REALTORS Care®: Dazzling ‘Dancing with the Stars’ event raises $75,000 for Easter Seals

Our top-performing REALTORS Care® article for May put a spotlight on some dancing REALTORS®. Century 21 B.J. Roth, based in Barrie, Ontario, was once again the main sponsor of the eighth annual Dancing with the Stars fundraising event, which featured celebrity judges, toe-tapping tunes and a sense of community pride. In total, $75,000 was raised for Easter Seals. Dazzling ‘Dancing with the Stars’ event raises $75,000 for Easter Seals was published May 4.

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It was a dazzling night of incredible dancing and community spirit.

Local celebrities paired up with dancing professionals during the eighth annual Dancing with the Stars fundraising event held in Barrie, Ontario. It was a record-breaking year as $75,000 was raised for Easter Seals, Canada’s largest local provider of programs, services, issues-leadership and development for the disability community.

Century 21 B.J. Roth was once again a major sponsor of the event and has been the top Easter Seals fundraising company in Canada for the past four years. Since 2008, they have raised $822,771 for Easter Seals.

“We are so grateful to be a part of such a passionate community and to see so much support for Easter Seals year after year,” says Bernie Roth, Owner of BJ Roth Realty Ltd. “Thank you to everyone who helped make this event such a success, we can’t wait to break new records next year.”

Eight local “stars” were paired with professional dancers from Lakeside Dance Studio, and competed to be crowned Best Dance Couple. The winners were selected by celebrity judges along with guests.

Matt Day brings his experience as a nationally-recognized multimedia journalist to the Canadian Real Estate Association as a Communications Advisor. Matt provides professional writing, digital media and communications support to CREA and assists in developing engaging social media content. He is regularly featured in the CREA Café where he provides interesting and entertaining content for REALTORS® to enjoy. Matt is a professional photographer but has dreams of becoming a rock star. He also enjoys mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and using the Oxford comma.

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