Saturday, February 22
Meeting to be held at the home of Karen and Michael Iofreddo. Phone 703-356-9763.
Location: 7806 Falstaff Road, McLean, VA
Time: 7:30 PM networking; 8 PM meeting.
Program: Watching the AKC DVD “Purposefully Bred Purebred Dogs and Preservation Breeders.” Purebred dogs were created to perform a specifific function and every breed has a unique history. The preservation breeder honors this history by trying to produce the best specimen of the breed and in this sense, “improving it,” but also trying to maintain steady the qualities that make the breed recognizable, able to perform its purpose, and steadfast in appearance and character. A discussion will follow the presentation.
FROM THE CAPITAL BELTWAY COMING FROM MARYLAND exit LEFT onto 267/ I-66 EAST (Exit 45B). Take the “McLean” Exit (2nd right) onto Rt 123. Get into left lane quickly, and turn left at next light onto Lewinsville Road (it’s Great Falls Rd. on right). Get into the left lane, go over the Capital Beltway, and look for Falstaff Road on your left (at entrance to the Hamlet development). Turn left onto Falstaff, and follow it past Romeo Court. We’re on the right at 7806, our house is in back of two other houses on a deep pipestem driveway 7804 and 7808. You may have to park on the street and walk in.
FROM THE BELTWAY COMING FROM THE SOUTH exit at Route 123 East (Dolly Madison Boulevard), McLean (Exit 46B). This is the next exit after the two Route 7 exits. Watch carefully, there have been modififications to this exit! Follow Dolly Madison to Lewinsville Road on the left (it’s Great Falls Rd. on the right). Get into the far left turn lane and stay in that lane, following the directions as above.
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY: If a snow emergency or other severe weather alert is called, the meeting will be cancelled! An email and web site alert will be sent if there is time. If unsure of meeting status, call meeting hosts or BOD member before leaving. We want you to be safe!