St. Augustine Community School of Performing Arts is planning its annual fundraiser, Dancing Stars of St. Johns County. It will be held July 9 at Flagler College Lewis Auditorium.
Tickets will be sold at the door and at dancingstarsofsjc.com. Prices are: student $15, general $25, VIP $55.
The event includes a competition among local celebrities who pair up with professional dance instructors from Arthur Murray Dance Centers and perform in front of a panel of judges. Dancers compete for two awards: People’s Choice Award and Judge’s Choice Award, judged on points and the celebrities’ dance performances.
Following the competition, attendees will enjoy a professional show with the championship dancers of Arthur Murray St. Augustine and South Jacksonville studios.
Pre-show lobby activities begin at 5:30 p.m. and include a silent auction and music performed by the St. Augustine Community School of Performing Arts’ outreach piano performance team. The auditorium opens for seating at 6 p.m. with a slide show and a special guest performance on the stage with St Augustine Community Chorus at 6:30 p.m.
Platinum sponsors feature Murray Automotive Group Superstores including Murray Ford Superstore of Starke, Murray Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Starke and Murray Ford Superstore of Kingsland, Georgia. Gold sponsors are Henry Advanced Orthodontics, The Gift of Dance, Task Force Hydro 1, STA Augustine Nutrition, Dr. Anita Knight Kuhnley, St Augustine Youth Services and Beck Automotive.
Proceeds from the event benefit St. Augustine Community School of Performing Arts with a mission to “find and nurture the spirit of creativity and talent that rests within everyone.”
For more information on St. Augustine Community School of Performing Arts, go to sacspa.org.
To purchase online tickets, donate or sponsor Dancing Stars of St. Johns County, go to dancingstarsofsjc.com.
Check donations may be mailed to: SACSPA PO Box 164 Elkton, FL 32033.