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Prairie Land Dance Club Bootnotes
Last Update: April 1, 2019

Remember: Bootnotes available 24/7
Just Click "Contact Us" at the top of the home page

Please be sure to check the Home Page @ www.PLDC.org 
To check for schedule changes,

Especially in bad or questionable weather.
You can call 217-413-8646 with questions.


President's Message:

April Fools Day!! It's not a trick that we are 14 days into Spring but the fact that it's cold outside is a trick for sure...at least it's sunny outside. I'm ready for warm and sunny ... how about you? Our temps are to warm up as the week goes by with a very nice weekend coming up the 6th and 7th, so we will take our good days as they come.

Jetta is on her way home and her shining face will soon be seen once again at the front door. We surely have missed her this winter! What a ray of sunshine she will bring with her!!

As we move into spring and summer, we will be busy with yard - garage - and home projects. That sounds like work for our bodies, so don't forget to treat your muscles to some grand dancing as payment! We have a few jobs around the club as well, so look for opportunities to make things beautiful and updated at Prairie Land in the weeks to come.

We continue to play music, dance, make new friends, have fun with old friends, get our bills paid and keep our doors open. We're over 30 now and going strong. I wonder if the founders thought we'd still be around 30+ years later???

So, snowbirds, it's time to return home and come out to the club you helped establish. We'd love to see you over and over this spring, summer and fall!

--As always, see you on the dance floor!!

 Suzi Morrow

NEW PLDC Shirt Order - It's Not Too Late To Order Something!!

Some PLDC folks are putting together a PLDC Shirt order, so if you've been wanting a shirt or coat or whatever, Now is the Time! See Bob or Sharon or Linda at the club. The catalog is on the middle table in the upper level. We don't send orders in very often, maybe twice a year, so check it out if you are interested.


As you know, the PLDC newsletter, the Bootnotes, is available every day of every month of every year! Suzi Morrow updates the Bootnotes on an on-going basis so send her information of interest to the dancers AND check in with the newsletter for new Sunshine news, new event information, and any other new News Items. dance2morrow@comcast.net "Bootnotes News" in the subject line.

PLDC will no longer offer Bootnotes subscriptions because we currently don't have anyone subscribing and we will discontinue this as an option.

The Bootnotes is always at your fingertips though through the Website!

www.PLDC.org and click on Contact Us  --  just that simple.

Santa's Elves Sale is a year-round thing!

We are now ready to start selling items for the 2019 campaign, so keep shopping!

We have new and used items that get updated all the time, so make it a habit to check it out every time you're at the club. You will find a treasure at a great price and a child will get another gift under the Christmas Tree in 2019 -- Win Win!

PLDC Dance Class Session Schedule

Beginner Nightclub Two    Mar 27 - April 17 (4wk session)
Flow Session                    April 24 to May 29th (6 wk session) Review and Learn NEW dance each wee

4 week class session $20/couple
6 week class session $30/couple
All Lessons Free to PLDC Members
All Session Fees incl door fee for the dance on Wednesdays and Reduced Rate on Fridays - $3/pp

Of course, the FREE patterned dance lesson at 7:30pm will continue on Wednesdays and all students are welcomed and encouraged to take those lessons.

Party Time:

I'm checking with Linda to see what's coming up in April ... stay tuned!

Praire Land Birthdays:

April Birthdays:
8     Morse Turner
11    Sharon Gipson
16    Jim Hale
17    Donna Hord
20    Cindy Harris
28   Dorothy Ewing

Sunshine News:

Send your Sunshine information to
Julia Byrkit for Springfield news, or Diane Fruchtl for Decatur news.
(email Suzi for their contact information:

Demo News:

April 13th - Evergreen Senior Living, 4825 Evergreen CT, Decatur - 2pm, please arrive at 1:30pm

Sign up sheet for both of these demos are at the club, or you can email Suzi to sign up to participate: dance2morrow@comcast.net

Thanks to Sharon G for doing the scheduling and keeping track of the sign up sheets AND Patty for handling our music. It's a huge help!!

Everyone is welcome anytime to dance in demos and/or at demo practice
Just let Patty, Sharon or Suzi know if you have questions

What's Coming Up?

For Country Dances and Lessons:
Click on "Current Events" for the most current dance and lesson information!

General Dance/Lesson Schedule:       
Every Wednesday – Lead & Follow sessions run from Sept to April each year at 7pm
Line or Flow Lesson @ 7:30pm Year Round!! (Free with $5/pp admission fee [$3/pp, members])
Every Wednesday – Open Dance @ 8pm

Every Friday – Open Dance @ 7pm ($5/pp admission [$3/pp, members]) 

The Groove – watch the 'Current Events' schedule for changes due to other dances in the area! Usually the 3rd Saturday.

Prairie Ballroom Dance -- 4th Saturday
April 27th is the Next Dance!!

7pm - 11pm Prairie Ballroom Dance ($5/pp or $3/pp for PLDC members)

Taking Care of Business:

Membership:  We have a new member, Kathy Ann Hardison from Cissna Park, IL -- Welcome!!

PLDC Officers -- If you have a question or concern, contact these folks:
President - Suzi Morrow          Vice President - position vacant
Treasurer - Pam Hines     Asst Tresurer - Tom Serra     Secretary - Sharon Gipson

Board of Directors -- If you have a question or concern, contact these folks:
Chairman - Les Morrow     Vice Chair - Linda Serra     Secretary - Sharon Gipson
Board Members: Jetta Boldini, Cindy Harris, Don Hunt, Bob Gipson, Sharon Gipson, Les Morrow, Suzi Morrow, Linda Serra

Have a Problem? See ...
Maintenance issue - John Mahan
Membership - Cindy Harris
Bootnotes - Suzi Morrow
Party Planning - Linda Serra

To get contact information for any of these people, email dance2morrow@comcast.net