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Remember the fun that dance brought into your life?
The many friendships gained when you went to the dance? 

Now is A GREAT TIME to introduce your non-dancing friends to THE JOY OF DANCING!

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Hi Dancers!


Good news! Our chapter president, aka DJ Dr. Rod of Greater Fox Chapter of USA Dance, is in full recovery from his surgery and is excited about our upcoming dances. During recuperation time he and Gail, his wife and our chapter treasurer, updated the chapter’s website. It is sure snazzy looking so check it out and remember to always log on it about upcoming dances, www.dancefoxvalley.com


How was your summer? Hope all was well and we are looking forward to seeing you at the September dance.   

 

“TRAVEL THE WORLD’’ SEPTEMBER 21 

Join us for an evening of dancing and socializing on Saturday, September 21 at our theme dance “Travel the World” featuring music with destinations in their title as “Hotel California”, “Havana” and “April in Paris”.

Now is the time to wear an article of clothing which identifies the place you have traveled or would like to visit, i.e. tee shirt, jacket, hat. Some are designing their “destination” shirt. It will be fun to see how many places will be represented.


Frank and Jackie Penze will be teaching a complimentary Cha Cha lesson at 7:45 p.m. 

In addition, there will be free cake & coffee, chances to win door prizes, a 50/50 drawing and other surprises! DJ Dr. Rod will be playing a variety of dance music for us at St. John’s Lutheran Church’s Activity Center, 300 Jefferson Street in downtown Algonquin. Please bring a donation for the food pantry. 



Doors open at 7:15 p.m., dance lesson at 7:45 p.m. and open dancing following the lesson. Join the Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance for an evening of dancing socializing and good fun. Admission is $8 for USA Members, $12 for non-members and $10 for seniors 65+. For more information and maps, see www.dancefoxvalley.com or www.dancewithfrankandjackie.com.


UPCOMING DANCES


Exciting and fun theme dances are scheduled for this fall. Every dance is also a benefit for the food pantry and December’s dance is for Home of the Sparrow. Remember, our Dances are held at St. John's Lutheran Church's Activity Center in downtown Algonquin. 

... Saturday: September 21 – “Travel the World” featuring the Cha Cha


…Saturday, October 19-“Spook-tacular Salsa #2” featuring Salsa and costume party 


…Saturday, November 16-“Thanks for Giving & Silent Auction” featuring the Fox Trot


…Saturday, December 14 –“Jingle Bell Ball” benefit for the Home of the Sparrow featuring the Waltz

 

   The November dance and silent auction is always a popular dance because of the many items available sold at far less its value. I have started collecting gift cards and items. We have plenty of baskets this year but if you wish to donate merchandise or gift cards 



please let me know. So far gift cards and or merchandise have been donated from Kyoto Japanese Steak House, Nick’s Pizza & Pub, Texas Road House, Plum Garden Restaurant,  Jewel Osco, Rookies All-American Pub & Grill, Bulldog Ale House, Grand Buffet and D’s Boutique.

There are promises of more donations so be sure to check it out in the upcoming Dance! Newsletter. Any help you c.an give, designing baskets and collecting gift cards and items, will be very appreciated.agift cards and items. Call me at 847-639-8699 or email Jackie at jackiepenze@aol.com.


UPCOMING DANCE CLASSES


Classes will be starting Sunday, September 16 at Cary Park District. See the attached sheet for information about the upcoming classes Mondays at McHenry, Tuesdays at Cary and Wednesday at Crystal Lake


DANCE NOTES  ♫♪♫


Be sure to watch the 28th Season of “Dancing with the Stars” on Monday, September 16. A freshened up format is promised with no more scoring paddles. It is rumored Snoop Dog and Huey Lewis will be contestants. We will see. 


There are at least 6 people in the world who look exactly like you. There’s a 9% chance that you’ll meet one of them in your lifetime.

                                                             
Remember,
    
                                keep dancing!

                                                                 and ....



"Travel The World"


Sponsored by The Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance!

A complimentary Dance Lesson
will be taught by Frank & Jackie starting at 7:45pm!

Saturday September 17th

doors open at 7:15pm

DJ Dr. Rod will be playing a variety of our Theme Songs with Tango, Latin, oldies, ballroom and swing music. In addition there will be free coffee, cake, chances to win door prizes, 50/50 drawing and membership drawing.

The dance will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church's Activity Center, 300 Jefferson St., downtown Algonquin. Please bring a donation for the food pantry. The doors open at 7:15 p.m.
Frank and Jackie's FREE dance lesson will start at 7:45 p.m. and open dancing will follow.


Join the Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance for an evening of dancing, socializing and good fun. Admission is $8 for USA Dance members, $12 for non-members and $10 for seniors age 65+. For more information and maps, see Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance or www.dancewithfrankandjackie.com.

 

We'll See You at the Dance!

           Frank & Jackie