‘Dancing with the stars’ event to help fund Nicholls scholarship

THIBODAUX — The Bayou Junior Woman’s Club in partnership with the Louisiana Center for Women and Government, headquartered at Nicholls State University, will host “Dancing with the Stars on the Bayou” on Saturday, April 13. Proceeds will help fund the annual Alice Marx LeBlanc Nursing Scholarship for Nicholls students beginning their nursing clinicals.

The fundraiser will begin with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. in the Cotillion Ballroom of the Bollinger Memorial Student Union. Actor Christian LeBlanc of The Young and the Restless will serve as the master of ceremonies while prominent locals compete on the dance floor. LeBlanc’s co-stars Jessica Collins and Jeff Branson will be on the celebrity judging panel along with WWL-TV anchor Eric Paulsen, lawyer Russ Herman and singer Amanda Shaw.

Tickets are $50 per person or $350 for a table of eight. To purchase a ticket, call 985-448-4770 or 985-209-4221. More information is available at www.nicholls.edu/lcwg/dwss