La Jolla Dancing With The Stars

Mark your calendar for October 5, 2013, when a very special event is going to rock the La Jolla Torrey Pines Hilton off its tent pegs. The La Jolla Town Council is set to host ‘Dancing with the Stars’, a fundraising bonanza modeled on the popular television show. Attendees will be treated to performances by a mix of local celebs, like Brandi Williams from ‘Good Morning San Diego’ and San Diego Better Business Bureau President, Sheryl Reichert. The star power at this event comes in the form of “So You Think You Can Dance” judge, Mary Murphy, who will play host alongside emcee and guest-judge, Jonathan Roberts, from “Dancing with the Stars”.


Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy

It’s set to be a night of fun competition, with some exciting extras like a silent auction and electric guest performances. All the proceeds will go towards local beautification and service projects in La Jolla, in addition to supporting ‘Warriors and Quiet Waters’, a nonprofit organization that benefits critically wounded service workers.

Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $175 – $350 per person, or from $4,500 – $10,000 per table. For all inquiries, please visit ljdancingwiththestars.com.

List Of Local Celebrity Dancers / and Professional Dance Partners

Dan McAllister ( San Diego Tax Collector) / Irene Chalkevitch
Dr. Paul Teirstein (Chief of Cardiology – Scripps Clinic) / Silke
Brandi Williams (Co-anchor Good Morning San Diego) / Brodie Kaster
Leonard Simpson (Creator of Fashion Forward) Shanna Timms
Lisa D’Angelo (Las Patronas member) / Tony Prado
Maxine Gellens (Real estate agent – La Jolla) / Dan Gibbons
Karen Rockwell (Real estate agent – La Jolla) / Silviano Valdez
Carol Kaplan / Darren Lees
Wounded warrior (TBA)

Judges

Shelley Zimmerman (Assistant Chief of Police San Diego)
Jonathan Roberts (dancer from real TV show “Dancing with the Stars”)

Award Presenters

Sally Thornton (Chairwoman of John M. and Sally B. Thornton Foundation)
Margo Schwab (Publisher of Social Register)
Cindy Whitmarsh (Celebrity fitness instructor) / Mark Sweeney (former Padre)
Cindy Greatrex (President La Jolla Town Council)
Ramin Porteymour (Chairman of Aviation Experts / Captain and pilot at United Airlines)

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Vanessa Turkeltaub
Vanessa Turkeltaub graduated from UC San Diego with a BA in Communication. She has been with Blue Book Publishers for over 5 years, and has written over five-hundred La Jolla related articles. She enjoys going to concerts, art, and traveling. (vanessa@lajollabluebook.com)

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