Dancing for a Cause tickets on sale now

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
COEA dancers

If you haven't picked up your tickets for the 2013 Dancing for a Cause event. Hurry, organizers said they are going fast. This year's theme is "Doing It Gangnam Style," meaning that it will be high energy and loads of fun for all. Dancing for A Cause will be held 7 p.m., Saturday, July 13, pm at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.

For only $30, you can see the following celebrity dancers take to the stage to raise funds for The ARC of East Ascension, a non-profit group raising awareness and enhancing the quality of life for those people with disabilities and their families through services and advocacy that support choice, independence and dignity: State Fire Marshall Butch Browning, Attorney and Cosmopolitan Bachelor of the Year Ryan Chenevert, Rubicon's own Mark Dearman, Postlethwaite and Netterville's Sally Diez, Kyle Hanna with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, Gwen Price with the Ascension Parish School Board, Attorney Matt Pryor, Toni Schexnaydre, Marian Walsworth with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, and Dr. Dawn Zitman.

This year's honorary chairperson is 23rd Judicial Court District Attorney Ricky Babin; judges are WBRZ's Brittany Weiss, Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez, EATEL's Jenny Heroman, InfiniEDGE's Czarina Walker, and technical judge dance instructor Jodey Bruno.

Doors open at 6 p.m. with events beginning at 7 p.m at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center Trademart building. Tickets will be $30 and are available from any LeBlanc's Food Stores location or from the ARC of East Ascension office at 1122 S. E. Ascension Complex Boulevard, Gonzales, LA, 70737. They are also available at the door the night of the event.

VIP sponsorships are also available in a range of categories. More information can be found by contacting the ARC of East Ascension by calling (225) 621-2000.