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Prizes - The $300 first prize was won by Debbie Melcher, NE District,
$150 by Shirley Turner, SE District, and $50 by Sara Merservey, WC District,
Trenton T-Squares. Congratulations.
Hall of Fame - Congratulations to Jay Wright, caller for
the Mo-Kan Squares of Nevada (and anybody else who will let him call). Well
Dancer of the Year - Congratulations to Bob & Shirley Turner,
SE District, on being selected as the 2009 Square Dancer of the Year. Well
deserved and I think they were surprised!
- 633 - Breakdown goes like this - Central Dist - 45; NE Dist. - 55; NW Dist -
154; St. Louis Dist - 40; SE Dist - 8; SW Dist - 58; WC Dist - 68; Other
Missouri dancers - 47; Kansas - 32; Iowa - 10; Nebraska - 2; Caller/Cuer/Partner
- 77; Other complimentary - 37. We are sorry that the other 3,000 Missouri
dancers missed a wonderful weekend!
Prizes - we had approximately 200 door prizes donated and 464 people who
pre-registered by October 1st. Thanks to all the clubs and people
who brought door prize items. You helped make this part of the festival quite a
Silent Auction was a huge success with over 75 items auctioned to
the highest bidders. Over $700 was raised by your generous donations for these
quality items. Thanks to those who brought them! All the money raised goes to
the Missouri Federation.
Frozen Custard was again a highlight of Saturday evening. Sheridan's of
Belton shared $125 of the proceeds with the Festival. Thanks so much!
March - this fun start
to the Saturday night ceremonies was enjoyed by: 4 clubs in Central District, 7
clubs in Northeast, 11 clubs in Northwest, 2 clubs in Southeast, 4 clubs in
Southwest, 6 clubs in St. Louis, 7 clubs in West Central, and representatives
from Heart of America Federation and the Kansas Square Dance Association.
Thanks for making the banner march a great success.
If your club participated and you did not get a 50th Festival pin,
please contact Edythe Weber.
Festival Program Books - we still have about 30 books left over. These
are available to purchase for $10 per book. If you would like a book, contact
The Sunday morning Doin's Dance
was attended by approximately 235 enthusiastic dancers. Thanks to additional
donations, the Sunday morning Doin's Dance raised $519.
YOUR SUPPORT OF THE MISSOURI FEDERATION AND SQUARE DANCING IN MISSOURI BY
PLANNING TO ATTEND THE STATE FESTIVAL IN LEBANON, OCT. 15-17, 2010.