Dear Maxine:

It is my distinct pleasure, on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Field Spaniel Society of America, to inform you that you are the unanimous recipient of the 2017 AKC “Outstanding Sportsmanship Award”!

Maxine, you are so deserving of this award, having served as club Secretary, Recording Secretary, a Director, a long-time member of the Health Committee, and Membership Chairman, and the list goes on. You have been a long- standing supporter of and contributor to our club as a principled breeder, and one who is committed to the overall betterment of Field Spaniels. Over the years, you have generously given of your time and talents to the Field Spaniel Society of America! While this award is an important recognition of many of your contributions, it cannot completely express our sincere gratitude for your commitment to this organization and to our Field Spaniel breed. For all of the above, and for much more which has gone unsaid, we thank you! Please accept this award on behalf of the Board and the entire Field Spaniel Society of America club membership.

We continue to wish you the best as you recuperate from your recent illness. And we send you greetings of the season!

Warmest regards,

Jim Constance President, FSSA