Seventh Annual "Dancing with our Stars Marquette County Style"
The Stars, the Drama, the Glamour and the Glitter are back as U.P. Home Health & Hospice proudly presents the Seventh Annual “Dancing with our Stars Marquette County Style” to benefit the U.P. Hospice Foundation. Dance Stars will be revealed LIVE on TV6 on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 6:00 PM. The fundraiser will benefit the U.P. Hospice Foundation and its programs with 100% of proceeds being donated back to Hospice patients and their families!
“Dancing with our Stars Marquette County Style” will feature TWO NIGHTS of performances again this year! Opening night will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Forest Roberts Theatre on the campus of Northern Michigan University. Doors to the theatre will open at 6:30 PM with the show beginning at 7:00 PM. Watch as the judges give their initial thoughts and critiques of the performances and then judge for yourself as you’ll get to cast your vote for your favorite couple after the show! (Applies to opening night only.)
Then, stay tuned to find out who the winners are on Thursday, May 23, 2019 when the dancers compete once more. Votes from the previous night, as well as online votes and judges’ scores will be added together to find out our winners!! Doors open for the Red Carpet Event at Hedgcock at 5:00 PM with the show beginning at 7:00 PM at Forest Roberts Theatre. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be provided. (The audience will enjoy the exact same show both nights with the exception of the Red Carpet Event the second night as well as the awarding of the trophies.)
The U.P. Hospice Foundation supports the “Make-A-Memory” program along with providing supplies, services, equipment and respite for Hospice families that may be unavailable to them otherwise. Some examples of what the U.P. Hospice Foundation has been able to do for Hospice patients and their families include facilitating one person’s dream to see the President of the United States in person and another’s commitment to be the Matron of Honor at her Great-Granddaughters wedding, through the use of an iPad that transported her virtually to the California beach ceremony. The U.P. Hospice Foundation has also been able to provide technology such as hearing aids and tablet computers for better communication with family and friends, help create family reunions, fishing trips and the building of a wheelchair ramp to enable a family to be mobile once again, just to name a few.
For the “Dancing with our Stars Marquette County Style” event, Marquette County dance professionals have come together to help our local Stars compete for the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy. Local Stars will soon be practicing for the big event with online video updates of their progress. There will also be a Fan Favorite Award given the evening of the second night of performances (5/23), to the Star Couple that collects the most online votes from February 26, 2019 through May 23, 2019 at www.uphomehealth.org/DWOS as well as votes cast at both shows.
Tickets for both performances will go on sale on Monday, March 4, 2019. Please call 906-225-4545 for ticket pricing and to reserve and pay for your tickets. A maximum of four tickets are allowed per caller. Tickets will be mailed to you.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event, please contact Lindsay Hemmila at 225-4545 for the sponsorship levels.
Join us for TWO great nights of fun and pure entertainment with all proceeds benefitting Hospice care in Marquette County. It’s about how you LIVE! For more information on the U.P. Hospice Foundation, please contact 906-225-4545.