Omaha Ballroom benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Dancing with the Omaha Stars
On January 22nd Omaha Ballroom held it’s second annual “Dancing with the Omaha Stars,” at Champions Run Pavilion.
Business owners, beauty queens radio and television hosts danced swing, tango, quickstep, waltz and more with professional instructors to raise $13,000 benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Omaha.
Judging this year were former mayor Hal Daub and his wife Mary, Gina of the Kat 103.7 and last year’s winner, and Ronald McDonald. The show included appetizers, cash bar, silent auction and fashion show with the models of Agency 89 Model and Talent.
Participants included Brook Hudson, former Miss Nebraska; Dani Bradford, board member of the Ronald McDonald House; J.P. Smitty, owner of Big Brain Tattoo; Jordan Monroe, Playboy Playmate Miss October 2006; Kayla Bought, Miss Omaha; Kyla Vala, Vala’s Pumpkin Patch; Matt and Ben, Twister 93.3; Mike Digiacomo, The Morning Blend; Mindy Schreiber, Miss Douglas County; Nelson, Q98 FM; Rusty Lord, meteorologist from Channel 6, Shan Stavropoulos, choreographer for UFL Nighthawks Cheerleading Team; Tim Gorham, owner of Six Points Self Defense; and Victory Jay, Mixed Martial Arts Promoter of the Midwest. This year’s winners were Rusty Lord, meteorologist from WOWT and Dani Bradford from The Ronald McDonald House.
“I can’t think of a better way to spend an evening than to watch friends and local celebrities compete on the dance floor. And, the bonus is that this fun event will help families with sick children. We at Ronald McDonald House Charities are honored to once again benefit from Dancing with the Omaha Stars,” said Kevin Warneke, chief executive officer of Ronald McDonald House of Omaha and a contestant of last year’s event.
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