Knees-up to mark 100th milestone

Nicolette BarbasHarvey-Waroona Reporter
Uduc Progress Association secretary Kevin Haylock with his wife Anne and committee members Sylvia and Leslie Peacock are busy preparing for the 100 year celebration.
Camera IconUduc Progress Association secretary Kevin Haylock with his wife Anne and committee members Sylvia and Leslie Peacock are busy preparing for the 100 year celebration. Credit: Nicolette Barbas

Get your dancing shoes out Harvey, you are invited to celebrate the Uduc Progress Association’s 100th anniversary.

Uduc Progress Association secretary Kevin Haylock and his wife Anne joined the club five years ago.

“Our initial introduction into dance was because our son was getting married and being the parents of the groom we thought we should brush up on our dancing,” Mr Haylock said.

“You can actually come here on a Monday night and learn how to dance, a two hour lesson is only $3 and you get a cup of tea after.”

Members from the Uduc Progress Association dance every Saturday evening, rotating between Australind, Dardanup, Busselton and Harvey.

“While the hall is often used for functions, dance is the biggest event that happens here,” member Leslie Peacock said.

“An evening of dancing usually sees about 80 to 100 people from all over the South West dancing from 8pm right through to midnight.”

“It is a really social and fun community event to be a part of, and it is one that is constantly progressing,” Mr Haylock said.

On Saturday, November 30, the Uduc Hall will be full of music and party cheer as members, guests and visitors join together and dance the night away.

“There will be food trucks to keep everyone’s energy levels up, the Mucky Duck Bush Band will be providing the live music, and the man in the red suit will make a special appearance,” Mr Haylock said.

“It is going to be a great night of fun and dancing, and we encourage everyone to come along,” Mr Peacock added.

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