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Fordney Foundation Honors Best of the Best at the Ohio Star Ball 2017

    Following the East coast versus West coast team match, we had our very first Best of the Best competition. The Fordney Best of the Best DanceSport Challenge is a competition between some of the top young amateur couples in the country who are winners at the PT 1-2, JR 1-2, and  YA ages […]

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Fordney Foundation Presents the 2017 Team Match

It is our pleasure to present to you the East coast (blue) versus West coast (red) team match.  As you know, this is our annual team match competition which takes place at the Ohio Star Ball.  This year was no disappointment, it was an exciting dance off  to the finish! We had bear mascots who initiated cheers […]

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The Snow Ball Competition

We are so happy to introduce a new (to us) dance competition to our series. In fact, we are kicking off our first competition of the year with it!  The Snow Ball Competition is organized by Donna Edelstein.  If Donna looks familiar, that’s because she is!  Donna is famous for doing interviews and judging at the Ohio Star Ball. […]

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Happy New Year from Fordney Foundation

    We would like to wish all of our friends, dancers and readers, a very happy and healthy New Year.  It’s important for you to know how much we have grown this past year.  There are new opportunities in the way of prize winning competitions like the Best of the Best, there are now more competitions we can […]

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Visit to Woodlake Elementary Community Charter Ballroom Dance Class

    On December 14, Alex Havasi and Marilyn Fordney were invited to see the progress of the Woodlake Elementary Community Charter ballroom dance class. This time they visited with a fourth grade class. Upon arrival on campus they signed the visitors roster and were greeted by   Principal, Mario Thompson and dance instructor, Erica […]

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Christmas Time is Dancing Time

    It’s finally time to celebrate winter, mittens and scarves, hot apple cider and Christmas.   Don’t even get me started on celebrating our divine existence and the gratitude we should all share with the blessing of each day we awake to the beauty that surrounds us.   I can go on for hours […]

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Fordney Foundation Junior and Youth Dance Series

    We had a grand time at the Ohio Star Ball.  This being the 40th Anniversary, it was exciting to see all the dancers perform in all genres and the entertainment provided was out of this world.  It seems contestants keep getting better, more professional and really having a good time performing.  Proving to be […]

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Spotlight – January 2018

  Here we are at the start of a brand new year.  I want to wish all of our readers and dancers a happy and productive New Year!  What this new year means for you is that additional competitions have been added to rack up points, win prizes, and now be a contender to be part of […]

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Ohio Star Ball 40th Anniversary Celebration

On November 16-20, 2017, Alex Havasi and Marilyn Fordney attended the 40th Anniversary of the Ohio Star Ball in Columbus, Ohio. It is such a huge competition that it is held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel’s Regency Ballroom and Battelle Hall and in the convention center. This competition was the annual conclusion for the Fordney Foundation […]

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THANK YOU!!! – From the 2017 Ohio Star Ball

As the holidays come rushing at us, culminating a year of significant progress in our dance lives, we want to thank our young dancers for participating in competitions throughout the year, winning awards, and your hard work all year long.  We are very proud of each and every one of you and hope that you plan […]

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