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    I was thrilled to attend Capital City Squares’ summer open house sessions and become part of the 2015 New Dancer class.  I went alone but instantly felt at home.  Since then, I have learned Plus level as both Girl and Boy and am serving as President of the Board as well as the Club’s delegate to the Associated Square Dancers of Superior California.   I am proud to be a part of this fabulous, welcoming group of people who thoroughly enjoy square dancing and always keep it fun!   

SARA HODGE, President

I was thrilled to attend Capital City Squares’ summer open house sessions and become part of the 2015 New Dancer class.  I went alone but instantly felt at home.  Since then, I have learned Plus level as both Girl and Boy and am serving as President of the Board as well as the Club’s delegate to the Associated Square Dancers of Superior California.   I am proud to be a part of this fabulous, welcoming group of people who thoroughly enjoy square dancing and always keep it fun!   

  ALI BENGS, Secretary   I started dancing with Capital City Squares in September of 2016. Up until then, I thought square dancing must be a geeky parent activity (my mother has been square dancing for decades). CCS has an inclusive, cheerful spirit which makes dancing enjoyable and engaging. I am proud of the diversity our club membership represents in the wider square dancing community. As a club and Board member, I hope to continue to spread the jubilant, esprit de corps that defines CCS.

ALI BENGS, Secretary

I started dancing with Capital City Squares in September of 2016. Up until then, I thought square dancing must be a geeky parent activity (my mother has been square dancing for decades). CCS has an inclusive, cheerful spirit which makes dancing enjoyable and engaging. I am proud of the diversity our club membership represents in the wider square dancing community. As a club and Board member, I hope to continue to spread the jubilant, esprit de corps that defines CCS.

  TOM KAISER,  Treasurer   A tennis buddy invited me in the Fall of 2004 to try “gay square dancing”.  I loved it, and got hooked.  It is the fun, energy, and nice people of gay square dancing that keeps me coming every week to club night.  After dancing for many years, I wanted to “give back to thecommunity” by serving on the board of directors.  I am committed to promoting and marketing the joy of square dancing, recruiting new dancers to the activity, and helping to develop new dancers through my square dance calling.

TOM KAISER,  Treasurer

A tennis buddy invited me in the Fall of 2004 to try “gay square dancing”.  I loved it, and got hooked.  It is the fun, energy, and nice people of gay square dancing that keeps me coming every week to club night.  After dancing for many years, I wanted to “give back to thecommunity” by serving on the board of directors.  I am committed to promoting and marketing the joy of square dancing, recruiting new dancers to the activity, and helping to develop new dancers through my square dance calling.

  RICHARD BAILIE, Member      
  
   
  
    
  
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  I can't think of any group of people I'd rather be around than the members of Capital City Squares. Every member in it I consider a friend and have made even more going to dances sponsored by other groups or by us. I am honored to be a member of the board and be of service to the club. 

RICHARD BAILIE, Member

I can't think of any group of people I'd rather be around than the members of Capital City Squares. Every member in it I consider a friend and have made even more going to dances sponsored by other groups or by us. I am honored to be a member of the board and be of service to the club. 

  KAREN SCHMIDT, Member     
  
 
  
    
  
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    In 1997, my partner came home from the Rainbow Festival with a flyer about gay square dancing and, with my background in dance, I thought this was about the most bizarre thing I ever heard of.  We decided to go and just check it out – we thought it would be good for a chuckle.  Now here I am – totally hooked -- 20 years later.   I count my square dance friends here and around the country as my dearest and most loved.  I try to give what I can to the club; it has given me so much. 

KAREN SCHMIDT, Member

In 1997, my partner came home from the Rainbow Festival with a flyer about gay square dancing and, with my background in dance, I thought this was about the most bizarre thing I ever heard of.  We decided to go and just check it out – we thought it would be good for a chuckle.  Now here I am – totally hooked -- 20 years later.   I count my square dance friends here and around the country as my dearest and most loved.  I try to give what I can to the club; it has given me so much.