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Dance for a Chance: Disco Nights is October 13.

Can you Dig it?

If you saved your platform shoes, leisure suits and bell bottoms -- you are READY to celebrate with YES this year for Dance for a Chance: Disco Nights Thursday, October 13, at Omaha Design Center!

Similar to Dancing with the Stars, Dance for a Chance pairs up dancers with instructors, who then work together over a series of weeks to create a dance, pick accompanying music and practice before competing in October.

At the same time, the dancers are working within their personal and professional networks – largely via social media – to raise awareness and money for Youth Emergency Services.

Last year's event  -- a year removed from canceling in 2020 due to the pandemic -- raised more than $109,000! We can't THANK EVERYONE ENOUGH for helping us exceed our post-pandemic goal!

Congratulations to Xavier Carr of Lasik Plus and his partner Leigh Chaves for getting the highest marks from our judging panel to win Best Dance Performance. Chaves also won in 2019.

And MANY THANKS to Katie Kuhl of Medical Solutions for getting the MOST VOTES and RAISING THE MOST MONEY, well over $30,000 to be our Fundraising Champion!

Suffice it to say, this fundraiser is UNLIKE ANY OTHER each year in the community -- and everyone has a GREAT TIME DOING IT!

"We are so grateful to everyone who supported Dance for a Chance this year, particularly our dancers and instructors for the tremendous amount of time and effort they gave to raise so much money and perform at such a high level," said Barb Farho, YES Director of Development.

"We also thank all of our sponsors, silent auction donors, volunteers, staff -- everyone who helped make this year's event such a tremendous success. We have already started planning next year's event!"

Lindsay Corporation returns as this year’s Presenting Sponsor, and Medical Solutions is back as the YES Champion Sponsor.

Check out PHOTOS from last year's event on our Facebook Event Page! Thank you to Debra Kaplan for taking such wonderful photos!

If you're interested in participating as a DANCER, INSTRUCTOR or SPONSOR, please contact Barb! We have a couple of open spots for dancers and instructors right now -- and we NEVER turn away SPONSORS! 

So DUST OFF your BOOGIE SHOES and join us October 13 for Dance for a Chance: Disco Nights!

Thank you to our 2021 Event Sponsors*: 

Presenting Sponsor: Lindsay Corporation

YES Champion Sponsor: Medical Solutions

YES Speakeasy Sponsor: Midwest Medical Transport

Virtual Telecast Sponsor: Lund Ross Constructors

Supporter Sponsors: Koley Jessen  Valmont  AO  Luma Services  Security National Bank    Burlington Capital

Media Sponsors: metroMagazine   Midlands Business Journal

*Please contact Director of Development Barb Farho to learn more about how your organization/business can help support YES with a Dance for a Chance sponsorship! 

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