June 26, 2012
Dancing Stars of Atlanta 2012
Philanthropy Begins on the Dance Floor
- Photos by Jamey Guy
Notable Atlantans tangoed, hustled and quick-stepped for Alzheimers and an entertaining evening was had by all.
Co-Chairs Jenny Pruitt and Joanne Truffelman; Dance Judges Brenda Wood, John Bachman, Kimberly Kennedy and LuAnn Pulliam; Ballroom Dance Clubs of Atlanta, Valeo Fitness, Arthur Murray Dance Studios and Allure Dance Studio
Loews Hotel, Midtown
A constellation of notable Atlantans performed tangos, hustles, quick-steps and Lindys for this years “Dancing Stars of Atlanta” to benefit the Georgia chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Duvall Fuqua, with her professional dance partner Joshua Ingraham, took home the “People’s Choice” Award for her electrifying Argentinian Tango. Dr. Sandra Fryhofer and her professional dance partner Jonathan Doone won the “Judges’ Award” for Best Dancing with their lively Quickstep and Lindy Hop combination. Equally entertaining dancing stars included former Atlanta first lady Valerie Jackson, Amanda Brown-Olmstead, Michele Swann, Mitchell Barnes, John Grant, Rodney Cook Jr., Steve Welsh and Chuck Wolf.
Georgia Crown Distributing Co., Merck, Rex Fuqua, Piedmont Healthcare, A Legendary Event, TG Madison Advertising, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, Elizabeth and Carl Allen, Dennis Reggie Photographers.
Nearly $500,000 was raised for the Georgia chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association