Treasurer's Notes

Annual dues are $20.00 for an individual membership, and $30.00 for a joint membership. They are payable January 1st. Dues MUST be paid no later than February 1st to be included in the updated membership list. Please send your dues payment to:

PCTC c/o Ken Moe
4600 Chimneys West Dr.
Haymarket VA 20169
In the past, members have expressed an interest in making a donation to specific funds within PCTC. If you would like to add an additional donation to one or more of the following club funds, please indicate the amount and fund on the following form when you send in your dues payment. If you do not wish to renew, please let me know so that you will not receive a second notice.

To pay your dues, see the Annual Dues Form. To pay online, log into the PCTC Members Area.

Secretary's Notes

PCTC has chosen the following judges for upcoming Specialties:

  • Specialty 2018
    • Sweepstakes: Michelle Hostler
    • Regular classes: Geir Flyckt Pedersen
  • Specialty 2019
    • Sweepstakes: Liz Ludlow
    • Regular classes: Joe Vernuccio
Board Briefs - February 17, 2018

The Board met after the PCTC Fun Match.

The following is a brief highlight of topics discussed:

  1. Vice President John Cleland stated that the events held during the past year have been varied and well attended. John has been looking into finding a central meeting facility for future events and meetings.
  2. The Board agreed to finalize a Code of Ethics which will be posted on the PCTC website and in the membership directory. Linda Reiff presented a detailed report concerning recommendations to be included, as well as the need for obtaining directors insurance. Treasurer Ken Moe will report back to the Board with further information as to cost and coverage.
  3. Linda Reiff also presented the need to adopt the AKC Good Sportsmanship Code. The Board agreed unanimously to pursue developing a committee to evaluate issues concerning acceptable behavior and to make recommendations.
  4. It was noted that the Royal Trophy has been retired. Judith Simmons and Ann Gates offered a new trophy for Winner’s Dog, the Whetstone Trophy, in memory of Molly Wilder. Lynda Hammel and Judith Irby offered a new trophy for Winner’s Bitch, called the Nightfalls trophy.
  5. Secretary Peggy Slattery reported that letters had been sent to the membership with the Nominating Committee’s slate of officers for 2018. No other additional names were submitted to her from the membership by February 15 th , per the PCTC Constitution. Therefore, the membership will vote in the 2018 officers at the Annual Meeting on March 3rd. 
  6. Beth Wilson updated all present on the PCTC 2018 April 20 th Specialty. The Theme is “The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.” Volunteers are always welcomed. ( Please make plans to come, help and enjoy the beautiful Cairns!)

Due to inclement weather the meeting adjourned early. Next meeting TBA

Board Briefs - September 30, 2017

The Board met at the Warrenton KC show in Millwood, VA.

Eighteen members and guests were in attendance. Below is a brief overview of topics discussed:

  1. Vice President John Cleland will post upcoming events and dates in the newsletter, which will include the Canine Good Citizen introduction by Charmaine Fedick on November 11th at the Catoctin Kennel Club in Point of Rocks, MD.
  2. The Holiday get-together will be firmed up and posted to the membership.
  3. The Board discussed what information was appropriate to be posted for the club’s blast emails. The Board agreed that only pertinent club and membership information would be accepted to be sent to the membership.
  4. Beth Wilson updated all present on the 2018 April Specialty. AKC approval has been received for this event. Volunteers are always welcomed.
  5. The Board discussed ideas for creative money-making events for Ways and Means. White elephant sales and auctions were suggested. Also, volunteers are needed to help with Ways and Means. Please call Ann Gates if you can help in this area.
  6. Ann Gates stated that Billie Kellogg Kneale would be the judge for the Cairns, Saturday, April 22 at the Old Dominion supported entry show.
  7. The PCTC Nominating Committee and the Judges Balloting Committee were discussed and will be firmed up in the next month.