Celebrity Dance Challenge

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    Celebrity Dance Challenge Results

    Popular Choice: Colin Oraskovich,
    CBS 3 Duluth Morning Meteorologist
    Judges’ Choice: Mel Winkler, Director of Corporate & Therapeutic Foster Care,
    Northwood Children’s Services

    To see who won what other awards, click on Performances/Celebrity Dance Challenge.

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    Thursday, April 26
    5:30 – 8 p.m.
    Depot Great Hall
    $45 presale/$50 at door

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  • Celebrity Dance Challenge

    Date: February 8, 2018

    Time: 7:00 pm.



    Presenting Sponsor:

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    Jete Sponsor



    CDC 2018 general seating

    2018 Popular Choice Award

    2018 Judges’ Choice Award

    2018 Celebrity Dance Challenge Contestants

    Erin Aldridge
    Concertmaster, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra
    Best Stage Presence, with partner Daniel Westfield








    Martha Bremer
    Director, Fuse and Leadership Duluth
    Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce
    Most Sensuous, with partner Alec Roth








    Jared Broadway
    Neurosurgeon, Essentia Health
    Best Partnering, with partner Brigid Duffin










    Kelly Haffield
    Sex Trafficking Investigator
    Fond du Lac Police
    Most Interpretive, with partner Sam Neale







    Steven Kuross
    M.D., Essentia Health
    Most Technically Proficient, with partner Sarah Gresik







    Rick Lubbers
    Executive Editor, Duluth News Tribune
    Most Comedic, with partner Emma Stratton











    Laura Mullen
    Co-Founder/Vice President of Community & Outreach
    Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
    Best Authenticity, with partner Ryo Munakata







    Dereck Murphy-Williams
    Stylist, Grand Cliffs Salon
    Educator/Manager, Cosmetology Careers Unlimited
    Most Dramatic, with partner Emily Reed







    Colin Oraskovich
    Morning Meteorologist, CBS 3 Duluth
    Popular Choice & Most Entertaining,
    with partner Natasha Bryant





    Ann-Marie Stojevich
    Vice President,
    Visual Merchandising, maurices inc.
    Most Elegant, with partner Eric Pagnano








    Emily Vikre
    Co-founder, Vikre Distillery
    Best Use of Rhythm, with partner Nikolaus Wourms











    Jason Vincent
    Owner, Boat Club Restaurant
    Vanilla Bean Restaurant
    Most Enthusiastic, with partner Sarah White











    Mel Winkler
    Director of Corporate & Therapeutic Foster Care
    Northwood Children’s Services
    Judges’ Choice, with partner Alex Loch







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