Arts in the Valley, Sat (3-16) 8 pm, and Sunday (3-17) 2 pm, 1480 KYOS AM, Merced, CA

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Belly dancing with hula hoops

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Join Arts in the Valley host Kim McMillon as she interviews Dave Lockridge, the founder and Executive Director of ACE Overcomers, and Michelle and Lacy as they discuss Belly-Fusion Merced’s 2nd Annual The Eyes Have It! Belly Dance Festival, April 13-14, 2013.

The ACE Overcomers program is designed to help adults overcome the effects of adverse childhood experiences by openly dealing with abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction.

Classes are on Mondays, 7pm at Gateway Community Church, Merced.
All classes are free. Come anytime and rotate through 26 weeks of life-changing lessons that overcome stress, depression, anger, and a whole lot more.

To prevent child abuse and help those affected by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

To listen to Dave Lockridge’s interview, click onto the link:
dave lockridge

Dave Lockridge is Founder and Executive Director of ACE Overcomers, a program to help teens and adults overcome the effects of adverse childhood experiences such as, abuse, neglect, and growing up in a dysfunctional household. Dave has over 20 years experience as a pastor, and has written 2 books, Overcoming a Difficult Childhood, and Building Healthy Life Skills. Dave is collaborating with Professor Linda Cameron to study the effectiveness of the ACE Overcomers curriculum and the Building Healthy Life Skills program in a local high school. He trains educators, pastors, nurses, and social workers to become trauma-informed in their delivery of service.

The EYE’s Have It 2013
Belly Dance Festival
Saturday, April 13 2013 10a.m-10p.m
Sunday, April 14, 2013 10a.m-6p.m
To listen to Michelle and Lacy discuss the upcoming Belly Dance Festival in Merced, click onto the link: belly dancer-2
American Legion #83 Merced Ca, 939 W Main street, Merced, CA
Work Shops by:
Jodi Waseca, Paige Lawrence, Dana Johnson, Sierra Wigington, Andalee, just to name a few.
REGISTER with each instructor through EventBrite.
Evening show and Happy Hour is from 6-9.
Prices are Pre-Sale – Adults $8, Children Seniors, and Students $5.
At the Door Adults $10.- Kid, Seniors, Students $8.
Saturday 10a.m-10p.m R rated from 6-9 during happy hour.
Sunday 10a.m-6p.m 3-5 is the show finale.
Non Stop Belly Dancing, Music, Work shops, Food, Drink, and Shopping, OH the SHOPPING!!
More info and tickets at!

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