18. April 1996: Cause of initiative of Randy Michaels our first training were organized by Richard Lootens at the “The Stud”                          At this time we had the clubs name “Some Afternoon Dancers” cause it was only once a month.                          This was changed soon cause of the interest of the dancers to have 2 times a month training               1998: Our first performance in public at the Gay Pride (CSD). We started with a Beginners training at the Rainbow Café every                         2nd and 4th friday of a month and also for the advanced dancers on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday of a month at the                         Community Hall of the St. Willibrord Church               1999: We changed our clubs name into: “Lucky Afternoon Dancers” or as short version: Munich LAD’s                          First performance at the TV-station Sat1 at the Jörg Pilawa Show (Talkshow)               2003: Richard Lootens is leaving the club and Ralf Kelbch and Kurt Fluger starting with giving lessons                          The club decides to become part of Team München                          First performance in a foreign country (Rome/Italy)                         Rose Grimmer was invited to give a workshop at our party               2004: Beginners training is moving to “Zunfthaus” were we offer a weekly training                          First invitation to give a workshop at an event, workshop given by Kurt and Ralf                          Event organized together with“The Wanderes” with a workshop by Robert Hahn and Manuela DeGuire               2005: First participation of the group at a group competition                          We’re leaving Team München 15. December 2005: founders-meeting for the non-profit club “Munich LAD’s - Lucky Afternoon Dancers”                                 2006: After Ralfs dead Kurt is doing the training of the group (supported by Sylvia)                         Alan Haywood was invited to our 10th Anniversary Party to give a workhsop                         In November the beginners had to move to “Zur Freundschaft”               2009: Robbie McGowan-Hickie was invited to give a workshop at our anniversary party                         first time that members are trying to get the dance sport insignia (Bronce)                         Kurt was participating at the World Out-Games in Copenhagen at the Line Dance Competitions: 1 Gold- and 2 Silvermedals                         Kurt is choreographing to a song of an Independent-Band (Urban Delight) after being asked to do so. At the end of the                         year the band came to make a professional video (which was never shown!)               2010: Club is participating at the 1. Line Dance Marathon to collect money for the Münchner Kindertafeln                         Kurt won the Choreography-Competition at the 5. Bavarian Line Dance Challenge with “Go Harley Go”                         Paticipation of Andi (1 Silver- and 1 Broncemedal) and Kurt (3x Goldmedal) at the Gay Games in Cologne               2011: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg from Finland gave us a workshop at our Anniversary-Party                         Guyton Mundy from America gave us a workshop at our September-Party               2012: Ria Vos from the Netherlands gave us a workshop at our Anniversary-Part                         We fasten our club logo at the smallest maypole of Munich while Kurt is giving a couple dance workshop               2013: Niels B. Poulsen was invited to give a workshop at a party in January                         Beginners training is moving to the community hall of St. Willibrord-church                         Sylvia, Andi and Eugen are managing almost the training for advanced dancers          2014: First Line Dance Beginners Course with 15 participants         more and more members are joining international events (Las Vegas Line Dance Explosion, Eurodance etc.)             2015: a year only filled with our Anniversary Party, first time BBQ at the garden of Richard and our tradtional christmas                 market visit, this year to Augburg.       2016: New Beginners Course but not to many joining the group at the end. 20 Years Anniversary Party with Yvonne                 Anderson and José Miguel Belloque Vane. BBQ and our x-mas tour to the Tegernsee.
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