About 60 dancers moved to the music under the direction of dance instructor Tania Mendoza on the dance floor of the Georgia Room at Buffalo's on Friday night. She took them through three music pieces non-stop - exercise for excess weight anywhere on the body. Suggested donation was $10 for the privilege.
Dave Shearon and Elisso Bacso make up dance Team 6 from the 10 teams organized for the 2012 Dancing with the Athens Stars benefit. It will be held on April 1. Dave, the owner of Ashford Manor Bed and Breakfast, is the only dancer from Oconee County, and the two already claim the People's Choice Award from $1 votes from friends, family and the general public. Click here for more information and to cast your $1 vote.
So, what do they have in common? They all came together for Project Safe, an organization that protects battered women. The Zuba-thon made about $600 on Friday.