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January 5, 2001

Coastal Carolina University will hold its second annual Dance/ Music Marathon on Saturday, Feb. 3 from noon to 8 p.m. at the Beach Place at Midtown (formerly Yesterdays Nightclub). The marathon is a fund-raising event for the Childrens Miracle Network benefiting McLeod Childrens Hospital in Florence, S.C. The theme for this years event is McLeods Island: The Eight-Hour Tour.

The event is open to the public and admission is a minimum donation of $20 at the door or $15 for those who pre-register. The event will include free food, live entertainment, contests and visits from children who have been patients at McLeod. Participants will receive a marathon T-shirt.

Instructors will be on hand to teach various dance techniques.

Funds raised by the marathon will be used to benefit children who suffer from muscular dystrophy, birth defects, burns, abuse, cystic fibrosis, AIDS and cancer.

To make a donation, register or for more information, contact Coastals Office of Student Activities at 349-2311.