AmazonSmile

Members, AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. When first visiting AmazonSmile, …

Grant for Aussie Rescue Organizations

Members,   Thanks to a generous donation to the ASCA Foundation with funds marked for rescue, from the estate of Susan Youngblood, grants are now available to eligible rescue organizations. The funds will be granted in $5000.00 increments to 501(c)3 organizations that rescue primarily Australian Shepherds. Each organization can receive one grant per calendar year.   Please contact me (the …

Asca go fund me email

The email asking for money for a GoFundMe account is a scam. We are aware of this and looking into it. Please do not send them money.

Purina Pro Club Partnership Program

Members,   For those of you who feed Purina and are members of the Pro Club, don’t forget to enroll in the Purina Parent Club Partnership Program.   Purina will donate 10% of the value of the Weight Circle points you submit. Half will go to ASCA and half to the Canine Health Foundation. Your earned points are not touched. …

February Teleconference Meeting of the Board

Members, This month’s teleconference meeting of the ASCA Board of Directors is scheduled for Thursday, February 14th at 6:00 pm CST.   Agenda: Executive Session Topics: 1. Treasurer’s Report – This report is compiled to present to the Treasurer (Roberts) and the Board ASCA’s current fiscal condition and projections for the future. This report is a confidential document and shall …

ASCA Committees

Members, Are you interested in being a part of an ASCA Committee? Is there an ASCA Program that you feel passionate about? Worried you don’t have enough experience?   You don’t have to be an expert to be on a committee. ASCA needs dedicated people that want to be a part of the future of ASCA.   To join a …

Scholarship from ASCA

Members, Did you know that the ASCA Foundation – ASCA’s tax-deductible charitable foundation – offers a scholarship for students aged 25 and younger?   The Cee Hambo educational scholarship is intended to provide scholarship funds to individuals with a background in Australian Shepherds seeking to extend their education beyond high school (this applies to college or trade/craft school).   Recipients …

Google Classroom Help

Members, Do you have experience using Google Classroom? If so, the Board hopes you’ll consider volunteering to help ASCA’s committees with the technical aspects of the service. You would not be involved in any program-specific education – only to assist those unfamiliar with using Google Classroom.   Write to [email protected] to provide your resume, or with any questions.   Take …

ASCA Hosted Nationals Proposal

Members, The ASCA Board of Directors is considering a proposal for ASCA to run the National Specialty, and they would appreciate your feedback on this idea. If you have other ideas on this topic, the Board would like to hear those, too.   Currently, Affiliate Clubs or Consortiums of Affiliate Clubs put in bids to host Nationals at one of …

Scent Detection Program Committee

Members,   During Nationals the Board voted to form a committee to investigate the process of developing a scent detection program for ASCA.   The Board appointed Liaison is Denise Creelman and Chair is Donna Armstrong.   If you are interested in serving on this committee please send your resume to me (the Executive Secretary [email protected]). The Board will be …