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The Midwestern Ohio Callers Association Member's Roster


Ray Beavers (DeAnne)

4497 Church Rd.
Urbana, Ohio  43078

Moe Brewer (Connie)

Summer Address
207 North 7th St.
Decatur, Indiana,  46733

Winter Address
141 Melody LN
Tarpon, Springs, Florida  

Joe Chiles (Bettye)    Web Site

P.O. Box 63
Waynesfield, Ohio  45896

Bettye Chiles* (Joe) Web Site

P.O. Box 63
Waynesfield, Ohio  45896

John Dunn

4400 Storm's Creek Rd.
Urbana, Ohio  43078

Sam Dunn (Sue)  Web Site

Summer Address
8 West 2nd St, Box 329
Christiansburg, Ohio  45389
Winter Address
7831 Mondale Av.
Lake Wales, Florida,  33853

Phyllis Hathaway* (Bob)

Summer Address
5431 S.R. 49 S.
Greenville, Ohio  45331
Winter Address
2639 Whatley Blvd.
Sebring, Florida  33872

Galen Hibbard (Jane)

4885 County Rd. #25
Archbold, Ohio  43502

Don Hitchen (Marlene)

520 Oil Street
St. Mary's, Ohio  45885

Dan Huffman

375 Pintown Rd.
West Liberty, Ohio  43357

Bud & Louise Johnson*

17176 Wapakoneta Rd.
Grand Rapids, Ohio  43522
419-832-0117 - 419-832-1661

Mike King (Bonnie)

427 Wall St.
Cario, Ohio  

Don Kinnear (Dee)

10501 State Route 68 N.
Kenton, Ohio  43326

John Knight (Malinda)  Web Site

4484 Shannon Ct.
Dayton, Ohio  45440

Ken Roberts

4809 Polen Dr.
Dayton, Ohio 45440 

Randy West (Audrey)

279 Inverness
Vandalia, Ohio  45377

Elaine Wintrow* (Bud)

7485 W. Versailles Road
Covington, Ohio  45318

Keith Zimmerman (Cindy)

203 Janet
Piqua, Ohio  45356

* = Round Cuers


Here is a 44 Year History of the Midwestern Ohio Callers Association

Thanks To Joe & Bettye Chiles for the information.....

1957 through 2001.  We are 44 years old

bulletThe Lima area Callers & Teachers association was formed November 18, 1957.  Our first president was Harry John


bullet1962 Membership Roster:  Bill Bates, Don Boyer, Bob Buchannan, Joe Chiles, Rex Croft, Harold Deafendeffin, Francis Devier, Jim Earl, Jess Fugate, Jim Gordon, Bus Gratz, Mel Hall, Cal Herman, Charles Hardesty, Elmer Looser, Bill Keller, James E. Kite, George Klausing, Harold Oldaker, Howard Moore, Tom Mueller, Walter Schultz, Loren Stoll, Wade Snow, Shirley Whitehead, and Don Zents. A total of 26 callers.


bulletSeptember 9, 1963 - We changed our name to the Lima Callers Association. Our dues were $2.50 per year. We had 1 meeting per month, on the second Monday


bulletIn 1967 dues changed to $5.00 per year


bulletBettye Chiles was the advertising chairman for Square Highlights from 1962 thru 1968


bulletIn 1974 round dance leaders were added to our full membership lists.


bulletOur name was changed in 1980, to the Midwestern Ohio Callers Association. Our rules were simple, 1 meeting per month, all special functions shall be considered as meetings. Our meeting shall be 1st Thursday each month. New members my be voted on at June or November meetings. Our schedule at that time was:
bulletMarch / April Freshman Dance
bulletMay State convention
bulletThe first Thursday in May was a meeting / party time.
bulletJuly / August Callers Benefit Dance
bulletOctober Our banquet
bulletThe first Thursday in November was our regular meeting
bulletDecember Christmas Party


bullet1992 membership roster:  Joe Chiles, Bettye Chiles, Sam Dunn, Fred Endsley, Phyllis Hathaway, John Hicks, Bill Hower, Mike King, Don Kinnear, Tom Lecklider, Delda McHugh, Ruth Ricky, J.P. Slyke, Randy West, Keith Zimmerman. A total of 15 callers & cuers.


bullet1993 -  The MWCA shall have regular meetings, bimonthly. All meetings shall be held on Sunday, starting with Valentine’s Ball.


bullet1994 Life Time membership was voted in.


bullet2001 Membership Roster:  Ray Beavers, Moe Brewer, Joe Chiles, Bettye Chiles, Sam Dunn, Phyllis Hathaway, Galen Hibbard, Don Hitchen, Dan Huffman, Bud Johnson, Louise Johnson, Mike King, Don Kinnear, John Knight, Ken Roberts, Randy West, Elaine Wintrow, and Keith Zimmerman. A total of 18 callers & cuers.


bulletNovember 1, 2001 Note by Joe Chiles,  Bettye & I joined the callers association on March 19, 1962. Don Zents was our only full time caller & recording artist. The first Callerlab convention was in spring, 1974