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. USA Dance
Greater Augusta Chapter #6074

 MISSION STATEMENT OF USA DANCE CHAPTER 6074

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.

We look forward to meeting you at a future event and hope you will join our chapter!

 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR:

Bob Anzuoni President of USA Dance Chapter presented an award to John White at our First Saturday night dance 4 January 2014.
John was selected as the outstanding Volunteer of the year for USA Dance Chapter #6074.  He has given so much of his time and talent
to the Chapter. Congratulation to John from the Chapter members.

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH FOR JANUARY:

Congratulations to our volunteer of the month for January 2014, Paulette Harris, who handled the Silent Auction at our December fundraiser.

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY:

Congratulations to our volunteer of the month for February 2014, Sidney Hutchinson, who handles our publications and coordinates for security.

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH FOR  MARCH:

Congratulations to our volunteer of the month for March, Carlos Ortiz, for his work with the decorating committee, fundraiser, and  veterans.

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH FOR  APRIL:

Congratulations to our volunteer of the month for April, Martha Vinson, for her work with the decorating committee.

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH FOR MAY:

Congratulation to our volunteer of the month for May, Vickie Cason, for her work with the chapter finances and monthly dance admissions.

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH FOR JUNE:

Congratulation to our volunteer of the month  of June , Edwina Hutchinson for serving as Vice President.  Works with the Senior dance program, assist with the Wounded Warrior's Project and greets guest and members as they attend the USA Dance.

VOLUJTEER OF THE MONTH OF AUGUST:

Congratulation to our volunteer of the month for August, Faye Crawford for her work with decorating and hospitality commitee.

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You can view our monthly newsletter here. 

 USA Dance
Greater Augusta Chapter #6074

Newsletter
September 2014

From the President:
Dear Members and Friends,
    Thank you to all who supported our First Saturday Luau Dance in August. I appreciate all the volunteers who decorated, collected admission, prepared the music, brought food, and assisted with clean up.
   A special thank you to all our members who participated in the visit to the Place on Deans Bridge.  The residents and staff greatly appreciated what we did.    
   As always, I thank all of our members and friends for making USA Dance Greater Augusta Chapter a great place to be!
    
1st Saturday Dance:
    Saturday September 6 will be our next dance – It will be a semi-formal/formal event in honor of National Ballroom dance Week.  Dress up and enjoy an evening of dancing. Please bring you favorite food or soft drinks to share.
    Anyone wanting to volunteer for our dance program at C.T. Walker will need to attend a volunteer training program (required by the school).  It is a one hour session which will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the American Legion.
    Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. for social time. We will begin with a free thirty-minute Detroit Style demonstration and lesson at 8:00 p.m. and general dancing until 11:00 p.m.  Admission is $8 for members; $10 for non-members; and $5 for military. Location: American Legion Post 63, Milledge Road, Augusta, GA.
   
Thursday Evening Lessons:
    We will begin our series of Walt and Country Two Step lessons on Thursday September 4.  Lessons begin at 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 63. Cost is $5per person for both lessons.

Weekly/Monthly Events:
    Don’t forget to support dancing in our local area while doing what you love to
do.  Please see the following listing.
Friday Evenings:
    Ballroom Dance Center, located on Grand Slam Dr., the Every Friday Night
        Dance starts at 8:00 p.m. with a thirty-minute lesson.   Admission is $10.
       
    American Legion Post 63, located on Milledge Rd., with live band starts at
        8:00p.m.   Admission is $10.
    Disabled American Veterans #43, located on Highway 1, Aiken, SC, weekly
        Friday dance starts at 7:30 p.m. Live band – Yesterday’s Sounds. Cost is $6.
        They WILL have a dance July 4 with food.  Feel free to bring a dish.
    Augusta Latin Nights, located at the Ramada Hotel on Broad Street, starts at
        9:30 p.m. with a Salsa lesson and goes until 3:00 a.m.!  Admission is $10.

First Saturday:
    USA Dance Greater Augusta Chapter #6074 First Saturday Dance starts at 8:00
        p.m. Admission is $10; Members $8; Military $5.

