Digging up history
The Furniture City Kennel Club was established circa 1951. Mrs. Edens and her daughter Maxine French were the early leaders.
The show was held at the Jamestown fairgrounds on the Saturday before Labor Day until the early 70's when it moved to the exhibition hall at the Greensboro Coliseum. It stayed there until it moved to the Jim Graham Building in Raleigh. A second show was established in the late 70's and was held at City Lake Park in High Point.
After becoming a member of AKC, James R. White, noted multiple group judge was elected as its first delegate. Other members of note were superintendents Barbara Moss Inman and Jean Whitt.
Current meetings are held the second Monday of each month at the High Point Keller Williams office at 665 N Main Street, High Point starting at 7 pm. For more information contact Meg Wood:firstname.lastname@example.org
News & Views
Guilford County Spaying and Neuturing Proposal
The Furniture City Kennel Club is aware there is a proposal with the Guilford County Commissioner regard the mandatory spaying and neutering of cats and the dogs by the age of 6 months old. The meeting to vote on the proposal is Thursday Sept. 21st at the Old Main Court House @ 5:30pm. The Old Main Court House is located at 301 W. Main St., Greensboro. We asking for the support of all dog and cat fanciers to join us in opposing the Guilford County Commissioners proposal.
Please a link with a statement from the AKC stating their position on the Guilford County proposal in the headline.
The Furniture City Kennel Club welcomes constructive suggestions and opinions on the FCKC Facebook page in finding and promoting a productive resolution while working with the Guilford County Commissioners to not advance in approving the unrealistic changes to the existing 27 pages of rules regarding animals. The Furniture City Kennel Club, however, has the right to delete any post which is offensive and deemed inappropriate.
We hope to see everyone at the Sept. 21st Guilford County Commissioner meeting.
Our members are dedicated to protecting and promoting the purebred dog through American Kennel Club dog show events, education, research and support in our community
Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We are here to help you. We all work full time jobs and in most cases we try to get back to you within a couple days. Thank you for understanding.
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