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[[File:2019StaffCallers.jpg|550px|right|thumb|Calling staff: [[Geo Jedlicka]], [[Barry Clasper]], [[Chris Phillips]], [[Harlan Kerr]], [[Sandie Bryant]], [[Vic Ceder]], [[Anne Uebelacker]], [[Don Moger]], [[Michael Kellogg]], [[Ett McAtee]], [[Betsy Gotta]], [[Dayle Hodge]], [[Darren Gallina]]. Missing from photo: [[Bill Eyler]].]]
 
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36th Annual [[List of All IAGSDC Conventions|IAGSDC convention]]
  
36th annual [[IAGSDC]] convention
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'''Dates:''' 04-07 Jul [[2019]]
  
 
'''Location:''' [[Philadelphia]], [[PA]], [[USA]]
 
'''Location:''' [[Philadelphia]], [[PA]], [[USA]]
  
'''Host hotel/venues:''' Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
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'''Host hotel/venues:''' Philadelphia 201
  
'''Dates:''' July 4-7, [[2019]]
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'''Hosting club:''' [[Independence Squares]]
  
'''Convention committee title:''' Dance for Independence, Inc. (DFI)
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'''Convention committee title:''' Dance for Independence, Inc.
  
'''Hosting club(s):''' [[Independence Squares]]
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'''Convention committee members:''' Norma Beard, Dane Bragg, Donna Bragg, Ed Guckin, Will Hamp, Fred Harke, Ellen Yezzi
  
'''Convention board members:''' Norma Beard, Dane Bragg, Donna Bragg, Ed Guckin, Will Hamp, Fred Harke, Ellen Yezzi
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'''Calling staff:''' (as of July 2019)
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* [[Sandie Bryant]]
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* [[Vic Ceder]]
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* [[Barry Clasper]]
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* [[Bill Eyler]]
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* [[Darren Gallina]]
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* [[Betsy Gotta]]
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* [[Dayle Hodge]]
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* [[Geo Jedlicka]]
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* [[Michael Kellogg]]
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* [[Harlan Kerr]]
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* [[Ett McAtee]]
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* [[Don Moger]]
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* [[Chris Phillips]]
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* [[Anne Uebelacker]]
  
'''Calling staff:''' (as of July 2018)  [[Sandie Bryant]], [[Vic Ceder]], [[Barry Clasper]], [[Darren Gallina]], [[Betsy Gotta]], [[Dayle Hodge]], [[Geo Jedlicka]], [[Michael Kellogg]], [[Ett McAtee]], [[Don Moger]], [[Anne Uebelacker]]
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'''Sound staff:'''
  
[https://www.philadelphia2019.com/ Convention Web Site]
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'''Vendor list:'''
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* [http://www.signsbyscott-ca.com/ Signs By Scott]
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* [http://www.pestrockphoto.com/contact/2746/contact?fbclid=IwAR0avuZZOipgifROLle3Wb0lTBN3Z2bAl9xKS31IcivQMs6VDVBHfAqxRR4 Scott Pestrock Photography]
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* [http://www.katherinecheethamglass.com/ Katherine Cheetham Glass]
  
