Spring Gala to feature local 'celebrity' dancers

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BRATTLEBORO — Witness local "celebrities" showcasing their dance skills while supporting a great cause. On Saturday, April 27, Youth Services will be holding Can Windham County Dance? its gala and dance show at SIT from 5 to 10 p.m.

A twist on television's hit reality show, Dancing with the Stars, this Youth Services event, presented by Twombly Wealth Management, offers up a silent auction, a dinner prepared by A Vermont Table, an hour-long dance show culminating in the opportunity for the audience to take the dance floor themselves with music from numerous eras played by DJ Wayne Warwick of Be Heard Sound.

"Celebrity" performers are car wash owner Connie Burton and artist Matthew Peake performing a waltz; Dr. Jesper Brickley and jewelry maker Cara Wolff doing the hustle; attorney Andrew Marchev and Physical Therapy Assistant Melissa Kuralt salsa dancing; architects Julie Lineburger and Joseph Cincotta performing their own version of swing; dancers Gershom Moore demonstrating creeping, a form of hip hop, while business owner Francesca Bourgault performs tap; Victoria Jaenson of the Charlotte Ballet doing a modern solo; retirees Richard and Margo Langlois performing a medley of novelty oldies; and Justin Vasselli and Sophia Marx, dance instructors showcasing their Cha-Cha.

Youth Services Pacesetter Sponsors are The Richards Group, GS Precision and Brattleboro Subaru. For more information call Youth Services at 802-257-0361 or email info@youthservicesinc.org.

The all-inclusive tickets for Can Windham County Dance? are $90 per person ($55 of which is tax deductible). To make a reservation or to make a donation to sponsor your favorite "celebrity dancer, visit youthservicesinc.org/gala or call 802-257-0361.

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