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Cal Shaw is an original member and a past President of the Derby City Bop. Cal was active in the Derby City Bop for many years. Cal later he moved to Clearwater FL and became a member of the Tampa Bay Beach Boppers.


Cal served as President of a previous dance organization for 2 years and saw it through some very difficult times which culminated in its dissolution and the formation of the American Bop Association in 1996.


Cal served as President of the ABA for many years.


Cal’s leadership has helped the ABA grow to its present strength and built a base for future expansion. At his urging in 2000, the ABA began a program of making annual donations to worthy charities.

Cal Shaw

September 1, 2001

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