Buzz of the Bees—Blue Bell Square Dance Club



 Editor—Jim Groves

District Representatives:  Jim & Jeanie Groves
President — Bob Richie

Vice-President—Fred Edgington

Secretary — Gary Donart

Treasurer—Bob Dowd

Board Members—Don Miles, Billie Edgington, Fred Wiener, Susan Raby   

Vips— Please come abut 7 pm to help the President set up-make coffee etc.

July 9th — Edgington & Gill

July 23rd — Groves & Harvey

August 13th — Lewis & Martin

August 27th — Miles & Pickering

September10th — Powell & Raby

September 24th — Sallach & Sewell

October 8th — Schoener & Weiner

October 22th — Carroll & Clements


At the change over board meeting a motion was approved too make casual attire optional for the months of June, July and August.  Now you don’t have an excuse that it is just to HOT to dress up for the dance.  


As most everyone knows dues are payable in July and January.  If you can’t make it to the dance to pay Bob Dowd you can mail your dues to Blue Bell Square Dance Club, % Belton Bridge Center, 1214 East Madrid Rd., Las Cruces, NM 88001.  You may also pay your dues for the full year if you wish. 

Southwest District Memberships
  f you would like to renew your or purchase a new membership, please contact Jim Groves.  Memberships are $20 and includes a subscription to the “Southwest Dancer”  newsletter.

The Ice Cream Social will be held on August 13th.  Check with Tom & Jackie Pickering (our honorary Chair Couple) to see what flavors and other goodie people are bringing.  CASUAL ATTIRE!


The Blue Bell Callers would like to start a basic/mainstream class on Tuesday Oct. 9th.  If you have anyone that might be interested forward their names and phone number to one of the callers.


There will be a Pot Luck Dinner on September 10th dance.  Please bring one of your favorite dishes to share. 


Blue Bell Square Dance Club will be 55 years old in January 2006.  We are planning a special dance to celebrate.  Please keep January 28th open for this special dance. 


We are planning to refinish the floor at the Bridge Center in November.  We need volunteers to help.  Most of the help is needed to move tables/chairs and clean the floor before we start.  If you will be able to help please contact Bob Richie at 526-6301.


If you notice that some of your friends have not been to the dances lately, please give them a call and check on them.  If you haven’t been to a dance lately try and make the next dance August 13th (Ice Cream Social).  We miss all of our dancers and we need all of you for the continued success of our club.

Upcoming Dances

Wed. August 3rd, 2005 Ken Bower— At the Munson Center.  7:30-9:30pm- $10/couple.  For info call 532-8249 or 532-9664.

September 2-4 2005Labor Day Dance Festival— At the M-Squarena in Midland, Texas.  Featuring the Callers David Davis & Dick Parish, Cuer Kathy Oliver, Clogging leader Helen Cassady.  Advanced registration before Aug. 15th, $27/Couple.  For Registration, pickup a flyer at our dance.  For more information contact Dick Parrish, P.O. Box 433 Hobbs, NM 88241-0433 or E-mail:

 October 29th 2005 Southwest District Dance — The District dance will be held in Alamogordo  at the Odd Fellows Hall on 1st Street.  Ted Clements will be calling and  Jim & Linda Kline will be cueing Rounds

Regular Dances

1st & 3rd Sunday’s Circle 8’s will host their regular dance 6:00pm at the Munson Center. Wilson Purcella caller.

 1st Saturday Each Month Las Cruces Crossfires, Art Harvey calling at Belton Bridge Center, 7:30-10:00pm.  Call 505-546-5393

"A" dances First and Third Wednesday at 7:30PM. Wilson Purcella calling at Munson Center. Call 505- 382-5543.