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Local ‘stars’ dance for charity

May 7, 2019

BRIDGEPORT — The Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Trumbull is sponsoring a “Dancing With Our Stars” charity gala from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. May 11 at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, 1070 Main St.

Local “stars” dancing in the event include former Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, former Fairfield police chief Gary MacNamara and comic Lisa Lampanelli, among others. The cost, which includes dinner and the show, is $100. Proceeds from the event benefit the Bridgeport Rescue Mission and the Center for Family Justice.

Sponsorships are available for $1,000, $1,500, $5,000 and $10,000.

Tickets are available at the event web site, and people can also vote for their favorite dancers. For more information, email dromano@bridgeportrescuemission.org.