Dancing with the Fairfield Stars
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Roger Ludlowe Middle School is hosting a gala fundraiser, Dance with the Stars, tomorrow night at 7:30PM. Doors will open at 6:30pm.
Humanity Now and the Ludlowe Corps are partnering with Metropolitan Dance Center to put on an evening of dance, fun and entertainment. The event will showcase seven local "celebrities" who will be paired with professional dancers from Metropolitan Dance and just like Suzy's favorite television series, judges with rate the performers to select a winner. In addition to the judges' selection, audience members will select a crowd favorite. Each entry ticket will include one vote and additional votes will be available for purchase during the show. Audience members are encouraged to vote early and vote often to ensure their favorite dancer wins! Activities for the evening include raffles and a silent auction.
Saturday March 14th, 2009 at 7:30PM. Doors will open at 6:30pm.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local celebrity dancers include: Sherri A. Steeneck, Fairfield Town Selectman, Paul Medvegy, Fairfield Police Officer, Dr. Dale Bernardoni, Principal of McKinley School and RLMS Faculty Members Lenny Moitoso, Keith O'Rourke, Carrie Pensanti and Amy Lafond. Judging the event will be Ken Flatto, Fairfield First Selectman, as well as other expert guest judges from the local dance community. Master of Ceremonies for the evening, John Depalma, co-owner of Metropolitan Dance Center, known throughout the industry as the "Voice of Ballroom Dancing in America".
For information about Metropolitan Dance Center www.metropolitandancecenter.com.
Humanity Now, in collaboration with the Ludlowe Corps, is an organization that empowers school children in the United Sates to make a difference in the lives of others by helping the less fortunate gain access to water, better health, and better education. The Ludlowe Corps., comprised of students, parents and teachers from the RLMS community has raised over $75,000 in support of these initiatives. The purpose of Ludlowe Corps is to make a difference by carrying out hands-on humanitarian assistance projects and each year since 2006 the group has travelled to Senegal, West Africa. This April, eleven more students and their parents will journey to Senegal with RLMS Teachers Lenny Moitoso and Richard Haxhi. For more information please visit us at www.ludlowecorps.com.
Funds raised at the event will help purchase school equipment and supplies for the Waranka School Organization in Sengal, Africa, purchase mosquito nets to prevent malaria and support clean water initiatives throughout the world.