From the Program Book of the 4th IAGSDC Convention, held in Portland, OR in 1987:
Jack Hardin started square dancing in 1973 and became interested in calling in 1974. He has been associated with the Blazing Stars and Hard 'n Easy clubs, and was accredited by Callerlab in 1977, joining it in 1979. In 1980 he started the Canadian Chapter of Hard 'n Easy. During his calling career, Mr. Hardin has been active in several local teaching and calling organization, and has coached squares for competition. He is from the Seattle area, and calls Plus through C3 levels.
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