Dancing with our Diamonds FUNdraiser

Sunday, April 16, 2023

at Temple Emanuel
1129 Jefferson Road, Greensboro, NC
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Diamond Sponsor

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Dancing with our Diamonds is a collaborative FUNdraising event benefiting The Arc of Greensboro. The event features a lighthearted dance competition that pairs local supporters and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Only $5.00 per vote

Each dance team has been trained by a dance professional (see the biographies with each team)

VOTE: for your favorite Team or ALL of the teams


We have a wonderful selection of raffle items, donated by our gift sponsors.
Each ticket is only $20.00 for items worth much more.


The evening includes the dance competition, snacks, appetizers, dessert, dancing, and raffle drawings.
You will also receive 2 beer or wine tickets with your purchase of admission.

Ticket prices are $45.00 or
$15.00 for self-advocates (those with disabilities), and
Free for children 5 and under.

Click on tickets to purchase

Our Dance Teams
Click on each dancer's photo to learn more about the teams & start your VOTING!

Marikay Abuzuaiter & Samuel Norval Johnson
Jordan Shadley, choreographer
Michael Beyrer & Nikki Boone
Martha Chaires, choreographer
Romaine Boyd & Sydni Rose Birnbach
Morgan Robbins, choreographer
Susan Hurley & Brooks Beeler
Tabia McKinzie, choreographer
Michal Koren & Maria Paula Giffuni
Michal Koren, choreographer
Maddie Ward & Bradley Rice
Maddie Ward, choreographer

Raffle Drawing

We have an appealing selection of raffle items

Tickets are $20

Over $1,850 worth of prizes - You do not need to be present to win.

Click on an item to learn more.
Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (3 days-2 nights)
$400 value
Proximity Sustainable Getaway Package (1 night romantic getaway + $50 restaurant card)
$420 value
Starmount Forest Country Club
Golf Package for 4
$580  value
Greensboro Grasshoppers night out
(12 tickets in a Grandstand Box + $150 in Stadium Cash)
Family Fun Package including
"Frozen" at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts
+ 3 additional gift certificates (a $200+ value)

Our Emcee, Judges, DJ & Tech

Click on any photo to learn more

Cindy Farmer
Larry Bailey, Judge
Ed Mulvey, Judge
Joy Shavitz, Judge
Linda Yurko, Judge
Brittany Carroll, Judge
Jamie Cannady, DJ
Will Moore, Lighting Tech

Our Wonderful Sponsors

Thank you for your support!

Diamond Sponsor

Green Ford

Challenger League Sponsorship

The Carroll Companies

Gold Sponsor

The Michel Family Foundation
Michelle Gordon & Pat Levy
The Arc of Greensboro Board of Directors

Silver Sponsor

Charlotte Payroll, Erik Schriber
HPB Insurance Group, Stade Lewis
Tom's Home Repair/Improvements

Pam and Alan Duncan
(in Honor of The Murray Family)
Doug & Maureen Murray

Bronze Sponsors

Kim Diop Group (Re/Max Revolution)
DMJPS CPAs & Advisors
Forbis & Dick Funeral Service
PDC - Preferred Data Corporation
Pilot Benefits
Toshiba Business Solutions, Lucas Crocker

Susan Cannady
David & Rhonda Draper
Jeff Katz & Ila Rosenthal
Cynthia & Robert LeBreton
(in Honor of Morgan Murray)
Bea & David Mandel
Barri Maxwell & Ken White
Rob & Martha Peddrick
Jim & Lee Whiting
Linda Yurko

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The Carroll Companies
Charlotte Payroll
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Pilot Benefits

And Thank You to those who donated  prizes, gifts, and services to make this event so successful.

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oden brewing
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The Greensboro Grasshoppers

The Greensboro Science Center

Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

Barri Maxwell

Mythos Grill


Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants & Hotels

Nido & Mariana Qubein Children's Museum

Starmount Forest Country Club

Gil & Carole Vance