Our Dances – 2016

DECEMBER 2016

It was a fantastic Ho Ho Holiday celebration at The Foxtrotters December dance.  With 86 dancing afficionados filling the ballroom, it was a gay and festive evening for all!

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The Memory Lane Band brought down the house with their big band sound!

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They crooned Christmas tunes and wonderful oldies for The Foxtrotters to dance.

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Club President, Barbara and her husband, Jack opened the dance in style.

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The Foxtrotters thoroughly enjoyed the evening . . . you can’t beat dancing and meeting up with old friends!

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The Foxtrotters filled the floor with twirls and swirls to the terrific music.

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These musicians played their hearts out for The Foxtrotters Christmas dance!

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Our handsome gentlemen were proud to show off their lovely ladies on the dance floor.

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Friday night at the East Cobb Senior Center was the perfect way to top off the holidays!

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Who could resist dancing and listening to The Memory Lane Band!

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Club President, Barbara said thank you to the head of our decorating committee, Pat for all of the hard work she and her fellow decorators have done for the Club.

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The Foxtrotters had four birthdays to celebrate . . . Carolyn, Betty, Jack (who celebrated his November birthday this month) and Ray.

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Glennis and C.W. celebrated an unbelievable 54 years of wedded bliss!

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Joanne was our lucky winner in the “Dancing for Dollars” drawing, taking home a whopping $45!

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Ray had the winning card in our “Secret Samba” contest, and took home a beautiful oriental vase . . . most likely for his lovely wife!

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NOVEMBER 2016

Our Foxtrotters’ November dance was a success, with 48 ballroom afficionados displaying their dancing prowess.  The theme for the evening was “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” and our room decor displayed the colors of autumn with pretty red, orange and yellow flowers and pumpkins everywhere.  Our decorating committee for the evening was Pat, Jim, Anne, Kathy, Joe and Riley.  It was also our Annual Toys for Tots Drive, and our members brought some terrific toys for the children!

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The Continentals Band entertained us with Cha-Chas, Rumbas, Waltzes and our namesake, Foxtrots.

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As you can see, our Foxtrotters know how to take full advantage of a fun evening!

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Our handsome members dressed in their lovely attire for our November dance.

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We all enjoyed not only the music and dancing, but the great camaraderie that is found at every Foxtrotters’ dance.

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All of our Foxtrotters look forward to an evening each month that harkens back to a time of elegance, grace and romance in the grand ballroom!

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Our Foxtrotters know their steps when ballroom dancing, and are not afraid to have fun with them!

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We celebrated four Foxtrotters’ birthdays in November:  Charlie, Anne, Frank and Helen.

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Genelda was our winner of the evening in our “Secret Samba” contest.  She took home a lovely white crackled ceramic candle holder.

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OCTOBER 2016

The Foxtrotters Annual Masked Ball was magical, with 49 ballroom aficionados filling the East Cobb Senior Center ballroom.  Decorating the room with fanciful masks and colorful beads for our dancers were Pat, Jim and Joe.  They did a wonderful job!

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The Junction Band spun their wonderful web of special tunes for our dancers.

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As you can see, the Foxtrotters love to dance and have a great time!

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It was swaying room only on the ballroom dance floor.

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A spell was cast on our Foxtrotters at our October Masked Ball!

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This was a lovely musical interlude!

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The Junction Band made the perfect backdrop for our dancers, not to mention their great music!

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The Foxtrotters took to the dance floor for a lively “Electric Slide!”

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Foxtrotters President, Barbara (left) looked beguiling in her beautiful mask, along with her husband, Jack and Club Publicist, Carolyn.

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It was all smiles and a fun evening for our Foxtrotters.

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There were some lovely ladies behind some lovely masks at our Annual Masked Ball!

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Two Foxtrotters celebrated their birthday in October . . . Victor and George, seen here with Club President, Barbara.  Happy Birthday!!

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Louise was the winner of a beautiful silver frame in our “Secret Samba” contest.  Presenting the prize was our Club President, Barbara.

