Dancing with Our Stars

Highlands Museum & Discovery Center Announces Dancing with Our Stars 2018

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to announce the fifth annual Dancing with Our Stars scheduled for February 3, 2018 at the Boyd County Community Center. Dancing with Our Stars features local celebrities partnered with professional dancers competing for $1 votes to win the famous Mirror Ball Trophy. This year’s celebrity dancers and their partners are:

  1. Dr. Sanjiv Gupta and Abby Crowe
  2. Amber Young and Nathan Hall
  3. Mary Heck Mullins and Ryan Adkins
  4. Sandy Van Hoose and Robert Van Hoose
  5. John Medina and Maria Whaley
  6. Jamie Alcorn and Lois Alcorn
  7. Missy Fannin and Rick Payne
  8. Laura Wells and Garrett Campbell
  9. Amanda Gillum and Blake Gillum
  10. David Daniel and Lauren Gibbs-Burgess

Vote for Your Favorite Couple!


Celebrity: Dr. Sanjiv Gupta-doctor at Tri-State Primary Care and Grayson Health Park and preceptor for the University of Kentucky and University of Pikeville Medical Schools
Pro: Abby Crowe, instructor at Yvonne DeKay School of Dance and teacher at St. Joseph High School in Ironton.
Donate to vote for Couple #1 – Dr. Sanjiv Gupta and Abby Crowe





Celebrity: Amber young-Realtor at The Powers Group at RE/MAX Real Team Realty
Pro: Nathan Hall-Dance Assistant at Bridget’s Dance Academy in Huntington and former member of the Marshall University Dance Team
Donate to vote for Couple #2 -Amber Young and Nathan Hall


Celebrity: Mary Mullins-Ashland Office Manager and Marketing Officer for Kentucky Farmers Bank
Pro: Ryan Adkins-former dancer at Tammy Jo’s Studio and TECI Classroom Support, Marshall University Information Technology
Donate to vote for Couple #3 – Mary Mullins and Ryan Adkins


Celebrity: Sandy Van Hoose-Big Sandy Superstores
Pro: Robert Van Hoose-CEO of Big Sandy Superstores
Donate to vote for Couple #4 – Sandy and Robert Van Hoose


Celebrity: John Medina-Controller and Head Quarters Facilities Manager for Braidy Industries, Inc
Pro: Maria Whaley-Director of the Ashland Regional Dance Theatre and the Ashland Youth Ballet 
Donate to vote for Couple #5 – John Medina and Maria Whaley

 

Celebrity: Jamie Alcorn-Manager of the Marine Repair Facility for the Marathon Petroleum Company
Pro: Lois Alcorn
Donate to vote for Couple #6 – Jamie and Lois Alcorn


Celebrity: Missy Fannin-Licensed Professional Counselor (LPCC) for Pathways Inc. and school based counselor for the Ashland Independent School System.
Pro: Rick Payne-Performer, choreographer, and director for the Paramount Players
Donate to vote for Couple #7 – Missy Fannin and Rick Payne


Celebrity: Laura Wells-Nurse practitioner at King’s Daughters Medical Center Ashland Pediatrics
Pro: Garrett Campbell-former dancer for Yvonne DeKay Dance Studio in Ironton
Donate to vote for Couple #8 – Laura Wells and Garrett Campbell


Celebrity: Amanda Gillum-Pharmacist at Kroger
Pro: Blake Gillum-Executive Director of Infusion Solutions
Donate to vote for Couple #9 – Amanda and Blake Gillum



Celebrity: David Daniel-Systems Analyst Lead and Part-time Adjunct Faculty at Marshall University, Co-Owner of The Social Rip, and Founder and Chair for Build Ashland
Pro: Lauren Gibbs-Burgess, owner/operator of Tammy Jo’s Dance Studio, owner of Reagan and Ryder’s Children’s Boutique, and coach of the national champion Russell High School Dance Team
Donate to vote for Couple #10-David Daniel and Lauren Gibbs-Burgess

Dancing with Our Stars includes a cocktail hour at 6 pm with a gourmet dinner at 7 pm. The competition begins at 8 pm followed by dancing to music performed by Basic Black.

Voting is available online via PayPal at www.highlandsmuseum.com/dwos or at the museum with credit/debit card, check (made payable to the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center) or cash. Sponsored tables and individual reservations for Dancing with Our Stars are now on sale at the museum. Money spent on tables and individual seats count as votes, so let the museum know which couple you support. For more information, sponsorship opportunities, and to purchase individual seats please call 606-329-8888 or email andrea@highlandsmuseum.com.

All proceeds benefit programs and exhibits at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center, a 501(c)(3) regional history and children’s museum located at 1620 Winchester Avenue in Ashland. Hours of operation are 10 am-4 pm Wednesday and Friday, 10 am-8 pm on Thursday, and 10 am-6 pm on Saturday.

Reservations and Sponsorship Opportunities

Top Shelf Tango Sponsorship – $5000 – Inlcudes onw table for 10 with prime seating around the dance floor with private butler service from 6pm until the beginning of the competition, expanded digital adverstisement on the big screen, recognition on the table cards and in the printed program, two bottles of complimentary wine on the table, and 5000 votes for designtated couple.

Waltz Sponsorship – $3000 – Includes one table of 10 with prime seating around the dance floor, advertisement digitally on the big screen, recognition on the table card and in the printed program, two bottles of complimentary wine on the table, and 3000 votes for designated couple.

Jitterbug Sponsorship – $2500 – Includes one table of 10 with second row seating, advertisement digitally on the big screen, recognition on the table card and in the printed program, two bottles of complimentary wine on the table, and 2500 votes for designated couple.

Cha Cha- $1500 – Includes one table of 6 with preferred seating, advertisement digitally on the big screen, recognition on the table card and in the printed program, and 1500 votes for designated couple.

Individual Reservations – $150 – 150 votes for designated couple.

Digital Sponsorship and Recognition in the event program $250 – Dig ital ad rotation on the big screen and sponsorship recognition in the program. 250 votes for designated couple.

Please RSPV by January 31, 2018

Individual Seating and Sponsorship Form

Highlands Museum & Discovery Center

cordially invites you to

 

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Boyd County Community Center

6 pm Cocktails

7 pm Dinner

8pm Competition

Followed by dancing to the sounds of Basic Black

Gourmet Dinner Provided by Kentucky Hall of Fame Cafe

Cocktail Attire

All proceeds will benefit the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center




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