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FIU Dance Marathon 2013

FIU Dance Marathon 2013Saturday, February 9, noon – FIU Modesto Maidique Campus, 11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami

Over 200 of Florida International University’s (FIU) students will kick-off the biggest college party of the year and have the time of their lives. The committee of the 16th annual Dance Marathon (DM) aims to raise $70,000 for Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation (MCHF) through the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH). Students dedicate their weekend and dance for 25 hours for those who can’t. The event will be held at FIU’s Recreation Center, at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus, and will begin at noon and continue through Sunday at 1:00 p.m. FIU and DM invite welcome everyone to join these students and members of Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation staff in making a difference. This year’s theme, “Looney for the Kids” will reflect the sorrows and triumphs of the Miracle Children and their families. Hip hop group, Tokyo Love Bots, Zumba instructors, DJs, and many others will be providing entertainment for all ages. Bounce houses, games, moon walks, slides, and a nighttime “Lights Out” dance party will be available for everyone to enjoy. A silent auction will also be held throughout the event. In addition, DM Morale Captains will be teaching the renowned Line Dance to all guests and registered dancers. FIU students can get in for free with a valid panther ID. For more info  contact Executive Director at