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Published on Apr 3, 2010
Dancing With the Stars' Louis Van Amstel and Jonathan Roberts and list of TV, Film and dancing celebrities attended a packed first-ever MAMMOJAM 2010 at Rise Club, Hollywood, CA. The professional dancers volunteered their time for a very good cause, .MammoJam 2010. The star-studded breast cancer research benefit featured professional dance lessons, door prizes, food and more than 300 people Thursday, April 1st. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation.
Louis Van Amstel, the seasoned dance professional from Dancing with the Stars took center stage and demonstrated Louis Dance Blast moves to some 300+ people to follow.
Dance pros and students from his Sherman Oaks and Beverly Hills dance classes will also be on hand. Dancing With the Stars alum Jonathan Roberts also danced under the spotlight of TV's KABC and Extra TV's cameras to capture the first dance with renowned surgeon Dr. Susan Love. For fans of Dancing with the Stars it was autographs and and free dance lessons most of the night and Terri Thomas, San Diego won the door prize of free lessons and a dance with Jonathan Roberts, which also aired during the 4 pm news on KABC-TV. Midway through the evening the disco sounds of the 70's created elbow room only, and memory lane for a lot of people.
The event was the brainchild of Lissa Levin Guntzelman, a television writer/producer (Mad About You, WKRP in Cincinnati) and breast cancer survivor. "I wanted to do this for myself, my family and other breast cancer victims, said Guntzelman about the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundations MammoJam 2010. Im a TV writer/producer, but also an 18-year breast cancer survivor and my mother died of breast cancer at age 60, so my experience and entertainment industry connections will help fight the disease."
The event featured music from the disco 70's, salsa, disco and hits from today's hip and top 40 radio stations. The variety of smooth sounds were offered on seven video screens around the dance floor and videos from dance classes. The crowd of about 85 percent women of all ages got the chance to partner with a professional guest dancers.
MammoJam 2010 was so successful there is already talk about creating a bigger event next time with more door prizes, sponsorships and dance contests. Dr. Susan Love Foundation thanks US Weekly, KABC-TV, Extra TV for coming.
Some of the other celebrities who attended included: * Alyson Reed ("High School Musical 1,2,3") * Marcia Strassman, ("Welcome Back Kotter,", Honey, I Shrunk the Kid * Eduardo Garcia ("No Country for Old Men)") * Erika Eleniak (Baywatch)(Playboy Centerfold) * Marcia Strassman (Welcome Back Kotter, Honey I Shrunk the Kids) * Anastasia Fontaines, (Le Critique", "Mr. Polisman", (2010)Criminal Minds, Glee) * Lissa Levin Guntzelman, ("WKRP in Cincinnati", "Mad About You") * Dr. Susan Love (Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation) The event genius Lissa Levin thanked KABC-TV, EXTRA TV, US Weekly and media for coverage and precoverage like in the Examiner on MAMMOJAM 2010..
SAVE THE DATE June 6, 2010 Third Annual Love Walk Pacific Palisades, California
The First and Second Annual Love Walk's were a huge success. We have had over 750 supporters join us in Pacific Palisades for this 5K event. The walks have generated over $90,000 to benefit breast cancer research projects, and the pilot grant program at DSLRF. We need your help to make the Third Annual Love Walk on June 6, 2010, another unforgettable event.
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