Local Chiropractor Steals The Show in Oregon

HOQUIAM, Wash. – Saturday March 17th at the City of Roses Ballroom Dance Classic, in Portland, Oregon, Dr. Mark Van Hemert, dancing with his instructor and dance partner, Arlene Hoiland, took 5 first place awards with grades in the high 90’s. They danced FoxTrot, Waltz, Tango, Cha Cha and a Swing medley. Van Hemert also placed 2nd in a group flight. At the end of the evening, Mark was presented with a trophy for the most solo exhibitions out of about 400 contestants. Van Hemert and Hoiland were representing the Dance Club of Grays Harbor.


News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993.