Philanthropist Jessica Assam Prepares for ninth Annual ‘Dancing for the Area Coast’ Set for June 3 at Clemente Heart

Jessica has lived in Melbourne since 2007

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – With solely a month to go, the 2023 ‘Dancing for the Area Coast’ dancers are getting ready for his or her ultimate dance routines with their dance instructors for the charity occasion on June 3 at Florida Tech’s Clemente Heart.

With a bought out crowd able to pack contained in the Clemente Heart, one of many dancers on this 12 months’s occasion is New York native Jessica Cartagena Assam has referred to as Florida house since 1986 and has lived in Melbourne since 2007.

Jessica was born in Queens, New York, to first-generation immigrants from the Dominican Republic.

The chance for this dance enterprise couldn’t have come at a greater time as she embraces the empty-nesting chapter along with her youngest daughter attending the Tisch College of the Arts in NYU and her son graduating from the College of Miami in 2024.

Jessica advocates for charities which are centered on addressing the wants of kids, conservation, and the humanities.

CLICK HERE to donate to Dancing for the Area Coast’s charity in Jessica’s identify.

To sponsor the occasion and/or attend the occasion, reserve your desk right now.

Recognized for her devoted efforts and selfless nature, she has been a catalyst to encourage change inside organizations, such because the Brevard Zoo the place she served on the board for over a decade and spearheaded many signature fundraisers. Jessica’s group and civic engagement has ready her for her function with Florida Tech’s Development Workplace the place she works in partnership with The Scott Heart and weVENTURE on their annual fundraisers.

Outdoors of occasion planning and volunteering, Jessica enjoys spending quiet time along with her Brindle Boxer Stella, touring, and camaraderie with family and friends.

Regardless of the Latina in her, dancing is outdoors her consolation zone, however she’ll do absolutely anything for a very good trigger and is grateful to have the chance to be taught strategies from her World Champion teacher, Dr. Jang Don!

The 2023 version of Brevard County’s largest social and philanthropic occasion of the 12 months will showcase featured dancers,Jessica Assam, Rachael Bassett, Jordin Chandler, Alexa and Doug Flutie, Tom Neidert, Gina Niagara, Winston Scott and Megan Wright.

Generally known as the most important fundraising occasion in Brevard County, Dancing for the Area Coast is a novel competitors and fundraiser that advantages worthy non-profit organizations on the Area Coast.

Final 12 months’s occasion raised greater than $400,000 for Habitat for Humanity of Brevard, Ladies’s Heart of Brevard, Household Promise of Brevard and the USA Regulation Enforcement Everlasting Flame.

This 12 months, Dancing for the Area Coast will increase cash to learn the Kids’s Starvation Challenge, the Astronaut Memorial Basis, the Sheriff’s Pet Posse and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Workplace Charity, which was established to help Brevard County legislation enforcement officers and firefighters of their time of want.

“As Sheriff of Brevard County, it provides me nice pleasure for our company to host Dancing for the Area Coast,” mentioned Sheriff Wayne Ivey.

“Dancing for the Area Coast is an thrilling occasion that groups up native celebrities with dance professionals, in a contest to learn Brevard County nonprofit organizations. Every competitor dedicates their time and abilities taking dance classes and likewise diligently raises cash as a part of the competitors.

Bragging Rights On the Line

Every superstar dancer can be matched up with knowledgeable dancer as they compete in a ballroom dance – and for bragging rights as the very best dancer in Brevard.

On the night of the competitors, every dance pair will compete in a choreographed ballroom dance that can be scored by a panel of judges. In the course of the present, {couples} will earn scores based mostly on a number of technical ability components, however the judges’ scores alone don’t determine the dancer’s ultimate rating.

Main as much as the precise efficiency, the dancers could have already scored 60 p.c of their factors by means of their fundraising endeavors to learn needy charities.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

BRAGGING RIGHTS ON THE LINE

Every superstar dancer can be matched up with knowledgeable dancer as they compete in a ballroom dance – and for bragging rights as the very best dancer in Brevard.

On the night of the competitors, every dance pair will compete in a choreographed ballroom dance that can be scored by a panel of judges. In the course of the present, {couples} will earn scores based mostly on a number of technical ability components, however the judges’ scores alone don’t determine the dancer’s ultimate rating.

Main as much as the precise efficiency, the dancers could have already scored 60 p.c of their factors by means of their fundraising endeavors to learn needy charities.

SPONSORSHIPS, TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE

A number of company sponsorship ranges can be found, together with the Grease Sponsor for $25,000, the Flashdance Sponsor for $15,000, the Footloose Sponsor for $10,000, and the Saturday Night time Fever Sponsor for $5,000.

Tables can be found on the following ranges: Entrance Row VIP Dinner Desk, $5,000; Second Row VIP Dinner Desk, $2,500; Third Row Dinner Desk, $1,750; and Fourth Row Dinner Desk, $1,250. Particular person seats may be bought for $150 per particular person.

Click on right here to buy particular person tickets

Dancing For the Area Coast is offered by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Workplace and sponsored by L3Harris, Area Coast Every day and Florida Tech.

For extra info or to make a donation within the identify of your favourite dance pair, go surfing to DancingFortheSpaceCoast.com or name 321-505-8752.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Originally posted 2023-05-01 17:56:04.


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