Meet and Greet For DWTRVS

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Southern Oregon celebrities, business owners, and even news anchors are ready to put on their dancing shoes.

The cast of this year’s Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars met for the first time Tuesday night. Erin Maxson and Chris Leone will be representing NewsWatch 12 at this year’s event.

Each star got a chance to look at some potential dances and even stepped on to the dance floor to try them out. The event will benefit USA Dance and Southern Oregon Sparrow Clubs to help young children in need.

Joining Chris and Erin in the competition this year are Radio Personality Casey Baker; Sunrise Cafe Owner Ed Chun; REMAX Broker Cheryl Conway; Black Rock Coffee Co-Owner Tiffany Hernandez; Ashland Fire Marshall Margueritte Hickman; Dave Kelly of Kelly Automotive Service; Pear Blossom Director Darcey Mann-Self; Crossfit Owner Austin Stack; Amy Thuren of the American Red Cross; and North Medford High School Assistant Principal Linda White.