The Friends of the Celtic Academy

A 501(c)3 Organization

What’s FOCA?

We promote Irish culture through dance and raise funds for the dancers of the Celtic Academy of Irish Dance. The Backbone of the Celtic Academy, We encourage and build confidence within the dancers by assisting with costumes, continuing education and the competitive arena. We take pride in sponsoring our annual Gem City Feis and Celtic Movements Show, allowing the dancers to reach their fullest potential through multiple channels of support. If you would like to show support for our devoted dancers please contact us by emailing below or by calling 937-256-6086.

How can I help?

Select the Friends of the Celtic Academy as your charity when you shop on Amazon.  Go to,  log on to your Amazon account how you would normally do, and fill in the Friends of the Celtic Academy as your charity.  At no cost to you, a percentage of your sale will go to the Friends of the Celtic Academy from Amazon Smile everytime you make an eligible purchase.  Thank you for your continued support of our dancers!

Who runs FOCA?

President Amy Comer
Vice President:  Wendy Weinkauf-Arnold
Secretary:  Nancy Robinson
Treasurer:  Dan Beemsterboer
Uniform Captain:  Michele Monigan

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