the Secretary, Janet Peacock, 16 Desvio Court, Pacifica, CA 94044-4229. The Board of Directors shall determine the winning nomination at the Mid Year Board Meeting.
If you have not renewed your membership by now either on-line or by the mail you are past due and will not be receiving your GRNews. If your dues remain unpaid 60 days after the 1st of January your membership shall be lapsed and you will have to reapply for membership.