PENSACOLA, FL, June 19, 2017 – The 9th Annual Life’s a Dance, presented by the Pensacola Fred Astaire Dance Studio and Beggs & Lane, was on Friday, June 16 at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre. It was a star-studded evening of dance featuring local celebrities and cast members from ABC’s hit television series Dancing with the Stars, including Tony Dovolani, Chelsie Hightower, Dmitry Chaplin, and celebrity host Fabian Sanchez.
After months of practice, local celebrities performed a variety of dances for the audience. The local celebrity dancers included Dr. Leslie Barnes Remski of The Andrews Institute, Gulf Breeze Hospital, & Baptist Hospital, Mary Jane Bass of Beggs & Lane, Gregg Pachkowski of PNJ, David Gonzalez of WEAR, Tara Blackwell of Perdido Title and Abstract, Krewe of Gatsby Girls, John Loftis of Loftis Marine, Mark Daniel of IMHC, Michelle Snow of WNBA, Adam Medley of East Hill Automotive, and Danielle Smith of Salon on the Avenue. The local celebrities also competed for a chance to win “Top Fundraiser.” Mary Jane Bass raised over $6,000 and received the award.
Guests who purchased VIP tickets also enjoyed the afterparty, featuring delicious food, drinks and photo opportunities with the celebrities.