FCRS Calendar 2017 - All Sold !

The FCRS Calendar 2017 has now sold out, huge thanks to Shirley Johnson for all her hard work.

AGM Lunches Reminder

Just a reminder that AGM lunches have to be pre-booked with Jenny Bird before 19th March 2016.  The lunches are being provided by the Society but the caterers need to know the numbers.

The Year Book 2016

Jane Jones has taken over from Louise Jones as the Year Book Editor. Her telephone no is 01530 834318, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This year there will be a change in the way the information is collected in that each sub committee secretary will be collating the reports for their respective areas. Therefore whoever is responsible for preparing a report of an event will send it to the relevant sub committee secretary. The deadline for receiving reports is 29th February 2016.

Photographs are required for the following; 

Crufts BOB, RBOB, and BPIS
 Flatcoat Championship Show BIS, RBIS, BOS, BV, and BPIS
 New Champions made up in 2015
 Junior Warrant winners in 2015

 

All other photographs e.g. FTA award winners, SDC successes, Society Trophy winners and SH.C.M winners.
Please send them to Jane Jones 

Barneys Long walk - Update

Barney, along with his owners has completed the walk from Land's End to John 'o' Groats, in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind. We congratulate them on this fantastic achievement - they have raised an incredible £28,000, £8,000 from donations and £20,000 from Match a Mile.  What a wonderful achievement for Barney along with his owners Jos and Bob Mahon..

Barney a Flatcoated Retriever, along with his owner, are doing a long walk from Lands End to John O'Groats which started on 27th March 2015.  In total they have 1200 miles to walk with donations going to Guide Dogs for the Blind.  To find out more about Barney and his walk and how to make donations please click on the link below.

http://barneyslongwalk.blogspot.co.uk/p/var-blogid-8694494030520005341this.html

 

Puppy Awareness Week 1-7 September 2015

The Kennel Club are running a Puppy Awareness Week 1-7th September 2015.  Please click on the link below for further details.

Poster

By visiting the Kennel Club web site you can request a PAW pack.

 

Calendars 2016

The Flatcoated Retriever Society Calender for 2016 is now available, either by emailing Becky Johnson and requesting one to be sent in the post  (£10 each to cover post and packing) or buy direct from Ms Johnson at forthcomingh Championship Shows.  Beckys' contact details are: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  3 Flint Cottages,  Herringswell road, Kentford, Suffolk, CB8 7QS

 

Society Treasurer

Mrs Jenny Morgan, the current Treasurer, is not standing for re-election at the 2016 Annual General Meeting.
If anyone feels they have the skills to take this job on and would like to consider doing so please contact me.
Tel. 0116 2793203 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lost Whistles

A message received from Richard Hewison about lost whistles at the AGM.

 
On arriving home from the AGM yesterday, I realised that my whistles were not round my neck, in any pockets nor anywhere in the car, 
I used them to excercise 3 of our dogs in the Lunch Hour and remember taking them off together with my coat when we got back to the car. 
blue tape lanyard ( Terra EcpSystems embroidered in white) a retriever whistle, a spaniel whistle and a little stainless steel pill containing capsule.
 
If you could please forward this to the village hall caretaker and those of the committee who stayed to the end clearing up.
 
Thank you
 
Richard Hewison      www.casblaidd.org.uk

 

Donation of 204 Calendar Profits

Half of the 2014 Calendar profits amounting to £840 have been donated to Bransby Rest Home for Horses, near Lincoln, in memory of Joan Mason, her favourite charity.  The Society would like to say thank you to all of you who made that possible.

2016 Calendars

Please send photos for the 2016 calendar  - large resolution -over 4mb is required.  Action shots - dogs working, having fun etc.  Please send as soon as possible to Becky Joyhnson for compiling at the end February 2015.,_.___
 

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