Hot Tips - December 2014

December 2014
 December 13, 2014
Holiday Dance
with Tim Marriner
 Due to the holidays ,
there will be no
dance classes on
12/22/2014 and
12/23/2014 and
12/29/2014 and
 December 31, 2014
Last day for discounted ($30) renewal of your 2015
Hotlanta Squares
 January 16—18, 2015
Promenade Down
Peachtree XIII !!!
 There will be no classes the week following PDP XIII
1/19/2015 and
 February 1, 2015
Membership renewal
fee for 2015 is due.
Down Peachtree
Promenade Down Peachtree
XIII is fast approaching!
Thank you to those who
have already registered. The
fee for the entire weekend
(dancing Friday night
through Sunday afternoon,
pot luck snack station Friday night, continental
breakfast and
lunch Saturday,
and Sunday brunch) is currently $105.00. The rate
goes up to $125.00 after 12/31/2014.
The major planning is complete: venue, host hotel,
callers, and catering. Now
comes the opportunity for
y’all to volunteer to help
make the weekend run
smoothly and ensure all of
the dancers have a fabulous
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Frequent Dancers
Dance for Free !
Hotlanta Squares’ first
“Frequent Dancer” flight has
come to an end, and we’re
happy to announce that the
following members attended
all of our dances this year,
and will get a free entry to the
Holiday Dance on December
Clara Chesboro
Sam Serotte
Mike Shagina
Bill Cosmas
Chris Johnson
Sam Shepherd
Moe Prado
Joan Campitelli
Endsley Real
If you didn’t make the cut this
year, don’t worry; our Frequent Dancer challenge will
start back up next spring!
Here’s what we’re currently looking for:
 Order and pick up sheet cakes from Sam’s
Club or Costco for Saturday evening
 Help setting up Friday night snack station,
and checking in a few times during the evening to make sure area is presentable
 Pack up leftovers ~10 p.m. to take to party at
the Marriott
 Set-up help for Saturday breakfast
 Keep tabs on coffee pots, refill if necessary,
and clean out before we go to lunch
 Monitor snacks in break room Saturday afternoon
 Help cutting and passing out cake Saturday
 Clean break room Saturday evening so it’s
ready for Sunday brunch catering set-up
 50-50 ticket sales Friday & Saturday
 Set out gift baskets and fly-in swaps on
 Help man registration table (there will be a
more formal sign-up sheet soon)
Like they say, it takes a village! Thanks in advance for chipping in to help keep Promenade
Down Peachtree’s reputation as one of the
best fly-ins in the country!
Please email me directly
at [email protected] to nab a volunteer
slot, or if you have any questions.
Yellow Rocks,
December 2014
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Caller, Chris Phillips
December 2014
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These guys ››››››
are going to be missed !
Bill has received a job offer he
couldn’t refuse so he and Danny will
be leaving Atlanta.
These guys have been great friends
and an integral part of Hotlanta
Squares, MASDA and the GSSDA.
Our loss is Ft. Lauderdale’s gain!
‹‹‹‹‹ Happy for these guys
Congratulations to Penny and Johnny
Jones, our beloved caller and his boss.
Johnny and Penny celebrated their
15th wedding anniversary by reaffirming their wedding vows with a beautiful recommitment ceremony.
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Promenade Down Peachtree (PDP)
Our 2015
Promenade Down
Peachtree 13, is being
held over the Martin
Luther King Jr.
Holiday weekend,
Jan. 16–18, 2015.
Dance Location:
Decatur Recreation
231 Sycamore Street,
Decatur, GA
Hunter Keller
from Menifee, CA
visit site:
from Northridge, CA
-courtyard-atlantadecatur-downtownRegistration Fee:
$105 - thru Dec. 31, 2014 emory/
$125 - after Dec. 31, 2014 Use group code:
$50 - non-dancer fee
Michael Kellogg
Download Registration
Forms at :
Host Hotel:
Courtyard Marriott
Downtown Decatur
130 Clairemont Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
Mark Long
Mike Massey
Caroline Carstens
Simon McPherson
Saralyn Levine
Susan Litton
for the $125 per night
rate (2 queen beds).
December 1st
December 6th
December 8th
December 17th
December 18th
December 20th
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If you're interesting in meeting and dancing with same sex Square Dance enthusiasts from across the country/world check out this convention link:
Upcoming Events
around the country
in the
Convention 2015
Convention 2015
For the ultimate in Square Dance fun and fellowship,
plan to attend the annual IAGSDC convention.
This year the big event is in St. Louis!
2015 IAGSDC Convention
Swing Me in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
May 22 - 25, 2015
For more details and a
complete listing of events
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December 2014
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