Six Lake County community leaders will step out of their comfort at the 15th Annual Stepping Out for Education, Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24.

The three females and three male local celebrities will Fox Trot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing and Tango during two full performances at this iconic fundraiser for the Education Foundation of Lake County,

This year’s event will take place at a new venue: The Clermont Performing Arts Center, located at 3700 US 27. Attendees will enjoy a theater-style performance with a Broadway theme. Watch this video for a sneak peek:

The celebrity dancers are:
• Dr. Emily Feltner, Assistant Superintendent, Lake County Schools
• Kristin Jamieson, Branch Manager, Success Mortgage Partners.
• Dina Simpson, Owner, Renew Day Spa and Renew Hair Salon
• Tyler J. Borowski, Deputy Tax Collector, Lake County Tax Collector
• Jerome Brouhard, Manager and Sommelier, Maggie’s Attic
• Mayor Tim Murry, City of Clermont

The evening will begin with hot hors d’oeuvres catered by Lake County Schools Culinary departments in the Center lobby. A champagne and dessert reception, sponsored by Kevco Builders, will be offered during intermission.

Tickets are $125 each and can be purchased at Saturday’s performance is Sold Out!

For information about sponsorships, contact Carman Cullen-Batt at or call 352-326-1265.

About the Education Foundation of Lake County
Established in 1987, Education Foundation of Lake County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and designated direct support organization for Lake County Schools. Our mission is to serve as the connection between our community and public education, evaluating needs and securing resources to enhance the quality of education. The Education Foundation of Lake County operates for the benefit of students and teachers in Lake County Public Schools.

Education Foundation of Lake County is ranked among the Top 50 Education Foundations in the United States by the Caruthers Institute. For more info, please visit

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