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Celebrate 100 Days ‘Til THON 2018

As midterms come to a close and Thanksgiving break draws near, you may be too busy to notice how quickly the year is passing. In fact, Wednesday, November 8 marks just 100 more days until thousands of student volunteers will flood the Bryce Jordan Center for THON 2018.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first and ground floors of the HUB as well as on Old Main Lawn. Attendees can expect an assortment of fun events, alternative fundraisers, and student performances.

This year, THON is launching the “One Day We Will Dance In Celebration” campaign throughout the week leading up to the official 100 Days ‘Til THON Celebration. Fundraising under the new campaign will begin at 12 a.m. tomorrow and conclude at noon on November 8. The organization that raises the most funds throughout the week will have the unique opportunity to participate in the total reveal on Old Main Lawn next Wednesday. THON aims to raise $100,000 through the campaign.

Here’s the lineup of events for 100 Days ‘Til THON:

  • 11:00 a.m.: Official event start time in the HUB
  • 11:05 a.m.: Kick-Off Introduction
  • 11:15 a.m.: Line Dance at the Monumental Stairs
  • 11:20 a.m.: Family Speaker
  • 11:30 a.m.: THON’s Best Dance Crew
  • 1:20 p.m.: Hair Donation
  • 1:40 p.m.: THON’s Got Talent at the Ground Floor Stage
  • 2:15 p.m.: Line Dance at the Ground Floor Stage
  • 2:35 p.m.: Human Picture on Old Main Lawn
  • 2:45 p.m.: Silent Rave
  • 2:55 p.m.: One Day Campaign Total Reveal

For more information on how to get involved with THON before the big weekend rolls around in February, visit THON’s official website.

About the Author

Claire Fountas

Claire Fountas is the student life editor for Onward State, as well as a junior pursuing a double major in journalism and psychology. She lives in a suburb of Chicago and strongly disagrees with anyone who hates the Cubs or the Blackhawks (so, pretty much anyone at Penn State). You can follow her @ClaireFountas or email her at [email protected]


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