Dancing Under The Atlantic City Stars took place on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The first-ever charity event of its kind for South Jersey, benefited the Community FoodBank of New Jersey — Southern Branch.

The event gave out trophies for top fundraisers and for talent, selected by judges: Howard Eskin, Mike Quick, Gordon Winarick and former Miss America Suzette Charles.

Dancers included:

Samantha Kiley, executive director of AtlantiCare and partner Ron Curcio

Lloyd Levenson, CEO of Cooper Levenson, and parnter Carrie Reilly

Laura Vadell and partner Al Henry

Frank Chesky, VP and general counsel of Hard Rock and partner Nicole Stephens

Jessica Kowal, Chief Development Officer of Inspira Health and partner Can Muhammed Karagoz

Michael Azeez, technology and real estate developer and partner Janet Chapman

Michael Bray, founder and director of Passion Vines Wine & Spirit and partner Kim Pacitti

Cookie Till, owner of Steve & Cookie's restaurant and partner Joey G

Dr. Fabio Orozco, orthopedic surgeon, and partner Mary Beth Snow

Brian Jackson, COO of Stockton University A.C. campus and partner Carol Maccri-Gossamer

William McMenamin, Caring Adult Health Services, and Sarah Jane Acampora

Kim Siganos and partner Al Henry

The winners are ...

Top 3 Judges' Choice winners:

1) Jessica Kowal and partner Can Muhammed Karogoz 

2) Michael Bray and Kim Pacitti

3) Bill McMeniman and Sarah Jane Acampora

Night Of Event/People's Choice Top Fundraiser:

Michael Azeez and partner Janet Chapman

Top 3 Hunger Hero Fundraisers (for overall fundraising)

1) Cookie Till, who raised $110,391

2) Michael Azeez

3) Lloyd Levenson