P. O. Box 7021
Metairie, LA 70010-7021
United States

►Winter 2015 FOOTNOTES Newsletter


►LA Gumbo Metairie Dance, Sunday, May 17th, 1:30-5:00 pm at Jefferson Orleans North in Metairie. Free lesson by Stela Howard TBA beginning at 1:30 which is free with admission.

►"Jesuit football player from Kenner also a champ in the ballroom", See | The Times-Picayune story by Rosalyn Eason about our rising ballroom stars OsmanTorres Jr of Kenner and longtime partner Taylor Schoen of Baton Rouge. Click her for story which includes great video and photos.

Osman and Taylor are seeking support for their competitive dance career. Visit for information to learn how you can help.

Note, tax deductible donations can be made to support Osmand and Taylor and other local youth programs through our USA Dance LA Gumbo Chapter 5031. Contact us to make a donations.

►The excitement is growing as we approach the Gumbo DanceSport Championships, June 26 - 28, 2015, in Baton Rouge. Registration now open and discounted hotel rooms going fast. Online Registration:

Gumbo DanceSport Championships Remaining Deadlines* * *
Early Registration Deadline May 15, 2015
Hotel Block Rate Deadline June 4, 2015
Registration Deadline June 10, 2015

Gumbo DanceSport Championships Spectator Information click here

Gumbo DanceSport Championships selected as trial event for new Teacher Student competitive devision category. See 2015 Winter FOOTNOTES Newsletter for informaiton; and/or click here for Rules for Teacher-Student Events and USA Dance's Teacher/Student Division, Initial Statement on Rules.

►USA DANCE 50th Anniversary Dance Cruise - Jul 30 - Aug 4, 2015, ALL ABOARD QUEEN MARY II

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USA Dance Membership Perks - As a member of USA Dance, you are eligible to access special benefits and discounts. Click here for details.

►Volunteers Needed: Are any of you interested dancing at retirement communities/nursing homes/community events in our area. Our area spans across Baton Rouge, Covington, Houma and New Orleans? We hope to announce a schedule for future events soon. There are 3 retirement communities requesting we dance for their residence in Mandeville for no dates have been set. No experience necessary, only a good heart. Please consider participating. For more information, contact USA Dance LA Gumbo Chapter 5031 at; on Facebook site USA Dance #5031, LA-Gumbo New Orleans; Webpage; or call Kerry at 504.453.7646 or call (985) 377-9590

USA Dance Inc is organized and operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes and is approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a Section 501©(3) nonprofit organization. - See more at:

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Diana, chapter vice president visited with George and Karan Barton on January 17th and presented them with a check for $1,000 from donations still arriving. Donations to our chapter to help cover Karan's expenses associated with her spinal cord injury now total over $14,000. There needs are great and long term. You may still send donations to:

USA Dance Chapter 5031
P. O. Box 7021
Metairie, LA 70010-7021

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