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'Dancing With the Atwater Area Stars' scheduled Saturday

Submitted photo Deb and Lee Mickle will perform a waltz/swing to "Shrek."1 / 2
Pat and Sandy Walsh are doing the "Addams Family Tango"2 / 2

The doors will open for "Dancing With the Atwater Area Stars" at 6 p.m. Saturday at the ACGC High School theatre in Grove City.

The Atwater Area Help for Seniors Program benefit begins with a silent auction of hand-crafted items which were all made by community members at 6 p.m. followed by the dance competition at 7:30 p.m.

The dance couples are Sarah and David Blom, Patty and Joel Gratz, Tricia and Matt Lilleberg, Deb and Lee Mickle, Cindy and Christian Strickland, and Sandy and Pat Walsh.

They have been working for several months with Colleen Peterson of Colleen's School of Dance to perfect their dance routines. The featured dances will include a tango, salsa, retro mix, country western, waltz and contemporary mix.

Tickets are available from the dance couples, Help for Seniors office in Atwater or at the door. All proceeds will go to the Atwater Area Help for Seniors Program, which provides services to support elders, along with their caregivers, so they may stay in their homes and community as long as safely possible.