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Bash Logo September 6

Party Like It's 1945!


Bob Weast and his Swinging Big Band

with vocalist Gina Gedler!

Mollie and Kevin Cooney are your hosts for an evening of Food and Fun!

So you think you can Dance?

Hit the floor to compete in the Cha Cha, Swing and Waltz categories. Guests will vote for their favorites with their dollars. (Yes, you can raise money prior to the BASH to pad your chances)

Help Them Win!

Heather, Paul, Cynthia and Bruce have been tuning up their moves in the rehearsal studio. Your donation to IRIS is a vote to help them win the trophy. Click on your favorite to increase their chances of taking home the trophy.

Dress it UP!

Attire: Business to Ballroom.

Vintage costumes are fabulous! 1940's Military, Zoot Suits.

Prizes: Best Costume Individual, Best Costume Couple, Best Rosie the Riveter.


Individual $75:00

Student $25.00 (13 to 23)

Child FREE (12 and under)

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