Time to dance for cancer

Creating a show and raising money for cancer has become a highlight on the Byron Shire calendar. Photo supplied.

The stars of Byron shire are coming out once again for the annual Stars of Byron Shire dance competition to raise money and awareness for the Cancer Council .

‘The Cancer Council’s gala fundraising event, Stars of Byron Shire Dance For Cancer, will showcase local business owners, paired with local dance professionals, unleashing their “inner dance diva” for a panel of judges and the wider community,’ said Hannah Brooks who is organising the event.

You will be able to see notable Byron characters taking on styles such as tango, hip hop, pole dance, salsa and more as they shimmy and sashay their way across the stage at the June gala event.

This years star are Elsa Torresi, Hayley Walker, Kellie Quigley, Natalie Strain, Nikki Muling and  Ruth Russell who are all looking at ways to raise money for cancer.

Last years contestants raised $8,386.60 and Elsa Torresi from Main Arm Mechanical has already announced a range of fundraising activities including dancing, signing and drama classes April 22 at St Johns Hall and a speed dating event April 28 at Club Mullum. If you would like to get involved email Elsa at [email protected] and join in the fun.

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