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Join us for the 1st Annual Dancing for Stroke Fundraiser!

Dancing for Stroke in Chandler AZ

Dancing for Stroke is a black-tie dinner and dance performance fundraiser with Dignity Health Foundation and Arizona Ballroom Champions. All proceeds and donations will benefit the Dignity Health East Valley post stroke programs. The fundraiser is similar to the show Dancing with the Stars, where ten doctors and nurses are paired with a professional ballroom dance instructor.  The participants will dance the routine of their choosing with their instructor and will receive a score from the judges and an audience vote to determine the winners. One competitor will win for the best dance and one will win for the most money raised.

In addition to the dance competition there will be performances by several national and international dance competitor couples, a performance by the stroke survivors to demonstrate how dance therapy is helping with their recovery and social dancing to end the evening.

The dancers each have their own fundraising page to raise money to support programs for stroke survivors including: the Stroke Camp, Ringers of Hope chimes choir, stroke survivor and caregiver support groups, dance classes and Hippotherapy a program that involves horses.

Special guest will be Jonathon Roberts from Dancing with the Stars and Jineane Ford will be hosting the event.

Tickets are $300 and there are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available!

 

Saturday, October 3, 2015,

5:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa

5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Road, Chandler

 

For further information call: (480) 728-3931 or visit: http://www.dancingforstrokeaz.com.  You may also view the invitation here.

If you or an aging loved one are considering hiring elderly care services in Chandler, AZ, please contact the caring staff at About You Home Care (480) 427-4840. Servicing Phoenix and the surrounding communities.

Debbie McLay

Founder and CEO at About You Home Care
Debbie McLay has had a ten year career working as a Behavioral Health Technician providing Direct Care to youth and adults with behavioral challenges, including substance abuse, eating disorders, domestic violence, and mental illness. For her exceptional work in this area Debbie was nominated for Subcontractor Employee of the Year by Value Options, an organization contracted to manage the mental health system in Maricopa County, and her client was nominated for the Most Successful Client of the Year. Debbie’s entrepreneurial endeavors began twelve years ago when she owned a successful retail business in a busy mall.

Debbie experienced firsthand in her own family the challenges that caregiver’s endure when caring for an aging loved one and saw a need for providers who adhere to a higher standard with exceptional service and individualized care that she herself provided in her behavioral health career. Debbie combined her background in healthcare with her entrepreneurial experience and founded About You Home Care with a vision of serving others who were faced with the struggles that her family had experienced. She’s also a strong believer in community service and does volunteer work for Duet, a nonprofit organization that provides aid for older adults and their families that face the difficult challenges associated with aging. Debbie has been on the fundraising event Steering Committee since 2011 and served as the event chair for two of those years.

Debbie did her Undergraduate studies in Psychology and Behavioral Science with Honors and pursued additional education in Chemical Dependency Counseling.