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Dancing With Our Stars was put together by Sam Panarello, Faye Pilloni, Melissa Brown & Michael Catanzariti. Over 2 nights the Gemini function room was transformed into an elegant ballroom with over 260 tickets sold for each performance.

It was a fantastic 2 nights with proceeds going to the Suicide Awareness Group and the Children's Ward at the Griffith Base Hospital. The total amount given to each charity over the 2 nights totalled $12,270.00 each.

Suicide Awareness wishes to thank all involved for helping us help others.

Our special guests
Deone Zanotto (Judge/Performer)
Kerry Baumer (Judge)
Adam Jon Fiorentino (Judge/Performer)
Mark Wilson (Compere)

The dancers
Dean Owen and Melinda Fawcett
Jose Diaz and Milva Agostini-Moore
Julian Raccanello and Anna Pickering
Satwinder Sandhu and Tania Lane
Tony Sergi and Marina Lamari
Dom Piromalli and Cassandra Little

Special thanks to Melissa Brown from
Melissa's Dance studio for training all the dancers.

Sponsors of dance costumes
Acacia Motel
Book City
Collier and Miller
Dal Broi Family Wines
Dom's Motors
Flexible Solutions
Lesleys Of Griffith
Lorraine Murphy-Elders
McDonalds - Griffith
National Australia Bank
Owen Toyota
Presto Management
Premier Nurseries
Riverina Discount Tobacconists
Serafin Spray
Searl's Newsagency
La Tavola Restaurant
Urquhart and Sexton Financial Planners
Water Dynamics

Plaza Hair Studio - Maryann Signor & staff for creative & wonderful hair styles
Eclipse the Essential Spa - Olivia Minato & staff for the make-up and making the dancers look so fantastic
The Area News - Tanya Patterson, Michael Kelly and staff
Axi-Kem - Peter and Jeanette Cunial
Bertoldos Bakery - The Bertoldo Family
Big W - Mark McKasker
Click Print and Copy - David O'Sullivan
Dobija Design and Publishing - Josh Dobija and Staff
Gemini Hotel - Michael Catanzariti and Fay Pilloni
Gemini Motel - (Accommodation) Bruno Mancini
Griffith High School Students - Louise Wolfe, Emma Hardy, Jenny Dance, Roger McDonald and Joelene Harrison
The House Warehouse
MDM For Men - Narelle Duxbury and Rosanne Marando
Presto Management - Sam Panarello
Jayne Walmsley for helping the dancers
Barbara Maiden for helping the dancers
Starfish Florist - Vanesa Dissegna
Ensign/Griffith Laundry Service
Nina's Flowers
Codemo Engineering -Terry Codemo
Griffith City Hire
Jamo's Freight

Sponsorship of Compere and Judges
Cesira Bellincanta and Family
Casella Wines
Camilla and Roy Calabria
MDM for Men
Julie and Ottelio Minato
Fay Pilloni
Val and Peter Salvestro
21st Century Wines

Wines donated by wineries
Beelgara Estate
Casella Wines
Dal Broi Family Wines
De Bortoli Wines
McWilliams Wines
Piromit Wines
Riverina Estate
West End Estate
Donations of prizes and gifts
Axi-Kem Pty Ltd
Designer Collection
East Griffith Pharmacy
GB Sports
Gino's Soul Pattinson Pharmacy
Jo's Ladies Shoes
John Dodd Pharmacy
L.T. Design
Meadow Lane
MIA Casa
Natalina's for Hair
Old Belahlee
Pat Zirilli Amcal Chemist
Picasso's Restaurant
Pink Passionfruit
Plaza Hair Studio
Riverina Grove
Ron and Maria's Orchid Nursery
Robin's Pharmacy
Strawberries on Ice
Virginia Rostirolla Massage & Nutri-Metics
Vita's Restaurant
Wipe Out
World of Discovery

Special thanks to:
Pat Sergi, Ian Ippoliti and Mark Macedone
Silvana Cocilova and Kayla Temporali


Suicide Awareness .com Inc

PO Box 8039, Griffith
NSW 2680, Australia