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Fairfield Ledger -

SEP 30, 2014

Fairfield native leads dances across globe

Courtesy of The Iowa Source, photographer Juliet Jarmosco

Jerry Story

Jerry began calling in 1969 at the age of fourteen in Fairfield, IA. During the early 1970's he taught many classes and traveled throughout the Tri-State area of Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri.

Jerry is proud to be part of the McAllen Callers Association and promoting McAllen, TX as the Square Dance Capital of the World by holding the "World's Largest Beginner Classes." He has also served as a Board of Governors member in CALLERLAB and is dedicated to the preservation of Modern Western Square Dancing


Jerry has been honored to be the Keynote Speaker at the 65th National Square Dance Convention to be held in Des Moines, IA, June 22-25, 2016. 

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Bob Asp & Jerry sharing a call at the Fairfield Fairgrounds 4H dance hall this spring.

From the Floor

Dancers -- you NEVER want to miss an opportunity to workshop (or dance) to Jerry Story.   It does not matter (although it is awesome information) that Jerry is an 'original issue' Fairfielder, and proud of it.  What matters is that Jerry has more square dance experience and knowledge than any caller out there today. 


Jerry 'studies' the science and math of square dancing.   His workshops are dancing proof of his canny ability to turn a mainstream or plus call into a beautifully artistic move.   After Jerry's workshop the murmuring within the square is, "WOW - I love that!"    


Don't even think about missing his workshop.   I won't even encourage you to attend his dance; because if you attend his workshop, there is nothing that will keep you from attending his dance!    SO -- if there is a 'bargain' price for attending both -- you best be taking advantage!


Yes, it is the 4th of July weekend -- and it is the FIRECRACKER that will solidify your holiday!   My guess is we will hear Jerry call "Independence Day" and it will ROCK!  ~ JR  

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