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. Lesson at 8 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.
DECEMBER DANCE DETAILS
**SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17TH**
Attire: Semi-Formal to Formal
Theme: Christmas Music: Vickie Dance Instructor: None Dance Lesson: None
Ham & Turkey provided for dinner; please bring sides to share. A couple of desserts would be fine, as well as sodas. Meal begins @ 7:30pm!!
DANCE OVERVIEW FOR 2016
**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 16 New Year Randy Clint Hilson Hustle
Feb 20 Valentine's Day Rudy John White Rhumba
Mar 19 St. Patrick's Day Vickie Rudy Brostrom Line Dance
Apr 16 Spring Randy BDC Swing
May 21 Armed Forces Day Clint - No Lesson
Jun 18 Hawaiian Luau Rudy Donya Thompson Hula
July 16 Independence Day Vickie Fusion Ballroom Fox Trot
Aug 27 Ice Cream Social Randy Fusion Ballroom Cha Cha
Sep 17 Labor Day Clint John White Salsa
Oct 15 Halloween Randy BDC Night Club
**Nov 17 TBA Rudy SPECIAL DATE & TIME (7pm-9:30pm) for Nov. ONLY!
Dec 17 Christmas Vickie No Dance Instructor
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: Paulette Harris/Holmes - Keeps minutes of all meetings. Keeps records of votes at meetings. Coordinates the College & Youth Programs. Oversees the development and administration of ballroom dance programs, focusing on college and youth groups.
Vickie Cason - Treasurer : 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
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
**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