Mary Henning

Story-teller, wife and grandma
“National President, Cool Grandmas Club”

Mary Henning - Kearney's Dancing with the Stars 2

Mary Henning is a fixture in the Kearney community, as an active member of these boards of directors: MONA, Crane River Theater, Storytelling Festival, and member of PEO Chapter IX, Kearney Woman’s Club, Chamber Envoys, and as president of the national “Cool Grandmas of America.” (Is that a real thing Mary? If it is, you would indeed be the president.) She spoils her six grandchildren – Makenna, Ceci, Bailey, Logan, Ethan and Kyler, whose parents are Chad and Melissa Henning and Michelle and Andy Harter. She says she dances just for fun.

Favorite dance memories: “Doing the ‘Dirty Dog’ with my boyfriend (now husband) in college”

Memorable achievement related to dance: “I survived an all-night dance-a-thon (many years ago!)”

Favorite dance style: Waltz or Tango

Least-favorite dance style: Amish line-dance (is that really a thing?)

Go-to dance move: “The bump (jitterbug)”

Song that will get you on the dance floor every time: “Please Mr. Postman”

Favorite dance partner: Tom Henning

Why did you decide to participate in KDWTS: “I thought it would be fun.”

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