The years are moving very fast and we are now well into another new year. I hope you all had a happy and peaceful Christmas and a great time welcoming in the New Year.
Since my last report for the journal, there have been a few changes. Unfortunately, there are now no more lessons before our Monday night social dance. There were a few times that we have had to meet at Rockdale Town Hall, due to the availability of halls. Unless otherwise announced, dance will continue to be held at the Marana Auditorium in MacMahon Street, Hurstville.
Our thanks to Albert and Nancy who put in a lot of work to compile the dance program with beautiful music. New sequence dances such as D’Amour Rumba and the Grove Waltz, not yet on the regular weekly programs, are practiced during the short breaks.
Our Christmas dance on the 22nd December, 2008 was successful with over 100 dancers attending. The happy spirit was evident. The hall and many tables were colorfully decorated for the festive season. Santa Claus and his wife paid us a visit with a helper making a special show. Along with the usual raffles and Monte Carlo, a special raffle for the many assorted Christmas goodies was available to be won. Everyone left content, with something from Santa’s bag.
Generously sponsored by the St.George Leagues Club, dance starts at 7pm until 11pm on Monday nights. Coffee, tea and biscuits are provided plus a raffle with a chance to win one or all of five of the $15 prizes. There is also a chance for a couple to win the jackpot in the Monte Carlo dance.
Members and their guests are always welcome!