Seven local celebrities are putting on their dancing shoes to benefit Care Free Medical & Dental during its 7th Annual “Dancing with the Local Stars” on Friday, May 12, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing.
The goal for this year’s event is to raise over $70,000.
The event emcee is Andy Provenzano, WILX 10 Meteorologist. The 2017 cast of celebrity dancers are:
Ben Bakken, Vice President of Commercial Banking at Mercantile Bank
Nick Eyde, Principal, The Eyde Company
Renee Morgan Freeman, Office Manager & Personal Assistant to Mayor Virg Bernero
Camille Jensen, Chief Nursing Officer at McLaren Greater Lansing
Sara Lurie, Chief Executive Officer, CMHI-CEI
Dr. Susan Maples, DDS, Dentist, Author, Educator
Matthew Ryan Smith, Owner of Matthew Ryan Salon
The celebrities rehearse for 8-12 weeks prior to the gala fundraiser with a local professional dance instructor who serves as their partner. The evening will include a live auction, strolling dinner, and desserts.
A special thank you to our dance instructors:
Brianna Benvenuti, Center for Social Dance
Gage Clark, Our Dance Studio
Jim McEwan, Greater Lansing Academy of Dance
Darin Patmon, Center for Social Dance
Tiffany Russell, Spartan Dance Center
Shelley Thomas, Platinum Dance Academy
May 12, 2017
Location: 219 S. Harrison Rd., Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, MI
Phone: (810) 772-6553
Time: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Price: Tickets are 125 Tables of 8 are 1000