Dancing with the Athens Stars Team 6, Lisa Mende and Christopher Weaver
The ninth annual dancing competition’s local star lineup includes “Seinfeld” actress Lisa Mende, Bikram Yoga Athens owner Jolin Conine and eight other local leaders committed to improving the community. Attendees will revel in an evening filled with duet dances by the stars and their teachers, as well as exhibition dances by the East Athens Educational Dance Center, UGA Ballet and UGA Ballroom Performance Group. Vote for your favorite duo online or at the event for $1 per vote. All proceeds go to the event’s annual partner, Project Safe, a nonprofit organization that aims to end domestic violence through crisis intervention and public education.
Local celebrities pair up with experienced dancers to compete with choreographed dance routines. All proceeds benefit Project Safe. Visit Project Safe's website to vote for couples. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.