FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 16, 2018
Hilary LaMotte Burke, MSW
Director, Marketing & Communications
DANCING WITH THE DELAWARE STARS TAKES THE STAGE AT DOVER DOWNS HOTEL & CASINO JANUARY 26, 2019 FOR ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY
Dover, DE – The Greater Dover Boys & Girls Club once again joins Dancing with the Delaware Stars as co-beneficiary with Mom’s House of Dover. 2019 marks the 10th Anniversary for this annual event. “This event continues to be so great for our Club and community,” states Jake Getty, Executive Director Greater Dover Boys & Girls Club. “This collaborative approach to jointly raise awareness and funds for both organizations speaks to the heart of what we have known for some time – we can’t do this alone, we rely on our community partners to help build great futures for our kids”, said Getty. The 10th Anniversary of Dancing with the Delaware Stars takes place Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 6pm at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino.
Tickets go on sale November 15, 2018. (www.dancingdestars.org ).
Dancing with the Delaware Stars (DWDS) has become one of Delaware’s premier events, with local celebrities partnered with dance professionals to perform dance routines similar to the hit television show. All dance couples compete for the coveted Mirror Ball trophy. Couples are judged on dollars raised, dance score and votes from the public. “We are excited to be presenting the tenth year of this fantastic event. This is Mom’s House of Dover’s primary fundraiser and enables us to continue our mission of providing quality daycare for single parents enrolled in school full-time”, states Terri Brown, Event Chair and Board Member.
There are a limited number of tickets available for purchase; VIP tickets – $135, includes Cocktails Hour, Sit- down Dinner, Dance Competition and Dance Party. Event Tickets – $60, includes cash bar reception with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, Dance Competition, Dance Party and +10 votes. Table purchases are available for $1,350 (seats 10). The Dippold After Party Tickets are $25. Tickets go on sale November 15th.
Visit www.dancingdestars.org to purchase tickets.
About Mom’s House: Mom’s House offers single parents the opportunity to continue their education by providing childcare services free of charge. Mom’s House combines a professional staff with qualified volunteers to operate a licensed daycare center. Our director runs the daily operation of Mom’s House of Dover as well as manages and coordinates all aspects of the program. Mom’s House maintains a 3:1 child/staff ratio. Mom’s House does not accept government funding but relies on the generous support from our community to provide our services. Our main fundraiser is Dancing with the Delaware Stars. www.momshousedover.org
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware
Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is part of a nationwide movement whose mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. Clubs provide vital youth development services for more than 37,000 children and teens. Our 43 sites are located where such programs are limited or nonexistent. Boys & Girls Clubs help kids achieve great futures by providing a safe and fun space, an engaging Club Experience and caring professionals to guide them. www.bgclubs.org
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