SIGRC - History
The club was founded in 1978 for the purpose of promoting the well
being of the breed in our area and sharing our love for Goldens with other Golden Retriever owners. We currently
have a membership of about 20-25 members who are active
in many phases of dog showing, training and breeding. We
also have members who simply love Golden Retrievers and
enjoy being a part of the club. We send out a monthly
newsletter to members and interested parties.
Some of the
accomplishments of our multi-talented club are:
conformation champions, obedience, agility, tracking,
companion dogs, field, canine good citizens, therapy
dogs, and community outreach.
We also have formed a rescue initiative, named FLASH (Finding
Loving And Secure
Homes). Because we are a small club, we
try to work closely with the local Humane Societies and
Animal Control, as well as other Golden Retriever rescue
groups, so that we can find homes for these lovely and
Throughout the year we host and participate in different
functions as a club. When possible we put on a WC/WCX
(land and water retrieves). We end each year with a
Christmas banquet where we present annual awards. Some
past activities have been hosting the GRCA (Golden
Retriever Club of America) Central Regional Specialty,
fun matches, visiting with rehab patients, visiting
nursing homes, club photo sessions, fun field days, club
picnics, and grooming clinics. We are an AKC affiliated
We meet the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 P.M.
Our current meeting place is at the Roca Bar at 1618 S.
Kentucky Ave., Evansville, Indiana, 812.422.7782. However, we do occasionally
hold meetings at other locations which are listed on the
events schedule. New events will be announced.