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2009 Newsletter

December, 2009

2010 Test Calendar

March 27 & 28 NA/UPT/UT

November 12, 13 & 14 NA/UPT/UT

**All dates tentative subject to approval by NAVHDA International, check the NAVHDA events calendar at www.navhda.org/calendar.html for confirmation.


Chapter Dues:

Our chapter insurance payment to NAVHDA is due in January so please renew your membership promptly. Renewals and new requests should be sent to Chapter Treasurer Maxine Channon at:

Rappahannock NAVHDA P.O. Box 307 Warsaw, VA 22572.

Membership forms are available in PDF format on our new website at www.rappahannock-navhda.com or you can contact Maxine at 804-333-0309 orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.if you a need a form emailed or snail-mailed to you. Please make sure that we have your current contact information including your email address for chapter communications regarding events!


Forms, Fees, Etc.:

Please use the electronic version of the NAVHDA Test Entry Form which can be filled out online then printed and mailed in it is much easier for your test secretary to read. The form is available online at www.navhda.org; go to the “Testing” section of the website for an interactive PDF. There is also a standard PDF available on the chapter website.

Fees for 2010 tests will remain the same as in 2009

NA = $100 UPT = $125 UT = $125

If you have any questions about entry procedures please contact Chapter Secretary Alyssa Pease at 703-765-5715 orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">.


 

NAVHDA International Contact Info:

Website:www.navhda.org Office Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


2010 Training Dates

February 13 May 8 June 12 July 10 August 14 Sept. 11


Mock Test Date

October 9

If you plan to attend any training day or the mock test contact Rappahannock Chapter Secretary Alyssa Pease at 703-765-5715 orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Observers are welcome at any time but if you are planning to train you will need to order birds ahead of time via the Evite site. If you have any questions you can contact any of the chapter officers for more information.


The Wild Cook:

Pheasant/Chukar Marsala

2 Pheasants or 4 Chukars
Skin and bone breast meat
¼ cup all purpose flour
¼ teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed
1 cup sliced mushrooms  ( baby bellas work well )
1 med. Sweet onion sliced
3 tabs. Butter
¼ cup chicken broth
1/4 cup dry marsala wine

Pound the breasts between 2 pieces of wax paper til they are 1/8 inch thick. Mix flour w/ marjoram, 1/8 teas. Each of salt and pepper. Press the breasts on both sides into the flour mix. In large skillet cook mushrooms & onion in 1 tabs. Butter til tender. Remove from pan and set aside. In same pan brown the breasts in the rest of the butter. Set meat aside. Put the onions & mush. back in the pan with the broth & wine. Cook uncovered scraping the bottom of the pan till mixture thickens. Put the meat back in the pan till heated. Serve over wild or white rice. Enjoy!

Recipe from Lauren Friedman

If anyone has a good game recipe please e-mail it to Nancy Z. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


THANK YOU!

All of the members want to thank Phil Snyder for taking those wonderful pictures at the November test. What a wonderful job he did. Thank You Phil!


Secretary’s Report Rappahannock Chapter 2009

Thanks to everyone who came out and participated in our 2009 tests. We ran a total of 31 dogs over days of testing, including two 112 Prize I NA efforts in March and a whole lot of fun watching a rehomed dog with no training who had been with his new owner only a few days pull out a prize III-level score during an evaluation run in November. The 2010 entry form is now up on the NAVHDA international website atwww.navhda.org/testentry.pdf. At this point you can fill it out online and email it directly from the website by clicking on the mail icon and selecting the “Send Copy” option which will attach a PDF file or you can still print out and snail mail. If you are sending the form directly to the secretary via email please do check and make sure it is received properly as I’ve had a few instances where forms have come through blank. Watch our new website atwww.rappahannock-navhda.comfor updated information on 2010 events.