If you’ve got two left feet and want to contribute to a good cause, the Love to Dance Academy is putting on a fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation today at the Merritt Senior’s Centre.
The event will go from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and will feature dance demonstrations and lessons, games, refreshments, door prizes and a silent auction.
“I mentioned it to the older dancers in our dance studio, and they just got so enthusiastic about it and grabbed the opportunity — they arranged this wonderful event,” said Lizette Nel, manager of the Love to Dance project put on by the Merritt Dance Society, a local nonprofit society. “I believe that happy hearts are healthy hearts.”
While there will be some dancing, it won’t be a choreographed performance per se — it will be more of a relaxed morning with some informal dancing, dance instruction and demonstration, and other activities.
They hope to raise $2,000 for the foundation.
Correction: This article originally stated that Lizette Nel was the owner of Love to Dance. The Herald regrets the error.