‘Dancing with the Scotland Stars’ to return

By: By Katelin Gandee - Staff reporter
File photo Jay and Mackenzie Toland take a bow after their 2016 salsa performance for Dancing with the Scotland Stars.

LAURINBURG — “Dancing with the Scotland Stars” will be makes its return on May 19.

The fifth annual fundraising gala os organized by the Arts Council of Scotland County

Th event will feature eight couples: James and LaTonya McLean, Raymond Hyatt and Robin Ganburg, Black Caldwell and Autumn Lauzon, Charles Bounds and Kasey Pittman, Jonathon Lewis and Carmen Sagastume, Ralph and Angie Kersey, Al and Martha Roblee, and Tyris Jones and Gyvian Jackson.

The dancers will be judged by a panel in order to detemine the ‘Judge’s Choice’ winners, and the ‘Community Choice’ winners will be determined by audience votes, cast via monetary donations.

For the first time since event began, the contest will take place at the downtown Arts Center in hopes of bringing a refreshing twist to the classic event.

“Bringing “Dancing With The Stars” to the Arts Center is another step in our commitment to downtown and all it has to offer. We’re excited to do this differently than we’ve ever done it before, and think that our audience will agree that this is a one of a kind event in Laurinburg,” said executive director Erin Rembert.

Besides the dancing, there will hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar, a silent auction, and a live auction during intermission. The doors will open at 7 p.m. and the competition will start at 8 p.m. after the competition the audience can enjoy dancing.

Tickets can be bought at the Arts Center, Art By Design, or Hi-Lites. They are also available online through the Arts Council’s website at www.storyartscenter.org/tickets.

For information about ‘Dancing with the Stars’ or other Arts Council and programs visit www.storyartscenter.org or follow on Facebook and Instagram @artscouncilscotlandco.

File photo Jay and Mackenzie Toland take a bow after their 2016 salsa performance for Dancing with the Scotland Stars.
https://www.laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_IMG_0486print.jpgFile photo Jay and Mackenzie Toland take a bow after their 2016 salsa performance for Dancing with the Scotland Stars.

By Katelin Gandee

Staff reporter

Reach Katelin Gandee at 910-506-3171

Reach Katelin Gandee at 910-506-3171