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Pauline Nocifora

Pauline is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and fell in love with square dancing at an exhibition while living in Waterloo, New York. In 1974 they started a club called Skoi Yase Squares and learned to square and round dance.

In 1979, Pauline moved to Ballwin, MO. and joined Rafter Rockers at the Barn along with Round Dancing. She also joined Swingin' Singles, now called Singles and Doubles.

Pauline has served on many committees: Vice President and Treasurer of the Swingin' Singles and helped them attain their first "We Done It" in 1992. Was chairman for three Benefits: Ronald McDonald House, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), and Independence Center. Served for The Greater St Louis Folk & Square Dance Federation as Festival Co-Chairman in 1985 and also became a Federation Board member that same year. Served as Board Member until 1988 and then became Vice President, then President, Past President, and then again Board Member. Was Vice-Chairman of Ways and Means for the 42nd National Square Dance Convention held in St Louis in 1993.

In 1994, Pauline had the great privilege of being the "Honored Dancer" at the Festival in Belleville.

In 1997, Pauline served as Treasurer of The Greater St Louis Folk & Square Dance Federation and continued on when it became St Louis Metro Square and Round Dance Association until she retired in August 2012 after fifteen years. Pauline has met so very many wonderful friends throughout these years and thanks everyone for their love, friendship, and help in any way. See you across the square. God bless you and I love you all,

From the November 2012 St. Louis "Metro N.E.W.S." "This Months Recognition"

Updated 1/26/13