Good turnout for ballroom dancing “get acquainted” party on cold, rainy night

ballroom dancing in New Albany
Participants at a "get acquainted" dance party enjoyed an evening of fun.
April 1st, 2019     Organizations, Misc.

Cold rainy weather did not seem to dampen the enthusiasm or the turnout for a ballroom dancing “get acquainted” party, Saturday, April 30, in downtown New Albany.

ballroom dancing party

Chuck Garrett (front left) is president of the local USA Dance chapter.

The Northeast MS Chapter #6125 of USA Dance held its get acquainted party at the Event Hall of New Albany. About 25 people were present. The event included a 30-minute “mini-lesson” and 90 minutes of general dancing.

According to information distributed at the event, “USA Dance is not a social club, but rather a broad-based national organization serving as a catalyst to establish a great variety of dance related programs and encourage more people to become involved and enjoy the many benefits of dancing — fun- fitness and social interaction.”

Participants of Dance USA event in New Albany.

USA Dance emphasizes its participants learn to dance with “zero intimidation” and at a low cost. USA Dance members paid $10 and non-members paid $12 to participate in the event. It is expected the Northeast MS Chapter will be holding monthly events similar to the one Saturday night.

For more information about ballroom dancing call 662-316-3944 or 662-322-3741 or visit the website: www.usadance.org.

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