Friday, August 26, 2011

Miss South Carolina International to MC Dancing with the Stars!!!!

Chelsea Rae Gregory, Miss South Carolina International 2011, will be the MC for Dancing with the Cleveland County Stars that will benefit Communities in Schools of Cleveland County, NC. The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 17, 2011 and will be held at the Don Gibson Theater in downtown Shelby, NC. Doors will open at 5:30 for VIP ticket holders which cost $35 and the competition will begin at 7:00 pm for regular ticket holders which costs $20. Tickets can be purchased through the Don Gibson Theater in Shelby.

Stars that will be dancing this year are: Carol and Lynn Kelly, Debbie Godwin and Stephen Price, Donna Hule-Brooks and James Brooks, Evelyn and Keith Kiser, Evelyn Woods and Robert Hoyle, Jeanette and Lamont Reeves, Louann and Jamie Davis and Tasha Brown and Billy Peeler.

Communities in Schools of Cleveland County is an organization that surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

"The Cleveland Challenge, a group of community leaders dedicated to establishing “community excellence,” brought the Communities In Schools model to Cleveland County in 1991, as one answer to the critical concern for education. Beginning with students in 1992, Communities In Schools of Cleveland County has grown from three elementary sites to eight elementary school sites, four middle school sites, and multiple community programs. The goal of Communities In Schools of Cleveland County is to provide a continuous network of support for students from birth through graduation and beyond in order to help students be successful in school and in life."

"I am so excited to be a partner with this organization as it will afford me the ability to go into schools and speak to teens and children that have attention deficit disorder." Chelsea is a national affiliate for CHADD, which is the organization that supports those with Attention Deficit Disorder. She has created her own program Re-Focus: ADHD Awareness. Growing up, Chelsea was challenged with ADHD and fought to get through school and into college. Now a college senior at Gardner-Webb University, Chelsea will be graduating in May of 2012 with a BA in Communications. She is also a mentor for the Gardner-Webb University Noel Special Needs Program. Her website, tells her story and gives those affected by ADHD practical tips that have helped her succeed and achieve her dreams.

Just wanted everyone to know about this exciting event!  Have a great weekend!


Miss South Carolina International 2011