Bob Peters Retires.
After 20 years as a Superintendent of Dog Shows, Bob has retired and suspended operations of Bob Peters Dog Shows.† This is Bobís second retirement as he previously retired from Corning in 1987.
Pete Peters is working with MB-F as a Superintendent and as Supervisor of the Entry Department.
Jim Logan, Patís brother passed away due to cancer September 24, 2007.
Bob was honored in 1994 to be the sixth person to be inducted into the The John Dalton Society of Friends of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.†† Those previously inducted into the John Dalton Society in 1992 were William Lavery and James McComas, Past Presidents Virginia Tech; Richard Talbot, Past Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993, and Senator William Truban, and Roie Godsie in 1994.
The John Dalton Society of Friends
of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Mr. Robert C. Peters
Whereas, Robert C. Peters has distinguished himself as a businessman, a community servant, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, a reserve officer in the United States Air Force, dog fancier and a supporter of the profession of veterinary medicine; and,
Whereas, Robert C. Peters compiled a 31 year career in industry, including 27 years of service with Corning Glass of Danville, Virginia, where he served as Department Head of Maintenance; Production Planning, and as Plant Controller, a company from which he retired in 1987; and
Whereas, throughout that time he served his community and the region as a member of the Pittsylvania County School Board, a Director on the Pittsylvania County Industrial Development Authority, Corningís Representative to the Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine Foundation; and,
Whereas, Robert C. Peters has achieved significant renown, made manifold contributions to the industry of dog showing, breeding, and show competition, and contributed to the welfare of animals through influencing the passage of legislative policies intended to protect the welfare of animals; and,
Whereas, Robert C. Peters has served as President of the Virginia Federation of Dog Clubs and Breeders, President of the Irish Terrier Club of America, President of the North Carolina Confederacy of Dog Clubs, an AKC Licensed Judge, and now serves as a American Kennel Club Dog Show Superintendent; and,
Whereas, Robert C. Peters served as a distinguished member of the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine from 1978-89, and as Chairman of that body from 1984-89; and,
Whereas, during that tenure Robert C. Peters made substantial contributions to the development of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine through political action, leadership, wisdom, and dedication; then,
Be it hereby resolved, that on the 13th day of May, 1994, the College Council does hereby proclaim that Robert C. Peters be recognized as a member of the John N. Dalton Society of Friends of the Virginia-Maryland regional College of Veterinary Medicine, a society which exists to recognize those individuals who have performed most distinguished service to the College.
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Peter Eyre, Dean