Indiana University Dance Marathon to Host Largest Ballroom Event in Indiana’s History

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Date: 10/06/14

Indiana University Dance Marathon to Host Largest Ballroom Event in Indiana’s History

Indianapolis, IN, Saturday, October 11, 2014 –Indiana University Dance Marathon’s 9th annual Gala on October 11th has sold out the Marriott Hotel Ballroom in the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown Hotel and will be the largest ballroom event to ever be held in Indiana.

The Gala offers the opportunity for students, parents, participants, corporate sponsors, and donors alike to come together one month before the marathon to help raise awareness and funds for Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, IN. The event has annually been the most sizable fundraising opportunity for Indiana University Dance Marathon and raised over $55,000+ in 2013.

For a donation of $60, guests will receive a three-course meal, live-entertainment, and a silent and live auction. Casey Crouse, an Indiana University and Indiana University Dance Marathon Alumni, will be speaking at the Gala as well as the Russell Family.

Check-in begins at 6:00pm EDT on October 11th, and will be held at the Marriott Hotel Ballroom in the Indianapolis Marriot Downtown Hotel. The Gala formally begins at 7:15pm and ends at 11:00pm.

Tickets for the event are no longer available.

About Riley Children’s Foundation

Riley Children’s Foundation supports Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, Camp Riley and the James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home. As Indiana’s only comprehensive hospital dedicated exclusively to the care of children, Riley Hospital has provided compassionate care, support and comfort to children and their families since 1924. Each year children from all 92 Indiana counties turn to Riley Hospital and its regional clinics throughout the state more than 300,000 times. Riley Hospital’s partnership with Indiana University Health and its strong affiliation with the Indiana University School of Medicine make Riley Hospital the leader in pediatric care in the state and the region.

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