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Ballroom event with 'Doc and the Scrubs' Jan. 17 at PACC

The Perham Area Community Center and the members of the nationally recognized Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program, will be hosting a benefit dance for Perham's Promise (a non-profit organization that works with children of all ages and their families) on January 17, at the PACC gymnasium.

The evening will feature a 16-piece big band "Doc and the Scrubs" with ballroom dancing and demonstrations.

Concessions will be served by the Perham Girl Scouts, as a fundraiser.

Free dance lessons will be offered during the dance.

This is a non-alcoholic event.

The major sponsor of the event is Medica Medicare Solutions and the Center for Healthy Aging, local businesses.

"Doc and the Scrubs" was founded in 1991 by Dr. Bob Watson, and is comprised of area musicians, from age 20 to over 80.

The event is $5 per person or $12 per family. It is open to the public. Donations will also be requested for Perham's Promise.