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Dance Big Red
  • Date: Friday, March 29th, 20192019-03-29 through Saturday, March 30th, 20192019-03-29
  • Time: 8:00pm - 8:00am
  • Location: Preston Health and Activities CenterPreston Health and Activities Center

The Fifth Annual Dance Big Red student-led dance fundraising event at Western Kentucky University will be held March 29. This past March, nearly 800 students danced for 12 hours and raised over $73,000 for Norton Children's Hospital.

Since it began, Dance Big Red has raised more than $176,000 for pediatric cardiovascular services and adolescent cancer care at Norton Children’s Hospital.   A total of five high schools hosted Dance Little Reds contributing to the overall success and growth of Dance Big Red.  Join our efforts by participating as a dancer, making a donation, and/or becoming an event sponsor today! 

Important Details

The overall goal for Dance Big Red 2019 is to raise $85,000 and recruit 1,000 dancers.   All Western Kentucky University students, faculty and staff are invited to participate as a DANCER.  All WKU friends and family can support the event with a donation and/or become a business sponsor the event! 

  • Date: March 29, 2019
  • Time:  8 p.m. to 8 a.m. CT
  • Location:  WKU's Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center
  • Registration Fee: $14 per person (tax included)
  • WKU ID: required to participate as a dancer

NEW - Community Hour Details

All friends and family of WKU & Norton Children's Hospital are invited to visit DBR in person and encourage dancers to keep fundraising!

  • Date: March 29, 2019
  • Time:  9 p.m. to 10 p.m. CT
  • Location:  WKU's Raymond B. Preston Health & Activities Center - Second Floor, TRACK
  • Fee: no cost, but donations welcomed

Event details

Contact: Dana Matukas, (270) 935-9081

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