Puppy Pride 2019

Twin Cities Pride

The North Star Kennel Club will once again be participating in the Twin Cities Pride Celebration. Remember…this year’s Pride is a week earlier than usual, owing to the WorldPride celebration in New York City, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots!

Details are still being worked out, but right now we can confirm the following:

  • We will be working a shift at the Minnesota Leather Pride booth.
  • We are planning to hold our 2019 Walkies in the Park immediately before or after our shift at the Minnesota Leather Pride booth.
  • Based on member feedback, we have decided to forego a separate parade unit this year. Instead, we will be marching with the large Leather Pride flag at the front of the parade!

Duluth/Superior Pride

The Lead Pack will be reviewing options for participating in the Duluth/Superior Pride Celebration at the June membership meeting. If you are interested in participating in an NSKC delegation, join us at this meeting or contact the Lead Pack.

We have also learned that the Twin Ports Kennel Club, a new group that has formed in Duluth/Superior, will be hosting a Pride mosh following the Duluth/Superior Pride Parade this coming Labor Day weekend. As we get more details, we will share them with you!

For more information….

For more information on these upcoming events, stay tuned to this website, our Facebook page and groups, or our Twitter feed!

New Member Joins Lead Pack

Sir Steve Douthat Takes Over as Education and Events Chair

We have a new Lead Pack member, Sir Steve Douthat! Sir Steve is an Illinois native who really embraces his handler side. He joined us after having been a member of the Chicago Puppy Patrol to do more for our pup community. He has taken the role as chair of our Education and Events Committee, ready to bring fun new ideas to the Club that everyone can enjoy!

NSKC to Co-Host Mosh with Badger-PAH in July

The North Star Kennel Club is proud to announce that it is co-hosting a mosh with Badger-PAH on July 27 from 1-5pm at Scooter’s in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The mosh will be followed by a dinner outing with those wanting to attend. We hope to see you there!

Monthly Membership Meetings

As a reminder, our monthly meetings are the third Wednesday of every month at 7pm, and are held in the Lower Level Conference Room of 2021 E Hennepin Ave. These meetings are open to the public, so anyone can come, listen in, and share their two cents.

Club Merchandise

Remember that members can purchase our merchandise, including:

  • large NSKC patches ($25)
  • small NSKC patches ($10)
  • NSKC membership pins ($5)
  • NSKC friendship pins (3 for $5)
  • NSKC wristbands ($2)

You can buy our merchandise at any of our events or contact Bruizer, our Membership Committee chair for details!

Give us your feedback and Event Ideas!

Please use our feedback form to give us any comments, suggestions, or questions you might have. These are sent to the Lead Pack and the committees that perform the club’s activities. You can find it in the menu bar under Feedback.

If you have an event that you would like us to promote, organize, or co-host with you, please use our event submission form. You can find it in the menu bar under Events.

Volunteer Opportunities

Mosh Committee

The Mosh Committee is looking for volunteers to help in the following roles:

  • setup/breakdown helpers
  • greeters
  • guest/newbie liaisons
  • mosh pit trainers/referee

Marketing Committee

The Marketing Committee is looking for volunteers to help in the following roles:

  • club photographers
  • social media assistants
  • website updates

StrictlyGeneric Discount

As members of the North Star Kennel Club you can get 10% off custom chain maille collars, harnesses and accessories, made by our own Pup Nyx, at StrictlyGeneric.com. Order from him in person and mention the discount, or order online and use code “NSKCMEMBERS” for the discount. Your club membership will be verified.

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