After almost ten years of maintaining this and
three associated web sites I have decided to
cease publication as of July 31, 2012.
Many of you
have regularly visited
this site for an average of
more than 30 visits every
day, or a total of more than
visits as of July 2012. This is far more
than I ever expected. My sincere thanks to all my
My special thanks to Murray Echols of
Birmingham for providing me with valuable
information, much needed encouragement, and
sound advice from the very beginning.
My thanks to
ballroom dancers, ballroom club organizers, ballroom
dance bands and suppliers of ballroom dance products
for their support and help. Without them, a
non-commercial web site such as this would not
My thanks also
to web masters throughout Alabama, neighboring
states and from other places in the U.S.A. and
abroad who kindly provided a link to my web
site for their visitors.
to those tireless people who regularly compile
newsletters containing dance information for their
particular area. Without them, it would have been extremely
difficult for me to keep up-to-date on dance events
throughout the Southeast.
thanks to all the ballroom dance enthusiasts who
visited my site, sent me encouraging e-mail, and talked
to me at dances. I sincerely value their
encouragement, ideas and suggestions.