2017 Annual Meeting

St. Louis, MO April 7-9th, 2017

Mark your calendars and plan on attending our 2017 Annual Meeting. My hope is that this information will allow you the lead-time needed to plan your trip to St. Louis, MO.

2017 Annual Meeting, April 7-9, St. Louis, MO USA Announcement

The Mid South Region of the NADKC will hold our Derby, Zuchtschau, BTR and a seminar at Busch Wildlife Conservation Area in St. Charles, MO on April 7th. Busch Wildlife is approximately 10 miles from our host hotel, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, O’Fallon, MO.

On Saturday, April 8th, our General Membership Meeting, Banquet, and Award's Ceremony will be held at the Whitmoor Country Club approximately 6 miles from the Host Hotel.

For those NADKC members who also test in NAVHDA, you will be able to run your Derby dogs in the MO Uplands Chapter test on Sunday, April 9th.

We look forward to seeing all of you in April 2017.

Steve Remspecher, Annual Meeting Coordinator
314-406-0083 / strdk3@gmail.com

Sherry Cathey, Test Coordinator
314-406-2139 / sacathey@sbcglobal.net

Overview of the Weekend

The 2017 NADKC Annual Meeting will be hosted by the Mid South Region in St. Louis, MO on April 7-9th, 2017.  We anticipate a large membership turnout due to St. Louis’s central location in the US and member enthusiasm.

Host hotel, testing, Zuchtschau and meeting/banquet locations are all within 10-15 minutes of the hotel. Our dog friendly host hotel will be the Holiday Inn Express, 1175 Technology Dr. O’Fallon, MO. The phone # is 1-636-300-4844. Please book your rooms now and reference that you are participating in the NADKC group activities to receive the discounted room rate of $99.00 plus tax. A continental breakfast will be available at the hotel, and if you choose, there are several other breakfast locations in the area.

Friday, April 7

On Friday April 7th, we will hold our Derby, Zuchtschau, and BTR at the Missouri Conservation Busch Wildlife Area, 2360 Hwy D, St. Charles, MO 63304. A seminar will also be held at this location. Your lunch on Friday will be on your own, with a group buffet dinner on Friday night. If you plan on participating in the Derby, BTR and/or Zuchtschau, please get your test entry form into the Test Coordinator, Sherry Cathey at 461 Penrod Rd. Troy, MO 63379 ASAP. Her cell # is 314-406-2139 and email sacathey@sbcglobal.net. She will be handlling all paperwork. Your quick attention to this request will allow us to secure adequate judges, test ground locations, and adjust our seminar agenda, if needed.

Saturday, April 8

On Saturday, April 8th, we will hold our General Membership Meeting, several seminars and lunch during the day. In the evening, join us for our Banquet, Awards Ceremony, and Auction at the Whitmoor Country Club, 1100 Whitmoor Drive St. Charles, MO 63304. Meal reservations for the Whitmoor Country Club are required. You may pay for your meals by personal check or on-line.

Sunday, April 9

On Sunday, April 9th, we will hold a Judge's Seminar at the Staybridge Hotel next to the Holiday Inn Express from 8:00-11:00 AM.

Auction items continue to flow in, and we believe the selection and uniqueness of these items will appeal to the hunting dog enthusiast in all of you.

Annual Meeting Hotels

HOST HOTEL
Holiday Inn Express, 1175 Technology Dr., O’Fallon, MO 63368 1-636-300-4844

Room Rate per a night $99.00 plus tax, Pet Friendly $15.00 per a night, Complimentary Breakfast

When booking your room, please indicate that your are part of the NADKC group.

ADDITIONAL HOTELS IN THE O’FALLON AREA THAT ARE VERY CLOSE TO BUSCH WILDLIFE AND OUR BANQUET LOCATION. Double Check Room Rates and Pet Friendly availability.

Staybridge Pet Friendly $15/Night, Room Rate $135/Night PH# 636-300-0999

Sleep Inn Suites 636-329-1000

Hilton Garden Inn 636-625-2700

Residence Inn 636-300-3535

Comfort Inn 636-696-8000

Meals

Menu selections and payment are due March 22, 2017, but the sooner the better.

Payment Options

The club is offering two options to pay for meals: personal check or PayPal. Along with payment, every attendee must submit (mail or email) a meal reservation form. We thank you for your cooperation.

Download: Meal Reservation Form

Option 1: Pay with personal check. Download and complete meal reservation form. Be sure to check the box "Payment: Personal Check". Make check out to NADKC. Mail meal reservation and payment to: Steve Remspecher, 1444 Redwood Forest Dr., Ballwin, MO 63021

Option 2: Pay with PayPal. Choose from available lunch and dinner offerings below. Place in cart. Make on-line payment. Download and complete meal reservation form. Be sure to check the box "Payment: PayPal". Email attached form to: strdk3@gmail.com

Annual Meeting Luncheon and Dinner Menu

Friday, April 7

6:30 PM – Cash Bar Cocktails
7:00 PM – Dinner

Dinner will be a buffet that includes a choice of two entrees Chicken Marsala or Mustard Crusted Pork Loin, House Salad, Green Beans w/Bacon and Onions, Bacon and Cheddar Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes, Assorted Desserts, Whitmoor Baked Breads, Coffee and Tea

Cost: $23.00 per person

Menu Selection

Saturday, April 8

Noon – Lunch

Sandwich Choice: (Attendees must select one of three sandwich options below.) Coffee, tea and assorted sodas, and dessert are included.

1.  Shaved Prime Rib on Toasted Pretzel Bun topped with Crisp Onion Straws, Pepper Jack Cheese with war Au Jus and Fries
2.  California Chicken Club Cheddar Grilled Chicken Avocado, Bacon Chipotle Aioli on a Toasted Cibatta and House Made Chips
3.  Slow Roasted Sliced Turkey Butter Toasted Croissant, Raspberry Cream Cheese, Shredded Lettuce and side of Fresh Fruit

Cost: $16.00 per a person

Menu Selection

Banquet Dinner

6:00 PM – Cash Bar Cocktails
7:00 PM – Banquet Dinner

Entree Choice: Chicken Modega or Grilled 8oz Filet Mignon with Classic Caesar, Marinated Grilled Vegetable, Horseradish and Gouda Whipped Potatoes, Whitmoor Baked Breads, Cake and Ice Cream, plus Coffee and Tea. Each table will have two bottles of wine (Red and White).

Cost $40.00 per a person

Menu Selection

2017 Krull Lodge Raffle

Winner Drawn at Annual Meeting

Wilhelm Engelking Memorial Hunt Raffle

Greetings NADKC Members:

It’s that time of year again. Hunting season is almost over and we are thinking about next season.

We would like to offer all our members and hunting friends the opportunity to take part of the Wilhelm Engelking Memorial Hunt Raffle. If you are interested in purchasing a ticket, please contact Rick Medina at 630-595-8476. All checks must received by April 1, 2017 to be part of the raffle.

WIN an all exclusive Golden Hunt Package for 4 people at the Krull Lodge for 3 days in South Dakota. The package includes lodging and meals.

Only 100 tickets will be sold (providing all tickets are sold) and the winner will be pulled at the 2017 annual meeting in St. Louis, MO.

PLEASE SEND CHECKS TO:
Rick Medina, 17W050 Woodland Avenue, Bensenville, IL 60106.

Regards,

David Henderson
NADKC, Director of Promotions
W8841 County Road
Darien, WI 53114
Cell: 847-778-5188