2024 GCA Eastern Specialty

When: Friday, May 3, 2024
Where: Best Western - Lehigh Valley Hotel / 300 Gateway Drive / Bethlehem PA

Show Secretary: Judy Lowther, Erie K9 Events Services

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--- WHAT'S NEW (updated 4/7/2024) ---

Additional information added about banquet (including menu items)
Conformation judge for the specialty has been changed to Dr. Camille McArdle DVM
Links to premium lists for all shows added
Banquet and lunch information added
Hotel information added and link for booking
Trophy donations can be made online


--- DEADLINES (updated 4/5/2024) ---
4/17/2024 -- Entries close
4/18/2024 -- Payment and reservations for buffet dinner must be received

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9/1/2020 -- Deadline to receive special nightly rate at host hotel

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2024 GCA Eastern Specialty

When: Friday, May 3, 2024
Where: Best Western - Lehigh Valley Hotel / 300 Gateway Drive / Bethlehem PA
Show Secretary: Judy Lowther, Erie K9 Events Services

Judges

  • Conformation - Dr. Camille McArdle DVM -- JUDGE CHANGE!
  • Sweepstakes - Sioux Forsyth
  • Juniors - Joan Goldstein
  • 4-6 Puppy - Karen Dewey

ALSO, ALL HOUND OBEDIENCE AND RALLY!

Click here for the premium list


Additional Show Information

Central New Jersey Hound Association (same site as Specialty)
Supported Entry

When: Thursday, May 2, 2024
Where: Best Western - Lehigh Valley Hotel / 300 Gateway Drive / Bethlehem PA
Show Superintendent: Jim Rau Dog Shows

Judges

  • Conformation - Patricia M. Cruz
  • Hound Group - Jon Titus Steele
  • Best Owner-Handled - Patricia M. Cruz

Click here for the premium list

Bucks County Kennel Club

When: Saturday, May 4, 2024
Where: Mercer County Park / Old Trenton & South Post Roads / W Windsor Twp NJ

Judges:

  • Conformation - Espen Engh
  • Best in Hound Group - Espen Engh
  • Best in Show - Linda M. Riedel
  • Best Owner-Handled in Group - Lance Deloria
  • Best Owner-Handled in Show - Colin R. Hill

Show Superintendent: Jim Rau Dog Shows
Click here for the premium list

Trenton Kennel Club (Sunday)

When: Sunday, May 5, 2024
Shere: Mercer County Park / Old Trenton & South Post Roads / W Windsor Twp NJ

Judges:

  • Conformation - Jason Hoke
  • Best in Hound Group - Neena L. Van Camp
  • Best in Show - Wood Wornall
  • Best Owner-Handled in Group - Lydia Coleman Hutchinson
  • Best Owner-Handled in Show - Susan M. Petermann

Show Superintendent: Jim Rau Dog Shows
Click here for the premium list

Trenton Kennel Club (Monday)

When: Monday, May 6, 2024
Where: Mercer County Park / Old Trenton & South Post Roads / W Windsor Twp NJ

Judges:

  • Conformation - Neena L. Van Camp
  • Best in Hound Group - Linda M. Riedel
  • Best in Show - Espen Engh
  • Best Owner-Handled in Group - Diane Collings
  • Best Owner-Handled in Show - Betsy Horn Humer

Show Superintendent: Jim Rau Dog Shows
Click here for the premium list


Grab and Go Lunch

Thursday, May 2nd, and Friday, May 3rd

Available in the restaurant from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Sandwich of salad, chips, and a drink for $16

Preorders are not required


2024 Specialty Banquet

What: All Hound Social, Dinner and Art Auction
When: Thursday, May 2nd 2024
Where: Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center / Bethlehem, PA

  • 5:30 PM cocktail hour; 6:30 PM buffet; 7:30 - 9:30 PM, auction
  • This is a buffet dinner with a cash bar
  • Dinners must be reserved by 4/18/2024 (see payment information below)
  • NO DAY OF RESERVATIONS! (Hotel must have counts prior to the event)
  • Contact Erica Jantos (vomvamuse@hotmail.com) if you have any items to donate for the auction
  • Some examples of auction items already received can be seen here: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100091430107002

