The Sonoran Serenade Big Band will be featured for the next elegant black tie dinner dance. This group performs in a traditional 19-piece swing band configuration plus two vocalists. They will provide an elegant and sophisticated ambiance for our dinner dance. Music clips and more information about the Sonoran Serenade are available on our website.
The invitations for the Sonoran Serenade Black and White Ball have been mailed and are available on online as well. Doors open in the Oakwood Ballroom on January 9 at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails. Dinner service begins at 7:00 p.m. A new feature of our website lets members see the table and seating assignments – cool stuff! You can RSVP and buy tickets online via PayPal (no fees). Guest seating is limited for this dance.
We are excited to be offering group dance lessons to members and their guests this season. The first two lessons were a great success. The next group dance lesson is scheduled for Thursday, January 7 in the Oakwood Ballroom from 10:00 a.m.-noon. The featured dance step will be the Foxtrot. The fee is $10 per couple; pay at the door. See our website for more information.
This issue introduces Susan and Michael Cohen. They are shown in the photo entering the ballroom for the Love is a Many-Splendored Thing themed formal dance last February. They met on a blind date in Buffalo, NY when she was 17 and he 20. They dated for three years, and when he was in his second year of medical school they were married. After graduation they moved to Cleveland where he did his internship and residency in Pediatrics. After serving in the Army, he began his private practice and affiliation with Arizona Health Science. He still travels to Tucson once a week to teach residents. He enjoys photography and hiking. She loves to play cards. Both love to travel and dance. They have lived in Sun Lakes for over nine years. They have three children and have grandchildren living here in the Valley. Susan and Michael have joined the Cotillion Dance Club Board this year to help with the production of dances and preparation of distributed materials. We have appreciated their creative assistance.
If you are interested in becoming a member or attending a dance as a guest of the club please call, text or email us. Our website is smartphone and tablet friendly. Registered users can use the website to maintain their contact information, provide feedback, see announcements, view information about orchestras and connect to our event calendar. Lots more information is available to you on the website. If you need technical help please call, text or email us.
Phone or text the club at 602-529-6829; make checks payable to Cotillion Dance Club and send to Cotillion Dance Club, P.O. Box 13153, Chandler, AZ 85248; send e-mails to [email protected]; and visit our website at www.cotilliondanceclubaz.com.