BSDC March 2013 Newsletter

 

It's Spring!!!! Just think, driving events will be starting soon and we are looking forward to a great season! We have lots of news to cover so let's start with the list of drives that are submitted so far. This is includes both confirmed and pending events.

March 10th,  BSDC meeting at the Good Hope Lutheran Church , Arlington, Ohio from 2-4 p.m.

April, BSDC Clinic, Hancock County Fairgrounds, Findlay, Ohio from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. ( the date is still pending)

May 4th, VanBuren State Park, VanBuren, Ohio (confirmed)

May 18th, McCutchenville Inn Drive, McCutchenville, Ohio (confirmed)

May 31st thru June 2nd, Carriage Round-up, Lexington, Ky. (confirmed)

June 16th, Richwood Drive, Richwood, Ohio (confirmed)

June 22nd, Gene Autry Days, Kenton, Ohio (pending)

July 6th, Upper Sandusky Historical Society, Upper Sandusky, Ohio (pending)

August, Yunger Park Drive, Bucyrus, Ohio (date and event pending)

September 15th, Parker Bridge Drive, Upper Sandusky, Ohio (confirmed)

September, Coon Hunters Drive, Tiffin, Ohio (date is pending)

October 19th, Higgins Drive, (pending)

This is the list of events that we have on the schedule so far. If anyone is interested in having a drive or an event, please let the BSDC Board of Directors know so we can add your event to the list. As you can see we have many things scheduled but it's never too late to add an event. As always, please refer to the BSDC Newsletter for updates and changes that may occur. Sometimes things may change or be canceled and I will not have enough time to make the correction in the article, so check the newsletter, and you might even get a phone call if things change at the last minute.

We do have new officers for the club. The 2013 officers are as follows: President, Roger Murray, Vice-President, Roger Higgins Jr., Secretary, Molly Owen, and Treasurer, Mark Newman. Jackie Minges will be doing the newsletter and Roger Higgins Jr. will be doing the Equine Journal Article. Congratulations to the new officers! I will have a complete list of names and contact numbers    in the next article. 

The Board of Directors met prior to the regular business meeting to plan the direction of club for 2013. Once the officers were decided, we addressed several issues and concerns of the club. We discussed some options for the "hot weather" months when it's too hot for a regular driving. If anyone has any concerns or suggestions please let us know. We would appreciate your input and ideas. 

Now would be a great time for everyone to get things ready for the drives. Safety is the number one priority. When you take the time now to make sure all of your driving elements are in great shape and working condition, it could save you alot of headaches when the events start. If anyone has questions that you would like answers to, please contact us. We have members in the club with alot of experience. Please feel free to ask any questions, if you we don't know the answer we can always do our best to find out. Sometimes when those questions are answered, you will have more confidence in driving.

We always extend an invitation to everyone to come and see what the BSDC is all about. Feel free to come and check us out! 

I am in need of more pictures for the article. Please send any information that you would like to have printed in the Equine Journal and any pictures too. My contact information is,
Roger Higgins Jr. , ph. 740-251-7193, email address higgy122@gmail.com.  

Thanks to everyone for your support. You are the success of the club. It takes everyone to make things happen!

Until next month, 

Enjoy! 

Roger Higgins Jr. /   Reporter