Welcome to USA Dance Chapter 6074
We are the Augusta / Aiken Chapter of The United States Amateur Dance Association. Established in 1999, we are a non-profit organization for the purpose of promoting ballroom dancing.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
As a chapter of USA Dance, it is our mission to improve the quantity and quality of ballroom dancing in the Central Savannah River Area. We strive to provide a common bond in the dance community by supporting all professional studios as well as amateur dance organizations in their efforts to develop ballroom dancing.
The United States Amateur Dance Association is a national organization devoted to promoting dancing on both a leisure and competitive basis. To learn more about USA Dance, you can click HERE and view their promotional video.
Please browse our web site and learn more about us. For additional information, call Kay Cooke, President @ (706) 210-8780.
We look forward to meeting you at a future event and hope you will join our chapter!
Monthly Dance Info
Every Third Saturday of the Month!
Our dances, unless otherwise noted, are held on the THIRD SATURDAY of each month. The dance is held @ American Legion Post 63, 90 Milledge Rd. Augusta, Georgia from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Doors open @ 7:00pm. Lesson from 7:45-8:30 p.m. If you are able, please bring something sweet or savory for the goody table. Tasty food, the best dance floor in the CSRA, great music, a friendly and welcoming atmosphere all add up to a perfect Saturday evening experience. Cost is $8.00 for USA Dance members or $10.00 for non-members. For additional information, call Kay Cooke at (706) 210-8780. Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship! See below for specific monthly dance details.
BRING A FRIEND INITIATIVE!
We are continuing our new "Bring A Friend" initiative. If you bring a friend that has not been to our dances before, you will pay only $5 admission. Your friend will also pay only $5 this first dance. We want to spread the fun of dance to more people!
If you take pictures at any of our dances, we would love to have them to Share on our Facebook and website! Please send them to Susan Byars at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAY 2017 DANCE DETAILS - TWO DANCES THIS MONTH!!
**THURSDAY, MAY 4TH**
SPECIAL THURSDAY BONUS DANCE: 7:00pm - 9:30pm (Dance only - no lesson)
No special theme; just dancing for fun! Cost will be the same as usual ($8 members; $10 Non-members)
If you want "munchies", please bring munchies to share!
**SATURDAY, May 20TH**
Theme: Memorial Day Music: Clint Dance Instructor: Fusion Ballroom Dance Lesson: Waltz
*Doors open @ 7:00pm* *Bring snacks/foods to share if you'd like* *Lesson from 7:45-8:30pm* *General dancing begins @ 8:30pm*
DANCE OVERVIEW FOR 2017
**This is the USA Dance Augusta Chapter 6074 schedule for 2017, subject to change due to any unforseen circumstances.**
***To increase your Dance experience enjoyment, you will receive a copy of the music playlist at each dance. - the song's name, and the genre. That way you will know ahead what's next on the playlist.***
Date: Theme: Music by: Dance Instructor/Studio: Dance Lesson:
Jan 21 TBA Clint Ballroom in Motion TBA
Feb 18 Valentine's Day Randy Lett's Dance West Coast Swing
Mar 18 St. Patrick's Day Rudy Ballroom in Motion Rhumba
Apr 15 Flowers/Spring Vickie Ballroom Dance Center Cha Cha
*May 4 SPECIAL THURSDAY DANCE: 7:00pm-9:30pm (Dance only - no lesson)
May 20 Memorial Day Clint Fusion Ballroom Dance Waltz
Jun 17 Luau Randy Clint Hilson Hustle
July 15 4th of July Rudy John White Foxtrot
Aug 19 Ice Cream Social Vickie Fusion Ballroom Dance Salsa
Sep 16 Disney Clint Ballroom Dance Center East Coast Swing
*Oct 5 SPECIAL THURSDAY DANCE: 7:00pm-9:30pm (Dance only - no lesson)
Oct 21 Halloween Randy Fusion Ballroom Dance American Tango
Nov 18 Thanksgiving Rudy No Lesson
Dec 16 Christmas Vickie No Lesson
Board Members / Position / Responsibilities & Duties
President: Kay Cooke - Presides over the meetings and spokesperson (public relations) to promote ballroom dancing in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA)
Secretary: Lynn Underwood - Keeps minutes of all meetings. Keeps records of votes at meetings. Coordinates the College & Youth Programs. Oversees the development & administration of ballroom dance programs, focusing on college & youth groups.
Treasurer : Vickie Cason - Trustee of all monies and deposits them (is bonded). Maintains accurate records. Presents financial reports at all board meetings. Makes annual financial report to USA Dance at the national level . Ensures an audit is conducted each year.
Randy Cooke - Volunteer Coordinator
Bobbie Williams - Social Dance
Bobbie Bishop - Facebook
Susan Byars - Website
Clint Hilson - Member-at-large
Our Chapter could not function without the dedication and selflessness of our volunteers.
"Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers for their efforts!"
**The Board of Directors is still searching for volunteers to help out by assisting in several areas. Please donate a few hours in areas such as: set up, clean up, greeting, membership, social work, advertising, etc.**
I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.
~ Mikhail Baryshnikov