CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) - A group of local celebrities will take to the dance floor to raise money for a good cause.

The Chattanooga Kidney Foundation has released its cast for the 2011 Dare to Dance competition.

The competition is one of the largest annual fundraising drives for the foundation. The community can vote for their favorite team by visiting and making a donation on that team's behalf.

Team donations will be combined with judge's scores to determine the winner.

This year, the competition will be lead off by Channel 3 anchor Callie Starnes and her professional dance partner, Casey Haywood.

Also dancing in the competition:

     Jana Barnello, Reporter - Channel 9, with Daneil Lineberger
     Amy Katcher, Reporter - Channel 12, with Mark Franklin
     Dave Lang, Owner - Atomic Films, with Rhonda Tinsley
     Kristi Bonvallet, President Elect – Medical Alliance, with Denny Lennon
     Lynn Whisman, Chief Nursing Executive – Erlanger, with Ken Rogers
     Omar Minhas, Asset Manager – CBL, with Amanda Lennon
    Tabitha Gilley, Model – Hooters, with Nelson Rodriguez
    Weston Wamp, President – Wamp Strategies, with Tammy Harrelson

To donate and vote for Callie, go to, select Dancers and Callie Starnes.

Or Text"TEAMCALLIE" to (508) 315-9800 to make a $10 donation.  A Kidney Foundation staff member will call you back to confirm your pledge and accept payment at your convenience!

The competition takes place September 24th at the Alhambra Shrine Building.