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Canton’s Butterfly Ball: Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance Returns This February

Canton, MI – January 9, 2012 - Fathers and daughters are invited to put on their dancing shoes and step out together for a fun Valentine’s event at this year’s Butterfly Ball: Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance at the Summit on the Park, located at 46000 Summit Parkway. A special time full of sweet memories awaits participants along with dancing, refreshments, a special butterfly souvenir, and the always dazzling balloon drop that caps off the festivities.

Dads and their special dates have three chances to attend this popular event. Dances will be held on Friday, February 10 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Summit’s elegant Grand Ballroom and in the spacious Gymnasium on Saturday, February 11 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. A special Saturday matinee dance has also been scheduled on Saturday, February 11 from 2-4 p.m. in the Gymnasium, as an option for the early-to-bed crowd.

"This annual Valentine’s tradition is a celebration of the special bond fathers and grandfathers have with their daughters and granddaughters of all ages," said Jennifer Provenzano, Canton Recreation Specialist. "It really is a treasured experience where dads and daughters can create special memories that they’ll cherish forever."

Keepsake photos will be available for an additional cost. Semi-formal/dressy casual attire is recommended. Pre-registration is required for this event and walk-ins will not be accepted.

Tickets are on sale now for residents and will go on sale for non-residents starting January 27, 2012. Ticket sales end for everyone on February 6, 2012. Ticket prices are $9 for residents and $12 for non-residents. Corsages can also be pre-ordered at the time of ticket purchase. Please remember that both daddies and daughters require a ticket to attend. Guests should be advised that February 6, 2012 is the very last day that tickets can be purchased.

For more information about this annual Butterfly Ball, please call 734/394-5460 or visit

MEDIA CONTACT: Jennifer Provenzano, Recreation Specialist – 734/394-5497

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