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Saturday September 5th, 2015 10:24AM

Dance contest to benefit human service agencies

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - A group of people from the Gainesville area are putting on their dancing shoes to help raise money for five local human service agencies: Alliance for Literacy, American Red Cross, Center Point, Rape Response, and Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Inc. <br /> <br /> "Dancing for a Cause" will be held at the Gainesville Civic Center Sept. 6. The eleven contestants will be performing a variety of different dance styles in front of a panel of judges as well as audience members.<br /> <br /> "Dancing for a Cause" has partnered with the North Georgia Community Foundation to facilitate tax-deductible donations in support of the event.<br /> <br /> (Click on the link below for more about the event, the contestants and how you can vote for your favorite.)
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