Our Story - About UsPacific Ballroom Dance is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
All donations are tax-deductible. Our Federal Tax-ID number is 33-1076075.
THE MISSION AND VISION OF PACIFIC BALLROOM DANCE
Pacific Ballroom Dance builds character in youth by providing a positive ballroom dance experience.
To provide youth with a positive artistic, social and athletic experience designed to help them be productive community members.
Fitness • Leadership • Inclusiveness • Respect • Teamwork • Excellence • Dedication
Pacific Ballroom Dance began in 1994 when PBD’s founders (talented ballroom dancers), chaperoned a teen dance at a local church. No doubt seeing a large number of boys and girls glued to opposite walls or gathered in small groups there was a need for students to gain confidence, social and interpersonal skills in a structured, non-threatening social environment. Shortly thereafter an after school ballroom dancing club formed, and in 2003 PBD became a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission “to build character in youth by providing a positive ballroom dance experience.” What started as a small club of a dozen students over 20 years ago has become a thriving nonprofit dance education studio based in Auburn, Washington.
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