From left in blue are Violet Campbell and Lyra Sales, and from left in pink are Aislinn Welburn and Lexi Eckhart in a piece called Princesses and Flowers (choreographed by Colette Schilberg) during Qualicum Beach School of Dance’s Dancing for a Cause event in support of ShuGuy Ministries on Friday, March. 2. — Adam Kveton Photo

Dance event in Parksville raises more than $1,800 for ShuGuy Ministries

Dancers use talent to collect money for organization that gives new shoes to homeless

Local dancers succeeded in raising more than $1,800 on Friday, March 2, in the Qualicum Beach School of Dance’s annual charity show.

Dancers from QBSD, Eclat Youth Ballet Company and the Nanaimo Contemporary Ballet performed at the event at Ballenas Secondary School’s Whalebone Theatre, showing ballet, contemporary, hip hop, tap and various other genres.

The event, which QBSD takes on annually, was raising money for ShuGuy Ministries this year. The charity, which gives new and gently used shoes to those on Vancouver Island without a home, left with a cheque for $1,843.05.

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