Periodic announcements of interest to the entire club, as well as those considering joining the club are made here. This page, as well as the Event Calendar page, should be those you check most often if you wish to stay current with Club information. If you have any information to share with the club, please contact Mel and she will post it.
March 4, 2019
SUNSHINE SHOWDOWN I & II – Event Flyer and Entry Forms have been posted to the Event Calendar page of this site.
MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR SHARON HIGGS— March 9th @ 2:00 pm at Beggs Funeral Home, Monticello Chapel 485 E Dogwood Street, Monticello, FL 32344. Gilling’s is the local florist is setting up the service. 859-997-2015
October 30, 2018
MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR KAREN MUTH– Monday, November 19th, 9:30a at the Church of Incarnation on Bee Ridge Rd in Sarasota, FL. Please, no flowers.
April 30, 2018
CERF Testing Results: 51 total dogs were tested, of which 11 were AKC registered. Thanks go out to Dr. Heidi Denis and Daphne Duval for making this available.
April 12, 2018
SPECIAL 3 MONTH PUPPY CONFORMATION CLASSES!! During Sunshine Showdown I & II next weekend we will have conformation classes for 3 month old puppies. Use class #00 on your entry forms. ALSO, Daphne DuVall will be hosting CERF testing on Saturday. You can pick up paperwork from her as early as Friday.
March 26, 2018
SSJRTC SUNSHINE SHOWDOWN Trial Booklet and Entry Forms have been posted to the Event Calendar page of this site. Entries must be post-marked by April 11th.
November 27, 2017
BRING DONATIONS TO THAW YOUR PAWS! Please help us support the Levy Animal Friends by bringing new and gently-used items such as: bedding, leashes, toys, bowls, towels, cleaning materials and new, unopened food– basically, anything that you would use with your own pets. These are the folks that help set up and tear down our events. Let’s return the favor!!
September 21, 2017
FOUR DOGS STILL NEED A NEW HOME! Due to a death in the family of one of our long-term club members, their Jack Russell Terriers need to be re-homed. Please consider giving a new Forever Home to one of them yourself or share this information with someone you think might be able to help. Thank you!! Here they are: Sharon -9-21-17. Interested parties should contact Sharon Higgs at 850~284~1518.
September 19, 2017
REMINDER FOR THIS WEEKEND!! OCHLOCKONEE RIVER PONY CLUB Terrier Fun Days – Sept 22-24, 2017 Tallahassee FL. Please see the Event Calendar page for details, contact information and entry forms. Note: This is not an SSJRTC-sponsored event; posted as a courtesy.
August 22, 2017
JACK RUSSELL TERRIERS IN NEED OF RE-HOMING – See attached flyer: List of dogs that need re-homes for some JRTs that need a new home due to a death in the family. There are also more than shown on this flyer available. If you can provide a home to any of these JRTs, please contact Sharon Higgs at: 850~284~1518.
August 14, 2017
IT IS WITH VERY SAD HEARTS WE ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF LONG-TIME CLUB MEMBER AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBER RAY HIGGS. Services will be held in Monticello FL on 8/26 at 2pm at the Beggs Funeral Home at 485 E. Dogwood street.
August 9th, 2017
BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTIONS – to be held during the Nov 3-4, 2017 SSJRTC & GCTN Membership Appreciation and Russell Mania Fun Day. Two Officer and Five Director positions are up this term. Some are re-running, other’s are also needed. Please see Elections and BOD Pages of this site for current info and contact Jackie Raes with any questions.
August 9, 2017
OCHLOCKONEE RIVER PONY CLUB Terrier Fun Days – Sept 22-24, 2017 Tallahassee FL. Please see the Event Calendar page for details, contact information and entry forms. Note: This is not an SSJRTC-sponsored event; posted as a courtesy.
July 27, 2017
BOARD MEETING THIS SATURDAY, July 29th!! Board meeting, followed by an equipment clean-up work day, will be held at the home of Todd & Debbie Smith in Umatilla FL. The meeting will start at noon, work following. Please email Jackie Rayes for directions.
April 3, 2017
FYI – FREE HEART AND EYE CLINIC FOR ALL BREEDS – Being offered by the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club, June 3rd in Crystal River FL. See https://mfgrc.org/mfgrc-host-heart-eye-clinic-june-3/ for info.
