Mrs. Arlene F. Benko
2447 Everest Pkwy.
Cape Coral, FL 33904
CELL: (239) 464-1943
FAX: (239) 772-3788
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Arlene F. Benko has been a Collie and Pomeranian breeder under the name Blossom Heights. She has bred and owned many Champions in the past 40 years, and most of her dogs were owner-handled. Arlene judged her first AKC show in 1970 and has judged many Pomeranian, Collie and Sheltie Specialties throughout the United States. She judges Best in Show, Great Danes, Akita, Samoyeds, Siberian Huskies, Manchester Terriers, Toy Group, Herding Group, Non-Sporting Group, and Jr. Show.
Arlene has been a member of the Collie Club of America for over 40 years, and was District Director of CCofA for the State of Florida for eight years, and Chairman of The All Florida Tournament for eight years. She has also been a member of the American Pomeranian Club of America for over 25 years. Since moving to Cape Coral, FL, she was the Education Coordinator for The Southwest Florida Judges Study Group for 4 1/2 years. Arlene is one of the founders of The Judges Study Group of the Palm Beaches and for five years had been their Education Coordinator, coordinating monthly seminars for member judges. She is also one of the founders and Past-President of the Toy Dog Club of the Palm Beaches, now known as the Toy Dog Club of South Florida. Arlene is also a member of the Toy Dog Club of Central FL, having judged their first point Show.
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