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Re: National Meet - Nov 7-8, 2015
« Reply #45 on: November 12, 2015, 09:56:28 AM »
2015 ABC National

Don Cash and Angela Smith working table
Paul Smith & Jerry DeSmidt
Angela Smith, Don Cash and Jeff & Cheryl Vance
Judge Dr. Bill Patterson
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Re: National Meet - Nov 7-8, 2015
« Reply #46 on: November 12, 2015, 10:09:20 AM »
2015 ABC Annual Meeting
Jerry DeSmidt receiving Grandmaster ABC award for over 1,000 points
Drawing for incubator
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Re: National Meet - Nov 7-8, 2015
« Reply #47 on: November 12, 2015, 10:17:42 AM »
Arkansas state meet will be coming soon!
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Re: National Meet - Nov 7-8, 2015
« Reply #48 on: November 12, 2015, 10:19:49 AM »
Congratulations to everyone who exhibited at the National Meet. I feel that the breed was well represented at the show. It was great to get to make new friends and it is always great to get to visit with our friends that we only get to see at the shows. Alrhough we did not get to show, we had a great time.


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Re: National Meet - Nov 7-8, 2015
« Reply #49 on: November 12, 2015, 04:12:44 PM »
As usual, Paul & Angela, the two of you have done a remarkable job of preserving the images, as well as the camaraderie, of our National Meet!  What great pics you take! 

I'd really like to know how (and when) you train all those birds to pose so beautifully for you.  I think there must be a secret "hen network" that says "Look, it's Paul & Angela, stand up straight - don't slouch...look bright-eyed".

Thank you for all the work you do, and have done!
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Re: National Meet - Nov 7-8, 2015
« Reply #50 on: November 12, 2015, 09:38:22 PM »
Jerry DeSmidt's BV blue bantam hen
Jerry DeSmidt's RV blue bantam pullet

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Re: National Meet - Nov 7-8, 2015
« Reply #51 on: November 12, 2015, 09:43:41 PM »
  Thanks for all the nice comments, but it was not only us.  It was all pulling together as a club to make it a successful national meet.

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Re: National Meet - Nov 7-8, 2015
« Reply #52 on: November 15, 2015, 07:24:24 PM »
We would like to thank Paul and Angela Smith for all their hard work at the Nationals!    And also want to thank Sharon Caywood for all her help with the silent auction, judging the eggs with Jeff, and reserving a nice place for our meeting after a long day at the show and   Also being a tour guide for many of us that came from so far away.   
     Thank you Jerry Desmith and Clif Redden for being so helpful to all of us.   
       And a big shout out for our south eastern director Don Cash for helping out as well.  And even though  our secretary was not present, due to a sudden surgery and was unable to attend, we still felt like she was there.
  And also wish to thank Jan Burke Geis for helping us out as well.   
  And as far as the egg contest!  A great big shout out to Jean Ribbeck for the wonderful awards that she had made for the contest.  They were beautiful.    Not just because we brought one home either.  Lol.   And also for our two teams that judged the eggs, which is Jeff Vance and Sharon Caywood---- Max Strawn and Clif Redden.     
     We had a good meeting, with a few new members present as well.  It seems that everyone tries to be so helpful and discuss issues with the breed, without arguing about unnecessary things.  It's all about the club, and the breed. Which is the way it should be.    This is an awesome club and we enjoy being members.
      The plaques that Paul Smith had made were beautiful as well.   Great Job PAUL
And for Master Matthew Smith, congratulations on your junior wins and all your hard work too.  You are a fine young man.   
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Re: National Meet - Nov 7-8, 2015
« Reply #53 on: November 15, 2015, 07:51:50 PM »
A good summary for the show, I agree with Jeff and Cheryl.
Paul and Angela did a great job.  And it was great how everyone worked together. 
And I am really glad that Matthew was there to help Jerry carry out all those awards.  Not sure he could have done it by himself.  Lol   
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