Business briefs for Aug. 5

Louwagie attends convention, receives service award

Jackie Louwagie, Marshall JFK dance director, attended the Just for Kix directors convention July 28-30 in Brainerd.

Louwagie took classes including kick, jazz, lyrical and hip hop technique, customer service, improving your dance program, dance show and competition workshops and website updates.

Louwagie attended a special dinner reception for being one of the top 25 dance programs in the company and also attended a banquet for all directors where she was recognized and awarded a ring for her 15 years of service to JFK, and a program growth award.

Just for Kix has 205 dance programs in 14 states; this year is its 30th year in existence.

Marshall JFK dance season begins in September, offering classes to dancers ages 3 years through 12th grade.