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Dancing With Our Stars

Feb. 2, 2019 | Boyd County Community Center

Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to announce the sixth annual Dancing with Our Stars, featuring 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:

  • Alicia Eldridge and David Markins
  • Carlyle Clark and Hunter Scott
  • Brett Mattison and Cyndi Mac Wilson
  • Sheila Heck and Ryan Adkins
  • Truth Garrett and Andrew Edwards
  • VJ Jindal and Allison Sias
  • Colonel Curtis Carson and Linda Carson
  • Cecilia Gaynor and Sam Perkins
  • Allison Christie and Garrett Campbell
  • Dr. Justin Dixon and Dr. Grace Dixon
  • Alicia Eldridge and David Markins

  • Carlyle Clark and Hunter Scott

  • Brett Mattison and Cyndi Mac Wilson

  • Sheila Heck and Ryan Adkins

  • Truth Garrett and Andrew Edwards

  • VJ Jindal and Allison Sias

  • Colonel Curtis Carson and Linda Carson

  • Cecilia Gaynor and Sam Perkins

  • Allison Christie and Garrett Campbell
  • Dr. Justin Dixon and Dr. Grace Dixon

Event Agenda

• 6 p.m. — Cocktails
• 7 p.m. — Dinner
• 8 p.m. — Competition
• Followed by dancing to the sounds of DJ Ross Turner

Gourmet Dinner provided by the Kentucky Hall of Fame Café (cocktail attire)

* All proceeds will benefit the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center

Vote For Your Couple!

Couple #1

CELEBRITY: Dr. Alicia Eldridge — Chiropractor and owner at Eldridge-Keelin Chiropractic.

PRO: David Markins — a state, regional, and national champion in baton team and Corp, and 3-time Ohio State Men’s Solo grand champion.

DONATE FOR COUPLE #1: DR. ALICIA ELDRIDGE AND DAVID MARKINS

Couple #2

CELEBRITY: Carlyle Clark is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in biology and her goal is to be involved in the family business, Clark’s Pump-N-Shop.

PRO: Hunter Scott is a Gymnastics Instructor and cheer coach at Pride Athletics in Greenup County, Kentucky. Hunter is also the tumbling coach for the 16X national champion Greenup County High School cheerleaders.

DONATE FOR COUPLE #2: Carlyle Clark and Hunter Scott

Couple #3

CELEBRITY: Brett Mattison is the president and chief operating officer of Kentucky Power. He is currently the director of Customer Services and Marketing for Kentucky Power’s sister company, Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), in Shreveport, Louisiana.

PRO: Cyndi Mac Wilson has been a performer for over two decades and a dance teacher for six years. She currently teaches ballet, tap, and jazz at Ashland Regional Dance Theatre.

DONATE FOR COUPLE #3: Brett Mattison and Cyndi Mac Wilson

Couple #4

CELEBRITY: Sheila Heck is a Registered Nurse in the ICU at Kings Daughter’s Medical Center

PRO: Ryan Adkins works in the University’s Information Technology department providing support for “technology enhanced” classrooms. While his formal training dealt mostly with team jazz, modern, hip-hop, and ballet, Ryan enjoys learning new styles and is thrilled to be out on the dance floor once again!

DONATE FOR COUPLE #4: Sheila Heck and Ryan Adkins

Couple #5

CELEBRITY: Truth Garrett is the manager of Global Procurement for Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s (MPC) Catlettsburg Kentucky Refinery.

PRO: Andrew Edwards is a Software Engineer working at Infor in Charleston, WV. He is no stranger to the stage and began performing at a young age with First Stage Children’s Theatre in Huntington and has since performed in 20 productions across the tristate.

DONATE FOR COUPLE #5: Truth Garrett and Andrew Edwards

Couple #6

CELEBRITY: VJ Jindal has been a business owner since the age of 27

PRO: Allison Sias has danced at Ashland Regional Dance Theatre for 9 years and has been a part of the Ashland Youth Ballet for many years.

DONATE FOR COUPLE #6: VJ Jindal and Allison Sias

Couple #7

CELEBRITY AND PRO: Colonel Curtis Carson and Linda Carson will be dancing this year as representatives of Braidy Industries and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.

DONATE FOR COUPLE #7: Colonel Curtis Carson and Linda Carson

Couple #8

CELEBRITY: Dr. Cecilia Gaynor- M.D., moved to Ashland in 1997 to become Ashland’s first Infectious Diseases Physician. In 2014, she became of Infectious Diseases at the Hershel Woody Williams VAMC in Huntington, West Virginia.

PRO: Sam Perkins graduated from Morehead State University with a bachelor’s degree in theatre. He has been heavily involved with The Paramount Players since the program began.

DONATE FOR COUPLE #8: Dr. Cecilia Gaynor and Sam Perkins

Couple #9

CELEBRITY: Allison Christie — Realtor with Ross Real Estate Services, a real estate developer, business owner of Christie Cruise and Travel Masters and Ben Williamson Industrial Supply.

PRO: Garrett Campbell — former dancer for Yvonne DeKay Dance Studio in Ironton, Ohio.

DONATE FOR COUPLE #9: Allison Christie and Garrett Campbell

Couple #10

CELEBRITY: Dr. Justin Dixon- practices Urology with King’s Daughters Medical Specialities and maintains hospital privileges at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. 

PRO: Dr. Grace Dixon- currently practices medicine as a part-time radiation oncologist at the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center at Cabell Huntington Hospital.

DONATE FOR COUPLE #10: Dr. Justin Dixon and Dr. Grace Dixon

About the Event

Dancing with Our Stars includes a cocktail hour at 6 p.m. with a gourmet dinner at 7 p.m. The competition begins at 8pm followed by dancing to music performed by DJ Ross Turner.

Voting is available online via PayPal 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 Amber Reeves at marketing.director@highlandsmuseum.com

* All proceeds benefit programs and exhibits at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center, a 501© (3) regional history and children’s museum located at 1620 Winchester Avenue in Ashland, KY.

Reservations and Sponsorship Opportunities

Top Shelf Tango Sponsorship – $5000

Includes one table for 10 people with prime seating around the dance floor, digital advertisement rotating on the big screen, recognition on the table cards and in the printed program and an exclusive wait staff, plus your beverage of choice, and 5000 votes for designated couple.

Waltz Sponsorship – $3000

Includes one table for 10 people with select seating, digital advertisement rotating on the big screen, recognition on the table cards and in the printed program, and 2 bottles of wine on your table, and 3000 votes for designated couple.

Jitterbug Sponsorship – $2500

Includes one table for 10 people with choice seating, digital advertisement rotating on the big screen, recognition on the table cards and in the printed program, and 2 bottles of wine on your table, and 2500 votes for designated couple.

Cha Cha Sponsorship – $1500

Includes one table for 6 people, digital advertisement rotating on the big screen, recognition on the table cards and in the printed program, and 2 bottles of wine on your table, and 1500 votes for designated couple.

Individual Reservations – $150

150 votes for designated couple.

Digital Sponsorship and Recognition in the event program – $250

Digital ad rotation on the big screen and sponsorship recognition in the program. 250 votes for designated couple. Deadline for Digital Ads from sponsors deadline is January 15, 2019 – please send to Amber Reeves at marketing.director@highlandsmuseum.com

Please indicate any special dietary needs.

Please RSVP by January 10, 2019

Boyd County Community Center

15605 KY-180
Catlettsburg, KY 41129
(Located off the I-64 Cannonsburg Exit #185)
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