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2017 NATIONAL SPECIALTY

Edison, New Jersey

Where, exactly? The New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield, Avenue, Edison, NJ, 08837
What’s the date again?

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - The Specialty  Schedule
Thursday, March 23, - Toy Dog Show - cancelled
Friday, March 24, - Supported Entry Schedule
Sunday, March 26, - Supported Entry   Schedule

Make a donation for the Supported Entry Trophies:

 

Who’s running this show? Superintendent - Jim Rau for all 4 shows “The March Madness Cluster of Dog Shows
Where can I stay? SHERATON EDISON HOTEL RARITAN CENTER (at entrance to the Expo Center, 1.4 miles from the show site)
125 Raritan Center Parkway, Edison, NJ 08831
732-225-8300 sheraton.com/Edison
RESERVE NOW: $129/King, $139/Double. Rent a room fridge/$10. Dogs under 80 lbs/$50 refundable pet fee. Free shuttle to show.
Where can I eat? The Host Hotel has the Bistro Restaurant, breakfast is served at 6:30AM. The Grill Room has lunch/dinner/bar. Starbucks in the lobby. Food available at show site. LUNCH will be offered to ACA Members at Annual Meeting in the “Affenpinscher Room” next to the ring. note: Banquet on Saturday Eve in the Host Hotel. More info later on this HUGE EVENT.
How do I get there?

Fly into NEWARK (EWR) AIRPORT ONLY. Show is just 24 miles from Newark on the NJTurnpike. Shuttle from Newark to show is available: stateshuttle.com Contact them and reserve a ride to and from ($36/one way).

Now stop looking up how many days are left and MAKE YOUR ROOM RESERVATIONS - NOW

Banquet Information

On Saturday evening, March 25, 2017, you are all invited to attend the BANQUET following the Affenpinscher Club of America’s National Specialty. This BANQUET will take place at the Host Hotel, the Sheraton Edison Hotel at Raritan Center, in Edison, New Jersey. Within walking distance of the Specialty show ring.

We promise there will be little to NO speeches. We Will celebrate our Affenpinschers but no humans will be honored - it’s the dog’s day! It Will be a charitable gathering and we ask you to kindly buy your ticket soon - only $45 payable below via PayPal OR send a check made out to ACA to Sheila Wymore, P.O. 333, Cornville, AZ 86325. This WILL be a Celebration Not To Be Missed. Gifts for all who atend!

There will be a large meal, or feast, complete with main course and desserts.
The menu is:

Minestrone Soup
Display of Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella with Balsamic Reduction
Antipasto Salad Caesar Salad with Homemade Crouton & Parmesan Cheese
Marinated Roasted Vegetable Salad
Pasta Primavera
Lasagna Roulettes with Ricotta Cheese, topped with Marinara Sauce and Mozzarella
Chicken Picatta Lemon Butter Caper Sauce
Tenderloin Tips of Beef with Tri-Colored Peppers & Caramelized Ciopolline Onions
Fresh Rolls & Butter
Tiramisu & Cannoli’s
Cash Bar Open from 6:30 to end of meal

Concurrent to the Banquet will be a Silent Auction. Select and unique items will be displayed on tables around the room. Please take an auction number before you enter the banquet and write down your bid on each item followed by your auction number. The closing of the Silent Auction will be announced 1/2 hour before it closes. At this time you should check your bid(s) to be sure that you are the current highest bidder for each item you’ve chosen. There will also be a Live Auction during the Banquet. The Auctioneers and their assistants will be offering exceptional and noteworthy items of Affenpinscher interest for your examination. Hold up your auction number to place a live bid. Head’s up here Affen lovers - many’s the item that has been lost to another bidder while you were at the bar, getting seconds at the buffet, swallowing your dessert or chatting with a new found Affen friend. When it’s gone, it’s gone.

Purchase your banquet tickets ($45.00): You can change the # of tickets after you click Buy Now button, please list names of attendees.

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Donna Wolfe
Corresponding Secretary
327 Whittier Street
Highland Village, TX 75077
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