feel honoured and pleased for the confidence the AGM has awarded
me in appointing me to be the Chairperson for the Shar Pei Club of
Gauteng for the year 2002.
want to thank Jenny Hubbard for all her outstanding efforts in the
Protection, Preservation and Promotion for the Shar Pei breed over
the last years as Chairperson and especially for her fantastic
involvement in the Welfare & Rescue Scheme as well as putting
together our Sharp-A-News issues, which she has agreed to continue
to do this year.
especially want to thank Peter Searle our President for
representing the Shar Pei Club and breed at the D.O.G.S.
Provincial Council meetings.
sincerely wish to thank Mari Brown our Vice President for her
continued involvement with the Club and especially her much
appreciated efforts towards the Rescue Scheme.
I want to congratulate Michelle Kenyon our Vice Chairperson and
the Club’s Treasurer for all her effort, in cooperation with the
other committee members, to give the Club such a financially
want to thank Anneke van der Walt for her outstanding secretarial
commitment over the past year and look forward to working with her
Kenyon, our Show & Trophy Manager has successfully managed our
Shows this year and I like to thank him for his efforts and please
keep up the good work.
& Anne Whitehouse without your support on & off the field
we would not have been as successful in our Open Shows as we were,
thanks for your dedication towards the Shar Pei breed and your
prize donations for the Shows.
de Villiers & Dorian Tyrrell I want to thank for their
positive contribution towards the Club, especially Dorian for
again arranging the certificates for our Shows further a special
word of thanks must go to Andre for his efforts towards selling
the Raffle sheets which have been a major financial contributor to
the Club for the past year.
but not least my husband Aad a big thank you for creating our Club
website this year and supporting me in my efforts to serve the
Club and our breed, without you standing behind me I wouldn’t
stand here tonight.
would like to welcome Cobus Vorster and thank him for accepting a
position on the Committee.
feel privileged that I’ve been given the opportunity to lead the
Club this year and with enthusiasm & not a 100% but with 150 %
of commitment I’ll follow up the Club’s efforts over the past
years and will continue the task of educating the public, the
veterinarians, and all Shar Pei lovers.
main goal will stay the Promotion, Protection and Preservation of
our Shar Pei.
have full confidence in our Committee members and look forward
working together in further building the Shar Pei Club of Gauteng;
I feel that as a Club we can only get stronger and stronger.
come along to our Open show on the 2nd June 2002, it will be fun
to meet up with you again and also to meet with our new Shar Pei
The entire Committee will be present to chat with you and
to assist you with any questions you may have regarding the Shar
We also love to hear your stories about your Shar Pei.