Mad Hot Ballroom Pittsburgh to benefit Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh


Join your friends at Pittsburgh Mercy Health System for Mad Hot Ballroom Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 10, 2012, from 5 to 9 p.m. at The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. Cheer on teams from local companies and organizations, who will compete in front of a panel of celebrity judges in a friendly ballroom dance competition. Enjoy a buffet dinner, cocktails, live entertainment, dancing, a silent auction, and an informal group dance lesson with master of ceremonies and guest emcee Mr. Pierre Dulaine, internationally renowned ballroom dancer and founder of Dancing Classrooms. Proceeds from the evening benefit Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh, an arts-in-education program piloted in 2009 by Mercy Behavioral Health. More than 1,500 fifth-grade children and three dozen classrooms in the Pittsburgh Public Schools and the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh have benefited from the program. Tickets are $100 each. Benefactor tickets with reserved seating are $175 each. Semi-formal attire is suggested. To purchase tickets, or contact Lorry Perkins, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System Development Office at 724.934.3538, [email protected]. Follow Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh at See you on the dance floor!