Last year’s most exciting and wildly fun fundraiser — Dancing Under the Atlantic City Stars — was an overwhelming success for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey — Southern Branch. The event sold out in an amount of time unprecedented for this area and was the biggest single-day fundraiser that the FoodBank has ever seen.

It returns this year to Hard Rock Atlantic City on Nov. 2, bringing with it 12 new “celebrity dancers” and their talented professional partners.

Celeb couples include:

Joseph R. Jingoli, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, JINGOLI; Chief Business Development Officer, DCO Energy, LLC; Partner, Hard Rock Atlantic City, with partner Carol Maccri-Gossamer

Paula Hartman, owner Hartman Home Team Berkshire Hathaway, with partner Raphael Souza

Brian Broadley, president of Broadley’s Mechanical Contracting, with partner Carrie Reilly

Stephan Johnson, executive chef Dock’s Oyster House, with partner Nicole Stephens

Judy Levine, sales associate, Bernie Robbins; chairperson, Matthew Bee Memorial Fund, with partner Samuel Chisolm

Julia Fanelli, owner Esthetica Salon & Spa, with partner Ron Curcio

Johnny Exadaktilos, proprietor Ducktown Tavern & Liquors, with partner Sarah Jane Acampora

Becky Orsatti, former Ms. New Jersey Senior America, with partner Al Henry

Bradford S. Tucker, Rothman Institute Sports Medicine Surgeon, with partner Mary Beth Snow

Matthew B. Levinson, Corporate Director, Construction and Real Estate, AtlantiCare, with partner Janet Chapman

Leonard Rosenthol, Senior Principal Architect for PDF with Adobe, with partner Kim Pacitti

Don Kelly, owner of Kelly Landscaping, with partner Lisa Gottlieb.

Tables for the 2019 Dancing Under the Atlantic City Stars go on sale Thursday, June 20. They are sold as tables of 10 and start at $2,500. No individual tickets are currently on sale.

However, you can start voting for your favorite dancing couple beginning Thursday, as well, for $10 per vote.

Go to DancingUnderTheAtlanticCity for more info on voting, tickets and all of our dancers’ bios.

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