D4D 2016 ~ A Masquerade

We hope you had an amazing time at Dance for Dental: An Encore Performance on October 15, 2015 at the Phoenician!

Join Us

On behalf of ACDC and the Dance for Dental Event Committee, we invite you to join us as a supporter and champion in helping low-income families acquire basic dental care not otherwise affordable. 100% of the proceeds from Dance for Dental helps Rebuild Healthy Lives at the Arizona Community Dental Clinic.

Contact ginger@azda.org for more information on next year’s event.

Dance For Dental 2014 #D4D

Dance for Dental raised over $26,000 for the Arizona Community Dental Clinic. These proceeds will help provide affordable dental care to seniors, individuals with a special need, and the working poor. Thank you to all our sponsors, donors, guests, volunteers, and committee members for their dedication and support in making Dance for Dental ACDC’s most successful event yet! For more information on ACDC, please click here.


Countdown to #D4D2016









Mitch Strohman

Veteran announcer Mitch Strohman the “Voice of the Lumberjacks” for football and men’s basketball on the Lumberjack Television/Radio Network. Strohman also handles play-by-play duties for selected women’s basketball, soccer and volleyball games. Strohman has been honored with dozens of broadcasting awards, including two Governor Cups from the Arizona Associated Press Broadcasters Association.  In 1992, Mitch was named Arizona Broadcast Journalist of the Year by the Arizona Associated Press Broadcasters Association and in 1988 he was honored with the top national news coverage award from the AP. Strohman has served on dozens of local non-profit boards and has emceed hundreds of events.  Mitch is currently a member of the Arizona Daily Sun’s Publisher’s Advisory Group and is also on the Board of Directors the Lumberjack Athletic Association (LAA).  He’s been an on-air fundraiser for past 20 years on KAET Channel Eight (PBS) in Phoenix. Mitch also hosts “What’s Cooking with Mitch,” a popular TV show that highlights local restaurants and their chefs on NAU-TV. Strohman is married to the former Ana Morales, a NAU graduate. They have two children: son Zach and daughter Cali (Strohman) Stephens.


Teresa Strasser

Teresa is an Emmy-winning writer and Emmy-nominated television host. Radio and podcast audiences know her as the cohost of The Adam Carolla Show and 2014 fill-in host on JohnJay & Rich. Teresa has covered the red carpet for The Academy Awards, The Tony Awards and The Emmy Awards. She is currently hosting nightly syndicated entertainment show The List and lives in Phoenix with her husband and two boys.

Pat Taylor

Patricia A. Taylor has been Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice President since June 2010. She previously served as Senior Vice President and Compliance Officer for PacWest Bancorp from April 2004 to June 2010. From 1994 to 2004, Ms. Taylor worked as a Director of Internal Audit Outsourcing for KPMG, where she was responsible for the ongoing management and supervision of outsourced internal audit and SOX engagements for multiple financial services clients. Ms. Taylor also spent 10 years as a National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and has more than 30 years of financial services industry experience.

For nine years, Pat has been enjoying competitive ballroom dancing as a hobby , including American Smooth, Standard and Latin.

Tables & Sponsorships

Table and Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Follow this link to find out more details on how to sponsor Dance for Dental!

footer d4dLocal celebrities strap on their dancing shoes and compete to put a smile on the faces of Arizona’s most vulnerable citizens.