Dancing for Future Stars, the first fundraiser for the Boys and Ladies Golf equipment of Better Gaston, is slated for Saturday, Could 14, on the Gaston Nation Membership.
Cocktail hour will start at 6 p.m. with the competitors set to get underway at 7 p.m.
Basic admission tickets for the occasion are $150 every and could also be ordered on the Boys and Ladies Golf equipment web site at https://www.bgcgreatergaston.org/.
The theme for the night is “A Night time with the Stars in Vegas,” and the competitors will function six native “movie star” dancers who’ve participated within the annual occasion earlier than.
“We’re billing this as our ‘encore 12 months,'” stated Boys and Ladies Golf equipment CEO Chad Melvin. “The entire night time goes to have a Las Vegas really feel to it.”
These returning “celebrities” are:
Goodrich is the husband of Emily Goodrich and so they have two sons, Beau and Banks.
A former varsity soccer participant at North Carolina State College the place he earned a level in textiles, Goodrich is the proprietor of Goodrich Builders.
A robust supporter of the Boys and Ladies Membership, he stated, ” “Let’s work to maintain it an amazing place for youths to develop and discover their very own route and develop into the blessing God created them to be.”
Trey Pruitt is the COO of Digitrol Inc. in Gastonia, and just lately celebrated his twenty fifth 12 months with the corporate.
He’s a graduate of Appalachian State College, incomes a bachelor of science diploma in development expertise and later incomes a second diploma in mechanical engineering expertise from the College of North Carolina at Charlotte.
As an energetic member of the group, he at present serves on the board for the Boys and Ladies Membership, in addition to Gaston Collectively. Moreover, he’s a member of the Rotary Membership.
Pruitt and his spouse, Meredith stay in Gastonia with their two youngsters, Shelton and Coley.
Ratchford is the principal of WellPointe Advisors, LLC, and has been a guide / adviser within the senior residing business since 1978.
He is a graduate of the College of South Carolina’s Darla Moore Faculty of Enterprise with levels in finance, actual property and advertising and marketing.
He lives in Gastonia and is married to Patty Owen Ratchford. They’ve two grown daughters and 6 grandchildren.
Ratchford volunteers and serves on boards and committees of many notable not-for-profit organizations, together with, Gaston Neighborhood Basis, Gaston Hospice, Habitat for Humanity, United Method of Gaston County, First Presbyterian Church, and the Gaston Chamber of Commerce.
Robinson is a Gaston County native and loved dancing and gymnastics as a younger lady. She started volunteering on the Boys & Ladies Membership throughout highschool.
She was the Dancing for Future Stars 2017 Dance Champion and is coming again for the primary ever alumni occasion.
She lives in Cramer Mountain along with her husband, Dr. John Robinson, and their youngsters, Grace, 22, Maggie, 16, and Marshall and Eleanor (virtually 2-year-old twins).
She is the co-founder of Wellzesta, a well being tech software program firm specializing in engagement and well-being for senior adults.
She holds a bachelor’s diploma in journalism and mass communication from the College of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in addition to grasp’s levels in well being communication and gerontology.
He’s the daddy of two youngsters Emma, 14, and Nora, 12, and husband of Rochelle Skarpalezos for 23 years.
Collectively, the couple work in and personal a number of firms throughout the Southeast.
Skarpalezos stated, “After I was requested to bounce once more as an alumnus, I admit, I used to be hesitant because of the time dedication. The hesitation was temporary. The distinction this group makes in the way forward for the youngsters it serves makes the choice a lot simpler.”
Natalie has been in Gaston County since 1974.
Tindol is a 1983 graduate of Ashbrook Excessive Faculty and a 1987 graduate of UNC Chapel Hill.
Tindol grew to become common supervisor of Earl Tindol Ford in 1995 and bought the dealership when her father retired in 2002.
She added Subaru in 2008 and ROUSH efficiency in 2014.
Tindol is married to John Davis and the couple have 4 youngsters.
Judges once more this 12 months are: Maureen O’Boyle of WBTV Information, Jonathan Roberts, an expert dancer, and former Gastonia Mayor Jennie Stultz.
“It stays wonderful to me simply how beneficiant these dancers are with their time and simply how beneficiant this group is in its assist of Boys and Ladies Golf equipment,” stated Melvin.
“They notice that they’re positively impacting the lives of our youngsters,” Melvin continued. “They wish to see these youngsters develop. They wish to see these youngsters have an actual, tangible pathway to the longer term.”
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