Our Dances – 2014

DECEMBER 2014

The Continentals “jingle bell rocked” the Foxtrotters’ ballroom for our December dance.

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Marge & George reveled in the great holiday music!

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Fran & Doyle danced to the Continentals holiday tunes right along with Mr. & Mrs. Claus!

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The Foxtrotters dancers provided a fantastic buffet on which to feast!

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Josie & Bob showed their ballroom prowess.

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We had a great December with 84 Foxtrotters coming out to celebrate the holidays!

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It was a packed floor, with the Foxtrotters ballroom dancers tripping the holiday lights fantastic!

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It was quite a busy birthday month.  Celebrating were Carolyn, Roshan, Kathy, Doug, Josie, Clarence, Gretta & Ann.

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Club Founder Naomi posed with Mr. & Mrs. Claus along with her partner, T.J.

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Eleanor & Arnold are leaving The Foxtrotters Dance Club after many years of enjoying ballroom dancing.  They are moving to Canada to rejoin their family.

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Our “Dancing for Dollars” generated a $42 prize for Lydia!

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Nancy took home an adorable penguin cookie jar in our “Secret Samba” contest!

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NOVEMBER 2014

Our Foxtrotters filled the ballroom with dance steps and toys for our annual Toys for Tots drive.

Club Co-President Barbara presented Lance Corporal McKinney with a box laden with toys donated by our members and guests for The Foxtrotters annual Toys for Tots Drive.

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The Foxtrotters came out in droves for our November dance, with 80 members and guests twirling around the ballroom floor.

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November was a fun and festive dance for our annual Toys for Tots Drive.

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The Continentals Band gave us some fantastic tunes!

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Lance Corporal McKinney presented our Club Co-President, Barbara, with a certificate in appreciation for the Club’s toy donation.

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Then, Lance Corporal McKinney decided to join in the fun with Gloria, and clearly had a great time!  We thoroughly enjoyed hosting him this evening!!

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Our “Dancing for Dollars” winner was Sue, who was presented with $52 by Club Co-President, Barbara and Treasurer, Marsha.  Lucky Sue, it was only her second visit to our dances!

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Longtime Foxtrotter Angie won an adorable ceramic snowman candy dish in our Secret Samba contest!

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We had a busy birthday month in November.  Celebrating were Anne, Glennis, Jack, Helen and Frank.

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OCTOBER 2014

The Foxtrotters Dance Club was “over the rainbow” last night at our Black and White Ball!

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The Junction Band treated our musical senses with their usual great tunes.

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Looking elegant in black and white are our Club Co-Presidents, Barbara & Jack.

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We had quite a turnout in October, with 76 Foxtrotters dancing the night away!

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The ballroom was decorated in eye-pleasing black and white!

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Former Club President, Frank, and his wife Genelda always have a great time at our dances.

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Club Publicist, Carolyn, had the honor of a dance with our revered oldest member, Bill.

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Foxtrotters Eleanor and Arnold danced a loving version of our namesake.

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Priscilla & Andrew looked smashing as they Foxtrotted through the night.

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Club Founder, Naomi, stepped out onto the dance floor and merengued with fellow Foxtrotter, Gordon.

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October was a busy birthday month at The Foxtrotters.  Celebrating were Wynelle, Bob, James, Barbara, and our two Arnolds.

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T.J. won our “Secret Samba” contest and took home a beautiful woven cornucopia.  Club Co-President, Barbara, made the presentation.

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Winning $39 in our “Dancing for Dollars” drawing was Peggy, seen here with our Club Co-Presidents, Barbara & Jack.

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All in all, our Foxtrotters October dance was a starry-eyed magical evening!

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SEPTEMBER 2014

Love was a “many splendored thing” at The Foxtrotters September dance where The Johnny Knapp Band “crooned lovely tunes!”

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Foxtrotters Pat & Tom were all smiles, while Shirley and Louis danced cheek to cheek!

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Club Co-Presidents Barbara & Jack showed off this month’s theme, “Hats, Hats, Hats!”

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Foxtrotter dancers Joyce & Jim twirled like pros at our September “Hats, Hats, Hats” dance.

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Bobbie & Doyle made a handsome couple on our dance floor.

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Our Foxtrotters enjoy line dancing as much as ballroom dancing!

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We had another busy birthday month this September.  Celebrating were Susie, Margie, Linda, Jim, Shirley, Marcia and Nancy.

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Bobbie took home a pretty “Welcome” plaque in our “Secret Samba” contest.  Pictured here with her are Marsha and Barbara.

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The lucky winner of $51 in our “Dancing for Dollars” drawing was Arnold!

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AUGUST 2014

Yet another exciting time was had by all at The Foxtrotters August dance.  The Junction Band kept with the theme of our dance and played some great “Summer Fun” songs for us, including Margaritaville.

 As always, our Foxtrotters love the mixers that our bands play for us.  The Junction Band did not disappoint!

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Our Club Co-Presidents, Barbara & Jack, can always be found on The Foxtrotters dance floor, this time along with Shirley & Louis.

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We had a great turnout again, with 73 Foxtrotters filling the ballroom!

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The Junction Band swayed with the rhythms of beach music for our “Summer Fun” dance.

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We had a busy birthday month in August.  Celebrating were Dan, Evelyn, Dan, Cliff, Pat, Max, Barbara & Bob.

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A very special lady also celebrated her birthday this month.  Naomi, our Club Founder, got to blow out the candles in August.

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Winning $51 in our “Dancing for Dollars” drawing was Frank, pictured here with Marsha & Barbara.

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Club Co-President Barbara presented Bob with a pretty photo frame in our “Secret Samba” contest.

