Fox 4 anchor Patrick Nolan emcee's StarStruck Gala

Celebrity dance event benefits local Red Cross Anti-Drowning programs

CREATED Apr 1, 2014

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 BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -  Local celebrities were dancing their hearts out Saturday night at the Coconut Hyatt- all to save lives in Southwest Florida.

They were part of the annual StarStruck event emceed by Fox 4 anchor Patrick Nolan. 

StarStruck is a dance competition and gala to benefit the programs and services of the American Red Cross.

The emphasis this year was a key anti-drowning initiative.

The culmination of the evening was a competition between local celebrities who danced with local professional dancers with whom they've been practicing for many months.

Developer Gary Aubuchon won the fundraising competition.

Nutritionist Betsy Opyt was voted crowd favorite.