Mayor Don Hahn Kicks Off THON With ‘City Of THON’ Name Change
Hahn is graduate of the State College Area High School and later received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Penn State. He spoke to the dancers telling them that they are the ones who are making a difference this weekend.
Hahn knows the importance of being a dancer at THON. He said, “Say to yourself, ‘I am capable of great things…because I was a THON dancer.” No matter what happens in their lives, the dancers here can be happy and proud of their work this weekend.
“The memories and the friendships you make this weekend and in the weeks and months leading up to this event will live on forever,” Hahn said.
The change made tonight will having a lasting effect on the future and Hahn knows that.
Stay tuned for the official name change at 6 p.m. when we officially become the “City of THON” for the weekend!
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After losing my father to cancer, I thought there was nothing THON could offer me that I didn’t already know. After four years, I found comfort in the familiar.
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