SDM Fall Festival

November 2, 2019 – Square Dance Minnesota Fall Festival, St Cloud, Callers Tom Allen, John Bittner, Vic Diller, Andy Flint, Monte Guenzler, Charley Huhtala, Larry Johansen, Rick Larson, Abe Maier, Roger McNeil, Dick Severson, and John Weldon, Cuers Sarah Klaphake, Ken LaBau, Bernadette McNeil, and Jane Simpson.  Dancers from Ar-Dale Dancers, Beaux & Belles, Cambridge Corners, Country Twirlers, County Line Squares, Dakota Squares, ETTA Square & Rounds, Hot Foot Stompers, Jolly Twirlers, Kaleidoscope Squares, Koronis Nite Owls, L & M Squares, North Country Plus, Rays Promenaders, Rockin’ Country Dancers, Saturday Fun Nite, Single Circles, South Metro Stars, Spares & Pairs, Wadena Whirlaways, and Westonka Whirlers were present.  Twelve callers and four cuers kept the dance lively (see photo above).  Awards were presented (see below) by SDM Chair Barry Downs.

Preparing to square dance.

Westonka Whirlers.

Orlin Myrlie received an Octogenarian Live Lively Award.

Carmen Fesenmaier received the “Seventh Most Active Dancer” award for January-June 2019.

Mary and LeRoy Elfmann received their “Tenth Traveler Award.”

Steve Dropkin received the letter designating Dakota Squares a 501(c)(3).

Steve Dropkin received the “70th Anniversary” certificate for Dakota Squares.