The 3rd DANCING WITH THE ALBANY STARS

JUNE 29, 2008

THE ALBANY MARRIOTT HOTEL

This years stars are:

PICS OF SILENT AUCTION

 

DAYTIME EVENT

THE SEMI-FINALS

Setting up the Voting Boxes before the event began.

The crowd starts to arrive.

The STARS anxiously await the competition to begin.

Ms. Paige Hammond, Arthur Murray Dance Instructor seems to be the only one who is not nervous!

The Judges are ready!  From left to right:  Mr. Kevin McNamara, Ms. Vanessa Logan, Mr. Kevin McHugh.

Our amazing DJ...Jus Bounce Entertainment, and Mr. Blaise Hartley, Dance Instructor for our STAR...Ms. Demetra Ganias.

Our DJ with Mr. Walter Porter, who was one of our STARS from Albany Broadcasting in 2006.

One of Channel 10's cameramen preparing to film the event.

Ms. Laura Daniels from B95.5 is the first STAR to perform.  She is dancing with her instructor, Mr. Jason Kirkpatrick from the Latham Arthur Murray Dance Studio.

Mr. Michael Lia with Ms. Paige Hammond, dance instructor from Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Latham

Mr. Lia and Ms. Hammond

Ms. Patty Fusco dancing with Mr. Robert Linster, Dance Instructor

Ms. Fusco and Mr. Linster

Mr. Big Ray dancing with Ms. Jennifer Girard, Owner of the Latham Arthur Murray Dance Studio and Host of Dancing With the Albany Stars

Ms. Girard and Big Ray

Ms. Demetra Gania of WTEN Ch. 10 news, dancing with Mr. Blaise Hartley, dance instructor.

Ms. Ganias and Mr. Hartley

Mr. Mark O'Brien of WTEN Ch. 10 News, dancing with Ms. Pearl Carrington

Mr. O'Brien and Ms. Carrington

 

Ms. Laura Daniels dancing with Mr. Jason Kirkpatrick

Laura and Jason

Mr. Michael Lia and Ms. Paige Hammond

 

Ms. Patty Fusco with Mr. Robert Linster

Ms. Fusco and Mr. Linster

Big Ray dancing with Ms. Jennifer Girard

Ms. Ganias dancing with Mr. Blaise Hartley

Mr. O'Brien dancing with Ms. Carrington

Emcee...Mr. Brian Cody from Fly 92.3 interviews Mr. Mark O'Brien after his daytime performance of Tango.

Mr. O'Brien is critiqued by the Judges.

During intermission our DJ dances for the crowd unexpectedly...very nice!

We have the BEST DJ for sure!

Mr. Mark O'Brien and Ms. Pearl Carrington make it to the Final Competition later on in the evening.

Ms. Laura Daniels and Mr. Jason Kirkpatrick make it to the Final Competition later in the evening.

 

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