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The Valentine Ball – 1980 to 1989

February 8, 1980

Venue The Scottish Rite Temple
Chair Douglas McConnell
Committee Gloria McConnell
Kim McGarrity
Kathryn Mills-Allen
Don Kennedy
Band The Berkeley Scottish Players with special guest, Barbara McGowan
MC Henry Thompson
Refreshments Dinner at 6:30
Cost members $18.00, nonmembers $22.00, juniors $14.00

February 7, 1981 8:00 PM

Venue Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland
Chair Douglas McConnell
Band The San Francisco Scottish Players
Attendance 189
Cost $16.00 (members, $20.00 (nonmembers), $12.00 (jr), $5.00 (spectator)

February 13, 1982 8:00 PM

Venue Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland
Chair Bruce Hamilton
Committee Bradley Baxter
Band The San Francisco Scottish Players
Refreshments late buffet supper
Cost $16.00 (members), $20.00 (nonmembers), $12.00 (jrs), $5.00 (spec)

February 5, 1983 8:00 PM

Venue Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland
Chair Bradley Baxter
Committee Ellie Wood
Band The San Francisco Scottish Players
Refreshments post ball buffet
Attendance 198 plus 33 spectators
Cost $17.00/20.00/12.00/6.00 (member/nonmember/junior/spec)

February 4, 1984

Venue Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland
Chair Bradley Baxter
Committee Charlene Dugan(tickets)
Cricket Evans(decorations)
Wes Ludemann
Carol McQuilling (programs)
Robyn Dondero(punch)
Band Schiehallion Band, Vancouver
Refreshments post ball buffet
Cost $20.00/23.00/12.00/6.00  (member/nonmember/junior/spec)

February 9, 1985

Venue Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland
Chair Lee Feinstein
Band The San Francisco Scottish Players & guest Alasdair Fraser, Margo Leslie-Post(violin), Nancy Eranosian(violin), Peggy Duesenberry(violin), Geoff Palmer(mandolin), Andy Johnson (bass), Ron Wilson(drums), Kim McGarrity(piano). Kelvin Buneman(sound)
Refreshments light buffet by Susan Maciel
Cost $20.00 in advance, $28.00 at the door

February 15, 1986 8:00 PM

Venue Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland
Chair Lee Feinstein
Band The San Francisco Scottish Players with guest Alasdair Fraser, Margo Leslie-Post (violin), Peggy Duesenberry (violin), Geoff Palmer (violin), Kim McGarrity (piano), Andy Johnson (bass), and David Miles (drums). Sound Bill Griffiths, John Day, Donnalee de la Luz, Jim Fiedler and Roanne Ross
MCs Douglas McConnell, Jack Baxter and Bill McConachie
Cost $20.00 advanced $28.00 at the door.

February 14, 1987 8:00 PM

Venue Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland
Chair Lee Feinstein
Band Drops of Brandy: Margo Leslie-Post(violin), John Taylor (violin, Kim McGarrity (piano), John Day(drums), Robyn Dondero(bass)
Cost $20.00 members, $23.00 nonmembers, $12.00 family/junior, $6.00 spectator with meal, $1.00 spectator without

February 13, 1988

Venue Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland
Chair Arlene Baxter
Committee Hildegarde Klee
Sheena MacQueen
Charles Hastings
Kathleen McAdam
Virginia Bissell
Marjorie Easton
David Mostardi
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory: Janet Kurnick(violin), Margo Leslie-Post(violin), Kim McGarrity(violin), John Taylor (violin), Athena Tergis(violin), Lyle Ramshaw(piano), Andy Johnson(bass), Henri Ducharmes(accordion), John Day(drums). David Newitt(sound)
MC John Kelly
Grand Marshal Jack Baxter
Piper Ron Wallace

February 11, 1989; Dinner 6:15PM, dancing 8:00

Venue Scottish Rite Temple, Oakland
Chair Arlene Baxter
Committee Hildegarde Klee
Barbara Ohlmann
David Gok
Helen Rasmussen
David Mostardi
Band Fiddlesticks  and Ivory:  Kim McGarrity(violin), Janet Kurnick(violin), John Taylor (violin), Athena Tergis (violin), Lyle Ramshaw(piano), Andy Johnson(bass), Henri Ducharme (accordion), John Day(drums). Kelvin Buneman (sound)
MC Jo Hamilton
Refreshments pre-ball dinner catered by Maria Corse
Cost $22.00/25.00/30.00/6(member/nonmember/after 1/31/spectator)
Grand March Marshal Jack Baxter
Piper Ron Wallace



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