District 5: Illinois, Kansas, and Missouri
Bonnie Bolen (MLRCA ~ Director)
Organizations American Rabbit Breeder’s, Inc. ~ Member in Good Standing Mini Lop Rabbit Club of America, Inc. ~ District 5 Director Illinois Rabbit Breeder’s, Inc. ~ Member in Good StandingLivingston County Rabbit Breeder’s, Inc. ~ ReporterThe Odell Sportsman’s Club, Inc. ~ SecretaryLivingston County 4-H Program ~ Rabbit Superintendent for 20 years Odell Grade School ~ Board member
Employment HistoryWaitress ~ ages 16-19 Retired nurse ~ Intensive Care, Pediatrics-Head Nurse, Emergency Room, & Facility for Developmentally and Physically delayed children and adults. I held a nursing license for 20 years until forced to resign due to a work related injury.
The assets I bring to the club are: I have been raising, promoting, and exhibiting Mini Lops, with and without our children, for over 20 years;I have given away more rabbits to youth than I have sold and the kids have gone on to win more Best in Shows and Best of Breeds, than I have;I have given showmanship clinics to more 4-H members than I can count;I am well organized, intelligent, great with words, and an excellent proofreader;I am loyal to what I believe in; I will fight for what I believe is right even if I fight alone;I am a people person; I have a great sense of humor;I am a good person to have as a friend; a good wife and mother; a wonderful grandmother;I can empathize with others;I believe in and practice good sportsmanship;I believe there is good in everyone if you dig deep enough; I detest lies and gossiping;I love children; I am honest & forthright;I can look at both sides of an issue; I am a voice of reason on a stormy day; andI accomplish what I set out to do!