Jeff Knapke
Versa Pak
Professional Dancer: Janessa Schwieterman

Andy Schwieterman
BeeGee Realty
Professional Dancer: Lisa Grunden

Abby Balster
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Professional Dancer: Steve Hartwig

Pete Lisi
Fundraising Representative
Professional Dancer: Ashley Etzkorn



Rex Katterheinrich
Village of New Knoxville
Professional Dancer: Kelly Hawk

Shelly Vaughn
Ft. Recovery Schools
Professional Dancer: Ron Rindler

Pat Green
Wapak Police Dept
Professional Dancer: Jessica Welker

Ambyr Rose
92.1 The Frog
Professional Dancer: Zach Ferrall


Dancing with the BIG Stars

The first ever Dancing with the BIG Stars will be held this year with an exciting competition between dancers.

On November 15, a group of well-known community members will test new skills with experienced dance partners as they dance for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mer-cer, Auglaize, & Van Wert Counties at the first annual Dancing with the BIG Stars. This fundraiser is modeled after the long-running television series, Dancing with the Stars.

Eight citizens from the Mercer, Auglaize, & Van Wert County area have been paired with local dancers from various studios throughout the area. The studios rep-resented by the professional dancers include: The Dance Centre, En Pointe, Dancer by Gina, and Wagner’s Dance Studio. The dance couples will dance twice for the title of BIG Star on Saturday, November 15 at Overdrive during an afternoon matinee and an evening dinner performance.

Matinee Performance

November 15 @ 1:00 pm
All tickets for Matinee are $20 each includes snack, beverage, and performance.

Dinner Performance

November 15 – Dinner @ 6:00 pm
Gold Level Tickets: $50 each
Silver Level Tickets: $40 each
Bronze Level Tickets: $30 each

Tickets On Sale Now

Big Brothers Big Sisters
204 E. Spring St.
St. Marys, OH 45885


Vote Online for Your Favorite STAR Dancer

Click on the donate button next to your favorite star’s picture to vote. You may vote as many times as you would like. Each vote is $5. The star that raises the most money at the end of the night on November 15, 2014 will win the BIG Star Award at the 2014 Dancing with the BIG Stars.

Jeff Knapke
Versa Pak
Professional Dancer: Janessa Schwieterman

Andy Schwieterman
BeeGee Realty
Professional Dancer: Lisa Grunden


Abby Balster
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Professional Dancer: Steve Hartwig

Pete Lisi
Fundraising Representative
Professional Dancer: Ashley Etzkorn


Rex Katterheinrich
Village Administrator, Village of New Knoxville
Professional Dancer: Kelly Hawk

Shelly Vaughn
Superintendent, Ft Recovery Schools
Professional Dancer: Ron Rindler


Pat Green
Wapakoneta Police Department
Professional Dancer: Jessica Welker

Ambyr Rose
Radio Host – 92.1 The Frog
Professional Dancer: Zach Ferrall