Join Crisis Center of West Texas on February 9th, 2019 for the 5th annual Dancing with West Texas Stars, our biggest fundraising event of the year! Ten local celebrities have paired with their talented partners to dance the night away and raise funds to end sexual assault and domestic violence in West Texas.
Vote & Donate
Your donations and ticket purchases cast votes for your favorite dance team, helping them get closer to the grand prize - the Mirror Ball Trophy. The team with the most votes on Friday, February 8th wins!
Keep reading to learn more about our stars and to cast your votes!
Dr. Johany Herrera was born and raised In Manizales, Colombia. He studied General Medicine in Colombia and completed his Family Medicine Residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, NY. He is currently employed at Medical Center Health System where he is the Director of the Hospitalist Group. Johany loves to be involved and to give back to the community, which is why he is a Board member of the Permian Basin Medical Society. The society serves as the premier Hispanic healthcare advocacy group in this area. Dr. Herrera is also a real estate entrepreneur and he has built several real estate companies. Currently, he is the Founder and CEO of Lynx Homes, and through his company he builds modern homes at affordable prices in the Permian Basin. Johany takes pride in calling Odessa home and is committed to improving the health and well-being of this community.
Monica graduated from Texas Tech University and moved to Odessa with her husband, Seth, in 2011. They have three kids, Maximus (5), Violet (4), and Isabelle (2). Monica is a former 1st grade teacher in Monahans, but had the privilege to be a stay at home mom when her son was born. She is active in the Junior League of Odessa, and served as the Merry Marketplace chairman for 2 years. She enjoys entertaining, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the Red Raiders. She is also a parenting contributor for Studio 7 with Alexa Dunson.
Yvonne was born in Michigan and moved here at the age of 13. As a spirited entrepreneur/philanthropist, she has owned three businesses, and served on several boards in our community. She adores her two adult children, Heather & Carson, and has an amazing partner, Gino Solla, director of Ector County Health Department. Yvonne is currently employed at the Odessa American as Marketing Consultant and is responsible for the Midland, Texas Territory. She loves the challenge of chasing a good sale – you can bet this fuels her fire! Let’s Dance!
Rhonda is a registered nurse at ORMC and cares for patients undergoing in vitro fertilization, bariatric surgery, and those in the Emergency Department. Rhonda is a past president of the Odessa Rotary Club and is involved in projects benefiting kids in ECISD such as Homework Heroes and The First Tee. Rhonda volunteered for Crisis Center of West Texas’ PATH program, and she also serves as secretary on the executive board of the Permian Basin Rehab Center. Rhonda is an OHS Broncho class of ‘84 and lives in Odessa with her husband, Mark Flowers. They are parents to Brody, Megan and Zach and grandparents to Zoey.