FRED BECKETT, organiser of the Burritt Dances and a super caller, recently participated in a program that was sponsored by an Amsouth grant to support the performing arts at Powell School in Florence, AL. This included programs in drama and storytelling, as well as dance. Fred taught some 75 fourth graders to do the Virginia Reel and some square and circle dancing. They then presented programs for a school assembly as well as for the PTA. Thanks, Fred, for providing this opportunity for more folks to learn about country dance!
LOST & FOUND: See Fred if you've lost something at Burritt, or Harry, if it was at Eastside.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS - Over the last couple of months George Brown, Russell Davis & Marylyn Coffey, Myla Dick, Bob Higgins (of Birmingham), Jeff Showers, Stan Stinson, and Mack & Gina Yates have joined us. Hope to do-si-do with you-all on the dance floor frequently over the coming year!
And GOODBYE TO AN OLD FRIEND, David Herring, who is moving to South Carolina. We sure will miss dancing with you, David. We wish you the best of luck wherever you go, but, doggone it, if it works out that you decide to come back to Huntsville, we'd love to have you back! Drop David a line at 600 "L" Ave., Cayce, SC 29033 and let him know what's happening here.
CAJUN DANCING continues at Gorin's. Bob Weaver says a good crowd has been showing up. Why don't you join them at Gorin's on the last Wednesday in December, the 27th. Recorded music, good food and drink, lots of fun. That's at 101 Washington Street (corner of Clinton Ave.) Call Rebecca Zurn (882-2627), Louis Maus (544-0484), or Bob Weaver (205-233-0052) for more information.
Is it time to renew your membership? Check your mailing label. Make your check for $8.00 to Katrina Coupland and mail to 109 Nolen Circle, Huntsville, AL 35801 for a one year renewal; or pay at the next dance. Comes with $1 discount on dances, both Burritt and Eastside (a $35 value if you attend them all!!).
North Alabama Country Dance SocietyEditor: Katrina Coupland 109 Nolen Cir. Huntsville, Al. 35801 (205)536-2190
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