USA Dance (LA Gumbo) Chapter #5031

LA Gumbo January  Metairie Dance, Sunday, February 16, 2020 , 1:30-4:30 pm at Jefferson Orleans North in Metairie. A free Tango dance lesson will be taught by Stephan Howard a professional local instructor. The lesson starts at 1:30.  Mixer dances will give each dancer an opportunity to dance with others.   Cost: $12 for members, $15 for non-members & Students $5   Location: Jefferson Orleans North, 2600 Edenborn Ave, Metairie.   Finger food provided with admission and there is a Cash Bar available.

Also, plan to attend the benefit dance for the Gumbo DanceSport Championships & WDSF Senior II Ten-Dance World Championships on Sunday, March 29, 2020.  It will be held at the Jefferson Orleans North, 2600 Edenborn Ave in Metairie between 1:30 to 4:30 PM. 

Exhibitions by: Percell St. Thomass- will perform a Bolero exhibition.  Celeste Pfefferle-Keith Gussoni will perform a Hustle exhibition.  Alexander J Thomas will be dancing a runba with his very talented youth parthner.  A youth couple from Lake Charles' Youth USA Dance Youth Chapter will also be doing an exhibition dance.  Look for more details as soon as we get commitments from others.

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Want to practice for competitions or exhibitions? Want to have a friendly audience? Huge dance floor? We have the perfect venue. To sign up to do an Exhibition contact Kerry Lovell at and cell# 504.453.7646

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2020-2021 Chapter Board members will be voted on at our next Metairie dance, January 19, 2020.
The following people have agreed to serve on our board of directors: Diana Lovell, Dolores Dufour, Guzel Bilyalova, Patricia Fortier and Kerry Lovell

Additional nominations will be accepted from the floor before a vote is taken.  Please consider self-nominating.  Currently we only have 5 people volunteering to be on the board.  We would like to have at least 7.  Offer positions on the board are President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.  Additional board of director positions are identified as Directors-at-Large which serve in various management responsibilities, i.e. Membership, Hospitality, Outreach, Communications, Website, Special Events, Volunteer Coordinator and Youth Program Coordinator.  Board members participation in any specific assignment will be based on there available time, talents and interest; but most importantly, we need board members' input on the existing operational issues and suggestions for improving the impact of our chapter on its members and community.  See descriptions for board positions at 

Board positions for 2020-2021 are:
Kerry Lovell, President
Dolores Dufour, Treasurer
Guzel Bilyalova, Vice-President
Diana Lovell, Secretary
TBA, Hospitality
Patricia Fortier, At Large
Wayne LeBoeuf, At Large

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USA Dance Chapter 5031
P. O. Box 7021
Metairie, LA 70010-7021

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