December 2017 Schaferhunde News


The Schaferhunde News

 The German Shepherd Dog Club of Greater Kansas City

Founded 1923


Annual Meeting – 2018 Election of Officers

The Annual Meeting of the German Shepherd Dog Club of Greater Kansas City, Inc. will be held at the Comfort Inn and Suites, 7300 NE Parvin Road, Kansas City, MO on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 starting at 7:00 p.m.

At this meeting we will be electing the 2018 Club Officers and Directors. Below is the slate of Officers and Directors submitted by the Chair of the Nominating Committee.  The committee met in November and consisted of the following members: Lynette Stone, Rosi VonFintel, Susan Hunt, Ray Laughlin and Clark Avera.  

President: Chris Kimerer, Vice President: Debbie McHenry, Treasurer: Mike Kennedy, Secretary: Amy Edwards

Board of Directors: Sally Hamm, Lynette Stone, Nancy Kennedy, Susan Hunt

Members may cast absentee ballots by delivering them to the Recording Secretary, Amy Edwards, prior to the opening of the Annual Meeting.  In order to be counted, absentee ballots must be signed. No person who has voted by absentee ballot may vote at a meeting which he attends.

In accordance with the GSDCGKC Bylaws, Article IV, Section 1 (A), “not less than three nor more than eight elected directors, there being one director for each fifteen regular and lifetime members up to 76, then one additional director for each thirty members.” As of December 31, 2017, there are 71 regular and lifetime members in the GSDCGKC.

Please plan on attending the Annual Meeting to vote for the nominated candidates to complete the club’s 2018 Officers and Board of Directors.  An absentee ballot can be found on the club website.

There are many opportunities for club members to contribute their time and expertise. Please consider volunteering to serve as a Committee Chair in 2018 for one of the following:

Hospitality  -  Awards Ceremony  -  Membership & Ways & Means  -  Membership Directory  -Membership Pins  -  Newsletter  -  Social Media  -  Website  -  Puppy Referral  -  Training Classes  -  Year End Trophies Obedience Trial Chair  -  Obedience Trial Secretary  -  Obedience Trial Committee  -  Conformation Show Chair  -  Conformation Show Secretary  -  Tracking Test – January 2019  -  Fundraiser – Wine Pull


Awards Ceremony

The 2017 Awards Ceremony was held on December 12, 2017.  Awards were presented to the following:

Ch. Schneiderhof Alldat Chablis Hillside-Tanbark, owned by Carmi Swift, Tiffany Bartley, Cindy Bartley, Chris Kimerer, earned Select and GCH titles,(pictured Chris Kimerer)

Ch. Schneiderhof Alldat Chablis Hillside-Tanbark, owned by Carmi Swift, Tiffany Bartley, Cindy Bartley, Chris Kimerer, earned Select and GCH titles,(pictured Chris Kimerer)

Gero Vom Kleinen Holzweg, CD, BN, GN, RE, CA, TD, TT, owned by Debbie McHenry and Shane Meuschke earned titles for BH, CDX, PCDX (pictured Debbie McHenry and Chris Kimerer)

Gero Vom Kleinen Holzweg, CD, BN, GN, RE, CA, TD, TT, owned by Debbie McHenry and Shane Meuschke earned titles for BH, CDX, PCDX (pictured Debbie McHenry and Chris Kimerer)

Urianna Vom Vertrauen owned by Susan Hunt earned titles for CGC, RN, BN (pictured Chris Kimerer and Susan Hunt)