lefttop USA Dance Sarasota
White Sands Chapter
April 2015

April is a month that has National days for: fools, the penny, peanut butter and jelly, chocolate mousse, deep dish pizza, "Sorry Charlie", beer, cheese fondue, eight-track tape, ex-spouse, high five, hug a plumber, help a horse, tell a story, sarcoidosis, soft pretzel, fresh celery, soy foods, etc.,   And this just covers about a third of the month.   Check the National Day Calendar at this web page. (Just click it.)
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April Tango classes will be taught by Charles McCaffrey, starting on April 13.  Stephen will teach the April 6 Tango Class.    

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As usual, the 30 Monday Taxi Dances with the 3 pros are only $2.00 per dance,  Group classes start at 7:00 and general ballroom dancing will be from 8:00 until 10:00.
Monday nights at Sara Dance are always White Sands USA Dance nights in first two ballrooms for our White Sands Chapter.    See Sara Dance Center calendar.  If the main ballroom gets too crowded, the same music is piped into the next room.  It may be more private, also.  Feel free to slide on over.
There will be no "specialty" party this month.   Every Monday is a party for our USA Dance Chapter in Sarasota.   Classes start at 7pm, party at 8pm.
Same great snacks by Marie.

For anyone interested, our USA Dance District (9) "Florida" is having its 19th annual social "FLORIDA DANCE SPREE WEEKEND" in South Daytona on Fri-Sat May 1-2.  See flyer below.  Click on the flyer for schedule and more information. Note the April 6 deadline. You may have to beg after that. 


    $10, $8 & $5 for guests, members, workers.

    Class, party and snacks are same price.

    ALWAYS:   Buy one, get two free.
Class alone

is worth

the fee.
Be aware of your "MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS".

You already know about the monthly magazine and the $2.00 discount you get at every dance you attend.  But do you know about other discounts available?  USA Dance Inc. has entered into an agreement with Affinity Marketing Group to provide discounts for USA Dance members on many services and products. 

SAMPLE BENEFITS:  Auto & Home Insurance,  Health Insurance,  Long Term Care,  Pet Insurance,  Hotel Discounts,  Rental Car Discounts,  Cruises & Vacation Packages,  Office Supply Discounts,  Online Shopping Mall,  Prescription Drug Savings Card,  etc. 

Click Here For More Information about these benefits.
If you know anyone who wants to be on our mailing list, please forward this message or link to that person. Or they can ask us to add their email address at any Chapter party at Sara Dance. Please advise us of any changes in your email address or USPS mailing address. 
Bill Grolemund,  President,  White Sands Chapter,  Sarasota, FL, USA Dance #6012
See our White Sands web page for a list of other places to dance.  Click HERE.

VOLUNTEERS note:  - Candidates needed for officers and other staff for 2016.  Come share your talents.  More to follow.  Lots of fun.  Some work.  Pass the word.  I'll help.

We hope you Snowbirds enjoyed the dances. You are always welcome. Tell your friends.
cover This year is the 50th ANNIVERSARY OF USA DANCE (USABDA).
50 USA Dance, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the National Governing Body for DanceSport in the U.S.  With over 160 local dance chapters in the states, USA Dance supports thousands of grassroots programs and opportunities for social and competitive dancers.
See the National Website at
See the local website at

USA DANCE Inc.publishes a , bi-monthly magazine.  Members are requested to bring their old copies of the magazine to the Monday dances to share with non- members.   See other member benefits at this link.

Become a member or renew at this link.
email: or

Note: Make immediate reservation if interested.  Price is $159/person if paid after April 6.