Extends a very special thanks


For your participationin the 2011 ABA Cruise  aboard the Caribbean Princess




                    The top seller of cabins for 2011, South Side Imperial Dance Club, St. Louis, Missouri

Accepting the award on behalf of South Side Imperial Dance Club ~ Judy Auclair

    Prize winners:  

    $100 onboard credit for 2012 cruise  ~  Martha Duval, Derby City Bop Association              

                                                                               1st time ABA cruiser

    $200 onboard credit for 2012 cruise  ~  Bill Porto, Steel City Boogie Club                         

                                                                               2nd time ABA cruiser

    Winner of a free cruise berth for 2012 ~  Mary Lou Poremba, Chicago Jitterbug Club        

                                                                               3rd, 4th,  5th ,  6th time ABA cruiser


 A special drawing was held for all the dancers on the Island 2010 who signed up & booked for 2011:

 Winner of  a free cruise berth for 2012 ~   Dave Saxton, Great Lakes Swing Dance Club       

                                                                                 President’s Preferred Drawing


 Every dancer who signed up for the 2012 cruise while aboard the Caribbean princess was entered in another special drawing on the last night of the cruise:

Winner of the Imperial Swing Dancing Manuel, by Skip Culver ~   Hugh Root, Great Lakes Swing Dance Club


                                                  Congratulations to all the winners



Presidents Preferred Cruiser’s Special Drawing:

Dancer’s who signed up and booked for the 2012 cruise before leaving the Caribbean Princess will be

included in an exclusive drawing for a free cruise berth on the ABA 2013 cruise. 

                               Your club could be the top producer for 2012 – promote, promote, promote


As an added feature to our 2012 cruise, you are invited to send your Club Event Flyers

to be included in the gift bags distributed to all the Dancer’s aboard our ABA cruise

just have your flyers sent in to Just Cruisin’ no later than November 1, 2011 to be included

we’ll send out reminders later in the year

              We would like to see even more participation from all the clubs for 2012. 

                                        Get out there and spread the word!


 “This is a real dance cruise with workshops, our own DJ and music we can dance to every night”

                                                                                                                                                          Gary Chaney             

A very, very special thank you to the 140 dancers who took time out of their busy cruise to apply a deposit for the 2011 Cruise !



We welcome your comments and suggestions: Arlene / Chicago Jitterbug idea for 2012

We’ll be printing a micro version of the dance schedule on the back of your name tag so you know where to be!

Your feedback can only help to make an even more successful Cruise 2012 !


 Please contact Just Cruisin’ for additional supplies to help promote the dance cruise   800-727-9577   Maureen


 Gary Chaney


American Bop Association President