Be the Match: Father keeps teen daughter's legacy alive

Katie Heintz was a Traverse City Saint Francis student who was just 16 years old when she died of leukemia in 2005. Her father discusses Michigan Blood and the national bone marrow donor program's "Be the Match" registry, as Swingshift and the Stars Dance-off for Charity closes its 5th season. Pat Heintz is determined to keep Katie's legacy alive by spreading awareness and sharing Katie's story.

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Swingshift and the Stars Dance-off for Charity Grand Finale will be Friday, December 21, 2012. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:15 p.m. Tickets start at $20.00. If you're unable to make it, you're encouraged to donate to Michigan Blood and the five other wonderful charities participating this year. Thank you for your support! You can purchase tickets and donate HERE.