Bert Weiss to emcee celebrity dance challenge

Q100 radio host Bert Weiss, known for both his talent on the microphone and his many philanthropic works off the air, will put both skill sets to use at an upcoming charity dance competition.

Bert Weiss, shown here at a 2013 event that raised funds for childhood cancer research, will put his talents to work for an upcoming benefit dance competition. AJC file photo

Bert Weiss, shown here at a 2013 event that raised funds for childhood cancer research, will put his talents to work for an upcoming benefit dance competition. AJC file photo

Weiss and Christi Paul will serve as emcees for the Celebrity Dance Challenge, planned for Feb. 26 at the Buckhead Theatre. The event will benefit the Eating Disorders Information Network.

Celebrity dancers practice their steps to get ready for the big night. Photo: Courtesy of EDIN

Celebrity dancers practice their steps to get ready for the big night. Photo: Courtesy of EDIN

Chaired by Ginair McKerrow and Stacy Weiss, the fun night will showcase a clutch of local notables paired with professional dancers and choreographers who will all show off their best moves for a great cause.

The show begins at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. with a VIP reception kicking off at 6:30 p.m. A VIP after-party follows. Ticketing options range from $25 balcony seats with a cash bar to a $1,250 sponsorship including 10 VIP seats with admission to the pre-function reception and after-party.

See this link for details, reservations and to vote for your favorite dancer.

Celeb steppers and their professional partners include publicist Meg Reggie with Erick Nathan; broadcaster Nikky Williams with Dustin Lewis; radio personality Cassie Young with Evari Pickett; Bloomingdale’s General Manager Tom Abrams with Autumn Morgenstern; Fur Bus founder/CEO Trey Humphreys with Desiree Nathanson; and Aria General Manager and Wine Director Andres Loaiza with Asiya Khasnutdinova.

Jazz hands! Photo: Courtesy of EDIN

Jazz hands! Photo: Courtesy of EDIN