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Community Council for the Arts

Promoting the Arts:  Stars Dance for the Arts

February 9, 2019
Doors open 6:30 p.m.

THANK YOU to all our dancers for participating in our 7th Annual Stars Dance For The Arts  (SDFA)! It is a
star-studded, action-packed event hosted by Vickie Robinson and Wells Gulledge. SDFA 2019 will feature superstar couples dancing to generously raise funds for Kinston’s Community Council for the Arts. Each couple will perform an exciting and expertly choreographed dance. We appreciate the participation of these dancers and for their support!


MEET -- Allison Jones & Matthew Young



                                                       Allison Jones

                                                       Dance Training: 

                                                       Education and Work Experience: 

                                                       Background & Interests: 

What does Allison like about Lenoir County? 

What is Allison looking forward to by participating in this event? 







                                                          Matthew Young

                                                          Dance Training: "None. Zip. Zero. Nada."

                                                          Education and Work Experience: Matthew received his BA in history from Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia, and graduate work in history from Troy State University in Troy, Alabama. He is the Site Manager for the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center in Kinston.

                                                          Background & Interests:  Matthew has lived in Athens, Georgia, the Los Angeles, California suburbs, Georgia, Alabama and Greensboro, North Carolina. His favorite travel destination is Ireland and beach in the summer. He is involved with the Rotary Club of Kinston and the CSS Neuse Gunboat Association. Matthew enjoys military history, historical reenacting, computers, Atlanta Braves baseball and Auburn football. 

Greatest Accomplishment To Date: "Being able to open a new museum and keep it running!"

What does Matthew like about Lenoir County? "The people are warm and welcoming and the food is delicious. And less than an hour and a half from the beach!"

What is Matthew looking forward to by participating in this event? "I was asked to dance and it's a great way to fundraise for the Arts community."
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