Rhumba 4 Rainbow 2015

Rhumba for Rainbow 2015

Rhumba 4 Rainbow 2015 was a huge success with record numbers for the Rainbow Project.  This truly could not have been accomplished without all of our wonderful guests, sponsors, dancers, emcees, judges, judge coordinators, silent auction donors and bidders, volunteers, event coordinators, and presenters.  The Rainbow Project staff, Board of Directors and Professional Resource Network, would like to thank you all from the bottoms of our hearts for your support and generosity.

2015 Event Sponsors

Ellen Schwartz & Rich Cowan, Marshal Financial Group, American Family Insurance, UW Pediatrics, Radisson Hotel, Madison, Mid-West Family Broadcasting, Fox 47, Madison Gas & Electric, UW Health & Unity Health Insurance, Cuna Mutual Group, Diane Sorenson & Dan Stier, Robert Doornek

2015 Extra Special Sponsors

SC Distributors, J.H. Findorff & Son, Inc., Brava Magazine, Mid-West Family Broadcasting, Fox 47, Great Dane, Radisson Hotel, Cargo Coffee, DB Infusion, Cardinal Club & Cafe, Madison Fire Department, Madison Police Department

2015 Studio Sponsors

Tempo Dance Studio, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Eastside Salsa

2015 Advocates

Sharyl Kato, White Rhino Company, Erica Serlin, Steve Koslov, Culver's, Meriter & Physicians Plus, Wegner CPAs, Dean & St. Mary's Hospital, Group Health Cooperative of South-Central Wisconsin, UW Credit Union, Cardinal Bar, Shira Phelps, Stotlar & Stotlar, S.C., Hestad Law, Latino Chamber of Commerce, Change Boutique, Park Bank, Rebecca St. John, Ayla Annac, MBA, Dr. Kok-Peng Yu, Fredi Bove, Dierdre Hargrove-Krieghoff

2015 Silent Auction Donors

A Pig in a Fur Coat, Abuelo's, Ace Hardware, Ale Asylum, Ali McWilliams Personal Fitness, LLC, Aquastar Studio, Arthur Murray, Astins, Atwood Acupuncture Center, Ayurvedic Massage Centre, Ben Sidran, Black Otter Custom Lures and Jewelry, Bridges Golf Course, Bunky's Cafe, Candy Buckinghams, Capital Kids, Capitol Corn Popper, Cave of the Mounds, Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, Comedy Club on State Street, Concourse Hotel, Coopers Tavern, CREMA Cafe, Custer Financial, Daisy Cafe, Department of Corrections, Dobhan Restaurant, Dotty Dumpling's Dowry, Dragonfly Hot Yoga, DreamBank, El Dorado Grill, Ellen Schwartz, Erica Serlin, Fired Up Pottery, Fontana Sports, Forward Theater Company, Frank Productions, Fred Astaire Ballroom Dance Studios of Madison, Fred Marshall, Full Compass, Gigi's Cupcakes, Glass Nickel, Green Bay Packers, Gymfinity, Happy Bambino, Hilton Garden Inn, Home Depot, Hot Stone Therapy & Massage, Inward-Bound, Isthmus Publishing, Jazzman, Jerilyn Faltz, Johnny Delmonico's Steakhouse, Jonathan Garber, Julia T. Meyer, Jung Garden Center, Kayla's Custom Cleaning, Kids in Motion, Klinke Cleaners, Kneaded Relief Day Spa, Kristine Porter, Kula Yoga & Wellness, Lazy Jane's, Legacy Academy, Lucky's Bar & Grille, Machinery Row Bicycles, Madison Originals, Madison Soap Company, Madison Symphony Orchestra, Meicher CPAs, Michael Best & Friedrich, My Poplin, New Glarus Brewing Co., No Fear Madison Dentistry, North Central Group, Old Sugar Distillery, Orange Tree Imports, Oriental Shop, Paige Butler, Playthings, Presidential Limousine Services, Ltd., Pump it Up, Rainbow Board, Raven Software, Renu Massage, Restaurant Muramoto, Rich Cowan, Rosy Cheeks and Co., RZ & Company, Sardine, Satara Home & Baby, Sharyl Kato, Shedd Aquarium, Shoe Box, Silverado Spa, Sondel Family Veterinary Clinic, Stampin' Up!, Stoughton Opera House, Studio Sweers, Sultry Splendor, Swim West, T.J. Maxx, Tempest Oyster Bar, Terry Talbot Photography, The Earring Tree, The Soap Opera, The Tile Project, Trader Joe's, Umami, Up North Lakes Jewelry, Verona Vision Care, Vintage Brewery Co., Vom Fass, Wegner CPAs & Consultants, LLP., Willy St. Co-op, Wisconsin Union Theater, Ymassage, Bodywork & Natural Fitness

2015 Extra Mile Award Recipients

The James Greany Business Ally- Linda Balisle, family law attorney

Community Organization- SOPORT, first outpatient treatment program for adolescent sexual offenders in the state of Wisconsin

Early Childhood Education- Goodman Community Center Early Childhood Education Program & Dr. Robert San Juan, manager of early childhood education program

School Representative- Joseph Rosas, school social worker, Wright Middle School

Rainbow Project Volunteer- Wilder Deitz, UW-Madison student, Rainbow childcare volunteer

Special thanks to our award presenters: Barbara Knox and daughter, Emma Schlotthauer, Jen Cheatham, Gloria Reyes and Ismael Ozanne!

Photos from the 11th Annual Rhumba 4 Rainbow benefit can be found at www.flickr.com/photos