Swing Dance to benefit Communities in Schools
Communities In Schools of Rowan County, a dropout prevention organization, is hosting a Swing Dance & Show to benefit children in the CIS program.
There will be music provided by the Rowan Big Band All-Stars under the direction of Dr. Ron Turbyfill and Emceed by David Whisenant. Special guest soloists will include Knox Middle School students Abraham Post and Evan Dunn.
Diana Moghrabi will give free dance lessons to ticket holders and ěvolunteerî dancers. In addition to the dance lessons there will be couples representing all of the Communities In Schools school sites.
There will be opportunities to vote for your favorite dancers or your favorite schools. All ticket holders will receive 10 ěvotesî and more can be purchased the night of the event to assure your dancers win. All votes cast for the dancers/schools will in turn be used for program support at that particular school.
The event will be held from 6 to 9:30 pm. Saturday at the F&M Trolley Barn, 125 E. Liberty St. F&M Bank is sponsoring this event of music and dance. Dress is casual but dancers may wish to ědress to impress.î Special thanks to Food Lion for supplying refreshments.
Doors open at 6 p.m. with dance lessons from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Band starts at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at: Knox Middle, Koontz Elementary, North Middle, North High, North Elementary, Hanford Dole and Overton Elementary schools or at the CIS main office, 204 E. Innes St. Suite 240, Salisbury.
Tickets are $10 and additional votes can be purchased for $1 each. Light refreshments are free.