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Mini - Post Rotating Edition - April 11, 2017
Congratulations to all!
Thank you one and all for an extraordinary Rotating!
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By all accounts this year's Rotating was a success, thanks to our outstanding host, the Scottish Terrier Club of Greater Dayton! Thank you STCGD members and friends for rolling out the welcome mat in Wilmington, OH.
Thank you Gary Stroede (STCGD President), Pam Williams (STCA VP/Show Chair), Theresa Thomas (STCA Nat'l Rotating Show Secretary), Sue Stacy (Regional Club Show Chair), Kim Lindsay-Stroede (Event Reservations), Peggy Browne (STCA Nat'l Trophy Chair & Cookie Contest), Debi Russell (STCA Nat'l Advtg. Chair), Barbara Zink, Marcia Harbison, Lucy Berninger, Sandy Maddux, Pilar Kuhn, Cheryl Bates, Susan Moloney, Peggy Pearce & Don Riepenhoff, Penny Oliver, Rita Adler-Morris & Jim Morris, Jim & Sue Jackson, Angie Anastasia, Dr. Knapp, Carol Vaseleski, Marcia Dawson, Nancy Bowles, Marcie Kelsey and Aleen Hoeweler.
Kudos for an enthusiastic Top 20 Committee: Committee Chair Vandra Huber, Whitney Shafer, Krissy Simmons, Bill Berry, Rebecca Cross, Jerry Burge, Larae Shafer, Master of Ceremonies Mark LaBonte and Michael Krolewski. And special thanks to Peggy Browne and Gina Smith for coordinating our first ever Shortbread Cookie Contest, bakers and taste-testers AND everyone who contributed to the success of this special weekend.
Hearty congratulations to all exhibitors and winners!
Full results and details will be posted at stca.biz and in Bagpiper issue #2.
SPECIAL NOTE: Rotating Winners/Advertising in Bagpiper issue #2, 2017
Deadline approaches soon!
All ads that members wish to submit for the Rotating Issue (issue #2) must be received, along with payment by the extended ad deadline, April 30, 2017.
Be sure to celebrate those wins and new titles from the STCA Rotating!
The show photos from Rotating 2017 are posted to InfocusbyMiguel.com. Please visit his web site to select your image. There are so many wonderful shots of all exhibitors. if you need assistance with an ad or have questions, please do not hesitate to ask.
All articles, business files and club ads for this issue are due April 15, 2017.
Additionally, Bagpiper isssue #1 will be mailed next week. There was a record number of stud ads which took a bit of extra time. We do apologize for the delay. Best regards, Charla Hill, Editor & Bagpiper Staff
STCA Grooming Video - It's here! It's awesome! We created it for you!
The STCA Grooming Video is the companion piece to the STCA's Guide to Grooming, winner of the 2011 Dog Writers Association of America Maxwell Medallion, and partner piece to the STCA Illustrated Guide to the Scottish Terrier.
Don't miss out on purchasing this "how-to" video demonstration of techniques for honing grooming skills and tackling those more challenging areas of the dog. Whether you are grooming for conformation, performance or a companion, learning to groom your Scottie yourself is an ongoing, but rewarding experience!
STCA Board News - Welcome to Directors Class of 2017 new board members!
The STCA Board welcomes three new Directors, Class of 2017: Mark LaBonte (CA), Sonya Neve (CO) and Pamela Wilson (TX). We look forward to a productive term!
STCA PAWS FOR JUNIORS - News from Sueannette Maniscalco
In March our STCA PAWS representatives were at the STBEA Conference, Coventry, England. PAWS and the STCA supported the Juniors' portion of the Conference and helped out where we could. We spoke with the 15 Juniors who exhibited Scotties about how the STCA assists the Juniors in the US with grants and scholarships. We also talked about how individual clubs can help young members. We also learned how the UK helps their Juniors.
The PAWS 2017 Raffle was introduced at the STCA National Rotating. We have already raised more than $200 during our first weekend out! Raffle prizes offered: 1st prize - Scottie Ballerina doll; 2nd prize - Radley Watch; 3rd prize - Scottie figurine. All items have been donated!
Join us for a fundraiser on July 9th at an exhibition of Marguerite Kirmse art - Brunch at the Green Dragon Tavern, Carlsbad, CA. More information will be found in the Bagpiper.
Meanwhile, we are keeping in touch with several young people showing Scotties in Breed and Junior Showmanship. Follow them in interviews and photos in the Bagpiper.
The Scottish Terrier Club of Greater New York Specialty - UPDATE - CHANGE OF JUDGE NOTICE for regular classes.
Saturday, May 6, 2017, held in conjunction with the Bucks County Kennel Club
Sweepstakes Judge: Jean Edwards. Change in Class Judge to: Dawn Martin
STCA REGIONAL CLUBS -Advertise your specialty show - FREE!
Don't miss out on a FREE advertising opportunity to promote your specialty show in Bagpiper issue #2: STCGL, STCM, STCWV, Greater Washington DC, SFBSTC and STCNO. Deadline: April 15
WE NEED YOU! STCA TALENT CALL!
.......it's a wrap.
*Please be advised that WrapUp does not conflict with quarterly Clan Connection reports submitted by Regional Club Clan Correspondents for publication in the Bagpiper.
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