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Franklin husband and wife teach dance for a good cause


Dance4Dreams benefits Boston Children’s Hospital 

With Spring in full bloom, Kevin and Anna Balcom are teaching dance to benefit Boston Children’s Hospital. Dance4Dreams, an 8-week introductory West Coast Swing dance series, will be held on Tuesdays beginning April 16 from 7 - 8:30 p.m. through June 4 at the Franklin Elks Lodge located at 1077 Pond Street, Franklin, MA 02038. 100% of proceeds will benefit Boston Children’s Hospital.

Anna Balcom and Kevin Balcom have been dancing collectively for over 40 years. Anna, a Franklin resident, dances Classical, Contemporary Ballet, Salsa, Latin Ballroom, Modern Jive, and West Coast Swing. Kevin, a lifelong MA resident, started his dance journey in Country Line Dancing, and rapidly became exposed to many other styles, with a competitive and educational focus on West Coast Swing. This event combines their passion for dance with their deep appreciation for Boston Children’s Hospital.

For over 150 years, “Boston Children’s Hospital has been dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement. Boston Children's is ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. It is home to the world's largest pediatric research enterprise, and it is the leading recipient of pediatric research funding from the National Institutes of Health. It is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. Boston Children’s treats more children with rare diseases and complex conditions than any other hospital.” - Boston Children’s Hospital.

Anna encourages all to join, “whether you are a beginner or an expert, swing on over for a good cause!” Ages 16+ are welcome. No prior dance experience or partner required. $15/person per class. Cash preferred. No advance registration required.

For inquires or questions, contact Anna Balcom at 508-808-4675 or visit