The Cairns City Kennel Club is always well attended by many of our members. This year our numbers were down on last year due to the heavy rain, but we still had over 40 people attending the evening.
The night kicked off with a BBQ dinner. Thank you to the incredible kitchen crew for the fantastic spread of delicious food.
The main highlight of the evening are the evening is the recognition of our hard working volunteers. The Nice People awards are given to people who have contributed time and effort in the past 12 months. The 2019 recipients of the Nice People Award are:
- Alicia Gobus
- Natalie Spence
- Nick Hill-Murray
- Valerie Willmett
Each year the club also awards Life Membership to an individual who has made a significant contribution to club over an extended period of time. This year, Life Membership was presented to Lesley Halliwell. Lelsey is our club's Show Secretary and responsible for all the behind scenes preparation work for the clubs confirmation dog shows. Congratulations Lesley, and thank you for your hard work.
As for official business, the Club also elects the officer bearers and committee members. Congratulations and thank you to all the members who have taken on roles in the club. A full list of officer bearers and committee members is available on the Committee page.