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Prairie Land Dance Club Bootnotes
Last Update: Oct 18, 2017

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President's Message:

Lots of fun stuff coming up at your favorite Country Club!

There's the Halloween Dance Friday October 27th with a Potluck Dinner at 7pm. Wear a costume if you'd like. The top 3 costumes will get a prize!! Thanks to Linda and Tom Serra for being our hosts.

Then in November, we have the Thanksgiving Dance on Friday November 17th. Thanks to Pam Hines and Diane Fruchtl for hosting this dance for us.

We can't forget about December! Your instructors will treat you to a Welcome to Winter Dance on Friday December 15th. Watch for more information on all these Party Nights!!

Come on out on Wednesday and Friday nights and kick up your heels!!

Suzi Morrow

Club Officers and Board Members:

If you are interested in running for an office or for the Board of Directors these are the positions available:

President, Vice President, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Secretary, Board Member.
Please let me know by October 25th if you are interested in running.

Note: We need a Vice President candidate for sure!!

Santa Elves 2017:

We will be taking some Santa's Elves **Stars** again this year.

If you are interested in being a **Star** in a child's life this Christmas, please let Suzi or Patty know. Once we get the stars you can pick out your **Star**.

(The Star has the age, sex, sizes and wish item printed on it. You fulfill that wish and bring unwrapped gift to the club with the Star attached. Santa's Elves delivers the gifts to the kids)

Holiday Food Drive:

PLDC is collecting food in October, November and December for the Illiopolis Food Pantry.

Your donation of non-perishable items is Greatly Appreciated!!

Simply Patsy with Mary Pfiefer Returns to PLDC!

Saturday March 3rd, 2018    7pm - 10pm
Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door if available
Reserved Seating - Get your groups together and reserve your tables NOW!

Tickets can be bought from Suzi Morrow at the club or
email your NAME and # of Tickets Desired to  dance2morrow@comcast.net 
She will be in touch for payment arrangements and delivery of tickets.


PLDC Dance Class Session Schedule 2017 - 2018:

The schedule is a little different this time around. Please read carefully and let me know if you have questions!

We have Dance Class Sessions and we have Free Dance Lessons.
All classes and lessons will be on Wednesday nights.

Dance Class Sessions
4 or 6 week Session – Starts at 7pm
Fee includes all classes for the 4 or 6 week period, admission to Wed dance, and a reduced admission fee for the Fri dance ($3 instead of $5)

Free Dance Lesson
Individual Dance Lesson – Starts at 7:30pm (free w/$5 admission to dance)
These Free Lessons are held EVERY Wed night.

We are offering the following styles of dance in our Dance Class Sessions this season:
Flow (Beg/Int)  <<>>  Two Step (Beg and Int) <<>>  East Coast Swing (Beg transitioning to Int)

October 2017      
4th - 25th   7pm   Beginner Two Step        4 wk session     $20/couple         ONGOING NOW!!

November 2017 
1st - 22nd   7pm   Intermediate Two Step      4 wk session        $20/couple      

December 2017 – Holiday Break – No 7pm Class Session (7:30 Free Lesson still taught)

January 2018   
3rd - Feb. 7th   7pm East Coast Swing          6 wk sesson         $30/couple  

February  2018            
14th - March 7th   7pm Beginner Two Step       4 wk session        $20/couple   

March 2018                 
14th - Apr 4th   7pm Intermediate Two Step          4 wk session        $20/couple

April 2018          
11th - May 2nd    7pm Flow Session       4 wk session    $20/couple  $10/single  

Summer Break 2018 – 7:30pm Free Lessons Continue through summer !!

Party Time:

Halloween Dance October 27th - Get your Boo On and Come on Out!!
7pm - Regular door fees apply ($3/members ; $5/guests)
Potluck Dinner 7pm ~ Top 3 Costumes Win A Prize

Thanksgiving Dance November 17th - What are YOU Thankful For?
Fill out a Thankful Form at the club or send Diane Fruchtl an email with
What You're Thankful For this year.
Potluck Dinner at 7pm ~ 50/50 drawing ~ Door Prizes
Donate non-perishable food for the food pantry.

Welcome to Winter Dance December 15th - Throw a log on the fire and let's dance!
Potluck Dinner at 7pm ~ 50/50 drawing for Santa's Elves ~ Door Prizes
Quick Patterned Dance Lesson at 8pm ~ Holiday music mixed in by the DJ

Prairie Land Birthdays:

10/21 Walt Kruski
10/28 Linda Gines
10/29 Chris Field
10/30 Roger Jenkins
11/1   Dick Bailey
11/4   Laverne Crull, Larry Dolvig, Bob Gipson, Joyce Hunt
11/22 Wendy King
11/27 Oke Benjamin
11/28 Dona Bailey


Sunshine News:

Gary M. Broke his big toe recently doing some remodeling. Hope to see him on the dance floor very soon, but it will be a few weeks. 

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

Demo News:

We have Festival of Trees coming up in Springfield November 25th from 3 to 4pm in the Orr Building at the State Fair Grounds.
This is always a super fun demo, so put your jungle on and come out to dance!

We have a Holiday Demo coming up in December, so if you're intersted check out the list at the club.

Christmas Demo Practice:  We will be scheduling a demo practice -- check out the form at the club so we can zero in on the best date and time for everyone.

Everyone is welcome anytime to dance in demos -- 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 – Line or Flow Lesson @ 7:30pm (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 – Nov. 11th:
7pm - Lesson ($5/pp) 
8pm - 12mn Dance ($5/pp or $3/pp for PLDC members)

Prairie Ballroom Dance – Oct. 28th 
7pm - 11pm Prairie Ballroom Dance ($5/pp or $3/pp for PLDC members)

Taking Care of Business:

The PLDC Membership stands at 84. Thanks again to Laverne Crull for taking care of our numbers and our sign in sheets every month!

Welcome New Member: Barbara Curtis!

Returned from Inactive: Steve Hendren
Moved to Inactive (but we know she's very active!): Janice Timmons

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

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

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

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