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Spotlight – February 2018

  We are off in almost a running motion because there are so many events in February!  If you haven’t already been involved yet for the year, February will be a good month to get started racking up valid points to get you where you ultimately want to be at the end of the year.  And that would […]

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Fordney Foundation Aligns with DanceWeek

  At the beginning of this year, the Fordney Foundation made an important, new affiliation. There is a publication called DanceWeek, a biweekly publication representing current news of ballroom dancing. DanceWeek is part of the Heritage Dance Foundation. The Heritage Dance Foundation® is the largest nonprofit, independent organization of its type in the United States […]

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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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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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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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Spotlight – December 2017

    We are going to be rounding out the year with one last competition.  The Holiday Dance Classic takes place in Las Vegas and is fun and beautiful.  It’s full of holiday cheer and fully endorsed by the Fordney Foundation.  If you’ve missed out in competing thus far or just want to have a fun […]

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North American Imperial Star Ball Added to Spotlight – November 2017

  The Fordney Foundation is happy to announce that we have a new competition added to our November line-up of fabulous competitions already set to take place in November.  The North American Imperial Star Ball was very successful in Cherry Hill, New Jersey for many years and now has changed their location to Chicago, Illinois.  We look […]

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Dancing With The Thousand Oaks Stars (DWTOS)

I bet you didn’t know that Thousand Oaks has its own, DWTS, or as they like to say it, Dancing With The Thousand Oaks Stars. That’s right, if you go to Thousand Oaks High School, then you already know about this exciting, fun, annual dance event. It just so happens that our Director of Fordney Foundation, […]

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