Dance With Me Stamford to Host “Dance & Date” Valentine’s Party Wednesday Evening February 13th
David’s Soundview Catering of Stamford & Purple Feet Wine & Spirits of Westport Partnering With Studio in Over-40 Singles Event; Proceeds Will Benefit Stamford Animal Rescue (STARescue)
STAMFORD, Conn., January 24, 2013- This year area singles over 40 can celebrate Valentine’s Day at a fun social event in an elegant and romantic setting -- and perhaps meet their soul mates at the same time. Ballroom dance studio Dance With Me Stamford is inviting Fairfield and Westchester County mature singles to “Dance & Date”, an opportunity to learn or brush up on their dance skills with more dating possibilities as the goal -- and all for a good cause. The event is on Wednesday evening, February 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 at Dance With Me Stamford, 20 Summer Street, 5th floor (Lobby entrance off Summer Street municipal parking lot next to Maya Riviera entry.) Admission is $50 per person and includes ballroom dancing, wine and gourmet hors d’oeuvres, facilitated matches by Charity Matchmaking and special offers for attendees. Advance reservations are required to assure a men/women balance. For information, visit www.dancewithmeusa.com, register on-line at http://danceanddate.eventbrite.com, or call 203-674-8100 for reservations.
Proceeds of the evening’s auction will benefit Stamford Animal Rescue and its STARescue programs to help pet owners care for these beloved family members during times of financial, health and other stress or during military service. Guests are invited to bring gently used pet supplies and extra pet food for the pet supply closet.
Event partners David’s Soundview Catering, Inc. of Stamford and Purple Feet Wine & Spirits of Westport are contributing hors d’oeuvres and wine, respectively. Dance With Me, its event partners and other area businesses will also donate items to a silent auction to support STARescue.
The evening’s highlights include, traditional dance cards to be filled, a group dance lesson and the ballroom version of popular ‘Speed Dating’ – ‘Speed Dancing’ -- where singles will be able to quickly sample the dancing and conversational styles of a number of partners.
About the Sponsors
Melissa DeSousa, general manager of David’s Soundview Catering promises an array of luscious and tempting hors d’oeuvres designed to enhance the romantic ambience. Since 1991 David’s been a sought-after resource for gourmet catering of sophisticated weddings, imaginative bar and bat mitzvahs, corporate events and all types of special occasions. Owner David Cingari is focused on culinary innovation, superior personal and professional service and community involvement. He is committed to creating delicious, locally produced, and beautifully presented food. www.davidscatering.com
Nicholas Rossi, owner of Purple Feet of Westport Wine & Spirits, will be selecting and pouring his own wine favorites for titillating the palate and the senses and creating an atmosphere that sets the stage for love. He is the recent new owner of the shop, which has been serving Westport since 1976 and has now relocated to a larger and better location at 275 Post Road East in the Playhouse Square Shopping Center. Nick is dedicated to continuing to provide distinctive wines from around the world and to offering opportunities to sample and appreciate wonderful wines, both in the shop and at community and charitable events like Dance & Date. www.purplefeetwine.com
Charity Matchmaking facilitates strategic partnerships between businesses and non-profit organizations. www.charitymatchmaking.com
Dance With Me Stamford is part of the Dance With Me chain of ballroom dance studios that are home to ABC's Dancing with the Stars professional dancers Tony Dovolani, Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Valentin Chmerkovskiy. For information, visit www.dancewithmeusa.com, and call 203-674-8100 for reservations.
About Dance With Me Stamford
Dance With Me Stamford was opened in April 2012 by Tony Dovolani, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Valentin Chmerkovskiy and their business partners. With a dance floor large enough for almost 300 dancers, the studio provides an elegant atmosphere for ballroom and Latin dancing.
Crystal chandeliers offer a stunning contrast to the original brick walls and exposed beams of the historic, commercial building overlooking Columbus Park. Music plays over a state-of-the-art sound system.
Dance With Me aims to provide the highest quality experience in personalized dance instruction – one that is relaxing and socially rewarding. The studio offers a comfortable, friendly environment ideal for learning and personal development. The highly trained and professional staff is comprised of exceptional individuals who work together as a team to meet individual student needs and goals. By providing the most personalized service in the industry, Dance With Me not only teaches dance but enriches lives. Dance With Me dance studios are the most modern and upscale in the Tri-State area.
Now numbering four, the Dance With Me chain was launched by founding partners Sasha Chmerkovskiy and Jhanna Volynets. They have been joined by Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Tony Dovolani and Eugene Livshits, who serves as general manager of the chain. The first studio opened in New Jersey in 2005, followed by Long Island in 2008, Soho in 2010 and Stamford in 2012. For more information, visit www.dancewithmeusa.com or call 203-674-8100.