Dance with Our Stars, Rideout Health Foundation's yearly fundraiser has raised more than a half million dollars since its inception in 2011. This years' event held on Jun 19 & 20 raised more than $120.000.
Dance With Our Stars features ten local celebrity contestants who are paired with ten pros. The couples dance their hearts out to not only raise money for the Rideout Health Foundation but to also show off their newly acquired dance talents and to have a fun night with their audience.
Who Are Our 2015 Winners?
Judges Choice Winner:
Celebrity, Tara DeAguiar, Director, Rideout Materials Management with Pro,
Nick Weber, Andean Naturals Operator, Mechanic
Voters Choice and People's Choice winner:
Celebrity, Bree Gianassi-Little, Owner Always Elegant Bridal and Tuxedo with Pro
Carlos Calderon, RN
Bree raised a total of $14,271 for the Rideout Health Foundation
Judges Choice, Voters Choice, People's Choice
Celebrity, Kash Gill, Yuba City City Council (former Mayor), Sr. VP, American West Bank with Pro
Sammy Dake, Educator, Yuba County Office of Education/Dance/Instructor /Choreographer Jacque's Dance Expressions. Won all three awards.
Kash Gill raised a total of $21,534 for the Rideout Health Foundation
The event is underwritten entirely by Colusa Casino Resort who provided free to the Rideout Health Foundation – the facility, sound, lighting, videography, tables, chairs, set-up/tear down and staff.
Couples this year included:
FRIDAY, June 19
• Celebrity Shawna Van Dusen – Pro Tim Davis
• Celebrity Mayor Ricky Samayoa – Pro Alexandria Mazerolle
• Celebrity Bree Gianassi‐Little – Pro Carlos Calderon
• Celebrity Paramjeet Kaur – Pro Harjeet Singh
• Celebrity Tara DeAguiar – Pro Nick Weber
• Celebrity Tammy Harris – Pro Sean Vespoli
• Celebrity Rich Gabel – Pro Michele Blake
• Celebrity Christine Ivory – Pro Kevin Schauer
• Celebrity Brandon Bentz, MD – Pro Cheylene Della Maggiore
• Celebrity Mayor Kash Gill ‐ Pro Sammy Dake
Proceeds from DWOS 2015 will benefit:
The Rideout Health Foundation so that they may contribute to the on‐going success of Rideout Health
by supporting capital improvement projects, technology and programs benefitting patients and the
community we serve. A portion of the proceeds will also be made to the American Red Cross of Northeastern California
Rideout Health is the independent, non-profit, community-based healthcare organization that operates Rideout Memorial Hospital, Fremont Medical Center, the Rideout Cancer Center and other medical facilities around the Yuba-Sutter region. It also is the area's largest non-government employer. In fulfillment of its mission to provide quality healthcare to everyone, regardless of financial circumstance, in recent years the organization provided about $50 million annually in unreimbursed or free medical care to uninsured or under-insured patients.