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"All Join Hands" (or "AJH") is the informal name for the nonprofit legal entity.
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'''All Join Hands''' ('''AJH''') is the informal name for the nonprofit legal entity.
  
AJH was formed in 2002, and registered with the United States Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation.  
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AJH was formed in [[2002]], and registered with the United States Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation.  
  
The idea for All Join Hands came from a brainstorming session by a group of dedicated square dancers who attended the [[Make Magic]] convention in [[Vancouver]], British Columbia in [[2001]].  
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The idea for All Join Hands came from a brainstorming session by a group of dedicated square dancers who attended the [[Make Magic]] convention in [[Vancouver]], British Columbia in [[2001]]. [[Gordon Macaw]] spearheaded the small group who made that idea into a reality.
  
In [[1995]], [[Joe Petersen]], a member of the [[Rocky Mountain Rainbeaus]] in [[Denver]], left provisions in his will to give money to the International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs (IAGSDC). The [[Petersen Fund & Rainbow Trust|Petersen Fund]] was created as a result. Others have since inquired about how they could help further gay & lesbian square dancing.
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In [[1995]], [[Joe Petersen]], a member of the [[Rocky Mountain Rainbeaus]] in [[Denver]], left provisions in his will to give money to the International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs ([[IAGSDC]]). The [[Petersen Fund & Rainbow Trust|Petersen Fund]] was created as a result. Others have since inquired about how they could help further gay & lesbian square dancing.
  
All Join Hands is an Associate member of the IAGSDC and sits on the Governing Board of [[ARTS-Dance]] (Alliance of Round, Traditional and Square-Dance Inc.)
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All Join Hands is an Associate member of the IAGSDC. In October 2009, All Join Hands was admitted to the governing board of [[ARTS-Dance]] (Alliance of Round, Traditional and Square-Dance Inc.)
  
In [[2006]], [[Seth Levine]] [[Golden Boot 2006|presented]] All Join Hands with the [[Golden Boot Award]]. In [[2007]], the Foundation presented the award to [[Scott Philips]].
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In [[2006]], [[Seth Levine]] [[Golden Boot 2006|presented]] All Join Hands with the [[Golden Boot Award]]. In [[2007]], the Foundation [[Golden Boot 2007|presented]] the award to [[Scott Philips]].
  
In October 2009, All Join Hands was admitted to the governing board of [[ARTS-Dance]].
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In [[2012]], [[All Join Hands Canada]], officially All Join Hands Canada Society Foundation, received official Charitable status from Canada Revenue Agency.  Canadians can now donate to help GLBT square dancing and receive a tax deduction.
  
 
===External Links===
 
===External Links===
  
[http://www.alljoinhands.com All Join Hands Foundation, Ltd.]
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[http://www.alljoinhands.org All Join Hands Foundation, Ltd.]
  
 
[http://www2.guidestar.org/organizations/41-2043064/all-join-hands-foundation-ltd.aspx  AJH GuideStar listing]
 
[http://www2.guidestar.org/organizations/41-2043064/all-join-hands-foundation-ltd.aspx  AJH GuideStar listing]
  
 
[http://www.arts-dance.org/  ARTS - Alliance of Round, Traditional and Square-Dance Inc.]
 
[http://www.arts-dance.org/  ARTS - Alliance of Round, Traditional and Square-Dance Inc.]
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Note that "''All Join Hands''" was also the name of the [[All Join Hands (Convention)|first IAGSDC convention]].

Latest revision as of 02:09, 10 June 2018

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All Join Hands (AJH) is the informal name for the nonprofit legal entity.

AJH was formed in 2002, and registered with the United States Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation.

The idea for All Join Hands came from a brainstorming session by a group of dedicated square dancers who attended the Make Magic convention in Vancouver, British Columbia in 2001. Gordon Macaw spearheaded the small group who made that idea into a reality.

In 1995, Joe Petersen, a member of the Rocky Mountain Rainbeaus in Denver, left provisions in his will to give money to the International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs (IAGSDC). The Petersen Fund was created as a result. Others have since inquired about how they could help further gay & lesbian square dancing.

All Join Hands is an Associate member of the IAGSDC. In October 2009, All Join Hands was admitted to the governing board of ARTS-Dance (Alliance of Round, Traditional and Square-Dance Inc.)

In 2006, Seth Levine presented All Join Hands with the Golden Boot Award. In 2007, the Foundation presented the award to Scott Philips.

In 2012, All Join Hands Canada, officially All Join Hands Canada Society Foundation, received official Charitable status from Canada Revenue Agency. Canadians can now donate to help GLBT square dancing and receive a tax deduction.

External Links

All Join Hands Foundation, Ltd.

AJH GuideStar listing

ARTS - Alliance of Round, Traditional and Square-Dance Inc.



Note that "All Join Hands" was also the name of the first IAGSDC convention.