CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit Announces CASAblancaDancing with the Local Stars

CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit Circuit's premiere fundraising event, CASAblanca Dancing with the Local Stars, is going virtual for 2020! Join us online on November 7th from 7:00 – 9:00 PM for this unique and fun-filled event. Watch the dance competition and other entertainment and participate in the interactive online activities from the comfort of your own home.

Your virtual ticket will include access to the streaming site to watch the event from your phone, tablet, computer or even your Smart TV. You'll be able to cast your vote for the Critics' Choice Award, participate in the voting for the People's Choice Award by making a donation ($1 = 1 vote) and see the real-time results! Host a viewing party for 10 people or less (safely, please!) and be eligible for the Hilltop Wealth Management of Raymond James Viewing Host Award, presented to the Viewing Host that raises the most money. Individual tickets are $150 per person and the Viewing Host is $1,500 for 10 tickets.

Register online at Visit our website at for more details or contact CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit at 309-669-2939 or

The 2020 Dancers helping to make a difference for abused and neglected children include:

Grant Murphy, Murphy & Dunn, PC & Maria Murphy, Children's Hospital of Illinois

Miguel Ramirez, MD, OSF Orthopedics & DesireĆ© Sehati, Sinclair Dance Studio

Adam Shaw, Sinclair Dance Studio & Mady McKeown, Sinclair Dance Studio

Peoria Ballet Students


Participating as Judges include former CASAblanca dancers:

Ryan LaCosse, Best Buddies

Arron McCall, CrossFit North Peoria

Deborah Roethler, City of Peoria

The Honorary Chairs are Adam Hawks of Hilltop Wealth Management of Raymond James and Associates and Laura Hawks. Event Co-Chairs are Teri Cook of Cook Travel and Karoline Seitz-Goddard of CIBM Bank. The evening's emcees are Ashley Bradshaw of Green Ford and Ryan Hite of Eagle Rock Insurance Services.

Thank you to the sponsors that help make this event possible: WMBD, WYZZ, D2K Marketing, CIBM Bank, Miguel Ramirez, MD OSF Orthopedics, Dr. Phillis Dewitt & Craig Nelson, Hilltop Wealth Management of Raymond James, The Louis S. Hensley, Jr. Family Foundation, and Lisa Murphy Web Design.

For more info see:

About CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit FKA CASA of Peoria County ( Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Tenth Judicial Circuit is a 501(c)3 non-profit, volunteer organization that advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the Juvenile Court system. Its existence is based on the belief that every child has the right to a safe and permanent home allowing them the chance to reach their full potential in life. The organization has been serving abused and neglected children since 2005.  CASA is supported by Heart of Illinois United Way, VCVA IL Attorney General, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority with VOCA funds, Illinois Court Appointed Special Advocates, and generous donors. CASA of the Tenth Judicial Circuit is a Member of the National CASA/GAL Association.



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