Margot Schley joins the Alzheimer’s Association® as the 2022 Event Chair for Dancing Stars of Columbus. 

It is my pleasure and honor to serve as the 2022 Chair for Dancing Stars of Columbus. This event is such a wonderful chance for our community to stand behind a cause that impacts so many while we all join the fight to end Alzheimer’s,” said Margot Schley. “As a patron of this event for many years and a past Star Dancer, I am so very excited to work alongside our incredible committee this year to bring you the best event ever. I hope you will join us on May 13th as our Stars shine alongside their Pros, bringing awareness and support to the mission or the Alzheimer’s Association.”

Dancing Stars of Columbus is an event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs. Right now, the Dancing Stars committee is recruiting Columbus area business leaders and philanthropists. The cast will be announced November.

Dancing Stars of Columbus will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2022.In 2021, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Dancing Stars of Columbus was a virtual show and raised more than $319,000. People’s choice award winners, the contestants that raised the most money were Columbus residents Cha Cha Parmer and her son, Jeremy Austed. 2021 Judge’s Choice award went to star Claire Berry and JJ Harrison.

“We are thrilled to have Margot at the helm of the 2022 Dancing Stars of Columbus committee”, added Crystal Trawick, Dancing Stars of Columbus Manager. “She is extremely dedicated to our mission and we can’t wait to see what will be an amazing evening of excitement”, Trawick added.

More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease – the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, more than 16 million family members and friends provide care to people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In Georgia alone, there are more than 150,000 people living with the disease and 334,000 caregivers. 

Tables and tickets to the event will be available soon. For more information, contact Crystal Trawick, event director at or call ​​706.327.6838.

To learn more about the Alzheimer’s Association Columbus area community programs and services, visit   

Alzheimer’s Association®

The Alzheimer’s Association is a worldwide voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Its mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Visit or call 800.272.3900. 


Published by ALZGA

Sr. Director, Marketing and Communications

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