Thursday, January 07, 2010

Spotlight On Life Gala In Wisconsin


You are invited as the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin (NKFW) hosts a sneak preview of the newest sport at the 2010 NKF U.S. Transplant Games -ballroom dancing!

The "Spotlight on Life" Gala will be held Saturday, January 30 at the MequonCountry Club. This black-tie optional event will be a celebration of the"second chance at life" given through organ donation and the science oftransplantation.

The spotlight will shine brightly on Wisconsin's "Medical Stars." You will delight in watching professional and amateur dancers from Fred Astaire Dance Studios perform on behalf of each of Wisconsin's transplant centers: Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center,Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, and University of Wisconsin - Madison!

Each couple will showcase a style of ballroom dance from the Night Club,Latin, and Smooth dance divisions, which will be featured at the 2010 NKFTransplant Games. The fate of the dancers will be in the hands of the audience as votes are cast for their favorite performance.

In addition to the ballroom dance exhibition, guests will enjoy a delicious dinner and cash bar along with the musical talents of the Jeannine RiversGroup.

Ticket prices range from $40/ticket to $80/ticket. Proceeds will support transplant recipients, living donors, and donor family members who will beattending the 2010 NKF U.S. Transplant Games as part of Team Wisconsin.

Please visit to purchase your tickets!


Guests attending Spotlight on Life will receive special rates at our hosthotel, Best Western Quiet House and Suites in Mequon. The special one-night rate of $65 (SAVINGS of up to $135!!) includes complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and Mequon Country Club along with complimentarycontinental breakfast on Sunday Morning! Make sure to mention "Spotlight onLife" when making your reservation (262-241-3677).

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