The Count Down Has Begun!
February 22 – 24 Early Bird Cut off:Feb 9
Helping Hands make a great Club!
Swing ‘n’ Country Needs
Country is a member-run club. On the Board, members help decide the direction
of the club.We will be electing the following this
Vice President (one year term
followed by a term as President)
Secretary – one year term
Treasurer – one year term
Three Board Members – two year
One Board Member – one year
Please contact any board
information on the duties for each position. If you are interested in
giving back to your Club, please contact Roger via e-mail or telephone (224/622-1223).
Hania and son, Pierre
50th Birthday Party at BC
Birthday Girl,Hania Richmond, Finishes January Waltz
Last week, Hania not only prepared
and taught a Beginner’s and Intermediate Waltz lesson, she put on a fantastic
birthday party at Ballroom City last Sunday afternoon.The time flew by with games, dancing,
games, dancing, sharing of food, dancing, birthday cake and then more
A “play list” was even provided to the party goers
so that they knew exactly what dance was being played next. All of this was done with help of her many
dance buddies. Join us Wednesday for her final lesson of January.
Note:There is no dance scheduled for the last
Friday in January.
Maren Oslac teaches in February
Oslac’s accomplishments are many.She
is a championship competitor, a teacher, a club owner and an event
planner.Join us next month to
learn how to put your heart and soul into every move.Here
is a You Tube presentation of Maren in action.
BTW:Both Maren and her husband, Jeff, will be
teaching at SNC’s Dance CampChicago in February.See detail below.
WCS lesson with Maren Oslac
Friday Night Schedule
: Open Dancing
: Beginner and Intermediate
Workshops (note: Separate charge for Mario Robau workshop is $10.00)
Two Step Finals for Newcomers and Novice
West Coast Finals for Newcomers
West Coast Prelims for
Open Dancing in Main Ballroom: ; ; . Open Dancing in Swing Room:.
February 20 to 22,
2009 WaterfordConferenceCenter Elmhurst, Illinois60126
Early Bird Cut off February 9.
Hey Babe!Check out
all the Open Dancing Hours!
For room reservations at
the Quality Inn/Clarion call 630/279-0700.The hotel is connected to the Waterford making it easy to take power naps
between all the workshops and open dancing.Prices are $59.99 for queen room and $69.99 for double queen or a king
room. Be sure to mention Dance Camp for your group rate.
modified:January 30:Friday.X Dance hosts a dance
Centre at North Park10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park, IL60131.Doors open at approximately . The instructor Nancy Tuzzolino will teach the Beginner and
Intermediate sessions. General dancing runs from until . (map)
January 31:Saturday.Salsa, Swing & Hustle Party. May I Have
This Dance sponsors the event at Willowbrook Ballroom, 8900
Archer Ave., Willow Springs, IL. Salsa
and Hustle lessons start at ,
dancing. The evening includes a Salsa competition and two rooms of
dancing: Salsa, Latin and Ballroom in one, West Coast
Swing and in the other. Contact
May I Have This Dance for more information. (map)
new:February 13:Friday.Friday.X Dance hosts a dance
Centre at North Park10040 Addison Ave., Franklin Park, IL60131.Doors open at approximately General dancing runs from until . (map)
new:February 27:Friday.A Friday Night
Dance Party will be held Heart & Sole Dance Studio, 7038 183rd St., Tinley Park.Lesson begins at followed by open dancing. (map)(details)
new:February 7, Saturday.The Chicago Rebels will hold a Hustle
and West Coast Swing party at The Centre at North Park 10040 Addison
Ave. The Beginner and Intermediate lessons are held concurrently from
Open dancing will follow until .
Popovich teaches Pilates in Arlington Heights starting at .Pilates will help dancers of all levels learn to move their bodies
more efficiently, resulting in smoother dancing, longer endurance, and more
flexibility. You will feel better too! Contact Jill
to learn more or for directions to the class.
Wednesdays: SNC Wednesday lessons feature Hania Richmond teaching Waltz
in January and Maren Oslac teaching West Coast Swing in February.
modified:Thursdays:Maren Oslac teaches a four-week series
of Hustle through the month of February at Heart & Sole Dance Studio, 7038 183rd St., Tinley Park, Illinois, 60477. Hustle 101 begins at , and Hustle 102 at .(map)
Thursdays:Angie Cameron teaches a beginner Hustle
class for four-weeks from , starting this Thursday, January 22, at BallroomCity, 207 S.
Villa Ave., Villa Park, Illinois60181.For more details, e-mail Angie, or call her at
Thursdays:Jon Serletic teaches a four-week
beginner/intermediate West Coast Swing class at Two Left Feet Studio, 605 East Ogden Ave.Naperville, Illinois, 60563. The classes run through February 26.Call 708/430-5875 or e-mail
Jon to learn more. (map)
February 12 – 15, 2009Capital
Swing.Radisson Hotel and Convention Center, Sacramento, California. The Chicago Rebels has a table for the event. If
you would like to purchase a ticket, contact
March 13 – 15, 2009:The Chicago Classic
returns for its second year.Sponsored by the Chicago Swing Dance Foundation, The Classic
brings the best and the brightest of West Coast Swing to Chicago.
April 23 – 26, 2009:Swing Dance America
2009. Grand Geneva Resort and Spa, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Lots of workshops, lots of open
dancing, competitions in both Swing and Hustle in two
Swing ‘n’ Country Dance Clubis dedicated to the promotion of couples style Swing and
Country dancing. Dancesand Lessons are held
atThe Centre at North Park, 10040 Addison Avenue, Franklin Park,IL60131
$20.00 per Year Per Person; $15.00
Per Additional Person At the Same Address; $5.00 per Student
First Four Wednesdays of Each Month Doors Open at
Students$20.00 Monthly$5.00 Weekly
Non-Members$40.00 Monthly$13.00 Weekly
Minors (15 and under)Free When
First and Third Friday of Each Month
Doors Open at