Dancing With the Chattanooga Stars announces cast

Dancing With the Chattanooga Stars announces cast

February 28th, 2013 by Susan Pierce in Local - Breaking News

A podiatrist, a Realtor, an artist and private-school dean are among the eight Chattanoogans putting their best foot forward for the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults.

The Partnership announced its new cast today for its sixth annual Dancing with the Chattanooga Stars, a local version of ABC's popular "Dancing with the Stars" reality show. The dancing competition and Partnership fundraiser will be held June 22 at the Tivoli Theatre.

Vying for the mirror-ball trophy will be:

• Dr. Ira Kraus, podiatrist, Advanced Foot Care;

• James McKissic, artist and vice president and chief operating officer of the Urban League of Chattanooga;

• Andy Moore, vice president of private client services, First Tennessee Bank;

• Lisa Nausley, chief executive officer, Sandler Training;

• David Padilla, 11th- and 12th-grade dean, Baylor School;

• Ferris Robinson, independent writer and author;

• Gina Sakich, real estate broker, Real Estate Partners of Chattanooga;

• Dawn Weber, foundation director, Alexian Brothers Health System;

Each amateur will be paired with a professional dancer from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio, where they will rehearse in 15 dance lessons over three months.

For more information, call the Partnership at 697-3829.