Peel The Apple

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6th Annual IAGSDC convention

Dates: 30 Jun-03 Jul 1989

Location: New York, NY, USA

Host hotel/venues: Sheraton City Centre

Hosting club(s): Times Squares

Convention committee title:

Convention committee members: Pat McFarland, Hal Klein, Skip Rognlien, co-chairs; Mark Davis, Philip Desiere, Dan Diggles, Bob Young, Vincent Stoppia, Mac McCarthy, Jim Shaffer, Ken Braidi, Chick Chickering, Sheldon Green, Ron Masker, Ed Connolly, Chuck Burgess, John Fitzpatrick, Dan Gottlieb, Bob Fitterman, Evan Schwartz, Nelson Kuperberg, David Giffler, Mitch Mermel, Howard Stienman, Howard Richman, Dan Maynard, Michael Gravois, Joe DiSabato, Adrian Pendragon, Ron Mounts, Gian Pace, Sandra Krac

Calling staff:


Sound staff:

Vendor list:

Fun Badge Tour stops and highlights:

  • Lincoln Center Plaza
  • Cathedral of St. John the Divine
  • City Hall
  • Battery Park (with the Statue of Liberty in the background)
  • Grand Central Station

Pre/Post convention events & tours:

  • "Load the Boat" Twilight Cruise on 04 Jul

Notable Notes and Highlights:

  • First GCA Caller School
  • A special call "Peel the Apple" was created for the convention.
The Set Up heads/sides square thru 4 -- right and left thru -- veer left --ferris wheel --centers right and left thru and roll the girl away with a 1/2 sashay -- double pass thru
Peel the Apple peel off make lines -- cross trail thru -- men star right (the apples) -- ladies promenade (the peelers)
Resolve 1) look for (original) partner A) swing B) left arm turn to a thar C) do-pas-so 2) look for the (original) corner A) alemande left

IAGSDC officers:

IAGSDC meeting notes:

Total individual membership was noted as

Attendance: 604

Attending clubs:

Honky Tonk Queen winner: Tami Wynotte AKA Bob Young

Golden Boot Award: presented to Freeman Stamper by Patrick McFarland and Margaret Pollack for Ken Pollack


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