Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars

Next month is the 5th Annual Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars! Eleven local celebrities and personalities will take to the stage and dance to raise money for Southern Oregon Sparrow Clubs and USA Dance. One of those stars is C.H. Chou. C.H. Chou is no stranger to the stage, having already performed at the … Continue reading »

Contestants Prepare for 2013 DWTRVS

MEDFORD, Ore. — Get ready to put on your dancing shoes for a good cause. Preparations for the fifth annual Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars is underway. The event benefits Southern Oregon Sparrow Clubs. Last year the event raised more than $40,000. Tuesday, contestants met to learn more about Sparrow Clubs, and to get … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: “Walk for Williams”

MEDFORD, Ore. — This weekend, you can lace up your tennis shoes to bring attention to a disorder only 1 in 10,000 people have. The “Walk for Williams Awareness Walk and 5k Run” is happening Saturday. The goal is to put “Williams Syndrome” in the spotlight. The genetic disorder comes with serious heart problems, developmental … Continue reading »

High Schooler Writes Song For Sparrow

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Southern Oregon high school sophomore is selling a song online; its proceeds will benefit the family of a 12-year-old who died of bone cancer in November. Hannah Sarganis is a typical teenager in some ways, like her love for the Jonas Brothers; however, in other ways, she stands out. … Continue reading »

Crater High School Adopts Sparrow

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Every year, Sparrow Clubs chooses a child in need and pairs them with a local school that adopts them for year. Wednesday, Crater High School got to meet their Sparrow: a 5-year-old little girl who they will help financially support. A stadium full of students welcomed Addison Irey on Wednesday afternoon. … Continue reading »

St. Mary’s Students Help Sparrow

MEDFORD, Ore. — Students at Saint Mary’s School are accepting the challenge to do hundreds of community service hours to help raise money for 3-month-old Bauer White. Bauer is the first Sparrow child of this school year. Doctors say Bauer was born with a rare heart defect. Bauer has holes in his heart that keep … Continue reading »

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 … Continue reading »

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