[https://www.facebook.com/groups/652889951526399/ Convention Facebook Group]
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'''[[Fun Badge Tour]] stops and highlights:'''
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* Penn's Landing
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* Eastern State Penitentiary
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* Belmont Mansion (no dancing)
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* Philadelphia Museum of Art
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'''Pre/Post convention events & tours:'''
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* Markets, Mosaics, and Magic Walking Tour
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* Lancaster/Amish Country Country Bus Tour
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* Street Food for Thought (Food Truck) Walking Tour
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* City Overview Bus Tour
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* History in HD Walking Tour
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* Mural Segway Tour
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* Italian Market Immersion Walking Tour
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* Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner and Square Dancing Cruise
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'''Notable Notes and Highlights:'''
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* an ambassador, [[Belle Run]], was created to promote the convention
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* Saturday night contra dance with caller [[Donna Hunt]] and music [http://www.coracree.com/ Coracree]
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* Kaleidoscope tip called by [[Bill Eyler]] during the Grand Finale
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* Sunday night square dance cruise with caller [[Howard Richman]]
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'''[[Specialty Tips]]:''' (as listed on convention schedule)
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* [[Bear Tip]]
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* [[Concentric World]]
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* [[Heritage Tip]]
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* [[It's Later]]
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* [[Leather Tip]]
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* [[Long Hair Tip]]
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* [[Magic Underpants Tip]]
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* [[Medallion Tip]]
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* [[Memorial Tip]]
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* [[Moonshine Tip]]
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* [[No Touch Tip]]
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* [[Out of the Darkness Tip]]
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* [[Pop Music|Pop Star Patter Tip]]
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* [[Redwood Tip]]
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* [[Venus & Mars]]
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* [[Women's Tip]]
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'''IAGSDC officers:'''
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'''IAGSDC meeting notes:'''
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'''Attendance:'''
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'''Attending clubs:'''
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'''[[Honky Tonk Queen]] winner:''' [[Ida Dunham]]
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'''[[Golden Boot Award]]:''' presented to [[Allan Hurst]] by [[Pam Clasper]] and [[Barry Clasper]]
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'''[[10 Year Medallions - Recipients]]:''' 30
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'''[[20 Year Medallions - Recipients]]:''' 28
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'''[[25 Year Medallions - Recipients]]:''' 9
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'''[[30 Year Medallions - Recipients]]:''' 4
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'''Ephemera:'''
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* [[media:BR newsletter 1 Nov 2017.pdf| Newsletter Issue #1 (Nov 2017)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 2 Mar 2018.pdf| Newsletter Issue #2 (Mar 2018)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 3 May 2018.pdf| Newsletter Issue #3 (May 2018)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 4 Jul 2018.pdf| Newsletter Issue #4 (Jul 2018)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 5 Oct 2018.pdf| Newsletter Issue #5 (Oct 2018)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 6 Dec 2018.pdf| Newsletter Issue #6 (Dec 2018)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 6a Jan 2019.pdf| Newsletter Issue #6a (Jan 2019)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 7 Mar 2019.pdf| Newsletter Issue #7 (Mar 2019)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 7a May 2019 Hotel Update.pdf| Newsletter Issue #7a Hotel Update(May 2019)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 8 May 2019.pdf| Newsletter Issue #8 (May 2019)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 8a May 2019 Tours.pdf| Newsletter Issue #8a Tours (May 2019)]]
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* [[media:BR newsletter 8b May 2019 VisitPhilly.pdf| Newsletter Issue #8b VisitPhilly (May 2019)]]
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[[File:2019.07.04 Pin IAGSDC Belles Run.jpg|200px|Cloisonne pin]]
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'''External Links:'''
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* [https://www.philadelphia2019.com/ Convention website]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/groups/652889951526399/ Facebook group]
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* [https://www.apnews.com/9141db38747e41799104ae7ea5d9d089?fbclid=IwAR3Aa8LbYmVowLYoZr2C9ynW5sqjgo7ytUiCs-FaaHOPgc8kQ7G_fH_py98 AP article - 'Gay square dancers add new spin to centuries-old dance style']
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* [https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/07/04/the-most-fun-you-can-have-standing-up-gay-square-dancing-convention-takes-over-philadelphia/?fbclid=IwAR23PQShZ8ejgD3B87WTpT7JWTWng7F3t4Wj3ceb3jL3Ft3GoovV6q8LyQ8 CBS Philly coverage - 'The Most Fun You Can Have Standing Up']
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*[https://www.inquirer.com/life/square-dancing-lgbt-iagsdc-201-hotel-20190708.html?fbclid=IwAR3t1RbaPk0gj0oB2PsSRLjQ1HyhxydrYTjtWOmC4Ks7kMbIWsleay6-0yk The Philadelphia Inquirer article - 'It's the world's best-kept secret']
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* [https://kywnewsradio.radio.com/articles/news/philly-hosts-international-association-gay-square-dance-clubs-annual-convention-first?fbclid=IwAR1dTDpCMNdBJ2-wi4_487K2OeHIMGIscCuwZMJZZ74_o2GuNwMn60IOKdY KYW Newsradio coverage - 'Hundreds converge on Philly for international gay square dance convention']
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* [https://whyy.org/articles/swing-those-partners-gay-square-dancers-gather-in-philadelphia/ Local radio WHYY coverage - 'Swing Those Partners']
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* [http://www.epgn.com/arts-and-culture/14848-gay-square-dance-con-will-do-si-do-to-philly?fbclid=IwAR1yEF5aBQ2wpCSTjj5p371q1sQHHuyCtN67Qc8ATYrSFZnlFizY9nTCc8c Philadelphiua Gay News article - 'Gay Square-Dance Con Will Do-Si-Do To Philly']
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* [https://wwdbam.com/episodes/outside-the-box-interview-with-george-alley-and-male-square-dancer/?fbclid=IwAR18aPT7XH6wROpnUNaw6vUwTDnF8D-0Crevm8qPMCrMkEXqIRFcBz-d9y0 WWDB-AM Talk 860 coverage - 'Outside the Box']

Latest revision as of 19:40, 25 August 2019

2019BellesRun.jpg

36th Annual IAGSDC convention

Dates: 04-07 Jul 2019

Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Host hotel/venues: Philadelphia 201

Hosting club: Independence Squares

Convention committee title: Dance for Independence, Inc.

Convention committee members: Norma Beard, Dane Bragg, Donna Bragg, Ed Guckin, Will Hamp, Fred Harke, Ellen Yezzi

Calling staff: (as of July 2019)

Sound staff:

Vendor list:

Fun Badge Tour stops and highlights:

  • Penn's Landing
  • Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Belmont Mansion (no dancing)
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pre/Post convention events & tours:

  • Markets, Mosaics, and Magic Walking Tour
  • Lancaster/Amish Country Country Bus Tour
  • Street Food for Thought (Food Truck) Walking Tour
  • City Overview Bus Tour
  • History in HD Walking Tour
  • Mural Segway Tour
  • Italian Market Immersion Walking Tour
  • Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner and Square Dancing Cruise

Notable Notes and Highlights:

  • an ambassador, Belle Run, was created to promote the convention
  • Saturday night contra dance with caller Donna Hunt and music Coracree
  • Kaleidoscope tip called by Bill Eyler during the Grand Finale
  • Sunday night square dance cruise with caller Howard Richman

Specialty Tips: (as listed on convention schedule)

IAGSDC officers:

IAGSDC meeting notes:

Attendance:

Attending clubs:

Honky Tonk Queen winner: Ida Dunham

Golden Boot Award: presented to Allan Hurst by Pam Clasper and Barry Clasper

10 Year Medallions - Recipients: 30

20 Year Medallions - Recipients: 28

25 Year Medallions - Recipients: 9

30 Year Medallions - Recipients: 4

Ephemera:

Cloisonne pin

External Links: