'Dog Days' in Arlington Heights


 
"Dog Days' are here

 

 
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On August 22nd, The Arlingtones had the pleasure of singing for the Kare 9 Military Ministry Dogs (K-9 Comfort Dogs), and their handlers and handler's families. These dogs and their handlers are called upon to help veterans who are going through troubled times.
 

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Asst. Director Bernie Martin warms up the Arlingtones before their program for the Lutheran Church Charities' K-9 Ministries.
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 Director Roger Turek takes over as we open the evening's festivities with The Star Spangled Banner.
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Nothing beats singing for your supper...
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...and it  looks like Ranger Jim is making the most of it.
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Roger explains a few of the finer  points to the audience (we do have finer points you know).
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And then we get in to it with gusto, with elan, with dexterity, with alacrity, with..., oh well , you know what I mean.
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In spite of our best efforts,...
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some folks can't seem to figure out where we are.  Hello, we are here up in front of you.
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Pop quiz time.  Name the song. Time: 1978. Artists: The Village People.
Everyone here knew it and remembered the choreography that went along with it.
Answer below 
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 Elmer does his bit with Who Put the Bomp. 
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Dog,"What in heaven's name is that? A love sick moose, a baritone singing more off key than usual? Oh , it's just Elmer doing "Bomp'. Sometimes sensitve ears are a real drag."

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A little afterglow time with our new best friends.
Photos courtesy of Bob Ahlmeier
Answer to Pop Quiz: YMCA