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Hi Dancers!!!


The September dance was fun and it was so good to see everyone after the summer hiatus. Many thanks to those who helped us make the dance a success. Linda & John Troester, Gloria Baird and Jerry, Chrisann Smith, Rose Englebrecht and DJ Rod and Gail for the great array of dance music. 

   St. John’s Church had asked us to benefit “Butter” their Comfort Dog for her care at out next dance.

So, our next dance or the benefit of Butter the comfort Dog.


“ SPOOK-TACULAR SALSA "

   
Let the “ghoul” times roll at “Spook-tacular Salsa” benefit dance for Butter the Comfort Dog on Saturday,
October 20 hosted by the Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance.

“Spook-tacular Salsa”

Benefit Dance and Halloween Costume Party for BUTTER!

It is also time to be creative because there will be a costume contest with prize$ awarded for originality.

Frank and Jackie Penze will teach a complimentary Salsa lesson at 7:45 p.m. 
In addition there will be free coffee, cake, chances to win door prizes and a 50/50 drawing.
 Please bring a donation for the food pantry.
Doors open at 7:15 p.m., dance lesson at 7:45 p.m. followed by open dancing.
You do not have to be a member to attend!

Join the Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance for an evening of dancing, socializing and good fun. For more information and maps, see our website at http://www.dancewithfrankandjackie.com or the club site at www.dancefoxvcalley.com.


There will be a costume contest with prize$ awarded for originality!

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DANCE NOTES ♫♪♫ & Other News

NEW CLASSES ARE STARTING NOW!

Dance Lessons in your local Park District with Frank & Jackie!
REGISTER NOW! - New classes start in Mid-September.
Check our Website for details and links to your local park district's on-line registration! 

DANCE CLASSES ARE STARTING


A new 5-Week dance class is starting on Monday, October 15 at McHenry Parks Activity Center featuring Fox Trot, Swing, Merengue & some Tango. Wednesday, October 31 at 7 p.m. in Crystal Lake is filled but 8:15 p.m. class is open.
See our website for a schedule and links to the local park district catalogues and registration sites.
Please call us, 847-639-8699 or email if you have any questions, jackiepenze@aol.com. 


Here are the new classes start dates:

Monday October 15 in McHenry 

Tuesday October 30 in Cary

Wednesday October 31 in Crystal Lake

Thursday November 1 in Crystal Lake 

Friday October 26 in Lake in the HIlls

Sunday October 28 in Cary



Did you know that when you come to one of our dances for an evening of fun you are also contributing to a charity?
The Greater Fox Valley Chapter of Dance is a 'non-profit organization'.  Together, we give back to the community at every dance.
All dances are for the benefit of the food pantry except the February & December dances.

This October dance is dedicated to Butter the Comfort Care Dog and the December dance is for the benefit of Home of the Sparrow.  


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"Spook-tacular Salsa"


Benefit Dance and
Halloween Costume Party
for BUTTER!

A complimentary 'Salsa' Dance Lesson
will be taught by Frank & Jackie starting at 7:45pm
Sponsored by The Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance

Saturday October 20th
Doors Open at 7:15pm

DJ Dr. Rod will be playing a variety of our Theme Songs with Cha Cha, Latin, oldies, ballroom and swing music. In addition there will be free coffee, cake, chances to win door prizes, 50/50 drawing and membership drawing.

The dance will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church's Activity Center, 300 Jefferson St., downtown Algonquin. Please bring a donation for the food pantry.

Doors open at 7:15 p.m. The dance lesson will start at 7:45 p.m. and open dancing will follow.


Join the Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance for an evening of dancing, socializing and good fun. Admission is $8 for USA Dance members, $12 for non-members and $10 for seniors age 65+. For more information and maps, see Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance or www.dancewithfrankandjackie.com.

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UPCOMING DANCES


Saturday, October 20

    “Spook-tacular Salsa” featuring Salsa and costume party 

    

    Saturday, November 17

    “Trottin’ into the Holidays & Silent Auction” featuring the Fox Trot


The November dance is “Trottin’ into the Holidays & Silent Auction” featuring the Fox Trot and our silent auction is always very popular.


A wonderful time of year as the changing seasons and the many items available, usually sold at far less its value, at our auction combined with a happy 'fox trot' while helping a good cause. It's great fun and it’s just in time for Thanksgiving as well as ideal for gift baskets for Christmas. 


Thanks again to the folks mentioned below for their contributions to this year's event.


Any help you would like to offer will be very much appreciated. Volunteers to design baskets collecting gift cards and items, and to help before and after with displaying the auction items. 


Donations are gladly accepted. Please call me at 847-639-8699 or email jackiepenze@aol.com.


    Saturday, December 8

    “Magic Moments of Christmas” benefit for the Home of the

        Sparrow featuring the Waltz


                 We'll See you at the Dance!


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Remember the fun that dance brought into your life?
The many friendships gained when you went to the dance? 

Now is A GREAT TIME to introduce your non-dancing friends to THE JOY OF DANCING!

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November's Silent Auction

(at the November Dance, "'Trottin' Into the Holidays".)

The November dance and silent auction is always a popular dance because of the many items available usually sold at far less its value. Gift cards or merchandise have been donated from the below contributors.

There are many more coming in so we will have an abundance to bid on. Any help will be much appreciated designing baskets and collecting gift cards and items. Donations are gladly accepted. Call me at 847-639-8699 or email me at jackiepenze@aol.com.

Thanks to Cheryl Gleason and Betty Mak who have donated baskets.
Gift cards or merchandise have been donated from:
Marianos Fresh Marketplace,
Cucina Bella Restaurant,
Plum Garden Restaurant,
Trader Joe’s,
The Home Depot,
Texas Roadhouse,
Country Donuts,
Bull Dog Ale House,
Brunch Café,
Meat & Potatoes Eatery,
Half Price Books,
Countryside Flower,
Nursery & Garden Center,
Pablo’s Restaurant & Cantina,
Big R Department Store,
Breaking Bread Catering and Deli,
Buffalo Wild Wings,
Yummy Asian Bistro,
Golden Corral,
Kojak’s Chicago Style Hot Dogs,
Gyros,
Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza,
Crystal Lake Chrysler,
Lou Malnati’s Pizza,
Workplace Yoga,
Chen Chinese Cruisine,
Jeri’s Hallmark Shop,
Fantasy Factory Romantic Boutique,
Grand Buffet Chinese Restaurant,
Marcos Pizza,
Café 31 North Breakfast & Brunch.

AND... There are many more coming in
so there will be an abundance to bid on!

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LOCAL DANCE CLASSES STARTING SOON!!! 


  Check our website for a list and links to each park districts seasonal brochures and their registration pages. 


Here is the evening and location list:
Monday  September 10    
            in McHenry 

Tuesday September 18                in Cary

Wednesday September 19         in Crystal Lake

Thursday September 20             in Crystal Lake 
Friday September 14                   in Lake in the HIlls

Sunday Septermber 16                in Cary

ALL DANCES

    Our dances are held at St. John's Lutheran Church's Activity, 300 Jefferson St, in downtown Algonquin.


Saturdays:

   November 17

   “Trottin’ into the Holidays & Silent Auction” featuring the Fox Trot


    December 8

     Magic Moments of Christmas” benefit for the Home of the

     Sparrow featuring the Waltz

 

We'll See You at the Dance!

           Frank & Jackie

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New References from some of our students.

Join Us & Dance with Frank and Jackie!