and Welcome Everyone.
I would like
to begin this meeting by thanking you all for attending the AGM today
with special thanks to our Sheila who took over the role of Secretary
from Ian Sidgwick, last April,our Treasurer, Lynn and all committee members
who give, freely, of their time and expertise.
Today’s meeting is where the Officers and committee members are
here to share with you the Society’s business and events of the
past 12 months.
The first event of the year was our Open show held at the end of January
at Thorpe Willoughby, nr York. The judge, on this occasion, was Carl Sparrow
who drew a good entry. He made Bryan and Marilyn Claydon’s ELLEMICH
INFUSION Best in Show. Reserve B.I.S. & Best Opposite Sex was awarded
to Brian Rix and Kevan Berry’ with RICKSBURY POLDARK J.W. Best Puppy
being awarded to Lynn Crane’s CRANVARL WASHINGTON. Maureen Scott
won Best Veteran with LORPHIL LALIBERTIE with Best Vintage going to Alison
Walker’s KOROLEVESKY IOSIF Sh. C.M. . There were 26 Cavaliers judged
in the Special Award classes by Gillian Blair.
On 5th April
the Society held its AGM followed by the Fun Match organised by committee
members, and I would like to thank those members who supported this event.
At the beginning
of August saw this Society host a Championship show at the Richard Dunn
Sports Centre in Bradford. Janice Spark judged the dogs and Jill Sheard
the bitches. Best in Show was Ray and Elaine Waddington’s SPINDLEPOINT
PRESIDENT J.W. Bryan and Marilyn Claydon winning Best Opposite Sex with
BRYMARDEN HONEYBUN. Best Puppy in show went to to Rix and Berry’s
RICKSBERRY ROYAL SOVEREIGN. The ever youthful CH. Harana Alfie Boe was
Best Veteran Dog and Best Veteran in Show.
Christine Bell judged the Special Awards classes at this show and drew
an entry of 20.
Our second Open Show of the year was held at Thorpe Willoughby Village
Hall, near Selby. The judge being Anne Bayliss who made Philip Lovel’s
PASCAVALE HUDSON AT LOVETRAC Best in show, with Reserve Best in Show going
to Louise Callaghn & Lee Todd’s CALLYSPRIDE LITTLE MINX and
Rix & Berry’s RICKSBURY ROYAL HERITAGE Best Puppy in Show. Best
Veteran was awarded to Sue Mangham’s GARLOUCHI JUST MAGIC OF CHARNAVALE
J.W. and Best Vintage in Show to OAKTREEPARK ROYAL ELLIE.
The Society was awarded an excellent certificate from the Kennel Club
Field Officer on the day.
During November Alison Walker, our Health representative organised, with
help from Charlotte McNamarra from the Kennel Club, a very successful
Doppler Heart Day. A second day was arranged for January 2019 at our open
show where 17 dogs were tested.
I continue to co-ordinate Rescue and Welfare and I am pleased to be able
to tell you that very few Cavaliers have needed rehoming this last year.
Chairman April 2019