JULY  

Congratulations to the dancers who attended the June feiseanna!
Special congratulations to our “First Feisers”: Isla Fleming, Willa Fleming,
and Anna Richardson.

Extra special congratulations to Hannah Barnes on her awesome performance
at the North American National Championships. Hannah set her goal and not
only met it she surpassed it and we are all very proud of her.

Good luck to the dancers attending the Julyfeiseanna—Badger State,
Cream City, Arizona State, An Samhra, and Friendship Feis.

NOTE: THE CREAM CITY & FRIENDSHIP FEIS ARE BOTH ALL
BLACK, NO WIGS FEISEANNA.

The following feiseanna are open for registration--        
At www.feisworx.com:
Badger State Feis July 21 Milwaukee, WI
Cream City Feis July 22 Milwaukee, WI
Columbus Feis August 3-4 Columbus, OH
Missouri State Championships August 25 St Louis, MO
Greater St Louis Feis August 26 St Louis, MO
Wisconsin Scottish Feis September 1 Milwaukee, WI
Kansas City Feis September 1 Kansas City, MO
Wisconsin Highland Feis September 2 Milwaukee, WI
Heart of America Feis September 2 Kansas City, MO

At www.quickfeis.com:
Nation’s Captial Feis July 21 & 22 Washington DC
An Samhra Feis July 28 St Louis, MO
Friendship Feis July 29 St Louis, MO
Milwaukee Feis August 11 Milwaukee, WI
McMenamin Feis August 12 Milwaukee, WI
Great Lakes Feis August 18 Toledo, OH
Glass City Feis August 19 Toledo, OH

BE CAREFUL WHEN REGISTERING FOR FEISEANNA; DURING THE
SUMMER MANY FEISEANNA ARE ON THE SAME DAY AND NO FEIS
WILL GIVE REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING ACCIDENTLY
REGISTERING FOR THE WRONG FEIS.

The summer session in Chicago will begin Wednesday, July 11 at 7PM.

The summer session in Batavia will begin Thursday, July 12 at 10AM.

Save the Date: Sunday August 5 for Jeff Fest to be held at Milwaukee and
Higgins in Chicago.  Watch for the sign-up sheet to open soon.

Practice Tip of the Month: Higher Leaps
The key to getting your leaps higher is keep your back leg at a 90 degree angle
(L).  Practice just your leap runs making sure to keep your back leg at 90
degrees. Don’t forget to practice them on both legs!

Congratulations to our senior dancers on their participation in the filming of a
movie promoting peace through dance.  Find out more about the movie at:
Instagram: dancingjoymovie
Facebook: Dancing Joy
Website: www.joydancemovie.com
Be sure to like and follow so we can get a private screening!

Due to the positive feedback we received after our performance at Daley
Plaza and the Irish American Heritage Center, we are going to design
performancet-shirts that may be worn for appropriate performances. Stay
tuned for more details.

Attention All Dancers:
Don’t forget to join our yahoo group so you don’t miss any important
announcements and/or information.  It just takes a second to join.  You do not
want to miss any important news. You can join at:
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/foyirishdancers/info
or use the link at the bottom of the opening page of the website.  When asked
for info about yourself, just enter your name.

Please continue to keep our favorite dressmaker, Agnes Mahoney in your
prayers.