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99 Days Until THON!!!

_DSC3141Yes, you read that right. The countdown to THON 2010 is now in double digits. To celebrate the last day of triple digit days, 100 Days ’til THON was held in the HUB yesterday. The fun-filled event included appearances by the Penn State Cheerleaders and the Nittany Lion, in addition to a rendition of the THON 2009 Line Dance by the Morale Captains.

Merchandise Committee members sold THON gear, including pre-sales for THON 2010 logo gear (the logo will be unveiled at the Family Carnival on Sunday, an invitation only event). People passing through the HUB were asked to send letters to THON children who have been diagnosed with some form of pediatric cancer and had the opportunity to learn more about pediatric cancer and how it affects the children who have been diagnosed and their families.

The THON Entertainment committee released this video about 100 Days ’til THON… take a look!

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Chase Tralka

Chase Tralka is a Senior majoring in Information Sciences and Technology with a minor in Security and Risk Analysis. He is from Northern New Jersey and is involved in far too many organizations to list here. He enjoys photography, cycling, and listening to obscure free jazz music.


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