Regarded as one of the most unique and fun events in Dallas, this year’s theme is for Top Hat & Tails is "Take Me On" and the 1980's. Celebrities and animal lovers from across DFW are dusting off their eighties gear in preparation for a night of Dancing with the Stars.
Celebrity judges, including Dallas Cowboys legend Drew Pearson, WFAA sportscaster George Riba, and owner of Arthur Murray Studios DFW Claudia Marshall, will be voting for the best celebrity and professional dancer duo. The following celebrities, decked out in actual Dancing with the Stars costumes, will be performing:
Jolene Devito, KTXD Broadcaster and Talent Coach, dancing The Hustle with Justin Brown
Teresa Frosini, CBS 11 Anchor and Reporter, dancing Jitterbug with Nicholas Stevens
JP Piccinini, Real Estate Mogul and Entrepreneur, dancing a medley with Lindsey Jordan
Carol Roberts, Community Relations & Partnership Marketing Manager at Albertsons, dancing the Rumba with and Paul Rodriguez
Amy Vanderoef, Host of WFAA’s Good Morning Texas, dancing Tango/Cha Cha with Ryan West
Brooke Williamson, ESPN Sideline Reporter, swing dancing with Ian Kelley
Proceeds from this event will have a direct impact on reducing the number of homeless cats and dogs across DFW. Paws in the City reaches nearly half of its yearly fundraising goal from this one event alone. The all-volunteer organization serves dogs and cats from Dallas Animal Services by providing medical treatment, sterilization, training, and temporary and permanent homes. Direct donations will also support the Landes Training Fund, the Wyly Emergency Medical Fund, the Fairy Godmother Fund for needy families, and the free community spay program “Fixin’ to Save.” Thanks to our generous sponsors, this event has been made possible for seven years in a row.