SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) -The Fred Astaire Dance Studios organized their 3rd annual Havana Nights occasion. Not just does the celebration commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month with trademark dancing, yet likewise elevate cash for the Backstretch Employee Service Team (BEST).
The Saratoga Race Course might just be in-season for 40 days, yet there is an area of assistance for track employees called the Backstretch Employee Service Team that invest from April to November obtaining the track all set. The dancing workshop utilizes its year-round design to assist.
“We oversee all of the medical, mental health, social services, and addiction programming for the migrant backstretch population. We believe a healthy worker is a better worker and we are always trying to share the stories of what we do back there,” mentioned Saratoga Program Director of BEST, Nancy Underwood.
The dancing workshop is recognized for the Latin emphasis of its dancings. Co-proprietor, Elizabeth Masko, utilizes her abilities as well as gratitude of society to radiate a light on those in demand. “It’s something that is very dear to our hearts. It’s something we like to celebrate on a daily basis so why not spend the whole month of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrating Latin culture.”
Underwood informed NEWS10 that with this link with Fred Astaire, they might be running comparable occasions in the future. The cash elevated from the occasion has actually not been counted yet.