Another cast of local celebrities is participating in Dancing with Our Stars 2014 for the American Red Cross of Northeast Wisconsin, presented by the Schneider National Foundation. The 10 star dancers are competing to raise the most money and take home the coveted Fundraising Mirror Ball Trophy. This year’s dancers are:
Dancing with Our Stars is now in its sixth year and it is has been a sold-out event each year. Not only do those in attendance support local efforts, so can those not attending as the star dancers receive votes in the form of donations to the Red Cross. One dollar equals one vote. All funds raised support disaster prevention, preparation and relief, the life-saving training of first aid, CPR/AED classes, collection and testing of blood and blood products, support to military members serving around the globe, the transportation program and international programs.
Donations can be made at this website: http://crowdrise.com/DWOSNEW/
Last year’s event raised nearly $370,000 for the local Red Cross. Betina Driver, wife of former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver, took home the Fundraising Mirror Ball Trophy after raising $158,000.
Dancing with our Stars 2014 will take place Saturday, February 15th at the KI Convention Center in downtown Green Bay. Information about tickets will be available at a later date.
DanceSport of Green Bay, J. Powell Dance Studio of Green Bay, Simply Ballroom of Green Bay and TC Dance Club of Appleton are the participating dance partner studios for the event.