A good friend of mine called me out a few months back for a statement I said. I was running around our house trying to gather my things and when he asked me where I was heading, I responded with- “I have to go to a meeting for Dance Marathon.” He piped in with a statement that stopped me in my tracks and I have lived every day by since. He said to me, “You don’t have to, you get to.”
I don’t have to do Dance Marathon. I get to do it.
I joined Dance Marathon as a Sophomore at UNI because I had a few friends who were heavily involved and they seemed to love it. It also seemed like a great way to meet new people and get involved on campus!
What roles did you have in Dance Marathon over the years?
In my first year with Dance Marathon I started as a Dancer and that's when I fell in love! My junior year I got more involved by joining the public relations co...
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Roses are red, violets are blue, I love DM and I’m glad you do too! As we roll into the month of February, show your love for DM by recruiting dancers, attending the following events and reaching your fundraising goals! With just about a month away, it’s time to kick it into high gear.
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I first heard about Dance Marathon from other college students at other schools when I attended Morningside College my freshman year, but Morningside didn’t have Dance Marathon, so when I came to UNI and heard about the information meeting for Dance Marathon at the beginning of the year, I was really excited to find out more about the organization.