Two Minute Drill: Coach Patterson to appear on "Dancing with Cape Stars"

Jun 22, 2017

This summer, head women's basketball coach Rekha Patterson is trading in the hardwood for the dance floor. Coach Patterson has been selected to compete in the first ever "Dancing with Cape Stars" this July. The event will be held July 22, 2017, at Ray's Plaza Banquet Center in Cape. It is open to the public but tickets are required and the price of admission also includes dinner. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Gibson Center Foundation.

Gibson Center Foundation is a newly formed foundation to bring awareness to substance use in our area. Gibson Center Foundation 's primary goal is to support Gibson Recovery Center, a non-profit agency, committed to providing comprehensive services which promote new behaviors for a healthy lifestyle for those dealing with drug, alcohol, and mental health issues.

Patterson is one of 12 who will compete in the inaugural event. Other Cape stars include Dr. Cynthia Bleichroth, Tim Bleichroth, Jeff Brune, Erin Fluegge, Debbie Griffith, Kirby Ray, Bud McMillan, Laura Ritter, Josh Sexton, OJ Turner, and Jennifer Icaza-Gast.

Votes in the form of donations are being accepted on Voting for each star will end the Thursday before the competition, July 20. The star with the most votes will receive an advantage in the competition all while raising money for the Gibson Center Foundation.

For more information, to buy tickets, or to vote for Coach Patterson, visit

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