Buffet menu:
Arcadian Mix with Fresh Garden Vegetables, House Dressings
Baked Salmon with Spinach and Pesto
Herb Crusted Pork Loin with Natural Au Jus (Gluten free)
Seasonal Oven Roasted Vetetables (Vegetarian option)
Chefs Choice of Starch
Warm Rolls and Butter
Chef's Choice Dessert
Complete Coffee Station, Iced Tea & Water

Payments for dinner reservations can be made with a credit card, debit card, or PayPal account
or by mailing a check (see below)

Thinking about bidding in the auctions?
Then remember to bring a check (or multiple checks)
to bid on things from the various groups' auctions.

Pay $40 per person for your 2024 Specialty banquet reservations by check

  1. Make the check payable to 'Garden State Saluki Club'
  2. Include a note with the name(s) of the person attending the banquet
  3. Mail to: Howard Solomon / 122 Laurel Road / Newton, NJ  07860

CHECK MUST BE RECEIVED BY 4/18/2024!

Pay $42 per person for your 2024 Specialty banquet reservations using a PayPal account, debit card, or credit card.

  1. Enter the last name of the person attending the banquet
  2. After pressing the Pay Now button you'll be able to enter the number of reservations
  3. Follow the instructions to make the payment
  4. Payment must be made by 4/18/2024

Please enter the last name of person attending the banquet

Hotel Information

Lehigh Valley Hotel and Conference Center

300 Gateway Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Phone: 610-866-5800
Fax: 610-867-9121

This hotel has a lot of grass and is totally dog friendly!

Click here for hotel reservations for the Hound Weekend


2024 GCA Eastern Trophy Donations

Donate Online

After clicking 'Pay Now',
complete the amount you wish to donate on the next page in 'Price per item'.
Then sign into PayPal or choose 'Don't have a PayPal Account?' to pay by credit or debit card.


Enter trophy being sponsored


If you have questions or additional information about your trophy donation, email Patti Clark

Donate by check

Or, checks may be made out to Greyhound Club of America with "2024 GCA Eastern trophy donation" in the note and mailed to Joan Malak, GCA Treasurer / 5602 Bacon Road / Petersburg, MI  49270

We hope you will all consider donating to this event and thank you in advance for your generosity.


2023 GCA Eastern Memorabilia
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2023 Greyhound Club of America Eastern Specialty Merch Store information

  • This is an on-demand store, all sales are final - what you order is exactly what we order!
  • This store is open and orders are collected from August 28th - September 8th and placed in bulk at the close of the store on September 8th with exact quantities and sizes.
  • Changes or cancellations after September 8th are not permitted.
  • Orders will be packed and shipped no later than September 29th. 
  • All order placed outside of the US won't be fulfilled and will be refunded.

If you have questions regarding an order, please contact Lawrenz or Savanah with Boundless Network.

lmanulit@boundlessnetwork.com

Thank you! 
Savanah Alpert
salpert@boundlessnetwork.com


2023 GCA Eastern Catalog Ads

Pay for your catalog ad

After clicking 'Pay Now',
complete the amount you wish to donate on the next page in 'Price per item'.
Then sign into PayPal or choose 'Don't have a PayPal Account?' to pay by credit or debit card.

Thank you for your support of the 2023 GCA Eastern Specialty!

Inscription in catalog
Inscription in catalog
Inscription in catalog
Inscription in catalog

Or, checks may be made out to Greyhound Club of America with "2021 Central Specialty Trophies" in the note and mailed to Joan L Malak, GCA Treasurer / 5602 Bacon Road / Petersburg, MI  49270

PayPal invoices for different amounts can also be requested from Joan at majikees@cass.net

We hope you will all consider donating to this event and thank you in advance for your generosity.