The Shoalhaven community is invited to enjoy a gala night of dance when Cancer Council present Stars of Nowra on May 29 at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre.
This much-loved event will see well-known Shoalhaven locals dance in front of an audience of 600, all in the name of a cancer free future.
Stars of Nowra features 11 local personalities, who have partnered with professional dance instructors to learn a dance routine while fundraising to help people in the Shoalhaven affected by cancer.
The line-up of Stars who will hit the dance floor include:
Adam Sturt from Hotondo Homes
Jemma Tribe from Shoalhaven Business
Anna Finch from Kardia HR
Matthew Brunton from Jervis Bay Podiatry
Matthew Armitage from Armitage Security
Andrew Thompson from Nowra Anglican College
Sian Silk-King from Ray White Nowra
Charlee Melville from F45
Hannah Legge from Hannah's Beauty
Rhona Hazlewood from Shoalhaven Hospital abd
Dylan Anderson from St Michael's Catholic
The Stars will perform in front of an impressive judging panel and compete for one of four awards up for grabs: Judges' Choice, People's Choice, Best Costume and Highest Fundraiser.
Sari Boschiero Community Relations Coordinator at Cancer Council's Southern office said she hopes that the local community will get behind the event.
"We have already raised over $50,000 with a goal of $100,000. Stars of Nowra is a truly unique experience for the Shoalhaven community to get behind their stars who are fundraising for Cancer Council in a fun way while learning something new.," she said.
"The aim is to have Stars from all areas of the community participate, demonstrating how we can all contribute to the cause.
"With a great line-up of Stars on board matched with successful, professional dance teachers from dance schools across Nowra, the gala is going to be a night not to be missed."
Funds raised by Stars of Nowra will contribute to local Cancer Council initiatives such as providing practical and emotional support services for cancer patients, carers and families, such as our Transport To Treatment service and education programs on cancer prevention.
Tickets are on sale now for Stars of Nowra 2021. Tickets are $50 each (plus booking fees) and can be purchased by:
Phone: 02 4429 5757
In person: Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Bridge Road, Nowra
Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre has become a registered Discover business, allowing customers to use their NSW Government Discover voucher for Stars of Nowra 2021.
This will bring ticket costs down to $25 each plus booking fees. Vouchers must be presented in person at the box office or over the phone during purchase.
For more information on Stars of Nowra and updates on the night, follow our Facebook page.
About Cancer Council
Cancer Council is Australia's leading cancer charity working across every aspect of every cancer.
Every day, we support families affected by cancer when they need it most, speak out on behalf of the community on cancer issues, empower people to reduce their cancer risk, and find new ways to better detect and treat cancer.
With your help, we're getting closer to a cancer free future every minute, every hour, every day.