Author Archives: LeRoy

Single Circles

February 21, 2020 – Single Circles “Indoor Picnic” Square Dance, Maple Grove, Caller Larry Johansen, Cuer Sarah Klaphake.  Dancers from Afternoon Squares, Ar-Dale Dancers, Beaux & Belles, County Line Squares, Crystal Cross Trailers, Dan’se P.A.C., Hotfoot Stompers, Jolly Promenaders, Single Circles, Spares & Pairs, and Westonka Whirlers were present.  Also present were Ar-Dale Dances Queen Kathleen, County Line Squares Queen Carmen, Dan’se P.A.C. Queen Janet, Come Square Dance Chair Vince Dahlheimer, SDM Chair Barry Downs, SDM Vice Chair LeRoy Elfmann, SDM Treasurer Gael Zachman, SDM Historian Al Martin, and Callers Tom Allen, Dan Bebernes, John Bittner, and Dan Sahlstrom.  Beaux & Belles claimed a Single Circles banner (see photo above), County Line Squares retrieved their banner, and Hotfoot Stompers had a Single Circles banner.

County Line Squares with Caller Larry Johansen.

Hotfoot Stompers.

Beaux & Belles

February 19, 2020 – Beaux & Belles “Mardi Gras” Square Dance, St Cloud, Caller Tom Allen.  Rockin’ Country Dancers, Koronis Nite Owls, and County Line Squares danced with Beaux & Belles (see photo above).

Westonka Whirlers

February 16, 2020 – Westonka Whirlers “Hawaiian Luau” Square Dance, Mound, Caller Tom Allen, Cuer Sarah Klaphake.  Dancers from Beaux & Belles, County Line Squares (see photo above), Crystal Cross Trailers, Dakota Squares, Hotfoot Stompers, Single Circles, TMF Squares, Single Circles, Spares & Pairs, Wandering Wheels, and Westonka Whirlers were present.  Also present were County Line Squares Queen Carmen, Dakota Squares Queen Becky and King Jeff, Westonka Whirlers Queen Debbie, SDM Chair Barry Downs, SDM Vice Chair LeRoy Elfmann, SDM Historian Al Martin, SDM Marketing Director Dee Scott, and SDM Membership Director Mary Kay Amberg.

Spares & Pairs dancers present.

Jolly Promenaders

February 15, 2020 – Jolly Promenaders  “Back to the 50s” Square Dance, Forest Lake, Caller Dan Sahlstrom.  Hotfoot Stompers clamed a Jolly Promenaders banner (see photo above).  Click here for more photos.

County Line Squares

February 14, 2020 – County Line Squares “Bring Your Sweetheart” Square Dance, Monticello, Caller Abe Maier, Cuer Sarah Klaphake.  Dancers from Afternoon Squares, Cambridge Corners, County Line Squares, Hotfoot Stompers, Jolly Promenaders, Single Circles, South Metro Stars, Spares & Pairs, and Westonka Whirlers were present.  Also present were Jolly Promenaders Queen Cindy and King Dan, County Line Squares Queen Carmen, SDM Chair Barry Downs, SDM Vice Chair LeRoy Elfmann, SDM Treasurer Gael Zachman, SDM Membership Director Mary Kay Amberg, the RoundUp Advertising Manager Connie Walker-Pearson, the RoundUp Business Managers Cindy & Dan Hoffman, and the RoundUp Subscription Manager Paul Pearson.  Jennifer and Barry Downs celebrated their 32nd Anniversary during the dance (see photo above).

Happy Anniversary Barry and Jennifer.

Banners on Display.

Mesa

February 08, 2020 – A few Minnesotans that are snowbirds (January-March) and square dancers visiting, for a few weeks, danced with Dee Dee Dougherty.

Hotfoot Stompers

February 8, 2020 – Hotfoot Stompers “Valentine’s” Square Dance, Coon Rapids, Caller Abe Maier, Cuer Ken LaBau.  Dancers from Ar-Dale Dancers, Cambridge Corners, County Line Squares, Crystal Cross Trailers, Dan’se P.A.C., Hotfoot Stompers, Single Circles, Spares & Pairs, Square & Twirl, and Westonka Whirlers were present.  Also present were Dan’se P.A.C. Queen Janet, Hotfoot Stompers Queen Danielle, Federation Past President Michelle Jenson, SDM Vice Chair LeRoy Elfmann, SDM Treasurer Gael Zachman, and SDM Historian Al Martin.  County Line Squares claimed a Hotfoot Stompers banner (see photo above).

South Metro Stars

February 7, 2020 – South Metro Stars Square Dance, Burnsville, Caller Vic Diller.  County Line Squares, Kaleidoscope Squares, Spares & Pairs, and Westonka Whirlers danced with South Metro Stars (see photo above).