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Dancing for the Stars
Friday, 08 February 2013

February 8--  The women behind the "Power of the Purse" came through Thursday night at their "Dancing for the Stars" fund raiser on behalf of the United Way of Toombs, Montgomery and Wheeler Counties.

Six couples engaged is the dance competition and organizer Virginia Lyon says the big winners are the area community service organizations which depend on United Way support to help those in need.

The event raised more than $10,000 which brings the "Power of the Purse" total to $70,500 for the United Way.

ImageSix couples performed with the duo of Ursula and John Spence garnering the most votes for their Charleston rendition.  Other couples "Dancing for the Stars" include James Stokes and Stacy Freeman, Howard and Susan Hill, Shane and Sandra Harrelson, Sheldon and Casey Miller and Lee and Jennifer Evans.

Toombs County Commission Chairman Blake Tillery and Wendy James gave an encore performance of their dance which won the event last year.

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