(12-4-19) M.A.V. Youth Mentoring on November 4th held the 6th Annual Dancing with the Big Stars. Eight couples competed for the Big Star Award and the Judges Choice Award at the Matinee and Evening performances.  The judges had a tough decision as all the performances were outstanding.

The Judge’s Choice Award went to Bev Wilker and Jeff Schnippel dancing to “To Dream the Impossible Dream”. The Big Star Award went to Rick Heyne and Jill Fulmer for raising the most money. M.A.V. Youth Mentoring appreciates all the hard work and dedication from all of the dancers.

We also appreciate the support of our sponsors:  Preferred Insurance Center, Wilker Poultry Farms, Superior Credit Union, Mel Heitkamp & Sons Builders, LTD, Celina Eagles, Katterhenry Investment Group,  LCS INC, St. Johns Luthern Church, Reynolds & Reynolds, Parker Hannifin, Grand Lake Health System, Post Printing, St. Marys Foundation, Setex, St. Henry Tile, St. Marys Foundry, VFW Post 5713;  Ryan Fullenkamp our MC; Mindy Dues our DJ; Jane Diller, Jen Thompson and Eric Wellman our judges: Greg Garman our photographer; Romer’s Catering and the Overdrive staff; The Mr. Shoppe; HB Salon; The Dance Centre; Kim Hohman Danceworks; and the Wagner Ballroom Dance Studio.

The success of this event has allowed us to expand and continue with our programs this year. The Board of Directors, Staff and over 400 youth, THANK YOU. Please save the date for next year.  It will be on November 7th.