The community is invited to attend Dancing with the Local Stars, slated for Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater. The event is presented by the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County and Adams County Arts Council.
This fun event pairs a local celebrity with a professional choreographer!
The pairs practice for months and show off their skills at an event
to benefit the YW and Adams County Arts Council.
Jill Rakowicz, art teacher at Alloway Creek Elementary School and accomplished local artist and Frank Daire, an information technology manager who competes with wife Linda Neiswender
in amateur competitions in ballroom and country dance
Wesley Doll, superintendent of the Upper Adams School District and
Cathy Kamsler, competitive ballroom dancer with husband Dr. David Kamsler and retired Gettysburg school nurse
Rev. Lou Nyiri, associate pastor at the Gettysburg Presbyterian Church since 1996 and Linda Neiswender, OB/GYN professional in Hanover who competes with husband Frank Daire in amateur competitions in ballroom and country dance
Mark Chester, lead pastor at Gettysburg Foursquare Church and
Rachel Smith, owner and executive director of Gettysburg Dance Center
Keith Petters, owner of the Blue & Gray Bar & Grill in Gettysburg and Denice Staub, ballet and jazz instructor at Gettysburg Dance Center
Julie Lawson, manager of Hauser on the Square and Bob Wright, a member of several dance companies in the York area
Each couple will perform the waltz and a second dance of their choosing. Audience vote will decide the winner. Judges will provide color commentary. Mark Purdy will be the emcee.
Proceeds from the event benefit YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County programs and Adams County Arts Council.
Tickets may be purchased online through ywcagettysburg.org or adamsarts.org.
2010: Vickie Corbett and Froilan Ramirez Garcia
2011: Jason Cole and Bridgid Wills
2013: Ernie Kranias and Bridgid Wills
2014: Mark Clowney and Dawn Glass
2017: Kim Reiner and Frank Daire
For more information, contact Alex J. Hayes at 717-334-9171, ext. 116, or firstname.lastname@example.org.