Dancing with the Desert Stars to benefit Desert AIDS Project on Saturday, Sept. 24

Posted in: Press Releases
August 10, 2011

The Palm Springs Convention Center will be sparkling on Saturday, September 24 when local “Desert Stars” pair up with professional dancers to show the Coachella Valley their moves, all to benefit client services at Desert AIDS Project. The fun begins with cocktails at 6:00 PM, followed by the show at 7:30 PM.

Celebrity judges include Grammy Award winner Thelma Houston, Emmy Award winner Leslie Jordan, and Anya Fuchs, a professional dancer featured on the ABC-TV hit, “Dancing with the Stars.” With general admission seating available at only $40, tickets are sure to go fast. VIP seating, including a cocktail and appetizers, is also available for $100. To buy tickets, please call 760-322-3554 or visit ReactionShows.com.

“We were delighted when Dave Morgan brought this event to us on behalf of Reaction Marketing,” said David Brinkman, CEO of Desert AIDS Project. “Dave has been a major donor and supporter of D.A.P. for a long time. His company is staffed by consummate professionals at creating exciting productions like this one. I think everyone’s going to have a great time while they’re also benefiting client services at D.A.P.”

Desert Star Dancers rehearsing their performances include Kevin Bass, President of Coachella Valley Homecare and honored with the Warner Engdahl Community Service Award at D.A.P.’s 2007 Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards; Elizabeth Beaubien, co-anchor of the KMIR-6 News; Nathan Clardy, Palm Springs fire fighter; Dr. Rene Dell’Acqua of the Dell’Acqua Dental Studio; Jason Dibler, General Manager of the ACE Hotel & Swim Club; Ron Duran, owner/instructor at Pilates Plus in Palm Springs; Ginger Jeffries, KESQ-3 Chief Meteorologist; and Jill Langham, Boomer in Bloom fitness expert.

Desert AIDS Project is the organization in our community where people living with HIV and AIDS can receive comprehensive support, including medical care, case management, and social services. D.A.P. also offers free and confidential HIV testing at a number of locations throughout the communities it serves. To learn more about Desert AIDS Project, please call 760-323-2118, visit www.desertaidsproject.org or find them on Facebook, Twitter, and You Tube.

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