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Spotlight – September 2017

    As summer slightly takes a turn into fall while the weather is still nice and hot, so are our competitions for the month of September.  September has three great competitions all across the map.  So get your best dancing clothes and shoes out and come shine at one of these events.  Why not get picked […]

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Devotion to Motion

So readers, if I’m going to be honest and tell the truth, writing blogs for the Fordney Foundation is fun because I get to write about dance and everything about dance.  Our non-profit organization caters to dance and I’m delighted to be surrounded by people who are “all about dance.” Not everyone can be as […]

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The Best of the Best

    There’s been a lot of talk and postings lately on “The Best of the Best” and now I want to take the time and tell you exactly what “The Best of the Best” means in relation to you as a dancer. It still is a work in progress for us and we promise […]

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Are You Worth A Million

  It is very exciting when we see a new innovative dance show take center stage. There are two reasons for that, one, when you are a dancer you love to see other people dance and two, it just might present an opportunity for an unknown dancer to become an instant star! So we love […]

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Spotlight – July 2017

    As summer unfolds and the weather gets warmer, it may be a good time to think about taking a trip to a new town, city or state, to enter a new competition.  Think of it as an exciting adventure.  And if you like a place where the sun shines brightly all summer long, then California is […]

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Spotlight – May 2017

It is truly ballroom/dancesport competition time.  And, if you have “a thing” about performing in California, you are in luck.  The Emerald Ball is the ultimate place to showcase your dance wizardry in all the pomp and circumstance you can stand.  On the flip side, if the East Coast is “your thing,” the American Star […]

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Marilyn Fordney Interviews Mary Murphy

When Marilyn Fordney, the director of Fordney Foundation attended the Hollywood Dancesport Championships (HWDC) held at the Universal Hilton Hotel in October, she was fortunate to be able to speak to Mary Murphy, who was one of the organizers of the event. That conversation developed into an interview that we are pleased to share with you […]

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Highlights of the Arnold Sports Festival – March 4 – 5, 2017

The Arnold Sports Festival held on March 4 – 5, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio has become one of the most prestigious dance competitions in the United States.  It has all the excitement a great dancesport event should have.  The competition level this year was off the charts; as the level of dancing was of the highest caliber.  The […]

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Spotlight – March 2017

In March, get ready for one of our favorite, always exciting, fun-filled dancesport competitions.  That would be the Arnold Youth Dancesport Classic.  If you have never been a competitor in a competition or you’ve never seen a competition, as part of the audience, Ohio is the place to be in March.  “The Arnold” is always a great show.  The […]

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Spotlight – February 2017

Welcome back to our second month of Spotlight in our New Year.  In the next couple of months it is our hope that you will find a dance event that interests you.  If you wish to go further and take your ballroom dancing to a new level, the Fordney Foundation strongly encourages you to seek out a competition.  Entering a […]

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