New and Awaiting Members

Sherry Vitone       (5-1-15 application and fee received)

Membership meetings attended: 0                    Board meetings attended: 0

Kristina Bailey      (9-26-16 application and fee received)

Membership meetings attended: 1                   Board meetings attended: 1

Pat Goggin               (1-19-17 application and fee received)

Membership meetings attended: 1 (1/23)             Board meetings: 1 (1/19) 

Michael Zagorski             (application received October, 2016)

Eric Goldman                (inquired regarding application)

January Board Meeting Minutes

January 19, 2017-CVGRC Board Meeting at Bob Evans

(members present: Tara, Vonnie, Cheri, Kathy K., Amy and Steve, Beckie, Kathy S.  (Marilyn excused)

1). Tara has submitted to AKC the list of new CVGRC Officers. She will submit the

Membership Roster when it is completed. Amy will be updating documents on the website.

2). Contracts with CABTC Agility have been signed and a copy was forwarded to Kathy Sutliff

for her records. Contracts were also signed with Countryside. Denise has a signed copy,

Tara has a copy and will forward a copy to Kathy S. for her records.

3). Kathy will call and get herself bonded. It was suggested that she call her Insurance Agent

to do this.

4). Signatures on Checkbook and CD’s – Tara will go with Kathy to the bank and get signed

onto the checkbook and the CD’s. Tara will get copies of the bank statements.

* Kathy should keep receipts for 3 years. BLUE BOOK UPDATE: you can provide the

Treasurer with the original or a copy of the receipt.

*The Treasurer will put out a monthly report to the Board one week prior to meetings.

5). Four CVGRC family members were selected to recieve monetary gifts.

 A  gift card/food donation was also given to a member that has been struggling. Vonnie will

need reimbursed for that gift card.

6). Budgets:

* Banquet – $700.00 (amended with board approval]

Members who have 20 years will receive a certificate to receive an honorary meal at

their 20 year mark.

*Puppy Match – $300.00                 The cost of the site is now $175.00

*Heart Clinic – No Budget Needed                           *WC/WCX – $1300.00

*Hunt Test – $13,000.00                                  *Summer Specialty – $6,000.00

*Agility – Embroidered T-shirts and $10 will be given to folks who work our agility events if

the chairman makes the request.

*Administrative – $200.00

All Trophies from past events need to be turned into CVGRC, Ways N Means. If you chaired

any event and you had trophies left over, please contact Beckie Gang Jordan to make

arrangements to get these trophies back to her. We will use these for supported entries and

may choose to distribute them in other ways.

7). An Internal Audit will be done annually by 2 CVGRC Members and the Treasurer.

CVGRC Membership Meeting

January 23, 2017 at Simon’s Deli

Attendance: Beckie Jordan, Megan Sapsford, Joan Sapsford, Amy Benson, Kathy Sutliff, Donna Edwards,  Vonnie Peterson, Diane Schultz, Christy Thomas, Carol Young, Jack Albano, Marie Albano, Sheryl Loreta,   Amy Harmon, Steve Harmon, Karen Bodner, and Cheri Goggin

Guests: Chuck Sapsford, Bill Marshal, and Pat Goggin

Presidents Report-

1) Agility contracts have been signed and returned to Kathie Lester (CABTC).

2) Audit update – Kathy will look into getting bonded, we will be adding a 2nd signer to our banking

(checking and CD’s), we have rolled out new forms to be used for requesting reimbursement.

3) Tara has updated our officers with AKC and will update them with our members once the list

has been completed

4) The board got together last Thursday 1/19. We have all now read our bylaws and Blue Book of

policies/procedures and are trying to align them to one another to work for the present state of our

club. We will be attempting to make changes this coming year upon the recommendation of Dave

Richards (auditor) following our recent audit and also to come more in line with the Blue Book.

5) Holiday Cheer– It came to the board’s attention that a couple of our families could use some

holiday cheer. Donations were in many cases hand delivered to these folks, by board members.


Spirit of Giving – Our first Spirit of Giving recipient was GRIN. After an evening of toy making

andsupport was greatly appreciated!

6) Special Thank you to Dan Loreta and Vicki White for serving on the CVGRC Board. Welcome

New Board Members Kathy Koenig and Vonnie Peterson

Treasurer– Kathy gave an accounting of the CVGRC financials and current account balances.

Reports of Committees-

Feb. Banquet– The Annual Awards Banquet will be Friday, February 24, 2017 at St. Josephs

Byzantine Church. Reservation form was sent out via email to all members. another evening painting we were able to donate approximately 80 toys to GRIN, a Gift Card

for dog food purchases and a check for $130.00 Thank you for all who came out and helped make

this a success.

2017 Spirit of Giving we are looking to help….

January – March 2017 – Lake County Humane Society

April – June – W.A.G.S for Warriors

July – September – Ohio Search and Rescue (OSAR)

October – December – Canines for Independence (CCI)

Membership – Please welcome Pat Goggin to CVGRC as this his second meeting towards


New business- Vonnie made a motion for those members with 25 years to become Lifetime Members, with voting privledges (without paying annual dues). Steve seconded. All were in favor and this will go into effect 2018.

Adjournment: Meeting Adjourned at 7:37.

Guest Speaker: Amy Benson from Embrace Pet Insurance