Connie Darnell, dance instructor at Jane Berland's School of Dance in Whiting, Promise Dance Academy in Crown Point, coach for Dancers Of Promise competition team, and former coach for Clark High School Poms, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Supporters are hosting a fundraiser for her and the family to help assist with medical debt, etc. from 6 p.m. to midnight May 10. We are asking local businesses to help us by donating gift certificates or items for the raffles. We will also be accepting monetary donations at either dance studio, made payable to Connie Darnell. DJ services will be provided by Music in Motion owner Jeff Riley.