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"Trottin' Into The
   Holidays Dance"
AND
Silent Auction

                Saturday Night, November 17th, 2018

Hi Dancers,


The October dance was a blast! Almost everyone wore costumes and had a “Spooktacular “ time. The Music by DJ Dr. Rod and Gail certainly kept the joint jumpin’.!


Winners of the costume contest were:

     1st place Russ & Diane Ward

     2nd place-Jim & Barbara Roth

     3rd place-Chrisann Smith and Molly.


Thanks to the following members and guests who helped with the event: Dan Medina, Linda & John Troester, Gloria Biard & Jerry, Rose Englebrecht, Sherri Klopfenstein, Jim & Barbara Roth, and Peter & Judi Spizzirri.


Our sincere gratitude to all of you who attended the dance. It was an important Benefit Dance for Butter the Care Dog.


The upcoming dance will be at St. John's Activity Center, 300 Jefferson Street, downtown Algonquin, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. A complimentary Fox Trot dance lesson will be taught by Frank and Jackie at 7:45 p.m. and open dancing at 8 p.m.


Keep dancing friends!

"TROTTIN' INTO THE HOLIDAYS DANCE 

AND SILENT AUCTION


On Saturday, November 17th, The Greater Fox Valley Chapter of USA Dance, in conjunction with St. John's Lutheran Church, are holding the “Trottin' Into The Holidays Dance and Silent Auction ”. 


The silent auction is popular because there are baskets brimming with gift cards and goodies at great values for Thanksgiving, Christmas giving or just for you.


Some of the businesses who have donated

    Port Edward Seafood Restaurant

    Mariano’s Super Market

    Brunch Cafe

    Fresh Thyme Farmers Market

    Trader Joes

    Half-Price Books
 
   Jewel Osco

    Texas Roadhouse

    The Texan BBQ of Algonquin

    Nick’s Pizza & Pub

    Lou Manati’s Pizzeria
 
   Culver’s Frozen Custard

    Plum Garden Asian Cuisine


AND MORE! See more complete list of the many local participating businesses below.



"TROTTIN' INTO THE HOLIDAYS DANCE AND SILENT AUCTION (cont.)


Spend the evening socializing and dancing to music provided by DJ Dr. Rod.  There will be a complimentary Fox Trot lesson taught by Frank and Jackie at 7:45 p.m. In addition there will be free coffee, cake, chances to win door prizes, 50/50 drawing and membership drawing.


DJ Dr. Rod will be playing a variety of Swing, Latin, oldies, and ballroom music and we'll have a playlist with the song and dance listed.


The dance will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church's Activity, 300 Jefferson St. in downtown Algonquin.


Please bring a donation for the food pantry.


The doors open at 7:15 p.m.

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 below and www.dancefoxvalley.com website or our dancewithfrankandjackie.com website. 


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DJ Dr. Rod will be playing a variety of our Theme Songs with Tango, 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 6:00 p.m. for the Buffet. 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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It’s better than Black Friday!

No more fighting the crowds and driving from store to store!

Come to the “Trottin’ into the Holidays Dance & Silent Auction” Saturday, November 17th for the Dance and Silent Auction!

Over Sixty (60) businesses and merchants

have donated gift cards and merchandise for your bidding pleasure!

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 click ->>>> Click here to see the abundance of gifts to bid on!

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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.

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DANCE NOTES ♫♪♫ & Other News

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!

UPCOMING DANCES


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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LOCAL DANCE CLASSES DAY AND LOCATIONS 


  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:
Mondays     
            in McHenry 

Tuesdays                in Cary

Wednesdays         in Crystal Lake

Thursdays             in Crystal Lake 
Fridays                   in Lake in the HIlls

Sundays                 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!