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JULY 2014

We had a firecrackin’ July dance.  The Class Act Band played some really “hot hot hot” tunes!

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An unbelievable turnout of 78 Foxtrotters enjoyed our July dance!

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Newcomers to The Foxtrotters dances, the Class Act Band played a swinging selection of great dance tunes!

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The floor was filled with red, white and blue as our Foxtrotters Dance Club swung well into the night!

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The Foxtrotters really know how to have a good time on the dance floor!

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It was a lively crowd that danced the Foxtrot (our namesake), rumba, cha-cha, bolero, and swing!

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July was a busy birthday month as eight Foxtrotters celebrated: Howard & Marsha, Glennis, Lee, Jinny, Marina, Ronnie and Peter.

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The Foxtrotters Dance Club Co-President, Jack, presented $43 to Nancy, who won our “Dancing for Dollars” drawing.

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Our “Secret Samba” contest was won by James, who was presented a Thomas Kincaid ceramic teapot by Club Co-President, Barbara.

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JUNE 2014

Our regular June dance floor was brimming with couples swinging to the music of The Class Act Band.

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We had a banner summer dance, with 85 Foxtrotters filling the ballroom floor.

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The Class Act Band really rocked the house with some great new swinging tunes!

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Pat & Jim led the decorating team, along with Barbara & Pete, adorning the ballroom with adorable faux ice cream sundaes and oldie but goodie LP’s!

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Celebrating May birthdays were Byron, Hope, Frank, Fran, Gordon & Pat. In June, Sharon celebrated her birthday.

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Jean & Jim have been married for an unbelievable 60 years!

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Barbara & Jack presented $49 to Jackie in our “Dancing for Dollars” drawing.

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Barbara awarded C.W. a terrific terra cotta wine cooler in our “Secret Samba” contest.

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APRIL 2014

Our Foxtrotters dined on a delicious Anniversary Dinner!

Foxtrotters “swayed” to a great cha-cha played by The Junction Band!

Our Foxtrotters took it “nice and easy” with our graceful namesake dance, the Foxtrot, on the ballroom dance floor!

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Foxtrotters enjoyed a delicious feast at our annual April Anniversary Dinner Dance. Joyce & Celestine Simmons, of Superior Catering, provided the scrumptious repast.

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Our Foxtrotters eagerly lined up to fill their plates with grilled chicken in a light Italian herb sauce, garlic roasted red potatoes, green beans Almondine, a garden salad and dinner rolls.

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To top off the yummy dinner, the ladies at Superior Catering sliced up two incredible cakes, one chocolate and one vanilla, for our Foxtrotters dancers.

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Club Co-Presidents Barbara & Jack led the Foxtrotters in a snappy, swingin’ jitterbug!

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Sara and George enjoyed the anniversary music along with fellow Foxtrotters!

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Foxtrotters Board Member, Betty, paid tribute to our Club Co-Presidents, Barbara & Jack, with a lovely bouquet of flowers presented to Barbara.

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Club Co-President, Barbara, presented our Board Members to the Foxtrotters Dance Club attendees.

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Helen was our big Anniversary Dinner Dance winner of $42 in our Dancing for Dollars drawing!

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Beulah took home a very pretty etched glass bowl as the winner of our Secret Samba. With her are Barbara and Marsha.

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MARCH 2014

The FOXTROTTERS always have a great time!

The FOXTROTTERS really know how to dance their namesake dance!!  This month, they sashayed around the dance floor to The Continentals Band.

The FOXTROTTERS let loose with the “Electric Slide!”

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Our St. Patrick’s Day dance floor was crowded with fun-loving FOXTROTTERS!

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The FOXTROTTERS dances are the best event in East Cobb!

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From the Foxtrot to the Waltz and even the Electric Slide, The FOXTROTTERS show their stuff on the dance floor!

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Our Club Co-President Barbara presented our Secret Samba winner for the night, Brenda, who took home an adorable St. Patrick’s Day mug from which to enjoy an Irish Coffee!

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The Luck O’ the Irish was with Glennis, as she took home $66 in our Dancing for Dollars drawing!  She’s pictured here with Club Treasurer Marsha and Club Co-President Barbara.

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FEBRUARY 2014

Our Foxtrotters can really swing!  Listen to The Junction Band playing “Kansas City” as our members and guests cut a rug!!!

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Foxtrotters Genelda and Frank, and Fran and Jim really got into the Valentine’s spirit on the dance floor!

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The Junction Band rocked the house for our February dance!

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Club Co-President Barbara presented the Secret Samba prize to Evelyn, our winner of the evening, taking home a beautiful “Love” wall plaque.

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Marge & George showed their ballroom talents to some great Valentine’s tunes!

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Shown with Club Co-Presidents Barbara and Jack, George was the lucky winner in our Dancing for Dollars contest.

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Our February birthday boys are George and Herb.  Happy Birthday!

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JANUARY 2014

The FOXTROTTERS Dance Club christened 2014 like a New Year’s bottle of champagne at midnight!

January Dance-1

Johnny Knapp and his band members swung our FOXTROTTERS “through the hourglass of time” with panache, playing our favorite tunes such as “Satin Doll” and “Going to Kansas City.”

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We had a wonderful turn out to ring in the New Year
with Foxtrotters braving 21 degree winter weather!

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Enjoying the music and each others company were Priscilla & Andrew, Leonard, Nancy & Jim, and Rachel.

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Waltzing around the ballroom dance floor were the Foxtrotters‘ first Club President, Naomi and her partner, T.J.

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Tripping the light fantastic were Bobbie & David
along with Jim & Nancy.

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The winner of $48 in our Dancing for Dollars drawing was Glennis, showing off her winnings with Club Co-Presidents, Barbara & Jack.