The Mizzou Dance Marathon held a Dancer’s Appreciation Day on Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
The event organised by the organisation’s 2014 executive board, is to celebrate their dancers and the hard work they put in for the 2013 main event held on March 9.
Director of Public Relations, Victoria Mackler, said the team raised $152,402.44.
“We had 934 dancers registered and, at one time, we had more than 500 people at the Rec Center,” Mackler said.
Dancers at the event celebrated by playing music, games and dancing.
The dancing started at 11:30 a.m. and went on, with breaks, till 1:30 p.m.
“We had contacted some of our partners at Wilson’s Gym for a Zumba instructor. Our director of logistics, Ivy Cass, arranged it,” Mackler said.
Ivy Cass was unavailable for comment at the time of posting this.
Mizzou Dance Marathon, a part of the Children’s Miracle Network, has been on campus for five years now. The money they raise goes to MU’s Children’s Hospital.