Local Hero: Jamie Platt
1. Taught/led a weekly international folk dance class since 1983.
2. Did sound for thousands of local dances, folk festivals, dance weekends, and concerts for the past 25 years.
3. Organized World Village Music and Dance Weekend for the past 20 years.
4. Served 2 terms as Folklore Society of Greater Washington (FSGW) President, two terms as Dance Chair, and two other years on the FSGW Board.
5. Started and ran the FSGW family dance for its first ten years.
6. Organized the Dance Potpourri program at Glen Echo Park for two years.
7. Organized the FSGW Minifest for one year.
8. Taught folk dance workshops at the Washington Folk Festival, the Takoma Park Folk Festival, and the Minifest numerous times.
10. Helped organize Victoria's Revenge Dancefest for fifteen years.
11. Served onf the Friday Night Dance Committee for eight years.
12. Served on the Committee to Save Glen Echo Park.
13. Produced a number of house concerts.
- Submitted by Alex Hershaft