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Dr. Susan Love takes the first dance with Louis Van Amstel and Jonathan Roberts, “Dancing with the Stars” to benefit breast cancer at the Rise Club

Dancing With the Stars’ Louis VanAmstel and Jonathan Roberts and list of TV, Film and dancing celebrities attended a packed first ever MAMMOJAM 2010 at Rise Club, Hollywood, CA. The professional dancers volunteered their time
for a very god cause, .MammoJam 2010.
The star-studded breast cancer benefit features professional dance lesson, door prizes, food and more than 300 people Thursday, April 1st.
Louis Van Amstel, the seasoned dance professional from Dancing With the Stars will took center stage and demonstrated Louis’ Dance Blast moves for attendees to follow. Dance pros and students from his Sherman Oaks and Beverly Hills dance classes will also be on hand. Dancing With the Stars alum Jonathan Roberts also dance under the spotlight of TV’s KABC and Extra TV’s cameras to capture the first dance with renowned surgeon
Dr. Susan Love.
For fans of Dancing With the Stars it was autographs and and free dance lessons most of the night and Terryi Thomas, San Diego won the door of free lessons and a dance with Jonathan Roberts, which also aired during the 4 pm news on KABC-TV. Midway through the evening the disco sounds of the 70’s created elbow room only, and memory lane for a lot of people of all ages.
All proceeds from the event will benefit the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation.

The event is the brainchild of Lissa Levin Guntzelman, a television writer/producer (Mad About You, WKRP in Cincinnati) and breast cancer survivor. “I wanted to do this for myself, my family and other breast cancer victims,” said Guntzelman about the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation’s MammoJam 2010. “I’m a TV writer/producer, but also an 18-year breast cancer survivor and my mother died of breast cancer at age 60, so my experience and entertainment industry connections will help fight the disease.”

The event will feature music from the disco 70’s, salsa, disco and hits from today’s hip and top 40 radio stations. The variety of smooth sounds were offered on seven video screens around the dance floor. The crowd of about 85 percent women of all ages got the chance to partner with a professional guest dancers.
Actor Eduardo Garcia & Guest dance up a
storm at MAMMOJAM 2010

MammoJam 2010 was so successful there is already talk about creating a bigger event next time with more door prizes, sponsorships and dance contests.  Dr. Susan Love Foundation thanks US Weekly, KABC-TV, Extra TV

Celebrities who attended included:
Louis Van Amstel, (“ABC’s Dancing with the Stars”) Jonathan Roberts, ( “Dancing with the Stars”) Mary-Margaret Humes (“Dawson’s Creek”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “CSI”)
Dan Guntzelman, (“Perfect Game”, “Growing Pains”, “WKRP in Cincinatti”)
Erika Eleniak, (Baywatch)(Playboy Centerfold)
Alyson Reed, (“High School Musical 1,2,3”)
James Karnes, (“Criminal Minds”)
Marcia Strassman, (“Welcome Back Kotter,”, Honey, I Shrunk the Kid
Eduardo Garcia (“No Country for Old Men)”)
Lissa Levin, (“Mad About You”),”WKRP in Cincinnati”)
Dr. Susan Love, (Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation)
Mary-Margaret Humes, Louis Van Amstel, Marina Anderson, (“Desperate House Wives”, “Wild Hogs”), Lissa Levin and Dr. Susan Love at the Rise.
MammoJam was a celebration for women of all ages to team up to fight breast cancer together. It’s attracted mothers and daughters, family members, friends and husbandsThe event genius Lissa Levin thanked KABC-TV, EXTRA TV, US Weekly and others for coverage and precoverage such as in the Examiner on MAMMOJAM 2010.

MAMMOJAM 2010 drew hundreds of Dancing with the Stars Fans to see and mingle at the first MAMMOJAM 2010, which featureD Dancing with the Stars Louis Van Amstel and even a hot pink carpet.

SAVE THE DATE

June 6, 2010
Third Annual Love Walk  Pacific Palisades, California The First and Second Annual Love Walk’s were a huge success. We have had over 750 supporters join us in Pacific Palisades for this 5K event. The walks have generated over $90,000 to benefit breast cancer research projects, and the pilot grant program at DSLRF. We need your help to make the Third Annual Love Walk on June 6, 2010, another unforgettable event.

Terri Thomas, San Diego won the free dance lessons door prize and a chance to dance with Jonathan Roberts, "Dancing with the Stars" alum.

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“Dancing with the Stars – MAMMOJAM 2010”


“Dancing with the Stars – MAMMOJAM 2010”

Stars’ Louis Van Amstel and Jonathan Roberts
to appear at Star-Studded Breast Cancer benefit

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A Rise Club Dance Benefit for the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

What: “MAMMOJAM 2010” Celebrity “Dancing with the Stars”

Louis Van Amstel will be demonstrating his Louis’ “Dance Blast”
for celebrities dancing for a good cause

‘DANCING WITH THE STARS’

Who: Louis Van Amstel and Jonathan Roberts (confirmed)

Alyson Reed, “A Chorus Line,” ‘‘High School Musical,” “LA Law”

Erika Eleniak,
“Baywatch,” Playboy Centerfold

Julia Anderson, “True Beauty,” “100 Most Beautiful People”(People)

Eduardo Garcia,
“CORNERED,” “No Country for Old Men”
Lissa Levin Guntzelman, “WKRP in Cincinnati,” “Mad About You”

Dr. Susan Love, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

Marcia Strassman, “Welcome Back, Kotter” “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”

When: THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2010 (no fooling!)- 7 PM -10 PM

6:30 p.m. media-check-in       (VIP Area, Refreshments) (Bar, a view, dance floor)

Where:                     RISE CLUB (above the “The Highlands” on 5th floor) at Hollywood Complex
6801 Hollywood Blvd. 5th Floor, (Hollywood & Highland), Parking $2.00 for 4 hrs.
Background: The event is the brainchild of Lissa Levin Guntzelman, a television writer/producer (“Mad about you,” “WKRP in Cincinnati”) and breast cancer survivor. “I wanted to do this for myself, my family and other breast cancer victims,” said Guntzelman for the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation’s MAMMOJAM 2010. “I’m a TV writer/producer, but also an 18-year breast cancer survivor and my mother died of breast cancer at age 60 so my experience and entertainment industry connections will help fight the disease. Louis Van Amstel will take center stage, demonstrating his Louis’ Dance Blast moves for the crowd to follow, including dance pros, and students from his Sherman Oaks and Beverly Hills dance classes – and Jonathan Roberts will dance and share the dance floor with the Renowned Surgeon Dr. Susan Love. The event will feature music from the 70’s to Salsa and Disco to Today. Club DJ Prophecy. Dedications of songs will be offered on seven video screens around the dance floor. Participants will have the chance to be partnered with a professional guest dancer, free appetizers, a full no-host bar, a free neck and shoulder massage, not to mention an opportunity to mingle with lots of celebrities and surprise guests on the dance floor. To RSVP (310) 828-0060 or (866) 569-0388 or visit: www.dslrf.org/endingbc/content.asp?L2=7&L3=2&SID=382 or go to: MAMMOJAM 2010 on Facebook.


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: Media please call Aida Mayo or George Mc Quade for advanced interviews and to RSVP for event. @ 818-340-5300 or 818-618-9229. Publicity@mayocommunications.com]