May 30, 2023

Tickets Available for “Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars”

dancing-graphic-with-curtains710On Saturday, August 17, 10 of Fredericksburg’s talented executives and leaders will perform in a ballroom dance-style competition at UMW. Based on the hit television show “Dancing With the Stars,” Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars will feature Bill Young, CEO of Virginia Partners Bank; Fred Rankin, president and CEO of Mary Washington Healthcare; Ellen Killough, president and CEO of  the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center; Richard V. Hurley, president of UMW; Mary Katherine Greenlaw, mayor of the City of Fredericksburg; Susan Spears, president of the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce; Caressa Cameron-Jackson, Miss America 2010; Marty Bass, retired attorney and judge; and Rich McDaniel, senior vice president of CB Richard Ellis, Inc.

The performance will begin at 7 p.m. in George Washington Hall’s Dodd Auditorium and will be followed by Champagne Under the Stars at 9 p.m.

Tickets are on sale now. Proceeds will endow performing arts scholarships for regional UMW students. Professional partners accompanying the Fredericksburg Stars are from Strictly Ballroom Dance Studio in Fredericksburg.

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About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.