Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Big Band Swing Dance Fundraiser for Student Scholarships at Saddleback College

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – The Angels for the Arts at Saddleback College will hold its annual  scholarship fundraiser, The Big Band Swing Thing, Saturday, April 11th at 7:00 p.m at the Norman P. Murray Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo. 

Featured will be Joey Sellers and Saddleback’s own Big Band along with talented vocalists who will croon classics of the day. In addition, there will be two entertaining dance performances by the Saddleback College dance students. The pieces, choreographed by Dance Department faculty Marji Himes and Lacey Yell, are Jumpin’ at the Woodside, and Takin’ the A Train

The festivities will also include beer, wine, appetizers, taxi dancers, a silent auction, opportunity drawings, and other surprises of the era. Also don’t forget to wear your 40’s style attire.

The price $25 per person or 2 for $40. The event sold out last year so get your ticket early. If you don’t have a dance partner, taxi dancers will be available for a small fee. Proceeds benefit scholarships for Saddleback students in the Arts.
Tickets can be purchased by calling (949) 582-4656 (noon-4:00 p.m.Tues-Fri) or online
The Angels for the Arts at Saddleback College is a fundraising and support organization for the Performing and Visual Arts at Saddleback College.  Angel members donate their time and talent t6o raise funds and assist with a variety of arts events on the campus.  The group is led by a volunteer advisory board of directors.  Angel members believe in the importance of offering a full spectrum of arts to the community, with the college as the focal point.  These events bring together Orange County residents from all walks of life for the purpose of enlightenment, entertainment and inspiration.  The Angels for the Arts provide support for scholarships for students in the visual and performing arts, Saddleback Civic Light Opera, MainStage Kids Children’s summer program, master classes with professional artists, hospitality for guest artist performers and crew, enhancement for arts patrons such as the tram and an annual fundraiser.

Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit and for Fine Arts information, please visit 

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