By Karina Rajtar
This year’s Taylor Richmond Benefit Dance raised almost $17,000 to benefit Saint Mary’s University graduate Steve Groby ’01.
According to Katie LaPlant, advisor of the dance’s planning committee, 716 people attended the dance on Saturday, April 12. A total of $16,907.75 was raised, $4,911 of the proceeds were raised through a silent auction held the week before the dance.
Groby was diagnosed with Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia in 2006 and received a bone marrow transplant in May 2007.