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Dancing With Our Stars: Meet the Stars – Elicia Dover

Photography by Carper Creative Photography

Each year, community leaders dazzle + delight a crowd of enthusiastic patrons at the Dancing with Our Stars Gala. This year’s virtual evening of friendly competition benefits the Children’s Tumor Foundation and supports the Arkansas chapter’s research and mission: to end and find a cure for neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that disturbs cell growth in the nervous system, causing tumors to form on nerve tissue.

Children Tumor Foundation also provides support for children and families affected by NF. A portion of the proceeds is donated for grants to send Arkansas teens to the International NF Camp.

We’re putting each star in the spotlight and introducing them. Voting and related festivities begin TODAY.

Elicia Dover,

Dancing with Stephen K. Stone – with UA Little Rock Theater, Arts and Dance

“My dance partner Stephen Stone and I had instant chemistry when we bonded over our shared love for Broadway and the golden era of Hollywood. Needless to say, I’m getting to live out my dreams of channeling one of the stage’s greatest legends for our performance and I couldn’t be more excited!”

Before Elicia Dover’s time at Channel 7, she worked as a Digital Journalist at ABC News in New York reporting and producing breaking news. She spent the year 2012 on the campaign trail covering the presidential election for ABC News. It was at ABC News she won a prestigious Peabody Award, Edward R. Murrow Award and was nominated for four national News and Documentary Emmy Awards. Now, she is the co-host of Good Afternoon Arkansas.

Currently, Elicia lives in Sherwood with her husband Jeremy and their 2018 addition to the family, baby Eli. They also have a dog named Bentley and a cat named Prince Harry. At home, she loves to experiment with cooking in the kitchen and keeps a summer garden.

She has a deep appreciation for Arkansas’ beautiful hiking trails and grew up exploring the Natural State’s national parks. In the Fall, you’ll find her cheering on her favorite football teams: the Bryant Hornets, the Hogs and the Cornhuskers.

Dancing with Our Stars 2020

Vote for Elicia – www.ctf.org/eliciadover

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