Cornwall Ontario — On Saturday October 25th Alanna’s Angels will be hosting a Dance Day from 9am – 4pm at The Social, on Sydney St. in Cornwall. The day will consist of a morning and afternoon portion of professional dance workshops in various styles of dance such as Hip-Hop, Ballroom, Contemporary, Modern and more! Powell School of Dance, Patrick “MAGOO” Cook, Amanda Marini-Rhode, BCDC and Jocelyn Jacques will all be participating in the event.
Alanna’s Angels is a group of local people who are hosting a collection of fundraisers throughout the year in honour of Alanna Wheeler; a citizen of Cornwall, friend of many and dancer. Miss Wheeler, eight months pregnant passed away unexpectedly, September 3rd 2013 at the age of twenty from a heart failure. The funeral costs were very expensive, and have weighed as a heavy burden for Alanna’s family.
So as friends, colleagues and members of the community banded together Alanna’s Angels was born. With their Dance Day event they hope to bring together the community and provide quality dance instruction, raise awareness for women’s health and make a true difference in a families life.
“I think it would mean the world to Alanna to see more dance in the community”, explains Serena Parker, a close friend of Alanna’s. “We are sure that Alanna’s love for dance and life will be captured in this fundraiser, and celebrated with joy!”
Tickets are available for the full day for only $100, which includes free lunch, and a chance to win one of our beautiful door prizes or a half day for $50. Tickets can be purchased by cash through Jocelyn Jacques, or credit via the website at eventbrite.ca; just search Dance Day: In Honour Of Alanna Wheeler. Also check out the event on Facebook, where there will be postings about “student discount days” and “early bird” prices, as well as the agenda for the events workshops.