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Catalina Swing Dance F ,, N o Event Like This! CATALINA coUPLES: MIKE AND TARA HINIKER Please send us your favorite photo of yourself or tte of another local Catalina couple to be included in the Catalina Islander. They can be young or aid. in special places, special occa- sions or just at home. Email your high resolution photo to Once again, Joel Ply of 2PLY- is putting together an amazing event in the Casino Ballroom for locals and visitors to enjoy. Ply's personal mission as a dance competitor and event plan- ner is to open the Casino to all who want to relive what Catalina's historic building was designed to be. On November 18th, 19th, and 20th, the Casino Ballroom will come to life with this year's Catali- na Swing Dance Festival (renamed from last year's "Jazz Dance Fes- tival"). Hundreds of dancers from arotmd the country will flock to the island to jump and jive their way through a weekend'of events, classes, competitions, dinner, and to shimmy the night away to Big Bands such as the George Gee Swing Orchestra covering the mu- sical eras from the 1920s to the 1960's. Dancing. experience is not required. The amazing profession- al dance troupe, The Killer Dill- ers, along with other-performers are scheduled to take your breath away. Attendees can sit back with a cocktail and watch the view sur- rounded by the ballroom's vintage elegance. As plans are being finalized, special "locals-only" promotional benefits will be announced. Joel Ply has also scheduled free per- Dedication From page 1 of a training exercise. Witnesses in the area reported seeing a "huge fireball" in the night and in the blink of an eye the search for one man became a search for nfiae men and a wom- an. With help from the Navy, the Marines and even U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Coast Guard began scouring an area of 644- square miles of open ocean with ships and aircraft. The search con- tinued through the night and for the next two days. But with the excep- tion of a small field of debris, no trace of the missing crew members was found. The following Sunday at 9:50 a.m., the search for all of AH-1 Super Cobra the missing including Jines--was officially called off. formances during the week prior to the event on the Wrigley Stage. Prepare for a fabulous event full of period dress and a grooving dance floor. Consider your advertisements for the weekend' s programs. Ad- vertising costs start at $40. You can also start planning your own at- tendance at this grand locale now! Currently there is a"Saturday Night Special" offered: Only $85 dollars for boat travel to and from the is- land - dinner + dancing. Many a la carte options are also available starting at only $10. An amazing deal! Visit for more information. MICHAEL HANS LUPO Born September 22, 2011 at 12:03 pm Ibs 4 oz, 21 inches long PARENTS: Karla and Sky Lupo of Avalon GRANDPARENTS: Cal Parsons, Helen and Ray Howard of Avalon, Nedra Rogers from Kansas and Michael Lupo from New York. Great-grandfather Hans Loibl of Avalon. Contact the Islander (310) 510-0500 or 6 i Friday, Notember 4. 2011 / { |]',Hll 00]!l'illl II]llt[ll!l!li []tiil00iiilI00 Ill !'1111[lii IttllI|',lt00[I ltTIt!!00IIIII00 |1t001i tl[l00]1f|tl]i I tHti i' THE CATAUNA ISLANDER