Thursday, December 12, 2013

Lieder, Tadie are performing in Dancing with Winona Stars

The fifth annual Dancing with the Winona Stars will take place Tuesday, Dec. 31, at Winona State University’s McCown Gymnasium. The New Year’s Eve event will feature seven individual stars, eight groups of stars and The Dweebs.

Terri Lieder, Marketing and Communication Office, and Dr. Joe Tadie, Philosophy Department, will be performing. Lieder is dancing with M.P. and the History Hotties, raising money for the Winona County Historical Society, and Tadie is dancing for Project FINE. They have been training with professional dance instructors for several months.

There will be a panel of judges who will critique each performance. Each will be scored on several criteria. The winner is determined based upon a combination of 50 percent dance score and 50 percent votes raised.

Votes can be cast at any time, for $1 per vote, up to the end of the event. Checks for the votes should be made out directly to the charity.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person (which includes late night hors d’oeuvres, the show and The Dweebs’ performance.

Tables, which allow for reserved seating for eight, are $350 per table. For more information, go to