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SEPTEMBER 2016

The Foxtrotters celebrated National Ballroom Dance Week at the East Cobb Senior Center!

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Despite the heat outside, there were lots of “cool cats” on the dance floor!

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There were 51 Foxtrotters having a great time at our September dance.

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The Continentals Band did a great job entertaining us with their wonderful music, including our theme song for the night, “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree.”

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If you weren’t there, you sure missed a fun time on the ballroom floor!

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Our Foxtrotters know how to “cut a rug!”

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We started off the Fall season with a bang last night!

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Whether it’s the Cha-Cha, the Swing or our namesake Foxtrot, our Foxtrotters always have a great time!

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We even enjoy line dancing, including The Electric Slide!

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We celebrated three birthdays last night . . . Linda, Harry and Susie.  Happy Birthday to all of you!!

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Our winner in the “Secret Samba” contest was Susie, who took home a pretty autumn garden stake.  Lucky Susie!

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AUGUST 2016

The Foxtrotters Ballroom Dance Club had a marvelous time bringing a close to our summer season.

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The Junction Band filled the ballroom with fantastic melodic tunes for our Foxtrotters.

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Our August dance brought 50 Foxtrotters to the ballroom dance floor.

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Our stylish Foxtrotters were twirling and swirling all night long.

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Foxtrotters Club President Barbara enjoyed a lovely dance with her husband, Jack.

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Everyone came out onto the dance floor to take advantage of the evening’s great music!

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From the Swing to the Samba, our Foxtrotters really know how to have a good time!

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August was a busy birthday month.  Celebrating were Dan, Club President Barbara, Betty, Janet and Andrew.

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C.W had an incredibly lucky night, taking home $43 in our “Dancing for Dollars” drawing and an adorable hummingbird wind chime in our “Secret Samba” contest.  Making the double presentations was Barbara, our Club President.

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July 2016

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It was a hot summer’s eve, but our “cool cats” came out on the dance floor to kick up their heels at our July Foxtrotters dance!

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The Class Act Band crooned some fabulous tunes for The Foxtrotters, including “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” our evening’s theme.

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We had a crowded dance floor, with 50 Foxtrotters showing off their Cha-Cha’s, Waltzes, Foxtrots and Jitterbugs.

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Our patriotism showed proudly throughout the ballroom, including the treat table.

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It was wonderful to see several new faces joining us on the dance floor!

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You couldn’t wipe away the smiles from our Foxtrotters at our July dance!

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Our Foxtrotters clearly know how to have a great time.

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It clearly was a fun evening for all, dancing to the rhythms of The Class Act Band.

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We had the chance to wish four Foxtrotters a Happy Birthday this month:

Gail, husband & wife Marsha and Howard, and newcomer Susan!

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Fran was our lucky winner in our “Secret Samba” contest.  She received a lovely “Welcome Friends” wall plaque.

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George was our big winner of the evening, taking home $40 in our “Dancing for Dollars” drawing.

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June 2016

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The Foxtrotters Dance Club kicked off the new 2016-2017 Season with a “hot, hot, hot” start.  The Junction Band ushered in the new year for us with some great “sum, sum, summertime” tunes!!

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Our “Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White” decor theme brought out 53 colorful ballroom dancers.

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Our Foxtrotters were flamin’ on the dance floor this sultry June evening!

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You can’t keep these Foxtrotters off the dance floor.  They were “cool as cucumbers,” even when the thermometer skyrocketed outside!

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It’s like a “vacation in the ballroom” at our Foxtrotters dances.  Who needs the beach!

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We celebrated four birthdays at our June dance:  Hope (May), Stella (June), Faye (April) and Lee (June).

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Daisy was the winner in our “Secret Samba” contest, taking home an adorable pansy-decorated basket.  She is seen here showing off her prize with Club President, Barbara.

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April 2016

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The Foxtrotters’ 19th Annual Anniversary Dinner/Dance was a huge success!  The Junction Band played our favorite tunes for this special evening.

