President/CEO Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce
If you’re a business in Kearney, you know Marion McDermott. Marion dances her way through ribbon-cuttings and celebrations, business events, meetings and receptions as Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce president. When she’s not touting Kearney area businesses, she’s loving up her five grandchildren, her two children Joshua and Andrea, and her partner Jay Jarecke. She’s active on numerous boards and causes including the Archway Society, Nebraska Veterans First, Economic Development Council of Buffalo County, Buffalo County Community Partners, America’s Best Communities and many more. Marion was on the high school dance team… look out competitors!
Music that will get you on to the dance floor every time: “Anything by Rolling Stones or The Beatles, or Red Wanting Blue.”
Words to describe what you look like when you dance: “I’m afraid to know. I hope it looks like I love music.”
Favorite dance partner: “My best friend Chrissy.”
Favorite memory of dancing: “Dance routines from high school, ‘Bad, Bad Leroy Brown’.”
Personal goal for KDWTS: “To help the groups in their fund-raising and raise awareness about what they do.”
Who is your STAR to beat in this competition: “Leslie Means.”
Why fans should vote for you: “Because I definitely will be the most improved.”
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