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Dear PCVMA Members,
There’s no meeting scheduled this month, so we encourage everyone to attend the FVMA conference in Tampa May 16-19th. We look forward to seeing everyone again in June.
Hillary Maedel, DVM
Plantation Animal Hospital, Tampa, FL
Pinellas County Veterinary Medical Association – President
Pinellas Animal Foundation – Executive Board
TREASURER’S REPORT – 2019 PCVMA DUES NOTICES HAVE BEEN MAILED
Please support your county organization providing you with information and opportunities on continuing education, political/legislative issues, business/financial issues, Pharmacy & Laws and Rules required CE and social events throughout the year. Practice owners, please help your associates with their membership and the PCVMA with your continued support.
Dues are $100.00 per year per veterinarian.
Checks and inquires can be address to:
Dr. Ernest Godfrey
Pinellas Animal Hospital
7791 52nd Street North
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
WOULD EVERYONE TAKE A MINUTE TO REVIEW ANY CLASSSIFIED ADS YOU MAY HAVE POSTED IN THIS NEWS LETTER. PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU WANT THEM REMOVED, OTHERWISE YOU MAY CONTINUE TO GET LOTS OF UNNECESSARY PHONE CALLS OR E-MAILS. ANY CORRECTIONS ARE ALSO WELCOME.
Meeting Schedule for 2019: Dr. Maedel outlined the following meetings.
May – Please Attend the FVMA Conference in Tampa
June 17, 2019 – Cervical Myelopathy – SCAN – Dr. Jim Cook
July 20, 2019 – PCVMA Baseball Game – Hill’s/Idexx -Tropicana
August 19, 2019 – Oncology – BluePearl – Bascom’s
September 7, 2019 – BOWser & CATsino Ball-Belleair Country Club
October 21, 2019 – TBD – Merck – Bascom’s
November 18, 2019 – TBD – Idexx – Bascom’s
December – No Meeting – Happy Holidays
General discussion and agreement : Bascom’s charges $75.00
for plated dinners with two drink tickets. Most sponsors have a
limit on what they can spend. Board members agreed that
Bascom’s was an great place to have our meetings. Centrally
located, well known, great food and service and we have always
been treated fairly. We decided to continue to have our meeting
there even if we need to supplement the cost from PCVMA funds.
We also discussed having unsponsored meetings with local
speakers and using membership dues/PCVMA funds to pay.
Election of Officers and Directors:
President – Dr. Hillary Maedel – Plantation Animal Hospital
BOD voted to have the President serve a two year term.
President-Elect – open
Past President – Dr. Don Howell – Midway Animal Hospital
Secretary – Dr. Samantha McHenry – Midway Animal Hospital
Serving last of a two year term
Treasurer – Dr. Ernie Godfrey – Pinellas Animal Hospital
Serving last of a two year term
Directors – Dr. Janell Dowling – Serving the last year of a two year
Drs. Kim Donovan, Michael Rumore and Mark Scribano.
Served their last year of two year terms and up for re-election.
Dr. Donovan wishes to be re-elected to the BOD.
Drs. Rumore and Scribano were not at the meeting and no
response of their intentions at this time.
Drs. Marie Raver, Joel Murphy and Scott Trefz have agreed to
have their names on the ballot for election at the January 14th
meeting of the PCVMA at Bascom’s Chop House.
Tallahassee FVMA Legislative Days: March 12-14th.
Drs. Howell and Maedel will be representing the PCVMA
Drs. Klemawesch, Godfrey and Morgan will be representing
the PCVMA & FVMA.
Commissioner John Morroni Memorial Awards Banquet February 16th:
The PCVMA will be purchasing a table at the event; we have been
sponsoring the annual “Outstanding K-9 and Officer of the Year”
for several years. A great recognition for our organization.
Dr. Samantha McHenry | Secretary