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The evening began with a delicious dinner provided by Superior Catering.  The Foxtrotters dined on mozzarella chicken and mushrooms sauteed in a sherry wine sauce, a vegetable medley, cheese tortellini in a marinara sauce, a Caesar salad with assorted breads, and a delectable variety of cakes.

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Caterers Joyce Simmons and Christine Thompson took time out from their hard work to pose with Foxtrotters President, Barbara and her husband, Jack.

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All of us took full advantage of the buffet!

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The Junction Band ate heartily in preparation for entertaining us.

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We were well ready for an evening of dancing after our delicious dinner!

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There were 76 Foxtrotters filling the ballroom dance floor for our big Anniversary Dinner/Dance!

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Everyone had a fantastic time and looked very festive in their dressy attire.

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From the waltz to the swing and even our namesake foxtrot, our group loves to dance!

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The Junction Band even played “The Electric Slide” for those of us who enjoy line dancing!

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Adding even more variety, our dancers enjoyed a rousing Polka!

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Taking time out from photographing the evening was Club Publicist, Carolyn along with Club President, Barbara and her husband, Jack.

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Our ballroom was decorated with lovely black-and-white ballroom dancer silhouettes along with black-and-white silk flowers and tulle.

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It came time to acknowledge our Board Members.  Seen here are Fran, Barbara, Betty, Marsha (with her husband, Howard), Genelda, Frank and Lee.  Absent were Barbara and Naomi.

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Club President, Barbara graciously presented our Board Members with a thank you gift for all of their hard work.

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Board member, Lee returned the compliment and presented Club President, Barbara with a gift as well.

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Since we will not have a dance in May, we celebrated those Foxtrotters whose birthdays fell in April and May:  Jerry, Fran, Hope and Stella.  Happy Birthday!!

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The winner of our “Secret Samba” contest was Faye, who took home a beautiful mother of pearl floral ceramic cache box.

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March 2016

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Irish eyes were smilin’ at our March Foxtrotters ballroom dance.  The Continentals Band delighted us with lovely music for the evening.

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Foxtrotters Louise & Vic along with Bianca & Joe waltzed around the ballroom floor in beautiful rhythm.

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Our members Pat & Jim with Genelda & Frank enjoyed a fun evening of good music and great dancing.

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The “Luck O’ the Irish” brought out 56 Foxtrotters in March to the ballroom.

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Our Foxtrotters know how to kick up their heels and twist-and-shout at our dances!

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When it comes to ballroom dancing, there is no better place than the Foxtrotters ballroom dances.  Pat and Harry show the group how it’s done!

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We had quite a few birthday celebrations in March.  Partying this evening were Jean, Ned, Genelda, Herb, Jim and Larry!

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The “Luck O’ the Irish” was with Pat, who took home $46 in our “Dancing for Dollars” drawing, presented by Club-President, Barbara.

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Club-President Barbara proudly gave Arnold a beautifully hand-painted footed glass bowl for our “Secret Samba” contest.

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February 2016

Our Valentine’s dance warmed the hearts of The Foxtrotters Dance Club, as The Junction Band entertained us with some wonderful music!  (We tried some mood lighting for this song, but it just didn’t quite work out for the camera, so we went back to our regular lighting!)

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From “My Funny Valentine” to “Sway,” The Junction Band serenades us with some marvelous dance music!

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We had quite a turnout, with 61 Foxtrotters filling the ballroom dance floor.

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Red was the color of the evening at our favorite Valentine’s dance!

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Our Club President, Barbara and her husband, Jack shared a tender dance.

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It was a delight to welcome several new guests to our Foxtrotters Dance Club!

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The Junction Band’s “Electric Slide” brought out quite a crowd to the dance floor.

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Our Foxtrotters also love dancing the Charleston line dance.

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It was a heartwarming evening all around!

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We honored our Foxtrotters celebrating their birthdays in January and February:  Louise (February), Beulah (January), George (January), Cheryl (February), Bill (February), Susan (February), David (January).

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Louise won our “Secret Samba” contest, taking home a lovely glass floral-shaped vase.

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January 2016

Sadly, our January dance was cancelled due to snowy weather that evening.

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