March 29, 2017
THE SSJRTC IS REGRETFULLY ANNOUNCING
DUE TO A HEALTH ISSUE WITH URSULA SCHWALBE WE WILL BE HAVING A B TRIAL ON SUNDAY4/2 (NO CONFORMATION). JOAN CROUSE HAS GRACIOUSLY AGREED TO MOVE FROM SUNDAY TO SATURDAY 4/1, SO OUR PARTICIPANTS CAN LEAVE EARLY ON SUNDAY.
March 16, 2017
CERF TESTING AT SUNSHINE SHOWDOWN! Note: CERF testing will be provided on April 1st only. $25. ML Church, DVM. Daphne Duvall’s Blue Bird Bus near conformation. Contact Daphne to schedule: firstname.lastname@example.org or 863*604*0403 . See Event Calendar page of this site for full trial details.
February 27, 2017
SOMETHING NEW AT SUNSHINE SHOWDOWN I & II 2017!! Please bring any of the following items to donate to the Levy County Animal Friends: dog crates and pads, dog toys, food, treats, leashes, beds and pet clothing. We all have a surplus of these items in our garage! Let’s support the work of this fine organization that volunteers at our dog trials. A collection point will be provided. Any questions, please contact Shelley Holland who is coordinating this effort.
February 14, 2017
HAPPY VALENTINES’ DAY SSJRTC! 2017 THAW YOUR PAWS TRIALS AND FL STATE FAIR JRT RACING RESULTS have been posted to the Results page of this site. THE TRIAL FLYER AND ENTRY FORMS FOR SUNSHINE SHOWDOWN 2017 have been posted to the Event Calendar page of this site.
January 7, 2017
REGARDING CERF CLINIC– We are unable to provide CERF testing during the 2017 Thaw Your Paws trials due to health reasons of the tester. However, we will schedule CERF testing for the Sunshine Showdown trials in April. Thanks for your understanding.
January 7, 2017
THE 2017 GOLD COAST TERRIER NETWORK TRIAL FLYER & ENTRY FORMS have been posted to the Event Calendar page of this site.
December 8, 2016
RENEW YOUR SSJRTC MEMBERSHIP THIS MONTH! Updated Membership Applications have been posted to the Membership page of this site.
December 2, 2017
SSJRTC 2017 THAW YOUR PAWS I & II TRIALS – January 14-15, 2017. Details and entry forms have been posted to the Event Calendar page of this website.
November 20, 2016
SSJRTC 2017 FLORIDA STATE FAIR TERRIER RACING flyer and entry form has been posted to the Event Calendar page of this website.
October 31, 2016
SSJRTC BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTIONS TO BE HELD DURING RUSSELL MANIA 2016! Please see Board and Elections pages of this site for more info. Vice President and Secretary officer and four Director positions need to be filled.
October 25, 2016
MEALS AT RUSSELL MANIA– Saturday, November 5th is Covered Dish. Please bring a dish to share. If you are staying over that night, there will also be Covered Dish for that. On Sunday November 6th, the clubs are providing hamburgers and hot dogs.
October 17, 2016
2016 RUSSELL MANIA 50:50 SILENT AUCTION!! On Sunday, November 6th, there will be a Silent Auction. Please bring items to raise money for the clubs. Contributors will receive 50% of what their item brings $$$. Does not have to be dog related.
September 29, 2016
2016 YULETIDE I & II DETAILS AND ENTRY FORMS HAVE BEEN POSTED TO THE EVENT CALENDAR PAGE OF THIS SITE.
September 26, 2016
2016 RUSSELL MANIA!!! SSJRTC/ GCTN FUN DAY AND MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION DAY! Nov 5-6, 2016. Details and entry forms have been posted to the Event Calendar page of this website.
September 2, 2016
JOINT SSJRTC/ GCTN FUN DAY AND MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION DAYS NOVEMBER 5-6, 2016! Reduced entry fees for racing, GTG, SE, TT, and lure coursing. Held in Umatilla FL. Details on entry form flyer will be posted in the next few days. Please check back!
Announcements may be maintained on this page for approximately six months.