2019 Stepping Out for Education

Please mark your calendars to attend this year’s event on Friday, September 20th, at the FP Funding Center.  Dancers are being secured and ticket sales and the People’s Choice voting will open in August.

2018 Stepping Out for Education

***Thank you to our celebrity couples, who worked so hard to help raise a gross total of $102,800!  Funds will be used to support our AmeriCorps Polk Reads program and other programs and services where needed.  Will and Andrea Link raised $23,851 earning them the People’s Choice Award for the couple who raised the most money.  Cauney Bamberg and Vince Gonzalez came in first place in the dance competition, Cyndi Jantomaso and Nelson Zenteno were second and Zac and Florrie Kluytenaar third.  Cauney and Vince also earned the Audience Favorite Award voted on by those who attended that night.

Group Photo Of all dance Contestants

Special thanks also goes to our event sponsors: 

Gold:  Citizens Bank & Trust, Jarrett-Gordon Ford and Polk State College
Silver: AT&T, Badcock and More, the Bosticks, K Team Realty, Mosaic, Publix Super Markets Charities, Reed Mawhinney & Link, PLLC, Southeastern University and Tampa Electric Company
Bronze:  BB&T, CEMEX, DIGARC, Duke Energy, Heritage Group at Morgan Stanley, Keiser University, Maxcy Foundation, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union, State Farm Insurance and Tracy Mouncey and Associates