On March 5, seven Charlotte community and corporate leaders will take the Knight Theater stage and raise funds for Charlotte Ballet and local charitable organizations. Atrium Health is fortunate to have three dancers supporting funds established at Atrium Health Foundation.
Jane Lockwood, Civic Leader, is dancing with Charlotte Ballet’s Humberto Ramazzina to benefit the McColl Lockwood Lab for Muscular Dystrophy Research at Atrium Health. The cause is close to her heart as her daughter, Jane, has limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2i/R9(LGMD). Through philanthropy, the Lockwood family remains deeply committed and involved in finding a cure for this disease.
Jimbo Thorp, Managing Director, JLL, will hit the dance floor with Charlotte Ballet’s Emily Porter to benefit the Beat Childhood Cancer Fund. Atrium Health Levine Children’s is proud to be the home of the Beat Childhood Cancer Research Consortium – an international organization that unites more than 40 universities and children’s hospitals in a mission to connect children to new therapies for high-risk pediatric cancers.
Natasha Adams-Denny, MD, Atrium Health, is dancing with Charlotte Ballet’s Josh Hall to benefit the Women’s Health Services Advancement Fund. Dr. Adams-Denny is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn). She specializes in laparoscopic hysterectomies and hormonal management of menopause symptoms. She is the site-based medical director at Atrium Health Creek Pointe Ob/Gyn and Union Ob/Gyn in Monroe, and was was named a Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine 2021.
All ticket sales and donations received are split 50/50 with Charlotte Ballet and the Star Dancer’s chosen charity.