2016 HEA Request for Nominations

HEINRICH ESSIG AWARDS COMMITTEE
SEEKS NOMINATIONS 

THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE WORKED TIRELESSLY FOR THE WELLBEING OF OUR DOGS AND OR OUR CLUB AND WE WANT TO KNOW WHO THEY ARE. 

CALLING FOR NOMINATIONS for outstanding contributions to Leonbergers and/or to the Leonberger Club of America.  Please read over the award descriptions below and designate for which award you have in mind for your nomination.  Then, write a short note that describes the reasons you are making your nomination and e-mail it to marydecher@gmail.com by February 29th, 2016.  

Thank you from the HEA Committee: Yves Parent, Carin Shadwick, Linda Spiro, Glen Ferguson and Mary Decher, Chair. 

AWARD DESCRIPTIONS

The Heinrich Essig Award:  The Heinrich Essig Award is the LCA’s highest honor.  It is named after the man that tradition holds created the Leonberger breed; Heinrich Essig, a town counselor in the town of Leonberg, Germany.  The Heinrich Essig Award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to the club sustained over the course of many years.  This award comes with a life long membership.

The Leo Award:  The Leo Award is given for exceptional work on a particular project, or for body of work on behalf of the breed or the club that takes place over the course of a year.  It can be awarded for a particularly well-done individual project, or for more generally applied excellence.

The Leonberger Heart Award:  Sometimes people do things that don’t really benefit the breed or the club as a whole, but which show remarkable heart nonetheless. The Leonberger Heart Award has been created to honor these people.

Certificates of Appreciation:  Certificates of Appreciation are awarded to anyone who has done any type of work for which the Club should express special appreciation.  It generally refers to work over the past year, but is not limited to any particular time period.

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO E-MAIL ANY HEA COMMITTEE MEMBER WITH QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.

Glen Ferguson fergusong1@gmail.com

Yves Parent YP@wispertel.net

Linda Mullins-Spiro lkmspirio@iname.com,

Carin Shadwick cmshadwick@gmail.com

Mary Decher marydecher@gmail.com

Please submit your nomination to marydecher@gmail.com by February29thth, 2016