Coastal Carolina University will hold "Dance Marathon 2006" on Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Kimbel Arena on Coastal's campus. The marathon is a fundraising event benefiting the Children's Miracle Network and McLeod Children's Hospital in Florence.
The event is open to the public, and participants are encouraged to raise donations through sponsorship by other individuals, businesses and organizations. The event, meant to raise public and financial awareness of the network, will include free food, live entertainment, contests and visits from children who have been patients at McLeod. Participants will receive a free marathon T-shirt.
Instructors will be on hand to teach choreographed line dances. Formal dance training and skills are not required.
The Children's Miracle Network is an alliance of hospitals that treat children for various diseases and injuries including muscular dystrophy, birth defects, burns, abuse, cystic fibrosis, AIDS and cancer.
To make a donation, register or for more information, contact the Office of Student Activities and Leadership at 349-2301.