Cheryl Wise, the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Education Director brought two year old Ivy the opossum to the Community Day Open House at Leisure Square. Sponsor Joan Busch (center) came to visit.

Joan Busch, one of ten star dancers in this season’s 6th Annual Dancing with Vero’s Stars, benefiting the Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition and Riverside Theatre, recently sponsored Busch Wildlife Sanctuary to present at the Community Day Open House at Leisure Square on March 1. The Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and conservation of Florida’s wildlife and natural resources. For those in attendance, it was a special time to meet reptiles, mammals, and birds up close and personal.

Tickets for Dancing with Vero’s Stars, to be held at Riverside Theatre on Saturday evening May 10, are now on sale at $200 for Exclusive seating and $150 for Premium seating. They may be purchased by visiting the Riverside Theatre Box Office in person, calling the Riverside Theatre Box Office directly at 772-231-6990, or visit www.Dancingwithverostars.com.

The mission of the Indian River County Healthy Start Coalition is to provide an integrated system of individual community driven health education services united to assure all women access to prenatal care and all infant’s access to services that promote normal growth and development. For more information on dancer Joan Busch or the Healthy Start Coalition call 563-9118.