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The first and foremost Jitterbug Club in the Chicagoland area.


We welcome Jitterbug, Bop, Shag, and West Coast Swing dancers

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Chicago’s Windy City Jitterbug Club

PO Box 713

Franklin Park, IL 60131

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Hot Line: 773-467-0177

Dance Lessons: 630-231-7644


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Rockin’ Times


September - October Newsletter


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Congratulations Norm Oden!


Norm will be inducted into the American Bop Association Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 15th, at Move Across the River in Cincinnati, Ohio





Election date is December 6.  Nomination cut-off date is 12:01 a.m., October 18.

Positions up for election are:  2nd Vice President, Treasurer, Audio Director, and Social Director

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Important Dates to Remember:




October 18 - Regular Dance at the American Legion Hall/Line Dance Lesson to the song “Happy” by Shelley Gross

Shelley Gross will be teaching a line dance to the song “Happy” prior to the dance.  The lesson is FREE to members and $5.00 for guests with the regular entry fee.  Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. for those taking the lesson; all others will be allowed in at 8 p.m.  Members with October birthdays get in FREE.



November 1 - Care Package Drive for Our Troops / Regular Dance at the American Legion Hall

Please help support our troops by joining us and bringing whatever you can from the attached list.  Note that items must be new and unopened.


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November 15 - 25th Anniversary Dance at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling, IL

Members $25.00 - Guests $55.00 - Doors open at 6:30 p.m. - Prepaid Reservations Required by November 8, 2014

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Wanted Volunteers!


Please see Mabel Debeikis at one of the dances if you are interested in volunteering for your club.  She is always looking for members to work the front door and/or to be a dance host.


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CWCJC will start providing mini-newsletters, special announcements, notices, and any last minute changes and/or cancellations related to club activity to both, members and non-members, via email. If you would like to subscribe to this free service, please email:


Joanne Kokalj

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Include your name, email address, member number (if you’re a member), and phone number in your email. You may cancel your subscription at any time.

New Club Shirts


Embroidery on Demand now has the CWCJC and Sweet Home Chicago logos ready to go.  You pick out the shirt and the logo and they will embroider it for you.  Don’t forget to order your 25th Anniversary shirt!  Check it out; go online to: