The Island Cotillion held a Country Hoedown Dance on April 2 at the Sanctuary Golf and Country Club.
It was hosted by Jo and Gene Hardy, Peggy and Chuck Hogg, and Andrea Gainer. After a Western-themed dinner, the White House Band provided a wonderful evening of Country Western music for the 112 members who crowded the floor dancing to their favorite tunes. The event received raved reviews and a good time was had by all.
Of those attending six are new members and were formally introduced by Andrea Gainer who chairs the Steering Committee.
New Members left to right: Sue and Peter Danford; George and Susan Sell; Win and Dennis Rathje; and Sheila and Ernie Hoen. Not shown: Moni and Marty Arnowitz; and Betty and Robert Van Tassel. PHOTO PROVIDED.
The Island Cotillion was founded in 1986 for the purpose of organizing and supporting several formal and informal dinner dances each season. Membership is by invitation and is comprised primarily by couples who reside on Sanibel and Captiva Islands, who enjoy dancing, and the camaraderie of their fellow members.
Persons desiring more information about membership are encouraged to contact Julie Boyd at 395-0464 or Andrea Gainer at 395-3184.