Category Archives: Press Releases

Professional Photo Opportunity at Glenn Miller Event

ShareThanks to Thomas Lavoie Photography of Dover, guests attending the Glenn Miller Orchestra event on September 7th may purchase a professional 8 x 10 color portrait of themselves in their ballroom finery. The photography area will open in the rear … Continue reading

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Indiegogo Fund-Raising Campaign Launched!

ShareThe link to our Indiegogo Campaign video, filmed at The Rockingham Ballroom: Click here to see our video: http://igg.me/p/let-s-face-the-music-and-dance/x/2502606 Then, please send this to your friends and family and make a tax deductible donation to complete the fire sprinkler project … Continue reading

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COUNTRY DANCE GREATS AID BALLROOM SPRINKLER FUND

ShareCOUNTRY DANCE GREATS RETURN TO AID BALLROOM SPRINKLER FUND      Well known country dance instructors Dan and Kelly Albro will return to the Rockingham Ballroom on Friday, May 31st to benefit the final phase of the fundraising for the … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting January 30, 2013

ShareDue to the “weather event” today, the Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Rockingham Ballroom has been rescheduled for Wednesday January 30 at 5:30. Click to download or view the full Annual Meeting Announcement NOTICE of ANNUAL MEETING of … Continue reading

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Glenn Miller Press Release

ShareTHE WORLD FAMOUS GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA TO HIGHLIGHT BALLROOM SPRINKLER GALA             The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will appear in Newmarket on Saturday, May 14th in what is expected to be the largest fundraising event for the Friends of … Continue reading

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Riverworks Press Release

ShareRIVERWORKS RESTURANT TO HOLD BENEFIT FOR BALLROOM SPRINKLER  Business colleagues applaud Riverworks efforts.               On Tuesday April 19th the Riverworks Restaurant and Tavern of Newmarket will hold a benefit evening to support The Friends of the Rockingham Ballroom. From … Continue reading

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Interview with 1940′s to 2004 dancer(s) for Showcase Article

ShareSpoke to Laurette Baillargeon of Newmarket NH.  Her husband, Victor, started dancing at the Rockingham Ballroom in the late 1930′s before she met him.  She and Victor were regulars from the late 1940′s until he died 7 years ago.  They … Continue reading

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Press Release sent today

ShareSPECTRAS TO “ROCK THE ROCK” FOR SPRINKLER FUND On April 8th   The legendary dance band “The Spectras” has joined the growing list of performers who are supporting the sprinkler project of the Rockingham Ballroom in Newmarket. The full ten … Continue reading

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Press Release sent to newspapers on 2/27/11

ShareMore than 300 supporters braved the snowy conditions on Firday night to attend the first fundraiser of the Friends of the Rockingham Ballroom to raise funds for the mandated fire sprinkler system.  The large crowd was treated to a rousing … Continue reading

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Press Release sent 2/10/11

ShareFIRE CHIEF GRANTS EXTENSION TO ALLOW BALLROOM TO RAISE FUNDS FOR SPRINKLER SYSTEM The Newmarket Fire Chief has given the owners of the Rockingham Ballroom a six month extension on their permit of occupancy to allow the ballroom’s activities to … Continue reading

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