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Lisa Allmendinger on November 14th, 2017

As promised, following four days in a row traveling back and forth to Kalamazoo for four more dog shows, I am very proud to announce that Buzz now has eight of his needed 10 qualifying scores for a Master Rally title. I’m so proud of this young dog and thank you to everyone who sent […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 7th, 2017

I promised I’d keep everyone updated on my dog show adventures. Buzz and I are home from Flint and Cleveland with four green ribbons. Why is that important? Because we need 10 green (qualifying) ribbons to attain a Rally Master title. The white ones are fourth-place ribbons.  We got scores of 90, 85, 96 and […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 3rd, 2017

As a reminder to readers, this weekend begins my marvelous dog show adventure so I will not be responding to phone calls or emails until Monday. I hope to feel everyone’s positive thoughts as my journey to a Master Rally title begins. Four shows this weekend. And I need 10 qualifying scores to attain this […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 8th, 2017

This week, The Bridge Magazine did a wonderful story about my friend, Tran Longmoore, and his terrific online publication The Saline Post, which just a few months ago was poised to stop publishing. Why? Because despite all the hours he worked seven days a week to publish it, he wasn’t making enough money to pay […]

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If you weren’t able to attend Chelsea Update’s 5th birthday party on July 29, above are the two cakes that were devoured by those who were able to stop by for the celebration. We had a lot of fun and I wanted to thank everyone who took the time to stop by and say Happy […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 23rd, 2017

Today, July 23, marks Chelsea Update‘s fifth birthday. Over those years, I’ve published more than 10,750 stories and photo galleries. How’s that for a lot of Chelsea Community news? Since deciding to give up my full-time job with benefits to publish Chelsea Update for this community, I’ve truly been blessed. In the beginning, help came […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on June 18th, 2017

It’s still a few months away but with the temperatures rising, there’s no better time to remind folks that tick-tock, tick-tock the greatest event in Chelsea is fast approaching. OK, so I admit my bias toward this event, but when it comes to the community reconnecting, nothing tops the Chelsea Community Fair, which will take […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 7th, 2017

In response to this column, readers of Chelsea Update have been most generous and for that I am so grateful and super thankful. I hope everyone knows I’d much rather be spending my time bringing you all the News That’s Fit To Print about Chelsea than asking for donations, which are not tax deductible. But […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 23rd, 2017

Are you one of the thousands of folks who enjoys reading Chelsea Update’s daily news content and/or gets the free newsletter every day so you can keep up with the headlines? Has it helped someone you know or a group in which you are involved? Have you attended an event because you read about it […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 2nd, 2017

As many of you know, I took a little time off to compete at the Rally National Championships (RNC) in Perry, Ga. This is a national competition that is divided into four different classes and to qualify, dogs and handlers need to meet specific requirements that include three scores of 90 or better (out of […]

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