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September 23, 2020

Fellow Baton Rouge CFMA Members,

We are now facing a new fiscal year without a published newsletter, in-person meetings, dances, jam sessions or dance troupe activities. The Board of the Baton Rouge Chapter of the CFMA has voted to extend the 2019-2020 memberships until September 30, 2021. We are not requesting dues for the next year and your membership will remain in good standing.  You will receive the newsletter when National CFMA resumes mailing. When we have dances you will be admitted at the member’s price.

While we have sufficient monetary reserves to commence dancing when it is safe to do so, I would be negligent if I did not mention that the Chapter continues to have some recurring annual expenses that total around $300. These expenses include the PO Box rental, website hosting fees, annual fee charged by the Louisiana Secretary of State, etc. When we resume dances, we will be required to reinstate our liability policy and pay the annual premium, which is over $1,000. Please consider sending us a voluntary donation of $10 or $20 to help defray these expenses.  We would greatly appreciate it. Please know that we plan to dance again.

All current Board members and officers have agreed to serve into the next year until we can again have safe, open meetings again.

The Board wishes to thank everyone for their patience. We hope you stay safe and we hope to see you at a dance sometime in the not too distant future.

Ken Bueche

President

Baton Rouge CFMA

 

2020 Le Cajun Awards and Music Festival cancelled


Upcoming Dance Schedule

The status of scheduled dances is TO BE DETERMINED, based on the restrictions imposed on group gatherings.

  • April 25 – CANCELLED
  • May – No dance
  • June 27 – CANCELLED
  • July 25 – CANCELLED
  • August 8 – CANCELLED
  • September 11 – CANCELLED
  • October 30 – Nouveaux Cajun Xpress (Halloween Dance)
  • November 13 – Chris Miller and Bayou Roots (Thanksgiving Dance)
  • December 12 – Les Cabris (Christmas Dance)

Where:
UCT Hall
11175 Florida Blvd. (just west of Sherwood Forest)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  .

Cajun Jam Sessions

Cajun Jam Sessions are cancelled. Plans for resuming this activity will be announced at a later date.

 

 

CFMA Board Meetings

Board meetings are now conducted via online video chat.