ICYMI: Red Carpet Interviews At 2016 Dancing For the Space Coast At FIT’s Clemente Center

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Raised $280,000 For Local Charities

ABOVE VIDEO:  The second annual Dancing For the Space Coast, a unique competition and fundraising event that benefited three worthy organizations on the Space Coast, was held last week at Florida Tech’s Clemente Center.

Interviewee: Appearance Time

Cristina Rose: 0:01-0:49
Wayne Justice: 0:50-2:17
Dr. Bhalani: 2:18-4:12
Steve Wilson: 4:13-6:06
Carol Ann Stumpf: 6:07-7:07
Brenda Sheets: 7:08-8:32
Courtney Charvet: 8:33-9:36
Eric Austin: 9:38-10:52
Kent Smith: 10:53-12:53
Dr. Desmond Blackburn: 12:54-14:04
Jim Frazier: 14:05-16:00
Lindsey Deaton: 16:02-17:42
Bino Campanini: 17:43-19:56

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Kent Smith & Heidi Arnold won Dancing for the Space Coast 2016.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The second annual Dancing For the Space Coast, a unique competition and fundraising event that benefited three worthy organizations on the Space Coast, was held last week at Florida Tech’s Clemente Center.

This year, Dancing For the Space Coast benefited the Brevard Public Safety Charity, who has earmarked the proceeds to be distributed to the Foosner Art Museum, Sally’s House and AMI Kids.

This exciting event featured 13 Space Coast community and business leaders, including Jim Frazier, owner of Grimaldi Candy Company; Kent Smith, President and COO of Revolution Technologies; John Lau, Titusville Police Chief; Christina Rose of Bansbach EasyLift; Courtney Chavert; Carol Ann Stumpf of Beyond and Back Travel; Lori Scott, Brevard County Supervisor of Elections; Brenda Sheets of Harris Corporation; Eric Austin, Cocoa police officer and AMI Kids board member; Dr. Desmond Blackburn, Brevard County Schools superintendent; Michelle Pearse; Dr. Kantilal Bhalani of the Doctors’ Goodwill Foundation, and Bino Campanini of the Florida Institute of Technology.

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Lindsey Deaton

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

“The true stars of the event are the dancers who work diligently to raise money for these worthy causes,” said Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey.

CLICK HERE TO MEET THE DANCERS

Each celebrity dancer was matched up with a professional dancer as they compete in a ballroom dance – and for bragging rights as the best dancer in Brevard.

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Dancing For the Space Coast will benefit the Brevard Public Safety Charity, who has earmarked the proceeds to be distributed to the Foosner Art Museum, Sally’s House and AMI Kids.

Each dance pair competed in a choreographed ballroom dance that was be scored by a panel of judges. During the show, couples earned scores based on several technical skill factors, but the judges’ scores alone didn’t decide the dancer’s final score.

Leading up to the actual performance, the dancers had already scored 60 percent of their points through their fundraising endeavors.

Dancing For the Space Coast was presented by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and sponsored by Harris Corporation, Space Coast Daily, Revolution Technologies and Florida Institute of Technology.

Log on to DancingFortheSpaceCoast.com for more info.


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