On Thursday, November 8, 2012, twelve Savannah Stars will compete for one of four categories: best female dancer, best male dancer, overall fundraiser and Viewer’s Choice at the 5th Annual Dancing with Savannah Stars that will be presented by Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Inc. Savannah/ Chatham CASA has served the local community for over 20 years. CASA volunteers are independent advocates and provide individualized attention for children, in a massive state system, who have been abused or neglected.
The 5th annual fundraiser will be hosted by Georgia’s own Natalie Hendrix.
The 2012 Dancing with Savannah Stars celebrity contestants competing are: Jamie Amerson, Cricket Communications/Wireless; Jacques Beauchamp, Spine & Sport; Shazia Edmonds, Train Me 24/7; Jamie Ertle, WTOC-TV; Jo Beth Fuller, USA Cargo; Lori Judge, Judge Realty; Cassady Lance, WJCL/WTGS-TV The Coastal Source; Roberto Leoci, Leoci’s Trattoria; Meredith Ley, WSAV-TV; Chance Raehn, Thomas & Hutton Engineering Company; Darin Sehnert, 700 Kitchen Cooking School at the Mansion and Scott Weeks, Fox & Weeks Funeral Home.
For over 8 weeks local stars have been paired with professional ballroom dancers to train for the dance competition, as well as to generate awareness and funds to support the agency for the upcoming year. The grand finale will take place at the Lucas Theatre beginning at 8 pm. Tickets are $100 for VIP admission and $35 for general admission plus surcharges at the SCAD Box Office. VIP tickets include a Pre-Reception at 45 Bistro (123 East Broughton Street) beginning at 6pm and premium seating to the show. Support your favorite dancer by voting online at www.dancingwithsavannahstars.org or for more information, (912) 447-8908.