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  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A Regional Meeting was held at the Medina, OH show, the weekend of August 24-25, 2008. The minutes from the meeting can be found here.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING:A Regional meeting will be held in conjunction with the Cleveland Persian Show in Parma, Ohio on October 13-14, 2007.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING:A Regional Meeting was held at the Monroeville, PA show, the weekend of March 17-18, 2007. The minutes from the meeting can be found here.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING:A Regional Meeting was held the weekend of January 13, 2007. The minutes from the meeting can be found here.

  • CLERKING SCHOOL SCHEDULED:A Clerking School will be held in conjunction with the Western PA Cat Fanciers' Show, the weekend of March 17, 18, 2007. Contact Marilyn McBane for further information.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING:A Regional Meeting was held at the Cleveland Persian Society Show in Parma, OH, the weekend of October 14-15, 2006.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held the weekend of August 12-13, 2006, at the Exotic Breeders show in Columbus, Ohio.

  • GLR Awards Show Survey:The survey results are in, and you can view them here.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on the weekend of February 25-26, 2006, at the Cincinnati Cat Club show in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on the weekend of January 14-15, 2006, at the Mid-Michigan Cat Fanciers show in Maumee, Ohio. The minutes from the meeting can be found here.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on Sunday, November 27, 2005, at the Buffalo Cat Fanciers Show in Hamburg, NY.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on October 9, 2005, at the Great Lakes Regional Fundraiser show in Niles, OH. This meeting had a general agenda, with special attention to the June awards show and banquet.

  • UPCOMING CLERKING SCHOOL:
    Saturday, January 21, 2006
    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Fee: $35.00
    Instructor: Ronna Collila
    Sponsors: Cleveland Persian Society

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting was held on September 24, 2005, at the Queen City Cat Club show in Wilmington, OH. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the 2008 Annual Meeting, which is being hosted by the Great Lakes Region.

  • Photos of the Region's Top Cats are now available. Listings of additional winners is available. Photos will be added soon.

  • SHOW SCHEDULING ISSUES: Great Lakes Region Clubs - Please read this message with regards to show scheduling issues.

  • SCHEDULED REGIONAL MEETING: A regional meeting will be held on April 23 at the Cat Nation Fanciers show in Erie, PA.

  • FUNDRAISER: Your CFA Club has the opportunity of winning $500.00 worth of cat toys and paper streamers to be used as Rosettes for your Club's next show.

  • REGIONAL MEETING: A Regional Meeting wass held in Hamburg, NY on Sunday, November 28, 2004 at the Buffalo Cat Fanciers show. MINUTES (PDF)

  • HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BOARD MEETING: October 2004

  • Cat Breeder Referral ServiceCAT BREEDER REFERRAL SERVICE: CFA is offering an online Cat Breeder Referral Service which allows you, the breeder, to enter and update your information and photos at your convenience. Once enrolled, there is no charge for changes to photos or text. You can make these changes for FREE! Access to the Cat Breeder Referral Service (CBRS) is through your Online User Account. Becoming a CFA Online User is FREE! This will be your gateway to many other services in the future.

  • CFA LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE NEWS: October 2004

  • REGIONAL MEETING: A Regional Meeting was held in Niles, Ohio, October 9th. Minutes.

  • REGIONAL MEETING: A Regional Meeting was held in Columbus, Ohio, August 14 at the Exotic Breeders Show. Minutes

  • UPCOMING CLERKING SCHOOL:
    Friday October 29, 2004
    Brockport, NY (near Rochester)
    Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Sweden Community Center - 4927 Lake Rd, Brockport, NY 14420
    Fee: $30.00 (Lunch not included, 1 hour break - coupons provided towards lunch at a nearby restaurant )
    Instructor: Karen Lawrence
    Assistant Instructor: Nancy Grandison
    Contact: Nancy Grandison - Unit 98-51 Paulander Drive - Kitchener ON N2M 5E5
    Phone: 519-578-7777
    E-mail: balinan@sympatico.ca
    Limit: 15 students (open to all)
    Closing date: Monday, September 27, 2004
    Sponsors: Hallmark Cat Club & Educated Guess Cat Club (make cheques payable to Hallmark Cat Club, US Funds)

  • REGIONAL OFFICERS: The following have agreed to serve the Region; other appointments will be announced as needed:
    Regional secretary - Joel Chaney.
    Finance Committee - Chuck Gradowski- Chair, Chris Simpson- Treasurer, Ron Pastor - Member at large.
    Region 4 scheduler - Sandi Douglas. Sandi has set up a specific e-mail address for scheduling. You may contact her at Scheduler@CFAgreatlakes.org
    2008 Annual - JoAnn Cummings will chair the 2008 Annual.

  • CFA is proud to announce the opening of its Online Shopping Catalog!: Order Online at CFA!Now you can buy all kinds of books, reports, publications, CFA services, subscriptions, etc online, using a secure server to checkout with a credit card. Everything from Show Rules to duplicate registration certificates, from Almanac subscriptions to E-points subscriptions, from Yearbooks to Breed Profiles and from Certified Pedigrees to Cattery Offspring Reports. Gift certificates and really neat cat carriers are available, plus a whole lot more!

  • ATTENTION CLUBS!: Show producing clubs will be charged $1.00 surcharge per entry beginning with shows licensed on or after September 1, 2001 and/or occurring after January 1, 2002; $.50 of this surcharge will go to CFA and $.50 to the region where the show is held. Clubs will be expected to submit payment with the show records package at the conclusion of the show. The surcharge does not apply to International Division or Canadian clubs. Regions may still collect the regional surcharge for shows held prior to the effective date of the national surcharge.

  • The following show rule change passed by the CFA Board will take effect May 1, 2002. Clubs should note this change so that they can plan accordingly. Add to Show Rule 12.03 a new paragraph d. as follows:

    12.03 d. Any show held on a weekend different from the previous year must have the written permission of the Regional Director for the region in which the show is planning to be held. Written permission must accompany the show license application. Shows being held in the International Division must have the authorized signature of the Chairman for the International Division if they are applying for a show date different from the previous year's show.

  • The following forms are available from the CFA web site! Note that you will need to download a free copy of Acrobat Reader in order to use these forms:

  • Need to contact CFA Central Office? The general email address is cfa@cfa.org but there are also specialty email addresses as well:


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