An entertaining and rousing dance competition fundraiser
Local celebrity "Stars" pair with dance Professionals to compete for your votes
just like the wildly popular ABC-TV show.
Saturday Nov 12, 7:30pm
DANCE TEAM: Renee & Tyler
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STAR: Renee Mengali
Renee Mengali is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and President of Mengali Accountancy in Healdsburg. She holds an Associate's Degree in Accounting and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Pacific Union College. Heavily invested in her community, Renee served many years on the board for the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce including two years as board chair and she currently serves on the Boys and Girls Club of Healdsburg and Geyserville’s advisory committee. She also supports the Sonoma County Council on Aging Meals on Wheels program, the Healdsburg Food Pantry, Sonoma County Healthcare Foundation, American Association of University Women Healdsburg chapter along with numerous other charitable organizations. Renee is also a past recipient of the "Spirit of Sonoma" award and the North Bay Business Journal's "Forty Under 40" award. Renee loves to dance and is excited to participate in this fundraiser for the Raven!
PRO: Tyler Crandall
Tyler Crandall is the director and owner of Dsantos Dance CA and DsantosVT in Vermont, and is an active part of Kizomba Canada's professional international performance team, studying under the guidance of world renowned professional artist Manuel Dos Santos, (a.k.a. Dr. Kizomba). Tyler started as a social salsa dancer in 2002. Weekly classes and social dancing brought him into the realm of teaching dance in 2007. In 2010 Tyler began learning dance from Dos Santos, and greatly expanded his repertoire of dance beyond Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata to include Kizomba, Semba, and Kuduro. In 2011 Tyler co-founded DsantosVT, a successful dance company in Vermont. There he hosted monthly socials, taught weekly classes three days per week, and performed/taught at schools, company events, and weddings. In May of 2016 Tyler and his partner Misha Bailey opened Dsantos Dance CA, and are glad to bring a new excitement to the Sonoma County dance community.