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Deadline nears to donate, vote in Dancing With Savannah Stars

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

More than three months of fundraisers, dance practices and bruises comes down to next week.

The Dancing With Savannah Stars competition to help raise money for Savannah-Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, ends on Nov. 10 with the grand finale at the Lucas Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35, plus taxes and surcharges, and tax-deductible.

On Monday Nov. 7, the online voting competition will end. You can go to www.dancingwithsavannahstars.org to buy tickets to the event and vote. Each vote is $1 and also tax deductible.

12 Savannah residents, all with a mission to raise the most money and help abused and neglected children caught up in the court system, have competed for votes and donations since mid-July.

WTOC's Don Logana is among the competitors, and has held several fundraisers helping raise more than $10,000 so far. He's not done yet.

Starting Sunday night on WTOC-TV, and all day Monday, we will be asking our viewers to support this great non-profit organization and donate at least $1 to CASA by voting online for Don, or buying tickets to see the show, and see Don dance.

Every Friday, we've watched Logana prepare for Nov. 10, where he will dance the Tango with partner Courtney Byars. His coach, Mack McKenzie from McKenzie's Professional Ballroom, along with Byars, have donated their time and talent to not only help Don learn to dance, but also to make the 4th Dancing With Savannah Stars a success.

Show your support for their hard work. $1 per vote, or vote as many times as you would like. The more generosity, the better, as CASA trains volunteers to help make important and life changing decisions for children who need their help.

You can vote for Don, buy tickets to the event and learn more about Savannah-Chatham CASA by visiting their website, at www.dancingwithsavannahstars.org.

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