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Monthly Archives: February 2013

What Does the Exec Do?

by Jenny Beer, CDSS Vice President The CDSS Governing Board (23 people) meets every spring at the CDSS office for two-and-a-half days, and by teleconference or forum as needed, to make decisions that need substantive discussion. This leaves the more routine oversight, planning, and decisions to the nine member Exec, which meets six times a […]

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Gifts In Memory Of/In Honor Of

thinking of you

I’ve just finished the absorbing and humbling exercise of editing the list of 2012 Donors to CDSS.  You can see the full list here.   Its impressive amplitude is a testament both to the generosity of our supporters and to the depth of feeling that traditional dance, music, and song evoke in those who participate […]

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Flurry goers – let’s chat!

Happy Friday everyone!  Are you headed to The Dance Flurry in Saratoga Springs, NY this weekend?  If you are, look out for our brand NEW CDSS banner!  You can also look out for me.  I will be around all weekend and I’d love to chat with you about CDSS.  I’m happy to talk any time […]

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Rima’s Travels–Meeting and Dancing in Sacramento

by Rima Dael, Executive Director So here’s a funny story—I got a cold coming back from a dance weekend! Sound familiar?! (Smile.) Twice a year, the Executive Committee from the CDSS Board travels to different communities around the US and Canada to meet new people, get to know their communities, have our meeting, and, of […]

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Ralph Page Dance Legacy Weekend, part 4—The Future is NOW!

by Mary Wesley, CDSS Education Associate   This year was the third time I have attended the Ralph Page Dance Legacy Weekend—for me it seems to be turning into something of a pilgrimage. It is difficult to put into words what it feels like to be at this unique event and why I plan to […]

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