Welcome to our virtual Gala Dress Rehearsal!
On April 25 (the original date of our gala), we provided a sneak peek on Facebook at our Dynamic Duos, who will be performing live at our “There’s No Business Like Share Business” gala which has been rescheduled to August 8. Each video is wonderfully creative and delightful in its own unique way – and they did their best to practice social distancing, wash/sanitize their hands and wear PPE. We are incredibly grateful to these 14 community leaders who took time away from their businesses which are working so hard to serve our community. To our Dynamic Duos: thank you for your time, for your humor, for your dance moves and for your support of Share!
If you’d like to support your favorite Dynamic Duo, just click on their link (which is next to their name above each video) to make a donation. The funds raised today will be tallied and added to their fundraising totals. The winning team will be announced on Aug. 8 at the postponed gala and we hope you can join us then! Now, let’s start the rehearsal!
Masters of Ceremony: Ali Novinger & Kim Capeloto
We are kicking off the evening with a welcome from our Masters of Ceremony Kim Capeloto of Riverview Community Bank and Ali Novinger of Beaches Restaurant and Bar.
Leading Ladies of Share: Diane Mcwithey & Amy Reynolds
The leading ladies of Share – Diane McWithey and Amy Reynolds – put on their Gala dresses to welcome you to our Dress Rehearsal and to provide an update on how Share is continuing to fulfill our mission despite the challenges facing our entire community due to the COVID-19 crisis.
“Chicago” featuring Sherri McMillan & Carrie Cofer – click here to vote!
Get your gin out and put on some fringe! Roxie and Velma are here to take you to a virtual speak easy. Here are Sherri McMillan and Carrie Cofer.
“Guys & Dolls” featuring Beth Anderson & Joey Yourcheck – click here to vote!
Calling all high rollers! Get out your betting books and whip up a Cuban milkshake. Beth Anderson and Joey Yourcheck will transport us back to the Depression-era. It’s sure to be a hoot, but will luck be a lady tonight?
“Rock of Ages” featuring James Oneil & Tony Oberio – click here to vote!
This duo is hitting the track to mentally and physically get fit for fundraising! Take a look at how it went…all we’ll say is it’s a good thing they have all summer to prepare. Here’s James Oneil and Tony Oberio
“Wicked” featuring Meghan Hamilton & Traci Andrews – click here to vote!
You too can be ‘popular’ after you master these drinks as taught in this mixology class with two magical witches – Elfie is a bit sour, Glinda is a bit sweet, but together they are the perfect mix. Here are Meghan Hamilton and Traci Andrews.
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
We’d like to take a pause in the entertainment to thank our wonderful gala sponsors. A special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor Riverview Community Bank and to our Support Sponsors: KMR, HopeLift, ilani, Ginn Group, Jo Marie & Steve Hansen, Yaculta
“Mamma Mia” featuring Max Ault & Patrick Ginn – click here to vote!
Somewhere on the lesser-known Greek island of Hazel Dell, there is a quarantine dance practice Mamma Mia-style – you don’t want to miss it! Here are Max Ault and Patrick Ginn.
“Book of Mormon” featuring Adam Roselli & Bryce Davidson – click here to vote!
Who knew that in addition to finding you the perfect property to buy or lease, Adam Roselli is a song writer. He’s here representing his duo (the other half of whom is Bryce Davidson) with an original song to the tune of “I Believe” from the Book of Mormon.
“My Fair Lady” featuring Kara Fox-LaRose & Steve Horenstein – click here to vote!
A bloomin’ lady is in our midst, with the elegant Eliza Doolittle accompanied by Professor Higgins. Our last duo will inspire you not only to support your community, but to work on your elocution, too! Here are Kara Fox-LaRose and Steve Horenstein.
Our virtual dress rehearsal has ended. Thank you all for joining us this afternoon! While we wish we could have celebrated in person, we know that staying home, staying healthy is best for our community … and it will ensure we can celebrate together someday soon!
Thank you to our sponsors, thank you to our Dynamic Duos, thank you to Kim & Ali, thank you to our amazingly generous community! Don’t forget that donations over the weekend for our Dynamic Duos will qualify you for entry in our door prize drawing for the Quarantine Survival Kit. Have a wonderful evening!