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Annual Dinner Dance Saturday 12th November 2016

Greg Cusick image with stars overlay
Greg Cusick, Singer, song-writer and Son of Todd and Val Miller

Update - November 3rd 2016

As we approach the 2016 Dinner Dance, we are pleased to announce Todd Miller’s son, Greg Cusick, will be joining Jasmine Day and Lesley Ann with Todd and Val to front the world famous Joe Loss Orchestra.

Greg 's father Todd Miller joined the Joe Loss Orchestra in 1972. Todd took over the leadership when Joe retired in 1990 and was later joined by his wife, Val Francis (Miller) as a lead vocalist.

There will be 3 hours of live entertainment of the highest quality and there is still time left to book! Please see below for more information on purchasing tickets.

Val Francis (Miller), Todd Miller, Jasmine Day and some of the musicians peforming with Joe Loss Orchestra.
Val Francis (Miller), Todd Miller Jasmine Day and some of the first class musicians in the fabulous Joe Loss Orchestra
A poster for the 37th Annual Charity Dance

Every year since 1981 The Joe Loss Orchestra have entertained for our cause. This came about through Lesley Ann Roberts, a former student, who sang with the Orchestra in the 1980s. The Orchestra that Joe formed is over 80 years old. Before he died Joe passed on the leadership of the talented group of musicians to Todd Miller, pictured on the left.

For over twenty years Todd has led the group and for over thirty years they have entertained supporters of the Birch Thompson Memorial Fund at our fundraising event. We have had many satisfied customers over 36 years so we will be having our 37th Dinner Dance at the Ramada Park Hall Hotel on Saturday 12th November 2016. Once again we have our guest singer Lesley Ann as part of three hours of live, high quality music to dance or shuffle to!

To purchase tickets for this year’s event please email or write to our Treasurer Paula Davies and for telephone enquiries please contact Keith Berry.

On this page are photographs from the 2013 event one being of the Junior Dance Champions Justas Zagurskas and India Phillips Bullock. There is also a photo of the Joe Loss Orchestra and the junior dance champions from the event.

The Joe Loss Orchestra and the Junior Dance Champions Junior Dance Champions Justas Zagurskas and India Phillips Bullock dancing