NDSU Students Rock Around the Clock and Celebrate Helping Local Children

North Dakota State University (NDSU) is hosting a dance marathon to raise money, and to celebrate its fundraising efforts, for the local Children's Miracle Network (CMN) hospital: MeritCare Children's Hospital. The event will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. and will go until Sunday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. at Bentson/Bunker Fieldhouse, located at the corner of University Dr. N. and 14th Ave. N.

North Dakota State University (NDSU) is hosting a dance marathon to raise money, and to celebrate its fundraising efforts, for the local Children's Miracle Network (CMN) hospital: MeritCare Children's Hospital. The event will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. and will go until Sunday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. at Bentson/Bunker Fieldhouse, located at the corner of University Dr. N. and 14th Ave. N.

The dance includes live music, games, prizes, food and fun.

The real heroes of the day will also be there: the children and families who have benefited from the dollars raised. Families from throughout the region will share their stories and bring reality to the "miracles" created by CMN.

Other information:
  • MeritCare Children's Hospital is the only children's hospital in North Dakota, northwest Minnesota, and northeast South Dakota.
  • Started nationally in 1994, dance marathon is a student-run event on college and university campuses that helps raise money for CMN children's hospitals. NDSU is one of 80 colleges in the nation that participate.