Win a Brass Pass and Art Bike at Louisiana Bucket Brigade’s Dance-A-Thon August 25!
(August 7, 2012, New Orleans) The Louisiana Bucket Brigade invites you to join us for our first annual Dance-A-Thon fundraiser to “Stomp Out the Stink” 2 pm-2 am August 25, 2012. The Dance-A-Thon hours will fly with a jam-packed schedule: dance lessons of all types, the Stooges Brass Band, great local food, prizes, games and an all-around great time at the gorgeous Café Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave. in New Orleans. All dancers raise $45 minimum to participate ($30 for kids 12 and under) by collecting pledges from friends, fans and family.
The Grand Prize (for most donations raised) is a 2013 Jazz Fest Brass Pass (donated by WWOZ) and classic Worksman Bicycle rescued from the Chalmette Refinery and artfully restored by Swamp Deville. Visit www.LABBDanceAThon.org for details!!
Register now as a team, couple or individual at www.LABBDanceAThon.org and receive:
- Dance lessons: Swing, Salsa, Hip-hop, Brazilian, Cajun-Zydeco, Belly Dancing, Second line, the Crude Step Two Step and more!
- Lots of prizes for best dance moves and best costume, fun dancing games, hourly raffle
- Special appearance by Stooges Brass Band and celebrity guest Funky Fresh Air
- Delicious local food donated by Louisiana Pizza Kitchen, Fatoush, Lola’s, Theo’s Pizza and more!
Beginners or experienced dancers are welcome, and Little Feet – kids 12 and under – are welcome too! Friends and family want to come out and support? They just pay $10 at the door to join and watch (or get down with your dancer!).
All proceeds benefit the Bucket Brigade’s fight for clean air and pollution-free communities. “We want folks to have a fantastic time dancin’ and gettin’ down for a good cause,” says Kristen Evans, LABB’s Art-to-Action Coordinator. “Music and dancing are a big part of our lives here in Louisiana, and we think this is a great way to celebrate who we are and dance for a better future together!”
For press quality images visit www.LABBDAnceAThon.org. Thank you to our wonderful sponsors WWOZ 90.7 FM, Tobacco Free Living, Lola’s and Fatoush! The Louisiana Bucket Brigade is a 501(c)(3) environmental health and justice organization working with communities that neighbor the state’s oil refineries and chemical plants. Our mission is to support communities’ use of grassroots action to create informed, sustainable neighborhoods free from industrial pollution. For more information on the Bucket Brigade visit www.labucketbrigade.org. For more information on the Dance-A-Thon visit www.labbdanceathon.org.