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January     Business meeting - no dogs

Manual given out

Pay annual dues

Fill out paperwork


February Business meeting - no dogs


March        Business meeting - no dogs

Enrollment Deadline 3/31


April            Training every Tuesday begins - dog and 4-Her;  parent(s) are encouraged to stay

Purchase training equipment from club (we sell at cost & will ensure the proper equipment is purchased).


May              Training every Tuesday

Showmanship training begins - additional half hour of training

Parent participation - helping with fundraisers and gardening is greatly appreciated

Be working on fair projects and requirements, information is in the manual


June             Training every Tuesday

Agility training begins - 2nd year and up only, requires additional training time


July               Training every Tuesday



August       State fair, all members are welcome to show


Fall               Banquet - incentive awards, trainer’s choice awards and trophies are given out

                        Training - 1x per month September and October


Things you and your parents should know and do:

<       Project  books are kept for multiple years; don’t throw them away

Level 1 - grades 3-5

Level 2 - grades 6-8

Level 3 - grades 9-12

<       READ the manual (green binder)- answers to most of your questions are in there. If you do have questions, ask a leader, trainer, advisory board member

<       Possible Fundraisers:

Geraniums - sell February through mid April

Coffee and Cookbooks – sold year round

                              Others - the club is always open to fundraising ideas