Event to feature guest appearances from an ‘American Idol’ contestant, an actor and two ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ contestants
Past ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ contestants Randi Lynn Strong and Jonathan Platero, and actor Duncan Tran, who appeared on shows such as ‘Shake it Up’ and ‘The Kroll Show,’ will perform showcase dances and participate as guest judges at the sixth annual Sexual Assault Crisis Center’s Shall We Dance? Gala event, which will be held Saturday, June 1, 2013. Vocalist and top ten ‘American Idol’ finisher Gina Glocksen will also perform at the event.
“We are honored to have Duncan, Randi, Jonathan and Gina perform this year,” said Caroline Lasecki, executive director of the Sexual Assault Crisis Center. “We anticipate an exciting, fun-filled evening for community members and are so thankful to everyone who contributes to the Sexual Assault Crisis Center through Shall We Dance?”
This year’s online donating is made available through Charitabli and is now live at shallwedancefoxcities.org.
Community dancers participating in this year’s Shall We Dance?, include:
- Kristy Christensen, McCarty Law
- Emily Deem, WLUK Fox 11
- Todd Doxtater, ShopKo Express Pharmacy
- Kip Golden, Miron Construction Co., Inc.
- Kevin Hartz, Community First Credit Union
- Patti Jorgensen, Fox Valley Technical College
- Kim Peeters, Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group
- Kim Sippola, Outagamie County Regional Airport
Professional dancers and dance studios that will be participating in the event are:
- Chuck and Jessie Spencer, Valley Social Dance Studio
- Jay Morth, Valley Social Dance Studio
- Frank and Angela Gillitzer, Absolute Danz
- Pamela and Zeke Cribbs, Absolute Danz
The Sexual Assault Crisis Center has a critical mission to promote healing, advocate for rights and needs of sexual assault survivors and offer prevention education to children and adults throughout the community. Shall We Dance is an important fundraising event for the Center; last year’s event raised $210,000.
The title sponsor is the J.J. Keller Foundation and lead sponsors include Kimberly-Clark Cares, Community First Credit Union, Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group, Absolute Danz and Miron Construction Co., Inc.