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Author Archives: Robin Hayden

Passport to Joy!

At last week’s Annual Governing Board meeting, the Board affirmed the staff’s first-tier Centennial projects, saying, “Go for it!”  As if that weren’t exciting enough — by the time the meeting concluded, individual Board members had demonstrated their support by committing $42,000 in gifts and pledges for the Centennial. Both Board and staff spoke passionately […]

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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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Thanks, everyone!

Strong finish in 2011 I’m delighted to let you all know that we met and surpassed our goal for end-of-year giving to the annual appeal!  Your generous donations, along with the Board’s matching challenge in May, successful fundraising for Scholarships & Special projects at camp this summer, and a surge in membership in the last […]

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An Important Message from Brad Foster

Friends, here is a message from Brad. – Robin I am writing to let you know that I am resigning from my position of Executive and Artistic Director. The board and I have been unable to agree on a vision for the future of CDSS; I am stepping aside to help the process move forward. […]

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