Author Archives: LeRoy

Ar-Dale Dancers

December 9, 2018 – Ar-Dale Dancers “Frosty Dances to Sprosty” Square Dance, White Bear Lake, Callers Doug and Don Sprosty, Cuer Ken LaBau.  Dakota Grand Squares (see photo above), Spares & Pairs, Westonka Whirlers, and Friendly Twirlers claimed Ar-Dale Dancers banners.

Spares & Pairs.

Westonka Whirlers.

Friendly Twirlers.

Hot Foot Stompers

December 8, 2018 – Hot Foot Stompers “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” Square Dance, Coon Rapids, Caller Mike Hogan, Cuer Ken LaBau.  Westonka Whirlers claimed a Hot Foot Stompers banner.

Koronis Nite Owls

December 8, 2018 – Koronis Nite Owls “Christmas” Square Dance, Paynesville, Caller Larry Johansen.  Dancers from Rockin’ Country Dancers, Jolly Twirlers, and County Line Squares danced with the Koronis Nite Owls dancers (see photo above).  Present were County Line Queen Gael and King Doug, SDM Treasurer Gael Zachman, and SDM Executive Director LeRoy Elfmann.  County Line Squares retrieved their banner.

Single Circles

December 7, 2018 – Single Circles “Saint Nick is Back in Town” Square Dance, Maple Grove, Caller Roger McNeil, Cuer Bernadette McNeil.  Dancers (some are in the photo above) from Ar-Dale Dancers, County Line Squares, Crystal Cross Trailers, Dakota Grand Squares, Friendly Squares, Hot Foot Stompers, South Metro Stars, Spares & Pairs, Valley Stars, and Westonka Whirlers danced with Single Circles.  Present were Spares & Pairs Queen Jennifer and King Barry, County Line Squares Queen Gael and King Doug, CSD Chair Vince Dahlheimer, SDM Vice Chair Barry Downs, SDM Treasurer Gael Zachman, SDM Executive Director LeRoy Elfmann, SDM Historian Al Martin, SDM Marketing Director Dee Scott, and SDM Membership Director Mary Kay Amberg.  Westonka Whirlers retrieved their banner and County Line Squares claimed a Single Circles banner.

Westonka Whirlers retrieved their banner.

County Line Squares claimed a Single Circles banner.

Beaux & Belles

December 5, 2018 – Beaux & Belles “Food Shelf” Square Dance, St Cloud, Caller Tom Allen, Cuer Sarah Klaphake.  County Line Squares danced with Beaux & Belles.

County Line Squares

November 30, 2018 – County Line Squares “Give Thanks” Square Dance, Monticello, Caller Abe Maier, Cuer Ken LaBau.  Dancers from Ar-Dale Dancers, Cambridge Corners, Crystal Cross Trailers, Hot Foot Stompers, Koronis Nite Owls, Single Circles, South Metro Stars, Spares & Pairs, and Westonka Whirlers joined the County Line Squares dancers.  Those present Included Westonka Whirlers Queen Anita and King Bill, Spares & Pairs Queen Jennifer and King Barry, Hot Foot Stompers Queen Coni, County Line Squares Queen Gael and King Doug, CSD Chair Vince Dahlheimer, SDM Vice Chair Barry Downs, SDM Treasurer Gale Zachman, SDM Executive Director LeRoy Elfmann, SDM Historian Al Martin, SDM Marketing Director Dee Scott, and SDM Membership Director Mary Kay Amberg.  Single Circles (see photo below) retrieved their banner and Westonka Whirlers (see photo above) and Hot Foot Stompers (see photo below) claimed County Line Squares banners.

Banners on display.

Single Circles with Caller Abe Maier.

Hot Foot Stompers.

South Metro Stars

November 24, 2018 – South Metro Stars Square Dance, Burnsville, Callers Doug and Don Sprosty.  Dancers (some are in the photo above) from Ar-Dale Dancers, County Line Squares, Crystal Cross Trailers, Dakota Grand Squares, Hot Foot Stompers, Jolly Promenaders, Single Circles, St Peter Squares, Spares & Pairs, TMF Squares, and Westonka Whirlers danced with South Metro Stars dancers.  Also present were Ar-Dale Dancers King Rick, County Line Squares Queen Gael and King Doug, CSD Chair Vince Dahlheimer, CSD Treasurer Bernadette McNeil, Federation MSDC Rep Mike Driscoll, SDM Treasurer Gael Zachman, SDM Executive Director LeRoy Elfmann, SDM Historian Al Martin, SDM Marketing Director Dee Scott, and SDM Membership Director Mary Kay Amberg.

Westonka Whirlers with Callers Doug and Don Sprosty.

County Line Squares with Callers Doug and Don Sprosty.

Gospel Plus

November 23, 2018 – Gospel Plus Square Dance, Hopkins, Caller Tom Allen, Cuer Ken LaBau.  Dancers from Westonka Whirlers, Wandering Wheels, Square & Twirl, Spares & Pairs, South Metro Stars, Single Circles, Hot Foot Stompers, Dakota Grand Squares, ETTA Square & Rounds, County Line Squares, and Ar-Dale Dancers were present (see photo above).  Also present were Spares & Pairs Queen Jennifer, Hot Foot Stompers Queen Coni, County Line Squares Queen Gael and King Doug, SDM Membership Director Mary Kay Amberg, SDM Treasurer Gael Zachman, and SDM Executive Director LeRoy Elfmann.

Beaux & Belles

November 18, 2018 – Beaux & Belles “Annual Turkey Dinner” Square Dance, St Cloud, Callers Tom Allen and Lanny Weaklend, Cuers Sarah Klaphake and Ken LaBau.  There was a large turnout, with dancers from three states, for the annual event (some of the dancers are in the photo above).

Hot Foot Stompers dancers.

County Line Squares dancers.

Westonka Whirlers dancers.

Friendly Twirlers dancers.

Wandering Wheels dancers.

Beaux & Belles were the hosts for the “Annual Turkey Dinner” square dance.

Beaux & Belles prepared and served the scrumptious “Annual Turkey Dinner.”

No Thanksgiving dance is complete without a couple of fantastic calling turkeys!