Prize Sponsorship and Volunteer Opportunities

Dear GMSPBHC Members and Friends,

Help us shine in Rockford, Illinois this fall.  We will be holding our specialty in conjunction with the national show.  We are looking for class sponsors, donations, and volunteers.  There are many ways you can contribute to this large undertaking.

Volunteer for one of the committees

  • Hospitality
  • Raffle
  • Set-uo
  • Stewarding

Class and award sponsors

  • Best of Breed – $75
  • Best Opposite Sex – $50
  • Best of Winners – $30
  • Select Dog or Select Bitch – $20
  • Award of Merit – $40 (covers 5 awards)
  • Individual Class Sponsors – $25

Raffle Donations

  • New items
  • Donated funds and we will do the shopping for you
  • Baskets are always a hit

Any donation would be greatly appreciated.  We will advertise all our sponsors and anyone that donated.  If you know any vendors, reach out to them to help out.  Donations and sponsorships may be made through Pay Pal  Checks mailed to the treasurer, Robin O’Rourke  2300 County Rd 6, Long Lake, Mn 55356

Raffle items can be given to Barb Sorensen (our raffle chairperson) or any board member.

There will be a fun day to kick off the week on Saturday, October 1st, open to all Bassets with many fun things to do.  Please visit the website for more info and schedule  Our specialty will be on Sunday, October 2nd.  We hope to see you in Rockford, Illinois.

Thank you,

Your GMSPBHC Board of Directors…

  • President – Vicki Russel
  • Vice President/Intrim Secretary – Lisa Ritchie
  • Treasurer – Robin O’Rourke
  • Member at Large – Eva Kotilinek
  • Member at Large – Kathi Janovsky
  • Member at Large – Dan Hatchell
  • Member at Large – Nancy Klenke
  • Member at Large – MaryFerreter