VERSAILLES — The Versailles Christian Church hosted their annual Spring Dance for Disabled Adults this past Friday.
More than 100 guests were expected in the Versailles Cafetorium for the special night of dancing, friendship, and fun making this dance the biggest dance to date, as previous dances had averaged around 80 guests.
“This so far has been our record year. We’ve had around 129 people RSVP,” Josie Wulber said.
Guests not only got to dress up in fancy outfits, but they were able to commemorate their night with friends by taking pictures at the free photo booth. Those pictures were able to be taken home by guests as a reminder of this night.
Lindsey Ausborn spoke up about how it took a whole community of volunteers to make this dance a success from those who donated time, food, services, and decorations. She explains how those involved were excited for this night to come after COVID-19 postponed the dance for two years.
“The communication with the caregivers and the parents leading up to this, there was just so much joy,” Ausborn said. “Everyone has really missed it the last two years, and being able to have this back now means the world.”
She explained how they are a high-risk community, and due to the pandemic, they’ve really been stuck inside with limited or no communication with their friends. Being one of the last communities to open back up,
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