NVCWDA First Newsletter of 2020

Our latest newsletter is now available. It covers the fourth quarter of 2019 plus the first quarter of 2020. If you would like to contribute articles or photos to a future edition, please send your input to us.

NVCWDA in 2009 and 1999

Each year as NVCWDA’s anniversary dance approaches, I wonder what we were doing 10 or 20 years ago. In September 2009, the officers were: President – Charlie Pierce VP – Bo Marlin Secretary – Joyce Leamon Treasurer – Donna Dennis We were dancing at Luther Jackson Middle School twice a month on the first and … Read More

Dancing Cockatoo

Cute article about Snowball, the dancing cockatoo. He can keep to the beat and has as many as 14 dance moves, including the head-bang, down-shake, swing-down, and foot-lift-swing-down among others. This is more than some of our human comrades can claim. Love the head-bang move.

Dancing at Reston Station June 21 – Recap

The evening was perfect for dancing outside, with comfortable temperatures and low humidity. Many familiar faces from NVCWDA attended the event as did a number of enthusiastic members of the general public. The Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 band played their first set from 7 p.m. until about 7:45. During their break, Linda Bloyer taught … Read More

Dancing at Reston Station

On Friday June 21 and on Friday July 12, Linda Bloyer will be teaching a few easy and free lessons at Reston Station, on the plaza above the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail stop. The events are part of the Summerbration Concert series staged in partnership with Reston Community Center. Both events are free and open to … Read More

Recap of NVCWDA’s Dance Demo at Haydon ES

Kat Fanelli reflects on NVCWDA’s dance demonstration at Haydon Elementary School in Manassas on March 19: Oh, we always have fun at our dance demonstrations! A lot of people attended the event at Haydon Elementary, lots of kids! Kids were really running around…if I had to do it again, I would do more teaching and … Read More

Fund Raising for Fisher House

Are you feeling lucky? As part of our fund raising for Fisher House Foundation, we will have drawings for performances of the Manassas Ballet at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas at our Benefit Dance on April 6. You do not need to be present to win. These are some great values! The Ballet donated a … Read More

Bo and Ann Head South

Bo and Ann attended their last dance on March 16. They’ve packed up and are heading to Alabama. They have been a vital part of NVCWDA for many years. They participated in the Country Steppers dance team and taught lessons at our dances. Bo served in several capacities, including president, on the board of directors. … Read More

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