HOQUIAM, Wash. - The Dance Club of Grays Harbor attended the Puget Sound Senior Ballroom Dance Games in Olympia over the past weekend. In the Pro/Am Division, Dr. Mark Van Hemert won 9 Gold Medals, Scott Weyer won 5 Gold Medals both dancing with instructor Arlene Hoiland.
Hoiland was also presented with the Top Teacher award, she tells us a total of 24 medals were earned locally.
Competing in the Am/Am Division, was Mark Van Hemert with Margaret Sherwood, each receiving 1 Gold and 1 Silver Medal. Scott Weyer, with Mary Anne Bagwell won 2 Gold Medals, each, while dancing Am/Am, and with Roseann Carpenter, both took home a Gold Medal, each.
HOILAND ISSUED A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO SUPPORTERS:
Tim Van Houten, Theresa & Rod Johnson, Mark Swanson, Ken Lane, who took pictures, Joy Beard Eggert & Doug Eggert, Ted Kelly, Barbara Robecker, Julie Fry, Resa Hoiland, Rhonda Hoiland Passmore, Roger Hoiland, Frank Rae, Kristine Tecco and Bernard Blocker.
Hoiland added on the company's facebook page "Yipee!!!! Good job everyone. love, Arlene"