Winter Term Begins

Hi everyone

If you have been missing your dancing then the wait is over as classes resume on Wednesday 10th January at the Kenn Centre.

Looking forward to seeing you all then!

Natasha – Dance Instructor

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Aviva Community Project 2017

Thank you to everyone who took the trouble to vote for our Project.  Voting closed on the 27th November and we have since learned that we are to be awarded £100 for the 690 votes we received.

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Members’ Notice of date of Christmas Party

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DevonLive get behind our campaign for votes for the Aviva Community Fund Project

We are hoping that Devon will get behind us now that we have raised the public’s awareness of our campaign for votes in the news.  Here is the article with videos and photos – voting is open for another 23 days so plenty of time to get behind us.

Isca Wheelchair Dancers dancing to “Blame it on the Boogie” by Michael Jackson

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Aviva Community Fund 2017

I need help from all the lovely people out there to get behind a project that has the opportunity to benefit from the 2017 Aviva Community Fund.  Isca Wheelchair Dancers in 2010 with the support of the National Lottery and we have 40 members from the disabled community that meet up once a week to enjoy dancing in their chairs and socialising.

With your help we could benefit from funding up to £5,000 that would help our dancers attend dance classes by paying for their adapted wheelchair friendly taxis. Seriously, would you be able to fund £32 a week in costs just to get to a class you enjoyed?

Please help support us by voting for our project. The project is live from the 24th October.

Here’s your project link that you’ll need to share far and wide to help us secure votes:
https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-2587

Please help me to make this go viral!

thank you so very much, Natasha Cole

 Adapted Transport for ISCA Wheelchair Dancers – vote for us now in the Aviva Community Fund
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Notice of AGM

We have an AGM coming up on the 18th October.  Any Member interested in serving as a Committee Member for the next twelve months will be invited to put themselves forward when we meet on the 4th October.  This position is open to two of our Members. Ballot papers are being issued on the 11th October and an announcement will be made on the 18th October.

For anyone not able to attend class over the next few weeks but would like to be nominated for the role please get in touch with Natasha.

I would like to take this opportunity of thanking our current Members, Jack Richardson and Naomi Strawbridge for serving over the last year and for all their help.

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Isca Wheelchair Dancers host their first Fun Day in Exeter

On Saturday 23rd September and on behalf of the Regional Wheelchair Dance Association for the South West, our dance group hosted their first ever Wheelchair Dance Fun Day.  We held it at our new dance venue, the Kenn Centre, in Kennford where we now hold our dance classes.  We were joined by the Choughes from Cornwall and the Concordes from Bristol.

We asked for help from the National Lottery to fund this project and received financial help with the room hire and buffet lunch.

We had 42 people attend and we received some very positive feedback from dancers.

Here are some of the photos taken on the day.  I was so busy enjoying myself that I didn’t take that many!

The Corcordes demonstrating a dance for us.

Some of us eating!

A group photo at the end of the day!

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Wheelchair Dance club flourishing in Exeter

Recently I posted news about the Great Big Walk event which was a project we were recently involved in.  To coincide with this event ITV West Country visited us with a view to filming and publicizing our group on television.

The story went livc at the time I was on my holiday in France and although we published the details on our Facebook page, it hadn’t been posted on our webpages.

Here is a link to the story.

http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2017-09-02/wheelchair-dance-club-flourishing-in-exeter/

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Dance classes resume Wednesday 13th September 2017

Just a reminder that we are dancing at the Kenn Centre, Kennford which is our new dance venue from now on and that classes begin again this week.  Note the day has changed to a Wednesday!

This is a popular group and space is limited at the Kenn Centre, so anyone interested in joining the group must contact the dance instructor, Natasha Cole, to check the position on availability.  Details are available on the Contact page.

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Notification of change of dance venue

As from September 2017 we have a new venue for our dance classes. Classes will be held in the Milford Room at the Kenn Centre, Kennford. Thanks to all the members that came along and road tested the new venue for us.

Classes are from 6.45 – 8.45pm on a Wednesday and first class begins on the 13th September.

I shall be handing out a list of bookings for the new Academic Year but these can also be viewed below.

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