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Do-Si-Do! An Old-Fashioned Square Dancing Fundraiser!

It has been said that square dancing is friendship set to music. Square dancing has been integral to American social life for centuries. It is believed that country line dancing came from square dancing.

rtsschooldanceI remember in middle school square dancing was a required unit in gym class.  The boys usually hated it; they had sweaty hands and rolled their eyes a lot.  But I think secretly, they had fun and so did us girls.  It definitely got everyone socializing!

One of my friends parents belonged to a square dancing club. They would go square dancing every Saturday night. I was able to go with them a few times and experience the fun. I thought the women all looked beautiful in their fancy Western outfits. Everyone had a great time at these events.

November 29th is Square Dancing Day. Why not host an Old-Fashioned Square Dancing Fundraiser for your next event?  Here are some ideas. Continue reading

Halloween raffle ideas to make your event spook-tacular!

halloweencrafts-for-kidsAs the leaves begin ever so slowly to turn colors and the temperatures start to cool off from the height of summer’s glory, thoughts naturally turn to the glories of fall … hoodies, hot cocoa, football scrimmages and – arguably the most popular of all – Halloween. October’s increasingly popular holiday can help your organization raise money to support its charitable work.  Continue reading