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Iowa Lakes Community College Foundation Presents Kossuth County’s “Dancing with the Local Stars” Scholarship Fundraiser

October 30, 2017

Local celebrities are preparing to take to the dance floor to strut their stuff and boogie down to raise scholarship funds for Kossuth county residents who attend any Iowa Lakes Community College campus.

Two shows will be held at the VFW in Algona on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets for the event go on sale Nov. 15 and are expected to go quickly. All seating is reserved. Tables of eight are $400, with individual tickets available at $50. Price includes appetizers, desserts and a donation to the scholarship fund.

Investing in the education provides area businesses with a skilled workforce and encourages business development. The student recipients are additionally motivated to Dancing with the Starscomplete their degrees as a result of others believing in them. Over 80 percent of Iowa Lakes graduates remain in the area and work, contributing to the local economy. 

The eight dancer teams include: Sarah Myers and Drew Severson, Steph Fortune and Paul Doster, Mary Smith and Chris Kern, Liz Stowater and Stacey Carlson, Katherine Simpson and Jake Rosenmeyer, Joanne Roepke-Bode and Steve Smith, Jodi DeLange and Sam Belz, and Faye Schluter and Mark DeLange.

Watch for your favorite team’s fishbowl at various businesses prior to event.

Emcee and hostess for the event are Bob Jennings and Dawn Bernhard. Judges are Stacy Besch, Bernie Merrill, Tom Gruis and Johnathan Chambers.

All proceeds from this event go toward scholarships for students who reside in Kossuth County and attend Iowa Lakes Community College. These students appreciate the financial support as they pursue their education goals. 

Special thanks to our sponsors Avery Holy Family, Central Financial Group, Deitering Bros. Implement, Erpelding Voigt & Co., LLP, Estherville News, Explore Okoboji KUOO Q102/Y100, Farmers & Trader’s Savings Bank, Heartland Mutual Insurance, Innovations Salon, Iowa State Bank, J.B. Mertz and Son, Inc., JDR Seeds, Kemna Auto Center, KILR FM 95.9/AM 1070, KOFAB, MaxYield Cooperative, Midstates Builders, Inc., Motor Inn of Algona, Newsradio 1240 KICD, BIG Country 107.7 and MORE 104.9, NorthStar Bank & Agency, Northwest Bank, Pioneer/Chad Anderson, Pro Cooperative, SBEMCO International, Inc., Security State Bank, Simply Divine by Sarah,  Spencer Agronomy Services, StateLine Cooperative, Stine Seed, Syngenta, Tom Eischen Sales, and Water Connection.

To become a sponsor or order tickets, please call 712-362-0425 or email events@iowalakes.edu. Tickets will be in high demand, and will be sold in the order which the request is received.

For More Information:

Iowa Lakes Institutional Advancement Office at 712-362-0425

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