October 21, 2009:
A letter from Stan after 100 days of retirement
June 26, 2009:
Stan retired from NPS June 26, 2009. This page is maintained as an archive rather than on-going news.
May 16, 2009:
January 12 - March 19, 2009:
December 19, 2008 - February 14, 2009:
Ranger Stan Fowler has been unexpectedly reassigned by The National Park Service (NPS) to the Virginia District of the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GWMP) after being at Glen Echo Park for the past 30+ years. This move was effective 7 January 2009.
Down load and read more information on the original Stan Reassigned flyer (PDF format) which began circulating December 19, 2008. Get the more recent version updated January 24, 2009. Additional information flyer distributed January 7, 2009.
Note: The NPS Director has changed recently from what is listed in the flyers. Here is an update.
You may join http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DanceRanger to share your memories and recognition of Stan with others. Or you can email your memories to: V o l u n t e e r s F o r S t a n @ g m a i l . c o m
Sign an on-line petition to Return Ranger Stan To Glen Echo
For Facebook users:
Spanish Ballroom Spirit - http://SpanishBallroomSpirit.org
Home town hero, 2001 - http://web.archive.org/web/20040302022528/http://weta.org/productions/hheroes/fowler.html
Marc Fisher's Washington Post Blog: Feds Spin Dancing Ranger Out Of The Park, January 9, 2009 - http://voices.washingtonpost.com/rawfisher/2009/01/feds_spin_dancing_ranger_out_o.html
Washington Post: Ballroom Loses Its Partner; Glen Echo Park's 'Dance Ranger' Is Reassigned By Jenna Johnson, January 11, 2009 - http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/10/AR2009011001590.html
Two Steps Back on the Front Page!!!
At Glen Echo, Dancing is History: The Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom -- and National Park Service Ranger Stan Fowler -- have been area institutions for generations. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2009/01/09/GA2009010903352.html
Google search for: Stan Fowler Glen Echo
This page last updated: October 25, 2009