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Woodlake Community Charter Elementary School – Ballroom Dance Showcase – January 24, 2018

  If you asked most 4th and 5th graders in L.A. schools, what classes they take in the arts, most of them will say, “well none.” That’s because most schools have limited budgets so art, music, and drama classes are the first to go. But if you asked 4th and 5th graders at Woodlake Community […]

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Fordney Foundation Interviews ‘MusicMills’ Brent Thomas Mills

    About two years ago the Fordney Foundation was selected by Brent Thomas Mills to be part of a musical extravaganza, the likes of a never before done musical project. When Fordney Foundation heard about what the project was about, we were more than delighted to jump on board with the charismatic Brent Thomas […]

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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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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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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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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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Align Yourself With Your Highest Calling

Often times when a new season occurs, it can be a good time to kind of take a look at ourselves and see where we’re at. How do you feel? What do you think? What’s bothering you? What makes you happy? What challenges you? What’s missing? What would you like to accomplish in the next […]

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