It was a pleasure greeting all of you at our 10th annual dinner
dance and showcase event, TROPICAL NIGHT
A great time was had by all.... I hope that everyone had a wonderful
time and enjoyed the evening as much as I did.
The first showcase was champions Ilana Ventura and Javi Chacón.
They performed a waltz to “Suffer” by Charlie Puth
and a Foxtrot/Swing to “I Won't Dance” by Tony Bennett
and Lady Gaga. Thanks to Ilana and Javi for your continuous
support to ballroom dance.
The pace of the evening's entertainment was set by the Aloha Dancers
with their awesome authentic Polynesian dances and drumming.
The evening's entertainment continued with inspiring dancing by
Erwin and Iwona Rybcynski, their son Oskar and Monika Pyrgiel. A
lively, energetic dance to “The Greatest American Hero” started
the by Erwin and Iwona. A father and son contemporize dance to
“Mission Impossible” was performed by Erwin and Oskar.
The dancing continued with a lively Mambo by Erwin and Iwona and the
showcase concluded with Erwin and Monika doing a contemporize/swing to
I offer my sincere gratitude to our dance hosts;
- Mike Eichinger
- Roger Lulla
- Jerome Dyson
- Mike Fletcher
- Leo Williams
Thanks, thanks and more thanks to our devoted volunteers: Owen
and Carol Jacobsen, Craig and Darleen Slater and Ginny Hodina.
Lets not forget the Tropical Night music by D.J., Jim Finn!
It was well chosen and perfect for our dancing enjoyment. And
Ilana Ventura for her publicity support.... Well Done!
Dedicated to Ballroom
Gala Organizer & President
USA Dance Chicagoland Chapter #2001