2017 Gala of Stars

  • Once again in stellar style, Shoreline stars will take to the dance floor for Raise the Roof’s third annual and signature event, Gala of Stars: Dancing for the Cause. Raise the Roof defines stars as community leaders passionate about making the world a better place. This group fits that definition perfectly and has accepted the invitation to step onto the dance floor to provide a family with the opportunity to own a safe, affordable home. Their dance lessons have begun, and they are already competing with this event’s special fundraising twist. They are dancing to build a Habitat house. Learn more about our stars and their reasons for dancing by clicking on their names below:

    Introducing Raise the Roof’s 2017 stars:

  • The stars are learning choreographed ballroom routines during ten private lessons provided by Arthur Murray Guilford, Raise the Roof’s Event Partner. The dancing stars will perform on November 10 at the Gala of Stars: Dancing for the Cause at The WoodWinds of Branford, 6:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m. The stars are competing for "votes" (dollars = votes) and their dancing is raising funds for the building of the next Raise the Roof Habitat for Humanity house. The dance couple that receives the most “votes” will win the grand-prize Shoreline Stars trophy! Online voting has begun and will stay open through the November 10 gala performances. Donate to vote and support these stars by clicking on their links above or on the ‘Donate’ button in our left sidebar button here. To learn more about earning star status as an event sponsor, click here.

    A group of celebrity judges will also present awards for the best performances the night of the event. In addition to the dance performances, gala guests will enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres, a three-course plated dinner, and time for their own dancing. Purchase your tickets here and have the honor of seeing and applauding the dancers as they step onto the dance floor for this beautiful cause. Thank you for supporting their wonderful efforts.