Dancing With Our Stars Event to Benefit Children's of Alabama
PELL CITY — The third annual Dancing With Our Stars 2016, presented by the Pell City Line Dancers, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Pell City Civic Center (2801 Stemley Bridge Road, Pell City, 35128). All proceeds from the event will benefit Children’s of Alabama.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. At that time, finger foods will be served and attendees can find their seats. Advance tickets for the event are $25, tickets at the door are $30 and donations will also be accepted. Tickets will be sold at Pell City Coffee Shop (1605 Martin Street South, Pell City). For more information about tickets, call Pell City Coffee Shop at 205-884-1100.
For more information, contact Doris Munkus at 205-473-4063 or Lavelle Willingham at 205-338-7324.
This year there will be approximately 47 dancers including well-known community leaders like local business owners, teachers, the Pell City Fire Department, Pell City Police, Odenville Police, St. Clair County law enforcement and many more. Participants will be paired with professional dancers to compete for first, second and third place trophies, along with a People’s Choice Award.
There will be a panel of five judges. The judges will determine winners among competing couples and dance groups. There will be a special segment featuring a group of firemen battling a group of policemen in a dance-off. During the mid-show break and the judging process, Will Haynes and Margaret Seay of Showstoppers-Productions will sing.
"This year we are expecting the best year ever for Pell City's Dancing With Our Stars,” said Doris Munkus, DWOS Dance Coordinator. “We are excited to have Showstoppers Productions and Children's of Alabama on board with us.”
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by US News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 41 other states and eight foreign countries last year, representing more than 677,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.