HISTORY OF THE COLONIAL BLOODHOUND CLUB
A descendant of the Mid-Atlantic Bloodhound Club, the Colonial Bloodhound Club was founded September 27, 1987, at a supported entry and picnic at the Old Dominion Kennel Club Show, then held at Bull Run Park, Virginia.
The founding officers were as follows: President, Ginger Branyon; Vice President, Charlie Sexton; Recording Secretary, Martha Brodie; Corresponding Secretary, Joan Coll; Treasurer, Lil Fithian; and Directors Carol Burns, Helen Brand, Kathy Kern, Jim Rathbun, Jim Ryan, and George Sinkinson
In addition to the officers, the founding members include Jackie Sinkinson, Eileen & Albert Reed, Anne Legge, Mary Lou & Ted Olszewski, Phil & Sandra Park, Ron & Ginny Salmon, Betty Trumbo, Liz & Robert Stanford, Suzanne Wood, Phyllis & Jim Morefield, Lynne & Don Pegelow, Anne Schettig, Mary C. Ryan, Freda Monroe, Jerome & Rebecca Cozart, Mary Platt, Daphne & Robert Myers, Lynn Bailey, Dan Nosenchuck, Cindy Goble, Amy Lu Weaver, Greg & Sharon Davis, Joseph & Lisa Brand, Betsy Conway, Donna Emery, Charles & Joan Frey, and Joyce Ewart.
GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLONIAL BLOODHOUND CLUB
The Club’s geographical area includes Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. However, the CBC Constitution states that membership shall not be restricted to the designated area. In fact, membership is open to all persons 18 or older who are in good standing with the American Kennel Club, the American Bloodhound Club, and who subscribe to the Club’s Constitution and By-Laws. Persons under 18 years of age qualify for Junior Membership. Applicants may apply for membership on a form approved by the Colonial Bloodhound Club. Two sponsors who are Club members are required to sign.
The Club is officially recognized as the American Bloodhound Club regional club of the Northeast.