Breast Cancer Surviors Sought For October Event


Fred Astaire Dance Studios has partnered with the Pink Fund for a Dancing With The Survivors celebration in October and the studio seeks survivors of breast cancer to take part in this fundraiser dedicated to fighting a terrible disease.

Dancing With The Survivors is scheduled for Thursday, Oct., 1, from 6:30-10 p.m. at The Imperia (1714 Easton Ave., Somerset, N.J. 08873). There will be a professional show that features 10 breast cancer survivors dancing along with studio professionals; hors d’oeuvres and drinks sponsored by local restaurants, bakeries and wineries; and entertainment, with a DJ, all-night dancing and many other surprises. Tickets are $50.

Consider this story about the therapeutic value of dance to those caught up in the fight of, and for, their lives. It features Susan Rumeau, who dances at the Montville, N.J. studio:

For more information about Breast Cancer Awareness Month, go here: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease.

Survivors of breast cancer – women and men – who wish to take part in the October Dancing With The Survivors fundraiser are encouraged to contact the studio at (973) 917-3034 or via email at