Competitors announced for Delaware Dancing with the Stars

DOVER — The 2017 Delaware Dancing with the Stars competition is set for Jan. 28 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino.

All proceeds benefit for Mom’s House of Dover and Greater Dover Boys & Girls Club

Dancers win by gaining points in three categories: Sponsorship, Dance Score and Votes.

Currently dancers are seeking sponsors and votes at visit or on Facebook at Dancing with the Delaware Stars.

This year’s dancers are:

•Scott Brown, managing partner of RF Book & Associates and WMG Advisors, and Autumn Schneider, president of Diane Drulis Dance Foundation;

•Jennifer Durham, founder and president of Charitable Dames, and Kyle Sammons, group fitness instructor at YMCA;

•Syreeta Adams-Harris, co-owner of Harris Towing and event coordinator at Bayhealth, and Raykeem Ward, founder of Dreams of Hope;

•Mary Johnson, owner/operator of Chick-fil-A North Dover, and Bobby MacLeish Jr. of Lighthouse Construction;

•Christina Lessard, of Lessard Builders and co-founder of Gals That Give, and Sean Floyd, CNU Fit lead trainer;

•Conny Malmberg, attorney and director of Young, Malmberg & Howard and Michele Xiques, owner of First State Dance Academy;

•Michael O’Connor, vice president of Privatin Consulting, and Stephanie Harrison, administrative and financial manager of 3rd Airlift Squadron

•Tom Windly, founding partner of Premier PT & Sports Performance , and Kim Gomes, lobbyist with The Byrd Group;

•Kevin Yingling, energy service manager with Delaware Electric Coop and Jessica Moyer, personal trainer and fitness instructor at YMCA.

Premium tickets are $150, which includes a 6 p.m. cocktail hour, dinner, dance competion dance party and Edgewell After Party.

VIP tickets are $135, which includes a 6 p.m. cocktail hour, dinner, dance competition and dance party ending at 11 p.m.

Event tickets are $60, which includes a reception beginning at 7:45 p.m., dance competition and dance party ending at 11 p.m.

The Edgewell After-Party, from 11 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. is $25 in advance or $35 at the door.

Tickets, for the eighth annual event, go on sale Nov. 15 at

Mom’s House is a service that provides free childcare to single parents furthering their education. The program offers a 3-to-1 child to caregiver ratio.

Last year’s event was won by Kent County Levy Court chief code enforcement officer Shannon Morris of Dover and his partner and professional dancer Jessica Moyer of Magnolia.

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