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With Annual Meeting just around the corner, Shop Pony Club is brainstorming several new items to have on-hand in Portland, Ore.! Stay tuned and see you on the west coast!
To tide you over, be sure to check out the newest products on our website like the Trailer Hitch Covers and the New Pocket Logo Hoodies!
USPC Annual Meeting 2014!
The Oregon Region invites you to Return to the West for a fun filled weekend of leadership training, educational workshops and socializing!
A special offering for the 2014 Annual Meeting! Saturday offsite workshop tracks including the HB and Up and Horsemasters will be held at Fall Brooks Farm and will include hands on activities and live demonstrations. Busing and lunch will be provided to attendees of the offsite workshop tracks. There is no cost but per-registration is required since there is limited space. Registration for the offsite tracks will close on Dec. 22, and please designate your intent to attend.
Registration for the 2014 United States Pony Clubs Annual Meeting is now open. Please visit the Online Registration to register. Regular registration prices of Adult $140 and Youth $110 are available until Jan. 3. After Jan. 3 registrations will only be accepted onsite at the prices of Adult $155 and Youth $125. There will be a limited number of tote bags and proceedings book available for onsite registrants and there will be no Banquet Tickets available for purchase onsite.
If you have questions please contact either Wayne Quarles, activities and events director, Activities@ponyclub.org or Erin Woodall, activities and events coordinator, Erin@ponyclub.org.
Pony Club Announces a New Award to Recognize a DC or CA for Leadership Excellence
Announcing the new Dorothy Renfro Memorial Award for Excellence in Leadership
We are very pleased to announce a new recognition award for 2014 to honor one of our hardworking DCs and CAs, who will be nominated by their peers.
In celebration of the 15th year of the Dorothy Renfro Memorial Scholarship Fund, the Renfro family has generously gifted an additional award for 2014 "The Dorothy Renfro Memorial Award for Excellence in Leadership." This $1,500 cash award will go to a Club or Center whose leader is selected through your nominations. This Award is for the DC or CA who "goes above and beyond the duties of a DC or CA by using those leadership abilities to recruit and retain members, and continually inspire them through the core values of Pony Club: Horsemanship, Teamwork, Respect and Education."
For more information about the award and how you can make a nomination please click this link.
There are so many excellent DCs and CAs – please be sure to nominate yours today.
Fast Facts on Background Check and Youth Protection, Heat Illness, Concussion Training!
• Background checks only need to be done every three years.
• Background check Results are usually back in 48 hours, however they may take up to one month!
• For Youth Protection, Heat Illness, and Concussion training, you must log on the Pony Club website as YOURSELF to receive credit for the training.
• For Heat Illness and Concussion training, the USPC website links under the Safety tab will take you to the CDC website. To insure you receive credit when you have completed the training, please return to the USPC website to take the Pony Club quizzes!
• If you require further assistance you may contact the Compliance Coordinator, Caryn Sappelli, 859-559-0667 at the Pony Club National office. We are happy to assist you in completing your requirements.
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