A local ballroom dance studio aims to raise $25,000 for the American Cancer Society Pinellas Chapter in advance of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
The Fred Astaire Dance Studio is hosting an American Cancer Society 24-Hour Dance-A-Thon where students will learn and dance for the entire time.
It kicks off Friday, September 21 at 12 p.m. until they run out of lessons to teach.
Fred Astaire Dance Studio - St. Pete North
1171 62nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg FL 33702 in the Winn Dixie Shopping Center.
Contact : 727-525-2500
Private lessons $100 each - Please call 727-525-2500 to schedule your private lesson
Group Sessions are $15 a person per class. Classes available at: 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Donations can be made to the organization directly online: https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate/donateonlinenow/index
If you recognize dancer Robert Rocha in the video story, it's because he is ABC Action News anchor Ashley Glass' Dancing with the Stars Tampa Bay professional ballroom dance partner. Ashley and Robert are working together to learn a ballroom dance and will compete in Dancing with the Stars Tampa Bay on October 13. The event benefits several Tampa area charities. Vote for Ashley and Robert by visiting the website below. It's $10 per vote and all money goes to charity. http://dancingforcharity.com/dancers/ashley-glass/ .
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