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United Way names dance event winners

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Staff report

The United Way of Denton County announced Monday the eight winners of online voting in its United Tribute dance event.

Four men and four women will work with members of the Texas Woman’s University dance department in an event inspired by the hit television show, Dancing with the Stars.

Mayor pro tem Pete Kamp and Denton Record-Chronicle business writer Karina Ramirez were among the women getting the most votes of the 949 votes cast.

Kay Wright and Pam Wat were also in the top four.

Men receiving the most votes were Joey Hawkins, Tom Tweeddale, Chris Shade and James Strauver.

The dance competition will be part of the entertainment during the United Way event set for Jan. 26 at the Marriott Hotel at Champions Circle in Roanoke.

For more information, call  940-566-5851.