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Caller and cuer for event:  Richard Matthews

Tammany Entertains Residents
at Camellia Gardens
July 2, 2011
Thanks to Times-Picayune for putting
our photo in the paper.

 

  

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"How Long"                                                   "Hello, Dolly"

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"Sea Salt Sally"

 

Line Dance with Dolly
Fun Workshop #2
May 31, 2011

 

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Tammany Twirlers' Luau
May 14, 2011

Album #1

Album #2        Album#3

Album #4        Album#5

 

Belles & Buoys SDC
5th Saturday
April 30, 2011

Album #1        Album#2

 

 

Art Tangen, Squares
Richard and Frances Matthews, Rounds

Dance-of-the-Month
December 11, 2010
 

 Last Dance-of-the-Month For 2010 Proves To Be An Adventure

      The last Dance-of-the-Month for Tammany Twirlers S&RD Club in Slidell, LA in 2010 on the evening of Saturday, December 11th proved to be somewhat of an adventure for the club members and the visiting dancers from the various clubs in the area.

      Usually at a 2+2 dance the last event of the night is a square dance tip, however, this night the last dance of the evening was a round. As caller Art Tangen (KS) was preparing for his last tip of the evening, cuer Richard Matthews (LA) was finishing his second round. On the last note of the round the power went out for the whole neighborhood. PITCH BLACK in the hall! The only light you could see was from the little screens on the various cell phones that people opened and the screen of the laptop on the stage.

      In addition to the loss of power in the hall it was raining heavily outside and, with the complete darkness in the parking lot, that proved to be an interesting task in order to get everyone to their cars.

      Despite all of the surprises at the end it was a well-attended and enjoyable dance.

      A special photo showing the last tip awaits those who download the photos.

                                                            Richard Matthews

Album #1        Album#2

 

Festival
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Our 48th Annual
Square & Round Dance Festival!

Squares (Fri): Dee Dee Dougherty
Squares: (Sat.): Nick Hartley
Rounds (Fri.&Sat.): Gert-Jan & Susie Rotscheid

November 5-6, 2010

Events of November 5th:

ALBUM1   ALBUM2   ALBUM3   ALBUM4

 

Events of November 6th:

ALBUM1   ALBUM2   ALBUM3   ALBUM4

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Tammany Twirlers Has A
Mexican Fiesta!
Squares: Mark Castracane
Rounds: Billy & Carla Gabler

September 11, 2010

PHOTOS

 

Bubba Mingus, Ted Kennedy & Richard Matthews

Bubba, Ted & Richard
"Together Again"
March 27, 2010
Tammany Twirlers' Clubhouse
Slidell, Louisiana

PHOTOS

 

 


Photo by Skipper Anding

Richard Matthews (rounds)
Mike Bramlet (squares)
Wayne Smith (MC)

55th Annual
Sweetheart Festival
Jackson, MS

March 12-13, 2010

PHOTOS
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New Orleans Callers' Dance
February 27, 2010

PHOTOS BY RICHARD

 



PHOTOS BY RICHARD AND FRANCES

PHOTOS BY TOM AND NELL

Belles & Buoys
32nd Mardi Gras Festival
"THE FABULOUS FIFTIES"
February 5-6, 2010

 

Magnolia Swingers'
Square Dance Club
Third Annual Year End Blast
December 30-31, 2009
Jerry Story - squares
Richard and Frances Matthews - rounds
St. Martin Community Center
Ocean Springs, MS

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December 13, 2009
TT Christmas Dinner

Photos by Hal Plourde

Album #1         Album #2

 

Dance Leaders
Richard Matthews, Tony DiGeorge, Vicki Carlson,
Ted Kennedy, Bubba Mingus

     
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November 15, 2009
Benefit Dance
for
Mary Ann Koon

 

 

 

Gulf Coast Western Variety Dancers

The Gulf Coast Western Variety Dancers was founded in 1982 by Sincell Platts of Gulfport , Mississippi , in response to the need for some activities for the residents of Cheshire Home. The group outgrew the facilities there and began to meet at the Herbert Wilson Recreation Center in Gulfport.�It was also expanded to include any developmentally-disabled adult living anywhere on the Mississippi Gulf Coast .

Membership has been as
many as 50 before Hurricane Katrina. It is now approximately 35. The dancers presently meet weekly on Thursday nights from 7:00 until 9:00 at the Arc building in Gulfport .  Since its founding by Sincell Platts who served as its first caller, the GCWVD has had two other callers - Tom Miller and Lloyd Alexander. Lloyd is currently serving in that position. Every two years the GCWVD participates in a convention sponsored by the United States Handicapable Square Dance Association. The first such convention GCWVD attended was held in Mobile, Alabama, in 1990. Since then the group has traveled to the following areas: Orlando, Florida, in 1992; English Mountain, Tennessee, in 1994; New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1996; Daytona, Floriday, in 1998; Williamsburg, Virginia, in 2000; Louisville, Kentucky, in 2002; St. Petersburg, Florida, in 2004, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 2006. The 2008 convention is scheduled to return to Mobile, Alabama, to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

 


 

 

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