Second Saturday:
     Ballroom in Motion, located at the Elks Lodge, doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Starts
      at 8:00 p.m. with a free thirty-minute lesson.  Admission: $10.00

Third Saturday:
     Superior Salsa Dance Academy, located on Washington Road, Third Saturday
        Salsa Dance starts at 8:00 p.m.  Admission is $10.

Fourth Saturday:
    A&E Dance Studio, located on Pendleton St. in Aiken, Fourth Saturday Dance
        starts at 8:00 p.m. with a free thirty-minute lesson. Admission is $10.
  Augusta Swing Dance, Social at Cutno Dance Center, 3497 Wheeler Rd. Saturday,

September 27. East Coast Swing lesson 7:30pm-8:00 p.m. Dancing to swing music

(mostly early jazz era). 8:00pm-10:00 p.m. Cost: $5. (706) 231-4175.

Every Saturday:
    Augusta Christian Singles Weekly Saturday Dance at the Ballroom Dance
        Center in Evans.  Free one-hour lesson starts at 6:30p.m.
        Admission is $10; $8 for members. You must be single to attend.

Third Sunday:
    A&E Dance Studio, located on Pendleton St. in Aiken, Argentine Tango
        Workshop from 2-4 p.m.  ($40); Tango Practica from 4-7 p.m.  ($10).

View the latest chapter information at www.facebook.com/UsaDanceChapter6074AugustaGa
or on our website at www.augustadancing.org

Take care,
Bob Anzuoni
President USA Dance Greater Augusta Chapter #6074

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USA Dance Greater Augusta Chapter #6074
Weekly Notice
Tuesday September 16, 2014

Dear Members and Friends,
    Thursday evening September 18 we will continue our series of lessons with Waltz and Country Two Step.  Please see the notes below for details and for other dance events this weekend.
  
USA Dance - Thursday evening group lessons. From 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 63 on Milledge Road. The lessons for September are Walt and Country Two Step. Cost: $5 per person.

Ballroom Dance Center – Located on Grand Slam Dr., Evans, GA, the Every Friday Night Dance starts at 8:00 p.m. with a thirty-minute lesson.   Admission is $10.

American Legion Post 63 – Dance every Friday evening with a live band. Located at Post 63 on Milledge Road. From 8:00 p.m. to11:00 p.m.  Cost: $10.

Disabled American Veterans #43, Aiken, SC, weekly Friday dance starts at 7:30 p.m. Live band – Yesterday’s Sounds. Cost is $6 (includes ticket for a drawing to win free admission).

Augusta Latin Nights – Latin dancing every Friday evening at the Ramada Hotel downtown Augusta. Starts at 9:30 p.m. with free Salsa lesson with dancing until 3:00 a.m. Cost: $10.

Augusta Christian Singles – Every Saturday Night Dance at the Ballroom Dance Center. Starts at 6:30 p.m. with a one-hour lesson. Cost: $10 (non-members); $8 (members).  Must be single to attend.

Superior Salsa Dance Academy, located on Washington Road, Third Saturday Salsa Dance starts at 8:00 p.m.  Admission is $10.

A&E Dance Studio, located on Pendleton St. in Aiken, Argentine Tango Workshop from 2-4 p.m.  ($40); Tango Practica from 4-7 p.m.  ($10).

Special Events This Month!
USA Dance, Pruitt Health Family Day, Friday September 26 from 3-4 p.m. Volunteers needed to dance for and with the residents!

Augusta Swing Dance, Social at Cutno Dance Center, 3497 Wheeler Rd. Saturday, September 27. East Coast Swing lesson 7:30pm-8:00 p.m. Dancing to swing music (mostly early jazz era). 8:00pm-10:00 p.m. Cost: $5. (706) 231-4175.

Check out the latest information about our chapter on Face Book at www.facebook.com/UsaDanceChapter6074AugustaGa  or on our website at www.augustadancing.org
I hope to see you on the dance floor soon.
Take care, Bob

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