Shelly & Peter

Total Amount Donated



Ame Esterline
Cassandra Didier
Debra E White
Deidre Dickmeyer
Donna Elbrecht
Eric Whicker
Janet Schutte
Jeff Radke
Jennifer Kennedy
Judy Wall
Kathryn Lemish
Kenneth Austin
Lisa Wilder
Loretta L Barlow
Lynette Augspurger
Melissa Lucio
Mindy L Bauer
Noah Smith
Paula J Eartly
Rebecca Fivecoate
Ryan Lemish
Sabra Custodio
Sandra Ely
Shelly Barlow
Sheri Calhoun
Tyra Timmerman
Valarie L Messerschmidt
Vickie Lootens

Peter is an avid bowler who is in a league and has participated in the Special Olympics bowling tournament. He also is a Special Olympics athlete in swimming and a multiple award winner in ballroom dancing. Peter works in the Trinity Hall dining room at the University of Saint Francis.  Peter has 4 brothers and 4 sisters and of course is the favorite sibling!  This is his 11th appearance in Dancing with the Arc Stars.  Peter wanted to tell Shelly that she is a goofball, and he is awesome!


Shelly was born and raised in Fort Wayne and has lived here most of her adult life.   She works at Parkview Regional Medical Center as a Nurse Practitioner.  She has been a nurse for over 20 years and has enjoyed volunterring in the community with special needs people as well as at risk youth. She is engaged to an amazing man and together they share a cat named Speckles, a tabby and a dog named Max, a German Shepherd/Husky mix. Her finace has 2 children that she adores.  Shelly loves game nights at her friend's home which can be very competitive but all in good fun!  She treasures her time with her brother, and current dance partner, Peter.  Peter, Shelly says SHE is awesome and YOU are a goofball!