CINCO de MIRO 2013

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

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Saturday’s Cinco de MIRO was a blast, a delight, truly a magical evening, and our most successful in fundraising yet! THANK YOU to all who made it possible!


Photos © Johanna Austin, AUSTINART

Thank you to our eight Cinco de MIRO contestants, their professional partners, and all their sponsors!
Bridget Wheatly + Scott McPheeters, Dana Addeo + Marcel Williams Foster, David Timony + Dana Pleakis,
Deb Lane + Paul Struck, Jack Serafin + Amanda Miller, Michael Stolar + Michele Tantoco,
Odalis Chacon + Eiren Shuman, and Susan Stromquist + Jumatatu Poe
Together you raised over $14,000–a new record!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to the trophy winners!

Michael Stolar won the fiercely competitive AUDIENCE VOTE. Way to go Michael and Michele!

Bridget Wheatly won judges’ choice! Her and Scott’s top score was well deserved with that smooth and sexy tango!

MIRO Board President Dr. David Timony shook his Han Solo booty all the way to the trophy for Most Funds Raised.
David raised OVER $5000!  Read why on his website: and twitter: @DrTimony

With her sponsorship at over $3000, Deb Lane was our runner up for Most Funds Raised!
Thank you Deb! Your dance with Paul was unforgettable!

We are ever grateful to GIRARD COLLEGE for their space, students, and support.

Our new home, the WILLIAM WAY LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER couldn’t have been better. We can’t wait to come back!

BREATH OF LIFE CATERING provided the fantastic food. Contact: smiley1010 “at” for more information.

HURRAH! A BOLT OF LIGHT! really made it a party! Love their music as much as we do? Download here!

Thank you to our hilarious hosts ALLI SOOWAL and MAGGY KEEGAN and our wise and gracious judges AIDEEN O’MALLEY, KILIAN KROLL, MEREDITH RAINEY, and dreamlander ELIZABETH COFFEY!

What would we do without DANCESPORT ACADEMY? They volunteered their incredible instructors’ time and the their gorgeous Ardmore studio space to coach all the contestants! Did watching the show put you in a dancing mood? Visit DanceSport’s website to learn more about lessons and classes!

Our Corporate Sponsor, GAP INC. made a real difference with their employee matching program.

Thank you SEEN STUDIO, VIDEO CITY PRODUCTIONS, and AUSTINART for your design and documentation!

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