Tweet Woo! I am still in a daze after last night’s amazing event. We set a new fundraising record of $248,013 of which Dean raised over $70,000! His total made us the People’s Choice award winners! I am so proud of all his hard work both on and off the dance floor. He and his […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet Last night, Daniel and I got a special treat: we got to take a master class from Tony Dovolani of Dancing With the Stars fame. He was in Atlanta rehearsing with his DWTS season 18 partner NeNe Leakes (Real Housewives of Atlanta) at Academy Ballroom and decided to offer a class. Being star-struck goofballs and avid […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Last night was the cast party for the 2014 edition of Dancing Stars of Central Georgia, the Alzheimer’s Association fundraiser that Daniel and I first participated in back in 2012. This year I was asked to rejoin the cast at the special request of one of the stars. We all convened at the Blacksmith […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Looking for a chance to show off your swing moves, help promote Macon tourism, and become a video star? The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame brings us this news: On Friday, January 24 the Macon-Bibb Convention and Visitors Bureau is shooting a new video for use in their Visitors’ Center and looking for dancers […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Dancing Stars of Central Georgia is the gift that keeps on giving! Yesterday evening we all got emailed a YouTube link for this “Thank You” ad that WGXA created: The little clips in the ad look so good that we can’t wait to see the DVDs with the complete video of our performances. We’re […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet The first Dancing Stars of Central Georgia was a huge success for the DLDancers team! We didn’t bring home all the trophies but Team Dashley crushed their fundraising goal and thereby won the People’s Choice award–Ashley raised over $100,000 all by herself, making a huge contribution to the overall total of $205,962! Everybody was […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet Fox24, presenting sponsor for Dancing Stars of Central Georgia, has been doing profiles of the “stars” in Dancing Stars for the past several Fridays. Jack’s turn came yesterday: We also got this incredibly moving video emailed to us as an important reminder of what this event is really all about: No matter who wins […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Check it out, dear readers! Last Friday I was on NewsCentral “Live @ 5″ with host Kenny B and fellow guests Karen Kinsler (development director for Alzheimer’s Association of Central Georgia) and Portia Lake (NewsCentral anchor and “star” dancer for Dancing Stars) talking about Dancing Stars of Central Georgia. Be sure to watch all […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Check out NewsCentral’s profile of Ashley Copelan (1/2 of our own Team Dashley) and a member of the competition, Steve Welsh and Pilar Wilder: Also, in an awesome coincidence, this afternoon we got an email from the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame soliciting extras for a movie about Jackie Robinson that will be shooting […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Tweet Say it with me: Not really! But last night Daniel and I went to the Macon Shag Club (motto: “It’s Not What It Sounds Like”) for the first time and were very warmly welcomed. Shag is a much-loved dance in the Carolinas and the South more generally; we have not yet begun to learn […]Continue Reading... No Comments.