Archive for July, 2009
A big thanks to Peggy Scott for writing a wonderful story about the 2010 Tails of Kensington Calendar and to Rex & Associates for the fun balloting party! We look forward to carrying the calendar in our store in October.
A Furry Photo Finish
by Peggy Scott
Pg. 20 UpTown News
While every dog may, indeed, have his day, 18 Kensington canines can lay claim to a whole month. And one top dog fetched himself an entire year by winning the cover spot on the 2010 Tails of Kensington Dog Calendar. The photogenic pooches were selected during a Memorial Day “casting call” that included more than 120 hairy hopefuls – from Chihuahuas to American Bulldogs and Standard Poodles – parading past a three-member panel of judges. The large turnout both pleased and challenged organizers.
“I was just relieved that I had enough batteries and memory cards, ” said Janice Roudebush, the calendar’s photographer.
Once the 19 finalists were selected, Roudebush created a portrait of each dog and it was up to the community to pick the “coverdog” via a public voting event held July 17. Would the cover be graced by coquettish Coconut Ruffles? King the handsome husky? Doggie diva Georgia Mae? Once all the votes were counted, it was Skipper the English Mastiff who earned bragging – or wagging – rights as the winner. Read the full story on pg. 20 of Uptown News online