The STCA's electronic newsletter brings National AND
Regional Club News to ALL club members and friends of the breed!
September 13, 2017
It's a full tartan plaid week. It's a special week to showcase your Scotties and all they are - and all they can be! Let's celebrate the breed together. Bring a friend! Dress in your favorite plaid!
HTF Raffle Tickets: $5 each or 5 for $20. Winning ticket drawn, Oct. 6.
Download HTF tickets at www.stca.biz
MONTGOMERY WEEK 2017
There's so much to do and experience this year! Please attend and share in the extraordinary life of our breed. There is something for everyone!
Montgomery County Agility Cluster (MCAC) - Oct. 2-5. Wed., Oct. 4 is sponsored by the STCA. www.scoresnmore.com
Thurs., Oct. 5: Back by popular demand! STCA's 2nd Independent Parent Specialty Show, 4:30 p.m. Indoors at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel. Judge: John Constantine.
Thurs. & Friday - Oct. 5 & 6 - Hatboro Dog Club (STCA Supported Entries both days). Fri., Oct. 6: STCA National Sweepstakes. Judge: Kim Lindsay Stroede. Sat., Oct. 7 - Devon Dog Show Assn.
Sunday, Oct. 8 STCA Specialty dedicated to the memory of Evelyn D. Kirk at Montgomery County Kennel Club, Blue Bell, PA. Judge: Kerry Lee
Note: STCA Independent Parent Specialty Show Sec/STCA Ob/Rally/Sweepstakes: Theresa Thomas. Entries can be made on line at www.stca.biz. Other Superintendents: Hatboro Dog Club: www.raudogshows.com. Devon Dog Show Assn. & Montgomery County KC: www.infodog.com
Saluting our Service Scotties - Generosity
Celebrate our Service Scotties during a special parade on Thurs., Oct. 5 honoring those who give so generously of their hearts to others. Sheraton Bucks County Hotel - just before the STCA's show. Several STCA members will be participating. Our Scotties are extraordinary!
Conformation: Juniors & Parents of Juniors - Do you know?
Obedience - A motivating experience!
STCA trials are indoors at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel - Fri., Oct. 6. Judge: Jean Nocilly.
DO NOT MISS a hands-on motivating your Scottie for Obedience experience with STCA's Lucy Berninger on Sat., Oct. 7 at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel. NOTE NEW TIME: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Thursday AND Friday this year. Indoors at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel. Come on by to visit AND shop. Campbell's Scottish Terriers, Nancy Van Meter, the art of Marion Krupp AND great NEW gear from STCA! HTF will be on hand on Friday. Great place to meet and greet! Also check out the STCA's Commemorative pin (at left) and other gear available at www.stca.biz in our Boutique!
Friends & Food & Drinks* - Always a winning combination! Please pre-register so we know to count you in.
Open to all members and non-members.* Join the STCA for a cash bar and a fun & festive buffet on Thursday, breakfast & lunch on Friday, cash bar & plated dinner on Friday and the STCA's Annual Meeting/Awards Presentation, followed by a buffet supper on Saturday. We have worked hard to change up the menus for you this year! Vegetarian options are available upon request.
Information and Planning - Strategically
Attend a special gathering for the STCA's Strategic Planning Committee's presentation on Thurs., Oct. 5 @ 7:30 p.m., open to all breed enthusiasts.
Silent Auction & Raffles
Special raffle on Thursday. Bid on an array of Silent Auction items on Friday evening, Oct. 6. PLUS - Great Raffles this year: STCA Boutique and Early Bird Dues Renewals, STCA Health Trust and PAWS for Juniors. Bagpiper cover winner will be announced on Friday, Oct. 6.
Entries & Pre-registrations
Don't delay making your entries and event reservations. Agility entries close Sept. 13. Conformation/STCA Rally/OB entries close: Sept. 20. Deadline for all STCA Meals/Events pre-registration deadline: Sept. 20.
Thank you for supporting your club! We look forward to welcoming you soon!
Bagpiper Editor.Position is available for our quarterly national publication. We are reorganizing the responsibilities to share in gathering of content, editing, design/layout, proofreading, circulation manager and marketing. Please contact Pam Williams or Lori Kelly for more info. There's lots to do!
Regional Clubs - Advertise your specialty - Free! B&W, 1/2 page in BP Issue #4 - This is the issue for clubs listed below. Deadline for Reigonal Clubs: Oct. 15. Send camera ready ad (word doc is best) advertising to Jeff Waite.
STC Greater Dayton, STC Greater Atlanta, STC Greater Baltimore & Heart of America STC
Bagpiper Advertising Payments:Conveniently make all advertising payments at www.stca.bizOR mail payment in full (check payable to STCA) to STCA Treasurer Steve Russell (P.O. Box 353, Olympia Fields, IL 60461) with confirmation of ad purchased, issue and payment in full. All ads must be paid in full on or before the deadlines.
Other quick snippets:
STCNE - Sept. 17 - Scottie Spectacular
Celebrating the Die Hard! Bring your Scottie. 8 am - 5 pm at the Publick House, Sturbridge, MA
Please send us your 2018 Specialty Date and name(s) of judges. We are here to assist you in planning ahead! Please send your info to Christine O'Brien, Chair Regional Club Delegates.
STC of Greater Baltimore, Inc.Save the date for the club's 45th Specialty Show - April 20, 2018. Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD. Superintendent: MB-F, Inc.
REMINDER:Please submit specialty results to www.stca.biz through the Events Calendar link. Questions? Please contact Lori Kelly. Please mail marked catalogs to Historian Janet Tomlinson (address in STCA roster). Share a picture here! Show Chairs - send a candid from your specialty to be featured in WrapUp!
The past few weeks have been difficult for so many across the country. Please keep those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in your thoughts and prayers. In many cases, it will be a long recovery. We thank everyone for checking in during the height of the storms. We do care about your well being! Please know that STCA has made donations to the AKC Reunite Disaster Fund and Take the Lead.
Until Montgomery - Safe travels & dress in your best tartan plaids this year!
WrapUp* serves as a communication resource for ALL STCA members and Regional Clubs with news of STCA National and Regional Club events, points of pride, fundraising and club initiatives, and much more -- all in an effort to keep us connected.
Next deadline: Thurs., Oct. 12
*Please be advised that WrapUp does not conflict with quarterly Clan Connection reports submitted by Regional Club Representatives/Clan Correspondents for publication in The Bagpiper.
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