Yes, if you're a fan of ABC's Dancing With the Stars, you probably are excited about this fall season. From Emmitt Smith to Apolo Ohno to Kirstie Alley to Pamela Anderson, it's a season of all-stars.
And so is the real main event, the 2013 Dancing With the Geneva Stars, which will take place Feb. 9 at
The 2013 lineup was formally announced Saturday, Sept. 8, on the entertainment stage at in downtown Geneva.
The couples will learn at a future meeting and photo shoot at in Geneva which dance routine they will be performing.
has become perhaps the biggest social event in the long, hallowed history of Geneva. Tickets often sell out early, and the voting starts online prior to the event and continues until the final minutes of the performances.
Best of all, it's for a good cause. The event is a big annual fundraiser for the Geneva Cultural Arts Commission and the Geneva Academic Foundation.
And the 2013 performers are (drumroll, please):
Justin and Katlyn Eggar! The Eggars work at on State Street in Geneva.
Dorothy Flannagan and Sam Hill! Yes, another unmarried couple follows in the footsteps of last year's champions, . Representing the city of Geneva this year is a 4th Ward alderwoman Dorothy and 1st Ward alderman Sam.
Steve and Lynn Saunders! Lynn is a branch manager of the First American Bank in Geneva and member of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce Board. Steve is a real estate agent.
Eric and Elizabeth Ott! Eric owns . Elizabeth is a teacher.
Kevin and Mary Keyzer! Mary is a teacher.
Adil and Kathy Jaffer! Adil owns Rosati’s Pizza in Geneva. Kathy is a hair stylist who works from her home.
SOURCE: Dancing with the Geneva Stars Planning Committee