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15th Annual Dance Marathon Raises Record Breaking Funds

On Feb. 16, campus service organization Appalachian and the Community Together held its 15th annual Dance Marathon at Legends to benefit the Western Y...

Dance Marathon Supports Local Nonprofits

Dance Marathon is an annual charity event organized by Appalachian and the Community Together that took place Saturday in Legends. It lasted 15 h...

Appalachian’s 2018 Dance Marathon raises over $42K for local nonprofits

More than 200 faculty, staff and students found their groove on the dance floor of Appalachian State University’s Legends Saturday, Feb. 24, during ...

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Joshua

Joshua: Run the Spooky Duke for Me

“Life is beautiful; enjoy the journey”My name is Joshua and I am 25. I was born prematurely and I was airlifted to Brenner’s hospital at 3 month...

Luke

Luke: Run the Spooky Duke for Me

Luke is our sweet, fun, and loving 3-year-old son who enjoys being in the company of others, especially his family and familiar friends. Luke loves re...

Jessie

Jessie: Run the Spooky Duke for Me

My name is Jessie, I am 25 years old and I live in Wilkes County. I have GM-1 Gangliosidosis Type II…it is a very rare genetic disorder that slowly ...