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July 2012 Barker


June 13, 2012

President Rusty Kingery called the meeting to order at 7:30 pm. In attendance: Geri Orta, Dee Carlson, Sandee Isaacson, Rusty & Dave Kingery, Patty Anderson, Jan Leikam, Len & Susan Plouff. There were no guests.

President’s Report: Jan booked the Rose Hill Fire Station for our upcoming meetings October 10 and November 14. The exception is the September meeting, which will be at Station #22 and the December 2 meeting at Angelo’s. Re-minder given that our July 11 meeting will be at the picnic at Marymoor Park.

Vice President’s Report: none

Treasurer’s Report: Patty reviewed finances. Our bookkeeper will be separating our shows for expense and income totals so we can better track where we are. Our investment advisor called and suggested we sell some of our stock for the summer.

Secretary’s Report: Minutes were approved as amended. Correspondence shared.

Committees –

August 2012 show: Sandee reported she had sent out letters for stewards (via email) and had some responses. A few of them bounced back. Patty has name tags arranged. Rusty reminded that this August will be the first year we offer a Reserve Best in Show. Brief discussion on other show details.

January 2013 show: Jan reported she is working on the AKC paperwork.

Old Business: Patty reported we are covered on club insurance if judges are transported in club member’s vehicles.

New Business: discussion of completion of minutes to include who made the motion and second. It was the consensus of the members that we continue not placing that in the minutes.

Motion granted to adjourn at 8:15

Respectfully Submitted,
Susan Plouff, Secretary Pro-Tem

Below are corrections to the May Minutes as amended:

Jean Patty will check and see if we have insurance coverage when club members drive judges to and from shows in their own cars. Bo brought up a concern about the charge for parking at the hotel.

Dee said the Hotel might put some of our club members in another hotel that is Marriott owned because there may not be enough double rooms for exhibitors overflow double rooms, if necessary, will be sent to the Residence Inn next door. The rate is the same. Dee was given agreement by consensus of the club to approve the Marriott contract. Judges' dinner is August 25th, 2012 at 6:00 pm.

January 2013 show: Jan reported that we are going back with the Holiday Inn hotel in Kent as the host hotel.

AKC Delegate: Bo reviewed why the proposal did not pass on the groups' realignmnet. Reserve Winners at a National Specialty (if entry is double a 5 point major in the area where the show is held) the reserve winner will receive a 3 point major, will be voted on in June.

Benevolence: Dee introduced Michelle Christiansen. She needs volunteers for a pool of conformation/handling instructors to teach the 4-H youth. Signups were passed out. Dee also asked that our club support the 4-H club by providing short leads that are needed for obedience training. She was given approval to get a cost and let us know at the next meeting to purchase the leads.

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