Heart Of America Federation of
Square Dance Clubs
The Federation's name was adopted February 18, 1952, with the original bylaws being accepted on March 31, 1952.
The Circuit Court of Jackson County, Division 3, as a Pro Forma Decree Corporation, issued the Charter March 23, 1953 with 35 clubs signing the Articles of Agreement. The Sunflower Squares is the only remaining club from that beginning.
(Webmaster Note: The Sunflower Squares are no longer dancing 11/13/12).
Dick & Doris Flucke, the Federation's first President, were instrumental in establishing the National Square Dance Convention. The 2nd (1953) and the 24th (1975) Convention's were held in Kansas City.