Bernese Mountain Dog Club


 March 13: Dog walk at Settlers Park, 1225 Greer Rd., Pgh, 15205. 2:00.
We are at the ”Arrowhead” pavillion. Lite snacks provided. Dogs must be on a leash. Be sure to bring water for your dogs.We will be collecting dog related items for our May Specialty general raffle.

April 10: Rally Seminar at Xcel K9 Training Center, 5400 Progress Blvd., Bethel Park, PA 15102. Phone: 412-833-2504
Cost per person is $25. An AKC judge will be instructing. TRBMDC brief meeting. Contact Lisa Edwards for information. Email: lnedwards@zoominternet.net

 May 26, - May 30 TRBMDC Specialties and Supported Entries at Lawrence County Farm Show Grounds, New Castle, PA. Make your hotel reservations early. Everyone is welcome. Support our Berners and their owners. We have our own pavillon and show ring all week long. It is truly a fun show and chance to meet lots of Berners.TRBMDC will support the entry on Thursday, Friday and Monday. Our Specialties are on Saturday and Sunday. TRBMDC meeting will follow the show on Saturday. A delicious buffet lunch is offered on Saturday for a donation of $8.00. Breakfast items will be available in the morning. On Sunday we are having a wine and cheese gathering following the Best of Breed.

Judges for each day:
Thursday-Mr. Paul F. Willhauck
Friday-Mr. John Constantine
Saturday-Sweeps Ms. Holly Partridge Regular classes-Ms. Joanne Leslie Gerow
Sunday-Mrs. Pat A. Mowbray-Morgan
Monday-Mr. William Sahloff

 Entries close: Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Spectacular general raffle on Saturday and the big raffle winner will be drawn on Sunday. The first drawing on Sunday will be for an LLBean O Grill, Mud River gear bag and fleece dog blanket. The second prize drawing is a fantastic gift basket with Chris Christensen fusion brush, butter comb and other cool items. Contact Ken Cechman for big raffle item tickets Gelbackler@verizon.net Phone: 412-372-5121  Specialty information contact-Bev Cechman Gelbackler@verizon.net or 412-372-5121

August 20 TRBMDC meeting and annual Berner picnic. Time: 1:00. Place: Bev and Ken Cechman, 502 12th Street, Pitcairn, PA 15140. Phone: 412-372-5121 Email: Gelbackler@verizon.net
Well behaved dogs that get along well with others are welcome. Fenced in yard. Please bring your favorite covered dish to share.

 October 1, Sugarcreek, Ohio Swiss Festival: TRBMDC participates in the Sugar Creek Swiss parade.
Contact Donna Millburn for details. Dmillb@comcast.net

 October 16, Fun day. Monroeville Park West, 2399 Tilbrook Rd., Monroeville, PA 15146
We will get started about 11:00 AM . We have rented Pavillion #1. Parking , restrooms are right by the pavillion. Dogs must be on a leash. Bring water and treats for your dogs. This will be a covered dish. May not have electric so plan your food accordingly. Excellent park for walking (level ground). Many fun activities planned. Possibly Rally, Obedience, CGC testing, games with our dogs. TRBMDC brief meeting during lunch.

 November 26, 2016 Butler holiday parade

We will update information as we get it from Butler Media Group. In the past TRBMDC and their dogs have walked in the night parade down Mainstreet in Butler Pa. You would not believe the number of people that line the streets to see the Christmas parade. We need to know in advance how many will be participating.

December 4, Christmas party: Place: Abruzzi Italian Cucina, State, 9745 U.S. 30, Irwin, PA 15642
Phone # 724-864-7770 Information will be in the newsletter in advance of the party. The party will begin at 1:30. The menu will be presented when available. Everyone should plan on attending.  It is only about 10-15 minutes from the intersection of Mosside Blvd./ Route 48 and Route 30. TRBMDC meeting. Election of officers. Contact: Bev Cechman for information 412-372-5121 Gelbackler@verizon.net or Gwen Geiss ggg21@verizon.net

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