Ray and Patti Wheelington
Texarkana, AR 71854
phone (870) 772-4816
waltzed into a set of Square Dance lessons he
was teaching in 1986 and then dragged him into Round Dance lessons in 1987 to make sure he
would learn to Waltz, Two Step and Jive.
eventually picked up the microphone at an Amateur Callers/Cuers night in fun.
offered to pick up a few records for her
and soon Patti
was cueing for those clubs who had Round Dancers present but no cuer contracted.
It wasn't much longer before she
began to get her
own bookings for dances, weekend retreats and festivals.
Patti is a member of Roundalab, East Texas Callers Association, North Texas Callers Association and served five years as Round Dance Chair for the Arkansas State Square Dance Federation through 10/05.
teaches Round Dance on Monday evenings in Texarkana and will start a new set of lessons in January 2009.