February 15-- The first-ever "Dancing for the Stars" raised an estimated $8,000 for the United Way of Toombs, Montgomery and Wheeler Counties, according to Executive Director Patricia Dixon.
Julie and Jose Caraballo took top dance-floor honors.
Six couples entertained over 200 people at the Vidalia Community Center. Dancing couples (l-r) are Richard Williams and Rose Anne Holman, Jason and Ingrid Varn, Kareem and Shandra Owens, Jose and Julie Caraballo, Bill (Tex) and Cathy Mitchell, and Dent and Marsha Temples.
The "Power of the Purse" committee organized the event. They are (l-r) Cindy Williams, Tonjai Woodard, Maria Gibase, Mae Jones, Patricia Dixon, Susan Bargeron, Lucy Whigham, Susan Taylor, Virginia Lyon, Joni Hamilton and Elaine Dixon.