Ohio Star Ball Features Dance for the Cure Championships
Ohio Star Ball, the world’s largest and one of the world’s most prestigious ballroom dancing competitions, eatured Dance for the Cure of Prostate Cancer Tuesday, November 16 through Sunday, November 21, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. See event overview below:
Celebrities Choreograph Dance for the Cure, November 4-6, 2010
Attendees included Actress (Brady Bunch) Florence Henderson; internationally renowned dancer, actress (Fame), and choreographer Debbie Allen; ABC’s Dancing with the Stars cast members CorkyBallas, Mark Ballas, Karina Smirnoff, and Louis van Amstel, and choreographer Nick Kosovich; FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance judge Mary Murphy; Oxygen’s Dance Your A** Off executive producer and actress (Shall We Dance? with Richard Gere) Lisa Ann Walter; award-winning Broadway choreographer (Memphis) Sergio Trujillo; and Hollywood DanceSport Championship’s Michael Chapman. They were joined by leaders in medicine, including Faina Shtern, M.D., President of the AdMeTech Foundation;Mark Scholz, M.D., Executive Director of the Prostate Cancer Research Institute, faculty member at the University of Southern California, and author of the recently published book “Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers”; and Stefka Koenig, Director of Oncology Marketing for Philips Healthcare in North America.
Capital DanceSport Pioneers’ Dance for the Cure Championships, August 25-27, 2010
AdMeTech Foundation’s Dance for the Cure of Prostate Cancer has been playing an important role in raising awareness of prostate cancer as a public health crisis and accurate diagnostic tools as a solution. Dance for the Cure is modeled after Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure of Breast Cancer. Marianne Nicole and John DePalman pioneered Dance for the Cure Championships in all four styles at the Capital Dancesport in late August 2010 to benefit AdMeTech Foundation’s Dance for the Cure: a public awareness and fundraising campaign to end prostate cancer crisis.