Turning Point’s dance marathon grosses $140K

Courtesy of Turning Point
COLUMBUS, Ind. – The 20th Turning Point Dance Marathon was a huge success the last weekend in February. Bartholomew County high school students got together and danced all night for the purpose of raising awareness of teen dating violence. The students learned about how to prevent dating violence by helping friends, modeling healthy relationships, and choosing the correct words to influence people in a positive way. In addition to dancing and being educated, the kids enjoyed activities like Laser Tag, Zumba, yoga, 9-square, karaoke, and lots of food. More than 450 students attended the Dance Marathon and the event will gross over $140,000 to directly benefit Turning Point’s programs and services in the community. Three seniors, Matt Piatkowski, Elaina Sims, and Luke Harpring, won a $2000 scholarship the night of the dance. Turning Point sends special thanks to the students, volunteers, adult mentors, and sponsors of Dance Marathon 2019. The post Turning Point’s dance marathon grosses $140K appeared first on Local News Digital.

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