USA Dance Augusta Chapter 6074

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 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!

 

PHOTOS

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 susan_byars@att.net.

 


 

FEBRUARY 2017 DANCE DETAILS

**SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH**
  

Theme:  Valentine's Day   Music: Randy   Dance Instructor:  Lett's Dance   Dance Lesson:  West Coast Swing

*Doors open @ 7:00pm*  *Bring snacks 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 tentative schedule for 2016, 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)                                                                                                                                                                                              

Vice President:                                                                                                                                                   

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.        


Coordinators:

Randy Cooke - Volunteer Coordinator

Bobbie Williams - Social Dance

Bobbie Bishop - Facebook

Susan Byars - Website

Clint Hilson - Member-at-large

*Communications

*Membership

*Special Events


Our Chapter could not function without the dedication and selflessness of our volunteers. 

Congratulations to the following volunteers who have recently been recognized for their efforts:

 

THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEER OF THE QUARTER ENDING SEPTEMBER 2016

**VICKIE CASON**

 

**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.**

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I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.
~ Mikhail Baryshnikov