The Bordeaux Dance Club met at Bistro V in Vestavia Hills to have its fall meeting and welcome new members.
Thanks to Bistro V Chef Jeremy Downey, the club members had a private party at the restaurant and enjoyed the freshest tastes of the season.
The Oct. 8 menu included appetizer samplings of goat cheese bruschetta, tomato chutney and apple chutney and olive oil-drizzled farm stand tomato slices with fresh basil chiffonade topping. The sweet potato fries were a popular choice. The salad was a combination of mixed lettuces, thinly sliced fennel and apples, Maytag blue cheese and roasted pecans with lemon Dijon vinaigrette.
The entrée was chicken pot pie. Desserts included mini brownie bites, crispy cinnamon twist cookies and mini turtle cupcakes.
New members attending were Joyce Fleming, Karon Harmon, Nancy Blackledge and Niki Stone. Other new members are Leslie Echols, Ginny Mills and Marianne Truss.
The 2012 club officers attending were Rosalie Fitzmorris, president; Donna Cortopassi, treasurer; Gracie Lutz, event coordinator; and Tootsie Chandler,
Others enjoying the night were Anne Osborne, Becky Bresler, Becky Hasty, Belinda Make, Buffie Whitt, Bug Greer, Carol Dowdy, Connie Hartley, Debbie Elder,
Debbie Huffman, Denise Lewis, Donna Speir, Elizabeth Ferguson, Ginger Quinn,
Helen Hurst, Jan Collier and Jan Henninger.
Janielle Brewer and Jeannie Radecke also attended, along with Joan Curtis, Judy Abbott, Karen Shallenberg, Kathy Scivley, Kay Wood, Kit Terry, Leigh Smith, Lin Halbrooks, Marsha Yeilding, Nancy Kennemer, Nancy Wilson, Niki Stone, Patty Hanna, Peggy Dekle and Peggy Honeycutt.
Also joining in the fun were Phyllis Collier, Rebecca Hagler, Sally Young, Sarah Goff, Shawn Dunaway, Sherry Bohorfoush, Susan Baker, Susan Sparkman, Suzanne McQuiston,Tammy Towns, Tina Westbrook and Vicki Magee.
The Bordeaux Dance Club began in 1980 and continues today with 109 women as a social and dance club.
Each fall, the club introduces its new members. The winter meeting is a Christmas brunch. New members are nominated and elected at the spring meeting.
The club hosts an annual dance jointly with the Rhapsody Dance Club. Friends, spouses and partners of club members make this a sell-out event each year.
The next event for the Bordeaux Dance Club is its Christmas brunch.