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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE DANCERS! – 2017

1st Place Money Raised

ROSE MARIE RAE & MAC ATWOOD – $6,770
for AXEL’S ANGELS

2nd Place

JENNIE GERHARDT & VAN SPENCER – $2,370
for LIVING FREE ANIMAL SANCTUARY

3rd Place

JOHN CASTANIEN & TRACI KAYLOR – $2180
for ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE

AUDIENCE CHOICE – CHARITY

1ST – JENNY GERHARDT & VAN SPENCER

2ND – REBECCA RIZZO & DENNIS GIMENEZ

3RD – MARY ANNE EASON & JOSHUA VASQUEZ

AUDIENCE CHOICE – NON-CHARITY

1ST – TERRI NEUMAN & ISA LAPAJ

2ND – KYTTI ST. AMAND & VAN SPENCER

3RD – ELIZABETH WOOD & DENNIS LYLE

More videos from the event:

BARBARA BEDFORD & VAN SPENCER

KATHY & MIKE RODIER

PAST DANCERS EXHIBITION DANCE

SHARON DIHAWORTH – FLIM FLAM

SHARON DIHAWORTH – IT HAD TO BE YOU

SHARON DIHAWORTH AND TONY GRANDBERRY
UNFORGETABLE

D.J. CEASARE ORLANDO

JOHN CASTANIEN & TRACI KAYLOR
ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE

MARY ANNE EASON & JOSHUA VAZQUEZ
PEGASUS THERAPEUTIC RIDING

BARBARA BEDFORD & VAN SPENCER
RESCUE ANIMALS OF THE UNIVERSE

REBECCA RIZZO & DENNIS GIMENEZ
COACHELLA VALLEY HISTORY MUSEUM

ROSE MARIE RAE & MACNEIL ATWOOD
AXEL’S ANGELS, supported by
Desi-Strong Foundation/AM

JENNIE GERHARDT & VAN SPENCER
LIVING FREE

NON-CHARITY  COMPETITION

KYTTI ST. AMAND & VAN SPENCER

ELIZABETH WOOD & DENNIS LYLE

KAROLINE BUTLER & VAN SPENCER

TERRI NEUMAN & ISA LAPAJ

KATHY & MIKE RODIER

 

March 6, 2016

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS

1st Place – Kytti St. Amand & Van Spencer – $10,130
Parkinson’s Resource Organization

2nd Place – Traci Kaylor & Jaime Mendez – $2,465
All Things are Possible

3rd Place – Jennie Gerhardt & Van Spencer – $2,300
EQUU8 Horsemanship and Therapeutic Riding

Audience Choice – Charity

1st – Kytti St. Amand & Van Spencer
2nd – Traci Kaylor & Jaime Mendez
3rd – Elizabeth Wood & Dennis Lyle

Audience Choice – Non Charity

1st – Kytti St. Amand & Van Spencer
2nd – Elizabeth Wood & Dennis Wood
3rd – Jennie Gerhardt & Van Spencer

The rest of the videos – Charity

Bonnie Gilgallon & Dennis Gimenez

Barbara Bedford & Van Spencer

Susanna Belen & Dennis Gimenez

Mary Anne Eason & Joshua Vazquez

Non Charity

Barbara Bedford & Van Spencer

Sonny Routt & Kristin Staszek

Nevada Brown & Tim Dawson

Opening Dance Past Dancers

Sharon DiHaworth & Chris Perry 1

Sharon DiHaworth & Chris Perry 2

KYTTI ST. AMAND & VAN SPENCER
PARKINSON’S RESOURCE ORGANIZATION

MARY ANNE EASON & JOSHUA VAZQUEZ
PEGASUS RIDING ACADEMY

TRACI KAYLOR & JAIME MENDEZ
ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE

BARBARA BEDFORD & VAN SPENCER
RESCUE ANIMALS OF THE UNIVERSE

SUSANA BELEN & DENNIS GIMENEZ
CENTRO RELIGARE

JENNIE GERHARDT & VAN SPENCER
EQUU8 HORSEMANSHIP & THERAPEUTIC RIDING

BONNIE GILGALLON & DENNIS GIMENEZ
ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

