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Rick Gross
Rick Gross

Board Member

Rick, and his better half Marsha, have been active GRRCC members for 20 years. They have rescued 4 Goldens and currently share their Lake Wylie home with one GRRCC rescue and 2 “family rescues”. Rick works as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley and Marsha is a musician and teacher. Our Golden rescues have been...
Randy J Miner
Randy J Miner

Volunteer Coordinator

After a couple of decades as a technical illustrator with IBM, Randy continued working in graphic fields as an architectural draftsman and a website designer. He, and his wife Shellie, caught the Golden bug when they dog sat a friend’s Golden indefinitely, while they were dealing with a family emergency. Since then, they’ve had two...
Michelle R . Nugent
Michelle R . Nugent

Webmaster

Hello, and welcome to our new Golden Retriever Site.   We are so glad you are here! Redesigning this site and helping such a worthy cause has been rewarding for the past 10 years. Please come and visit us often as our site will continue to grow as we redesign more of our pages and...
Gene Fitzpatrick
Gene Fitzpatrick

President

Gene, a U.S. Marine Captain, member of the Knights of Columbus, active member of St. Matthew’s Church and is the heart of this rescue. Gene joined GRRCC 14 years ago and has been the foster Dad to over 70 Golden Retriever in 14 years.  Gene became President in 2006 and has lead us through many...
Dru Meier
Dru Meier

Secretary

A lifelong animal lover, Dru had just added a golden retriever puppy to the family when she came across a GRRCC fundraising table at a local mall. Intrigued, she immediately joined and has been a member of the club since the late 1990’s. Dru has volunteered with multiple animal rescue organizations throughout her life, but...
Bethany Gooch
Bethany Gooch

Treasurer

Bethany and her family attended the Club’s annual membership meeting together in January 2014 and quickly became part of the GRRCC team! Bethany became a Phone Duty Volunteer and joined the Intake Committee. Her first week on duty, the Gooches became a Foster Family to their first of 17 foster dogs…and counting! In 2015 when...
James Adler
James Adler

President

After 38 years in retailing with Macy’s in St. Louis, Jim retired in 2007. In 2010, his wife Carol joined Belk and they moved to Charlotte. After settling in, Jim read an article about a man who had fostered over 60 Golden Retrievers. Jim and his wife Carol had two golden rescues in their home...

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Rick Gross

Board Member

Rick, and his better half Marsha, have been active GRRCC members for 20 years. They have rescued 4 Goldens and currently share their Lake Wylie home with one GRRCC rescue and 2 “family rescues”. Rick works as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley and Marsha is a musician and teacher. Our Golden rescues have been...
Rick Gross

Randy J Miner

Volunteer Coordinator

After a couple of decades as a technical illustrator with IBM, Randy continued working in graphic fields as an architectural draftsman and a website designer. He, and his wife Shellie, caught the Golden bug when they dog sat a friend’s Golden indefinitely, while they were dealing with a family emergency. Since then, they’ve had two...
Randy J Miner

Michelle R . Nugent

Webmaster

Hello, and welcome to our new Golden Retriever Site.   We are so glad you are here! Redesigning this site and helping such a worthy cause has been rewarding for the past 10 years. Please come and visit us often as our site will continue to grow as we redesign more of our pages and...
Michelle R . Nugent

Gene Fitzpatrick

President

Gene, a U.S. Marine Captain, member of the Knights of Columbus, active member of St. Matthew’s Church and is the heart of this rescue. Gene joined GRRCC 14 years ago and has been the foster Dad to over 70 Golden Retriever in 14 years.  Gene became President in 2006 and has lead us through many...
Gene Fitzpatrick

Dru Meier

Secretary

A lifelong animal lover, Dru had just added a golden retriever puppy to the family when she came across a GRRCC fundraising table at a local mall. Intrigued, she immediately joined and has been a member of the club since the late 1990’s. Dru has volunteered with multiple animal rescue organizations throughout her life, but...
Dru Meier

Bethany Gooch

Treasurer

Bethany and her family attended the Club’s annual membership meeting together in January 2014 and quickly became part of the GRRCC team! Bethany became a Phone Duty Volunteer and joined the Intake Committee. Her first week on duty, the Gooches became a Foster Family to their first of 17 foster dogs…and counting! In 2015 when...
Bethany Gooch

James Adler

President

After 38 years in retailing with Macy’s in St. Louis, Jim retired in 2007. In 2010, his wife Carol joined Belk and they moved to Charlotte. After settling in, Jim read an article about a man who had fostered over 60 Golden Retrievers. Jim and his wife Carol had two golden rescues in their home...
James Adler