2005 – Square Riggers SDC

Square & Round Dance Club Throughout the years the square dance club, created and run by the dancers, has played an important role in our modern square dance movement.          The Square Riggers Square Dance Club of Natick and Wellesley, Massachusetts is such a club. Celebrating their fortieth year they …

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2004 – Doc & Peg Tirrell

Round dance Cuers & Teachers Doc and Peg Tirrell have been active in square dancing ever since they attended their first dance in 1949 in Northern New Jersey. They quickly got involved by serving first as officers and reporters for local clubs and later in state and national organizations. They …

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2003 – Al Brundage

Square Dance Caller & Teacher Al Brundage has been instrumental in the growth and popularity of both traditional and contemporary square dancing throughout New England. As a teenager Al became intrigued with the music and fun of the square dance. Al along with his brother Bob formed a square dance …

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2001 – Vera & Dick Smith

Round dance Cuers & Teachers There are few in our activity who have given as much of themselves, in so many different ways, as Vera and Dick Smith.          Since they learned to square dance over thirty-five year ago, they have participated as leaders in the activity. They served as …

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2002 – Bob Brundage

Square Dance Caller & Teacher Bob Brundage has been involved in square dancing from the time he started playing drums in a square dance orchestra organized by his mother in the early 1930’s. Bob started calling in 1935. Throughout his career he has been dedicated to the square dance activity …

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2002 – Ralph & Joan Collipi

Round dance Cuers & Teachers Ralph and Joan Collipi have contributed to the New England Square and Round Dance activity as leaders and teachers of both dancers and future teachers. Ralph and Joan started Square Dancing in 1967, Round Dancing in 1969 and teaching and cueing in 1972. The Collipi’s …

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2000 – Art & Pat Anthony

Square Dance Caller/Teacher & Round Dance Cuer/Teacher Art and Pat Anthony are always among the first to volunteer when there is a need to accomplish a task for the betterment of Square Dancing.   The Anthony’s started dancing at the Rhody Merrymakers and danced for five years before Art decided …

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