Dancing Stars of Columbus 2022 raises over $300K to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association

Published: Apr. 7, 2022 at 4:51 PM EDT|Updated: May. 27, 2022 at 10:41 AM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Dancing Stars of Columbus is a benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter. This fundraising event has 12 local celebrity dancers paired with professional dancers raising funds by gaining votes! And one celebrity dancer stands out in particular.

Our very own Barbara Gauthier was chosen as a local celebrity dancer in the competition and is paired with professional dancer Keith McCoy.

Barbara and Keith placed fourth out of 12 groups in the competition and in total raised over $16,000. With all 12 groups, the Dancing Stars raised $310,000!

Star dancers compete for two different Mirror Ball trophies:

  • The People’s Choice Award for the highest fundraising total
  • The Judge’s Choice Award for the highest scored dance couple of the evening

If you missed the dances, the competition is posted below:

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