NFDI changed its P.O. Box at the beginning of September 2017, so please note that all advertising and newsletter-related mail should be sent to: NFDI, PO Box 333, Lynnwood, WA 98036-0333. Membership-related mail still goes to Linda Caspermeyer.
NFDI Sends Scholarship Winners to 2017 Stockton Camp
NFDI awarded six scholarships to members this year. All of the awardees attended Stockton Folkdance Camp in California. Four young students from Portland received scholarships from the Youth Fund, and two adults received scholarships under the regular scholarship program. We look forward to hearing from them about their camp experiences.
2017 NFDI Dance Workshop at NW Folklife Festival
On behalf of NFDI, Susan Wickett-Ford taught a dance workshop at the NW Folklife Festival on May 28. The room was full of eager dancers who learned quickly an had a lot of fun under Susan's expert tutelage. Thanks, Susan!
2017 NFDI Fundraiser for NW Folklife
On March 25 NFDI held its 10th benefit dance for NW Folklife. Allspice Band spiced things up with international dance favorites, followed by Orkestar RTW with the Balkan beat. We raised $2607.00, all of which went directly to Folklife!
2017 Board Members
In the election held at the end of 2016, board member Judy Robare was re-elected, and new board members Harry Khamis and Cheryl Spasojevic joined us. Officers for 2017: President, Bernice Maslan; Vice-President, David Harris, Secretary, Cheryl Spasojevic, and Treasurer, Jean Schweitzer.
Here is a photo of the current board.
Left to right: David Harris, Cheryl Spasojevic, Harry Khamis, Bernice Maslan, Judy Robare, Jean Schweitzer, and Diane Vadnais.
Not pictured: Noel Wannebo.