- Written by Shelley Moore
- Posted 2 years ago
Stars of Wollongong Dance for Cancer is a gala fundraising event for Cancer Council NSW.
The event will be held on Saturday 3rd June 2017 at the Wollongong Entertainment Centre.
Just like on the television show ‘Dancing with the Stars’, 12 prominent Illawarra business
people will work with a professional dance instructor over the weeks leading up to the
event, to learn a dance of their choosing and then perform in front of a panel of judges and
an appreciative audience.
The 12 dance couples will compete for four awards: Judges Choice Award, judged by an
expert panel of judges on the night, presented to the highest scoring team; People’s Choice
Award, as voted by the audience on the night; best costume and the Highest Fundraiser for
the ‘star’ that raises the most money in the lead up to the event.
This year, Cancer Council NSW have partners with KazzaJazz, which will see 12 dedicated
Kazzajazz educators generously donate their time to teach our stars their left feet from their
Because Cancer Council is an independent, community-based charity, we only exist because
of the generosity of donors and fundraisers. It is through events like these that we can
prevent, detect and treat cancers, educate about cancer risk, advocate for cancer control
and support people during their greatest time of need.
The funds raised will go back into our local community to help people living with cancer and
their families with local cancer support services such as in-home help and transport to
cancer treatment, as well as skin prevention and nutrition workshops in local schools and
communities, along with information and access to free financial, legal and emotional