El Camino Reelers

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Location: Palo Alto, CA USA

Started: 1985

History: Started by Marilyn Martinyak and Pat Dixon as an alternative to the gay square dance clubs located an hour away in San Francisco. Due to its location, the club is well-known as a "geek repository", boasting members employed by Adobe, Sun, Google, and Yahoo.

Classes: A combined Mainstream-Plus class is taught once yearly, generally starting in late August or early September, and finishing up the following April or May.

Club Caller[s]: Rich Reel

Levels: Plus, Advanced

Dance Location[s]: St. Andrews United Methodist Church / 4111 Alma Street / Palo Alto, CA (map)

Fly-Ins Hosted:

Holiday Inn, San Jose--Callers: Saundra Bryant, Michael Kellogg, Andy Shore, Rich Reel, Harlan Kerr
Cupertino High School, Cupertino--Callers: Vic Ceder and Michael Kellogg
Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto--Callers: Anne Uebelacker and Neil Heather,
St. Andrews Methodist Church and Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto)--Callers: Saundra Bryant and Andy Finch
Mount Alverno Confrence Center, Redwood City, CA--Callers: Vic Ceder, Kiyoshi Kikuchi, John Sybalsky, Anne Uebelacker, Rob French, and C.J. Smith
Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto, CA--Callers: (unknown)

Conventions Hosted: