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RMIWA Member & Board Meetings
Saturday, January 27, 2018
RMIWA Board Member Meeting at 11:00 a.m.
RMIWA Member Meeting at 12:00 p.m.
Join us on January 27, at Rock Bottom Brewery for the first Board and Membership meetings of the year. We will have a Board meeting, lunch and Membership meeting to begin planning for the coming year. Please read the December meeting minutes for voting approval during January Meeting, they are included in this newsletter. There are lots of activities planned—something for everyone. This year is our 45th year as a club (Sapphire) and the 25th year (Silver) that we have held our specialty show (August 31, 2018 this year). We also have festivals and parades to participate in, performance trials for hounds to run, a summer fun day for humans and hounds.
DIRECTIONS TO MEETINGS:
RMIWA CHINOOK CLASSIC FastCAT
January 20, 2018 at The Edwards Farm, 13947 Umpire St. Brighton, CO 80603
The Chinook Classic….. a warm wind across the winter prairie,
makes for a howling good time…….We are almost full with pre-registrations and may need to close registrations!! We need help running the trial—come join us even is you are not going to run your hound. Two FastCAT Trials, One Day. Premium and additional information can be found at www.rmiwa.org or contact Shawna Stone FastCAT Trial Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org or 720-290-6423.
Important Membership Items
RMIWA membership renewal 2018
You should have received a renewal form in your email in November. Our new Vice President, Michelle Storer-Fujiwara was elected in December and is now handling membership and renewals. Feel free to e-mail the renewal form back to VP@rmiwa.org (you can pay on line with PayPal) or mail to RMIWA Membership 3440 Youngfield Street, Suite 256, Wheat Ridge CO 80033. If you need another copy of your renewal or have questions, Michelle is happy to help you, just email Michelle Storer-Fujiwara with your membership questions.
2018 RMIWA Sign Me Up! Volunteer survey
The RMIWA is fortunate to have great members who volunteer for our many events. The RMIWA is always in need of workers. We have many events and ongoing projects that won’t happen without workers. EXPERIENCE IS NOT REQUIRED! Most of the jobs do not require much skill, but do require dedication and reliability. For those of you outside of the Colorado area, there are still ways you can help. For 2018, please submit your volunteer offers via this link to a Google Form survey(https://goo.gl/forms/FafNWTXcZe79Y7mB3). If you would prefer to write out your answers, you will find a form you can fill out and return scanned by email or mail on the last page of the newsletter. Please contact RMIWA President Denise Shorey at email@example.com if you have any questions or need more information about opportunities within the club.
We are looking for one special volunteer to pull, store and manage the club’s trailer with all the performance equipment in it. If you are comfortable pulling a trailer and would like to get more involved in lure coursing, FastCAT and LGRA—this is for you! Remember – We can’t do all of this great work without our great members!
!Hounds Pause January 2018 Issue I will be available in a few short days! Watch your email!