ELIZABETH WOOD & DENNIS LYLE
PARKINSON’S RESOURCE ORGANIZATION

NON-CHARITY PRO AM

BARBARA BEDFORD & VAN SPENCER

ELIZABETH WOOD & DENNIS LYLE

JENNIE GERHARDT & VAN SPENCER

SONNY ROUTT & KRISTIN STASZEK

KYTTI ST. AMAND & VAN SPENCER

NON-CHARITY AMATEUR

NEVADA BROWN & TIM DAWSON

February 15, 2015

KYTTI ST. AMAND & VAN SPENCER – 1ST PLACE – $9,820

PARKINSON’S RESOURCE ORGANIZATION

CARMEN LOPEZ & VAN SPENCER – 2ND PLACE – $2,160

SOROPTIMIST HOUSE OF HOPE

JENNIE GERHARDT & VAN SPENCER – $1,560

COACHELLA VALLEY HORSE RESCUE

AUDIENCE CHOICE

kYTTI ST. AMAND & VAN SPENCER – 1ST PLACE

MARY ANN EASON & ISMAEL ESQUIVEL – 2ND PLACE

CARMEN LOPEZ & VAN SPENCER – 3RD PLACE

NON-CHARITY PRO AM

NINA BECK & AMINE RAIF – 1ST PLACE

ELIZABETH WOOD & DENNIS LYLE – 2ND PLACE

MARGARET HINES & VAN SPENCER – 3RD PLACE

NON-CHARITY AMATEUR

SHIRLEY PUTMAN & NICK INGRAO – 1ST PLACE

KATHLEEN COLLINS & SONNY ROUTT – 2ND PLACE

NEVADA BROWN & TIM DAWSON – 3RD PLACE

OTHER YOUTUBE LINKS

Barbara Bedford & Van Spencer

Traci Kaylor & Don Ramos

Barbara Bedford & Van Spencer – Non Charity

Rose Marie Rae & Bill Foster

Sharon DiHaworth – Cabaret

Sharon DiHaworth – Habit

Sharon DiHaworth & Elizabeth Wood – Rose

CARMEN LOPEZ & VAN SPENCER Soroptimist House of Hope

TRACI KAYLOR & DON RAMOS All Things Are Possible

KYTTI ST. AMAND & VAN SPENCER Parkinson’s Resource Organization

JENNIE GERHARDT & VAN SPENCER Coachella Valley Horse Rescue

BARBARA BEDFORD & VAN SPENCER Rescue Animals of the Universe

MARY ANNE EASON & ISMAEL ESQUIVEL Coachella Valley Horse Rescue

NON-CHARITY PRO/AM

Elizabeth Wood & Dennis Lyle

Tim Dawson & Elvia Gomez

Rose Marie Rae & Bill Foster

Barbara Bedford & Van Spencer

Nina Beck & Amine Raif

Margaret Hines & Van Spencer

 

NON-CHARITY AMATEUR

Shirley Putnam & Nick Ingrao – Choreographed by Van Spencer

Kathleen Collins & Sonny Routt

February 12, 2014

1st Place in both money raised ($9,300) and Audience Choice for Soroptomist House of Hope ROSE MARIE RAY & MCNEIL ATWOOD

2nd Place – $6,200 for Red Hot Ballroom GEN MARTZ & ISA LAPAJ

3rd Place – $2,400 for CASA GALIENA JACOBS & DENNIS GIMENEZ

2nd Place – Audience Choice Traci Kaylor & Don Ramos

3rd Place – Audience Choice Gen Martz & Isa Lapaj

Andrea Hermosilla & Dennis Gimenez

NON-CHARITY PRO-AM

Elizabeth Wood & Lowell Fox

Tim Dawson & Johanna Supple Cullip

NON CHARITY AMATEUR

Kathy & Mike Rodier

Kathleen Collins & Sonny Routt

February 10, 2013

Emily Hemphill & Drew Rodriguez 1st Place in both money raised ($5,860) and Audience Choice in the Charity Pro/Am Jennifer McQueen Caregiver’s Fund for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Patti Werry & Isa Lapaj 2nd Place in both money raised ($4,960) and Audience Choice CASA

3rd Place – Connie Golds & Kenyon (3,135) Desert Best Friend’s Closet

3rd Place in Audience Choice in the Charity Pro/Am Lupe Esparza & Dennis Gimenez Soroptimists House of Hope

Audience Choice for the Amateur Division featuring the “Red Hots”

1st Place – Jasmin & Elijah 2nd Place – Asahti  & Nicholas  3rd Place – Kayla & Frangel

Audience Choice for the Pro/am Division

1st Place – Tim Dawson & Elvia Gomez 2nd Place – Nancy Gardea & Charles L Thomas 3rd Place – Mike Rodier & Cheryl Lea

Tricia Daniels & Dennis Gimenez All from the Heart

Patti Werry & Isa Lapaj CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

Ron Oden & Johanna Supple Cullip CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation for Coyote Nurses of the Desert

Connie Golds & Barry Kenyon Desert Best Friend’s Closet

Gary Jeandron & Johanna Supple Cullip Family YMCA of the Desert

Andrea Hermosilla & Dennis Gimenez Friends Helping Friends

Emily Hemphill & Drew Rodriguez Jennifer McQueen Caregivers fund for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Traci Kaylor & Reggie Powell Red Hot Ballroom

Gregory Goodman & Kristin Staszek Save A Pet

Lupe Esparza & Dennis Gimenez Soroptimist House of Hope

Julie Renee & Charles  L. Thomas US War Dogs Association

Stephanie Navarro & Charles L. Thomas USO GLAA, Inc.

