Cooper Levenson organized a dance party to raise much-needed funds for Puerto Rico residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Resorts Casino Hotel.

“We have several staff members with family in Puerto Rico who are facing insurmountable odds,” said Ken Calemmo, chief operating officer of Cooper Levenson. “We wanted to do what we could to help. Resorts Casino stepped up in a huge way to produce this event and we are grateful for their assistance in making it all happen.”

The event included live music by Jimmy Jorge and the Latin Express, a Salsa dance lesson by LaPalma Dance Studio, performances by Arlin’s Dance Academy teachers and Latin dance troupe, traditional Puerto Rican food by Resorts, and a special presentation of funds raised by the staff of Seashore Gardens Living Center.

Sponsors for the event included Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Sun Property, AtlantiCare, Fulton Bank of New Jersey, The Finkel Group, a Merrill Lynch firm, the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce, the Press of Atlantic City, SNJ Today, PhotoGraphics Photography, Argyle Interactive, Arlin’s Dance Academy, LaPalma Dance, and WEMG-MEGA 105.7 FM and 1310 AM. A special events production