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Monthly Archives: October 2012


by Rima Dael, Executive Directorr Just wanted to provide a post-storm update. It is a blustery day in Easthampton, MA but the town did not lose power. We are all okay and our office is fine. We’re open today and back to business. Our thoughts go out to family, friends and members who are affected […]

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A Festive Celebration for George Fogg

It was a lovely afternoon in Payson Church in Belmont, MA, for the CDSS Celebration of George Fogg’s Lifetime Contribution Award. Everyone had a George story to share…now I have one too. The afternoon started a little rainy, but as the speakers spoke about George, about his support, encouragement and welcoming demeanor to jump in […]

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Youth Trad Song: A New Weekend in January to Focus on Youth Involvement in Traditional Song

by Nicole Singer Almost a year ago to the day Nicole Singer marched up to me in her red cowgirl boots at Youth Dance Weekend and told me all about her dream of a youth focused weekend dedicated entirely to traditional singing. Lo and behold, she assembled a committee and that dream came true. I […]

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Square Dance History Project Launches New Website

by David Millstone A group of square dance enthusiasts has launched a digital library and website that takes a broad look at square dancing now as well as the historical antecedents of today’s squares. Please share this news and the link with others who might be interested! The project’s primary focus is to collect good […]

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