The National Kidney Foundation of Arizona hosted An Evening in Eden on Feb. 29 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Hotel and Resort. The 650 guests enjoyed a cocktail reception sponsored by BD followed by a three-course dinner in the ballroom. Kim Alexis emceed the event.
Entertainment was provided by 14 celebrity dancers, who paired with professional dancers in a competition. Judges awarded the following awards:
Alyssa Bair and Ivan Dishliev – People’s Choice
Jenni Croft Badolato and Nikolay Kralev – Judges’ Choice
Michael Mazzocco and Briana Santiago – Judges’ Choice
Matt MacLeod and Anja Imamovic – People’s Choice and Philanthropy Award
Dr. Corie Mitchell and Kristijan Burazer – Philanthropy Award
PHOTOS COURTESY NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF ARIZONA