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Publisher’s message: Buzz is fine, we just took some time off from the dog shows

Photo by Burrill Strong. Buzz on a bench outside the Chelsea District Library.

How’s your (almost) summer going?

The staff and I have enjoyed a rather laid-back spring.

We did a demo at the Chelsea District Library but we only showed once in March and once this month — and got the second set of qualifying scores we need to show at the 2020 National Championships next June in Ohio.

Buzz and I need three sets of scores of 93 or better to qualify for the Nationals and we’ll compete for the last set in July — at one of our favorite venues, the Monroe County Fairgrounds at the Ann Arbor Kennel Club dog shows.  

I wanted to update you because I didn’t want people thinking that something might be wrong with Buzz. A lot of people have asked how he’s doing. He’s fine and we’re training – working to perfect a few troublesome exercises. I’m rather laser-focused on trying to get on the podium.

Ryan’s thoroughly enjoying his 12th year and his retirement from the show ring.

While I have your attention, I’d also like to say thank you to the businesses that advertise with Chelsea Update as well as to the following folks who donated to my efforts.

And as always, if you’ve been thinking about making a donation, but haven’t done so, please send a check made out to Chelsea Update in any amount and mail it to Chelsea Update, 18829 Bush Road, Chelsea, MI 48118. Every little bit helps me continue publishing daily the most accurate information possible for the Chelsea community.

And as another update, if you haven’t signed up for the free Chelsea Update newsletter, here’s how. Go to the home page and look for the bright yellow box that says subscribe. The free daily newsletter is sent to your inbox and gives you all the headlines of the day.

I’d like to thank the following people:

  • Catherine Guinan
  • Joanne Ladio
  • Fred Dickinson
  • Daphne Hodder
  • David Beatly
  • Elliot Hudgins
  • Chelsea Athletic Boosters
  • Wendy Reinhardt
  • Jenn Ridley
  • Ed and Joan Driscoll
  • Gladys Kennedy
  • Malinda McCain

    Photo by Burrill Strong. Ryan on a bench outside the Chelsea District Library.


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