WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Gifted in Rhythm and Life (G.i.R.L) helps young girls with confidence and wellness.
This weekend, the girls in the group will put on the Second Annual Dance-a-thon.
The event, held Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center in downtown Wilmington, supports the group and will also raise money for the Lupus Foundation of North America- North Carolina Chapter.
G.i.R.L. provides dance instruction, mentoring, and physical wellness to young girls.
According to Cassandra McNeil, members of G.i.R.L. learn various dance styles such as creative movement/dance, modern, ballet, jazz and hip-hop. In addition to learning and performing dance routines, McNeil explained that education, community service and parental involvement are major components of G.i.R.L.
You can learn more about the organization at www.wearegrl.com.