Swinging with the Stars Dancers Aim to Raise $265,000

Swinging with the Stars Dancers
Aim to Raise $265,000

Kelowna, BC, October 4, 2018 ~ The Central Okanagan Hospice Association (COHA) is proud to announce the 11th Anniversary of Swinging with the Stars February 23, 2019.

The annual fundraiser moving into it’s 11th year was celebrated last night at the Swinging With the Stars RBC Launch Party, an event for invited guests and dancers marked with this year’s theme “Vegas Nights” including all the glitz and glamour the signature event has become known for.

The evening will set the stage for five dancers/couples and, five teams who will strut their moves on the dance floor as part of the annual signature event. Dancers are already fundraising and rehearsing to participate in the event, this year’s line-up includes:

  • Reginald Sahay (RCMP) and Jane Hoffman (Jane Hoffman Group)
  • Diane Rule (Pihl Law Corp)
  • Tom Dyas (TD Benefits)
  • Kathy Weninger (School District 23)
  • Blake Harper (TD Canada)

Plus a Team Category that has five teams that have come together to raise funds and dance together for the 11th annual event, each team consists of six to eighteen dancers on each team. The roster of teams includes:

  • Dancing with Dignity (Dignity Memorial)
  • Women of Westwood (Westwood Fine Cabinetry)
  • Kitchen Party
  • The Grape Stompers (Summerhill Pyramid Winery)
  • Kelowna General Hospital Operating Room

During the coming months each dancer and team will be practicing their routines and fundraising in preparation for the big show on February 23rd at the Delta Grand Hotel.  Tickets to the 11th Anniversary of Swinging with the Stars presented by Jane Hoffman Group will go on sale October 15, 2018 and can be purchased online at www.hospicecoha.org.

About Central Okanagan Hospice Association,
COHA serves the Central Okanagan from Peachland to Oyama. Offering compassionate supportive care programs where people need it when they need it.

In partnership with the Central Okanagan Hospice Palliative Care Program of Interior Health, COHA is committed to “Helping people with a serious illness live to the fullest until they die, and to help their loved one to be supported through their grief.”

Trained volunteers are across the Central Okanagan supporting individuals and families in long term care facilities, at Kelowna General Hospital, Central Okanagan Hospice House, in private homes and at the COHA August Centre. Volunteers are the heart of hospice and are very compassionate and dedicated in providing emotional, social and practical support.

Services provided by COHA also include wellness programs and professional counselling, and a comprehensive lending library. All services are provided at no cost.

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