NON-CHARITY AMATEUR

Red Hot Ballroom’s “Red Hots” – 3 Couples

NON- CHARITY PRO-AM

Tim Dawson & Elvia Gomez

Nancy Gardea & Charles L. Thomas

Gizella Lohati & Luis Osequera

Mike Rodier & Cheryl Lea

Giselle von Dehn & Charles L. Thomas

Elizabeth Wood & Luis Osequera

February 12, 2012

1st Place – LESLIE SPOOR & GARY BUTLER – $5,780

2nd Place – Anacely & Mike Solomon – $5,260

3rd Place – Margaret Hines & Ray Stanton – $3,520

AUDIENCE CHOICE

Leslie Spoor & Gary Butler – Charity Competition

Karoline & Khal Butler – Amateur Competition

Elizabeth Wood & Jim Everley – Non-Charity Pro/Am

All the dancers raised over $33,000 for their charities!

Anacely & Mike Solomon Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Desert Choreography by Johanna Supple Cullip

Charles Stafford & Joanna Lys City of Hope

Mark Anthony & Johanna Supple Cullip Desert Best Friend’s Closet

Bronwyn Ison & Dennis Gimenez FIND Food Bank

Donna Darling & Bob Horn Mason Darling Fund

Darci Daniels & Carl Davis Red Hot Ballroom

Tawne Markley & Charles L. Thomas Scars to Freedom

Leslie Spoor & Gary Butler Soroptimist House of Hope Choreography by Johanna Supple Cullip/MC Callaghan

Andi Mallen & Scotty Foy Tami Gorman Kidney Transplant Fund/Polycystic Kidney Disease

Margaret Hines & Ray Stanton The Pendleton Foundation

Emily Hemphill & Jim Everley U.S. War Dogs Association

Bonnie Gilgallon & Dennis Gimenez Alzheimer’s Association

NON-CHARITY PRO-AM

Jim Everley of Arthur Murray performs with

Elizabeth Wood

Gizella Lohati

Nancy Gardea

NON-CHARITY AMATEUR

Karoline & Khal Butler

Kathy & Mike Rodier

Mary Davidson & Tim Dawson

February 13, 2011

1st Place – OLGA MORALES & KEN PRESCOTT – $3,985

2nd Place – Maureen Byrne & Joey Allen – $2,020

3rd Place – Carol Ann Stumpf & James Everley – $1,165

AUDIENCE CHOICE

Maria Ortiz & Sergio Moreno – Charity Competition

Kathy & Mike Rodier – Amateur Competition

Elizabeth Wood & Jim Everley – Non-Charity Pro/Am

OUR STARS

Carol Ann Stumpf & Jim Everley Desert Samaritans for Seniors

George Angelaccio & Johanna Supple Cullip benefiting Give Kids the World

Maureen Byrne & Joey Allen Jim Murray Memorial Foundation

Maria Ortiz & Sergio Moreno Restaurants Feed the Hungry

Olga Morales & Ken Prescott Tami Gorman Kidney Transplant Fund

NON-CHARITY AMATEUR

Karoline & Khal Butler

Kathy & Mike Rodier

NON-CHARITY PRO/AM

Jim Everley of Arthur Murray performs with

Elizabeth Wood

Gizella Lohati

Emily Hemphill

Nancy Bunn

APRIL 18, 2010

Olga Morales & Mike Rodier

in both money raised ($1,500) and “Audience Choice”

In the non-charity Pro/Am, congratulations to

Tanya Phillips & Patrick Peduto

Our Stars

Josh Rushlow & Tanya Phillips American Cancer Society

Olga Morales & Mike Rodier

For The Children

PRO/AM

Tanya Phillips & Patrick Peduto

Jim Farris & Janie Hughes

NOVEMBER 8, 2009

1st Place – Suzanne Zens & Christian Hohmann Coachella Valley Rescue Mission – $3,180

2nd Place – Gillian Jones & Adrian Torres Friends Helping Friends Cancer Fund

3rd Place – Nancy Madson & Brandon Batchelor Indio Youth Task Force

CHARITY BEST PERFORMANCE

Suzanne Zens & Christian Hohmann CVRM – “German” Salsa

Non Charity BEST PERFORMANCE

Josie Nelson & Terry Clarke – Rhumba

Non Charity PRO/AM

Susan Francis & Mike Rodier

Terry Clarke & Josie Nelson

John King & Elizabeth Wood

APRIL 4, 2009

1st Place – Rene’ Dell’Acqua & Courtland Dell’Acqua Martlett OLIVE CREST – $8,885

2nd Place – Char Dimond & Jim Farris City of Hope – $4,920

3rd Place – Cindy Woodward & John Buckner Save A Pet – $4,040

Total Raised $21,045

CHARITY BEST PERFORMANCES

1st Rene’ Dell’Acqua & Courtland Dell’Acqua Martlett Olive Crest – Swing

Choreographed by Chez – Beyond the Beat

2nd Place Elizabeth Wood & Jim Everley Assistance League – Bolero

3rd Place Lea Berghmans & Jim Farris Indio Performing Arts Center – Cha Cha

  Charlene Dimond & Jim Farris City of Hope – Gems of the Desert

 Rudy Aguirre & Nancy Horn Red Hot Ballroom

Cindy Woodward & John Buckner Save A Pet

Choreographed by Kati Plonski

Non Charity PRO/AM

Johanna Supple Cullip & Mike Rodier

Jim Farris & Pam Giles

Michael Giammatteo & Carole Schaudt