The Michigan Daily - Friday, November 21, 1997 - 7
Students hope dance marathon will raise charity funds
u0 Event aims to raise funds for
Children's Miracle Network for
William Beaumont Hospital
y Angela Delk
For the Daily
Planners for an upcoming dance marathon
hope to live up to the event's slogan - "making
kids smile, maize and blue style."
"It is going to be incredible ... and really real-
ly exciting," said Deborah Wagner, who chairs
the event's entertainment committee. Wagner
said she is spending a lot of time choosing
bands, DJs and campus singing groups for the
The event will be held Feb. 7-8 at the Indoor
Track and Tennis Building. Participants will
dance for 30 hours in an effort to raise proceeds
for the Children's Miracle Network for the
William Beaumont Hospital.
This will be "the first year ever of the
Dance Marathon at U of M," said Bradley
Holeman, LSA junior and the morale com-
mittee chair. Holcman's duties require keep-
ing spirits high for an expected 150 dancers
To keep the audience pumped throughout the
evening, Holeman said the spirit theme for this
year's marathon is "Around the World Every
Two Hours." Participants will dance to music
from different cultural, racial and ethnic back-
grounds representing different parts of the coun-
Holeman said he is excited about the New
York portion of the marathon, when a ball will
be dropped to simulate New Year's Eve in Times
The Children's Miracle Network trained com-
mittee members on how to develop a dance
marathon to directly benefit to a local CMN hos-
Since the first dance marathon at
Pennsylvania State University in 1993, CMN
has focused on using the event as a means to
raise funds and awareness.
Last year, Penn State's 4th annual dance
marathon earned $1.51 million.
Evan Meyers, an LSA junior involved in
planning the dance marathon at the
University, said he hopes 150 participants
will raise about $37,500.
"The purpose of the marathon is to pro-
mote a positive image for students on cam-
pus, to build a legacy of caring and commu-
nity involvement, raise money for local kids
and learn how to run a business with real-life
challenges and experiences," said CMN
Director David Facen.
Holeman said the event also will promote
"It will give students from all different back-
grounds the opportunity to develop diverse
friendships and have a great time with mem-
bers of the university community," Holeman
Meyers said planners hope the dance
marathon will become an annual institution.
"We hope the Dance Marathon will be around
and increasingly successful for may years to
come," Meyers said.
Information about the event can be obtained
Information about U'
* Visit the events Website at
2 E-mail organizers at
" Organizers will dance on the Diag today
from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
2 The dance marathon will occur Feb. 7-8.:
At Pennsylvania State University, a
dance marathon raised more than $1.5M
at wwwumich.edu/-umdm or via e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants will also
dance on the Diag today from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in
hopes of raising money.
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in Michigan wear seat belts, exercise
and stay away from some drugs in
roughly the same proportion as teens
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But according to a survey released
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the past month; 48 percent said they
had tried marijuana at least once in their
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