1998
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OKAY, OKAY, It's Primitive, but here is the only material I could find from 1998.  As a point of interest, ssqq.com was first published in August 1998, but it took me a couple months to figure out how to construct web pages and publish to the Internet.  I didn't know much about data backup, so I have no idea where some of the stories referred to in this document ended up. Oh well.
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HERE'S THE
LATEST SCOOP FOR
  JANUARY 1999 !

just one year to go !

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THE SSQQ CHRISTMAS PARTY WAS DELAYED SHORTLY FOR A SURPRISE GUEST !?!

WHAT DO YOU SUPPOSE HAPPENED ?


CLICK HERE TO SOLVE THE MYSTERY !

new years 98 party pictures !

THE 1998 SSQQ NEW YEARS EVE DANCE PARTY

HAD 200 VISITORS !

CLICK HERE FOR PICTURES

Image1.bmp (58378 bytes) Susie Allen and Judy Archer did a nice deed this Christmas. They organized an SSQQ Christmas Present Drive for Ben Taub Hospital here at the studio. It was a wonderful success thanks to them and thanks to all of you. A picture is worth a million words, so take a gander at all the presents you contributed ! Thank you !

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RICK GETS PUBLISHED !

This sure has been a nice year. I had two of my "Adventures of a Dance Teacher"  stories published in the December issue of   Dancing USA, a national dance magazine. If you are interested in more information,   click the picture or click here.

 

More about the Lip Sync Show !

THE SSQQ LIP SYNC SHOW
was quite a hoot. 
It was inspired by the show we saw
on our Caribbean Cruise this summer. 
I decided we definitely needed to give it a try.

We had the big show on Saturday, November 21.
If you want to read more about it,
click here or over on Elvis

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Want to see some pictures from
the Halloween 98 Party ?

We took about 200 pictures. If you attended the party, it is likely we shot you ! Inquiries about your picture should be made to Dance@SSQQ.com

 

The 1998 SSQQ
Halloween Party
was incredible !

We had 350 people in attendance this year, certainly a record.

We also had our first-ever Haunted House as an entrance. Much credit to Judy Archer for organizing the project, and special thanks to Randy Goshorn, Linda Cook, Timm Chavez
for helping to assemble the million parts.  Also thanks to
Kelly Baird for painting the posters.

CLICK HERE OR  ABOVE
FOR THE PICTURES !

 

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BETH HAS HER BABY !

A little girl named Rebecca was born to Beth and Allen Hentges on Thursday, November 5.  In case you didn't know, Beth has taught classes here at SSQQ for two years and met her husband Allen at SSQQ as well so it's an even chance Rebecca's first words will be "Ready And" !

Congratulations Mom and Dad !

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WEDDING BELLS ARE RINGING THROUGHOUT THE LAND !

SSQQ has been blessed with two weddings recently. Back in September Daryl and JoAnne Armstrong got married (out in California, I believe). We had a big party for them here at the studio on October 3.

More recently Heidi Collier and John Moynihan were married on Sunday, October 25 out in Tahoe, Nevada.

  SSQQ's Mary Collins officially tied the knot to Mike Moore in late November. There is no truth to the rumor she is changing her middle name to "Tyler"

There  are four engagements including SSQQ staff member Renee Risinger and B J Downs.

  Maureen Murkawski & Kirk Swanfjord announced their engagement this summer.
  Likewise Wil Coulbourn and Leanne Blankenship also announced their engagement this summer.

In January, 1999 Ron Moore and Kathleen Wood announced their engagement.

Now here's a case where my memory fails me :
Michael and Christine announced their engagement,
but I cannot remember their last names.
So I am happy for them but sad for me.
I wonder if Maxine Messenger ever has these problems ?

Depending on your point of view, SSQQ is either a very friendly place to be or extremely dangerous.
Best wishes to everyone !

   


SSQQ was recently named by the Houston Press as
Houston's best place to learn Swing Dancing
in their BEST OF HOUSTON issue in late September.
SSQQ was extremely flattered to be mentioned,
especially since it was a totally unsolicited compliment.
To the writers of the Houston Press and their readers who named us,
A very sincere Thank you very much !

Here is the text :
 

 

BEST PLACE TO LEARN TO DANCE SWING : SSQQ, 4803 Bissonnet

The folks at ssqq were the first in Houston to teach Swing, Jitterbug, and Lindy.
And it shows ! Their monthly schedule offers an array of classes at all levels,
in which with a little dedication and bravery you can pick up each dance.
There are at least eight mirrored dance floors where multiple classes are held.
Instructors are patient and are quick to give you more personal attention if you need it.
After the daily lessons, the studio hosts small parties where students can hang around
to practice their steps and move in on potential partners.
Music ranges from Glenn Miller to Tommy Dorsey. Genders are fairly balanced,
so itís likely youíll always have a dance partner.
A great place to meet people.

 

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THE NEW DANCE FLOOR IS HERE !

The new dance floor in Room 1 and Room 2 is not only here, it is down and ready to go !  For the full story, CLICK HERE

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Tim Knight of the Floppy Wizard computer store worked hard to help me get a new computer over Christmas. Maybe I can get more efficient. Sure.

Tim, Thank you very much !

 

Want to find out what terrible thing happened at
SSQQ in August ?

Click here for SSQQ AUGUST Miss Behaviour

 

 

Want to hear about
the SSQQ Caribbean Cruise Adventure ?

Click here for the Caribbean Story

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RUTH ANN, THE INCREDIBLE EMAIL FEMALE !

Ruth Ann Manison  keeps the social side of  SSQQ  hopping with weekly email updates. If you want to
know  what's happening, contact her at RUTHANNMAN@aol.com
She will be happy to put you on her enormous e-mail list so you can receive a copy of her weekly bulletin.

SSQQ Schedule of Classes !

CLICK HERE FOR A SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

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