Dance Marathon is an annual charity event organized by Appalachian and the Community Together that took place Saturday in Legends. It lasted 15 hours and consisted of dancing, face painting, food and more.
The intent of the Dance Marathon is to raise money for two local nonprofits, Western Youth Network and Parent to Parent Family Support Network. Both of these organizations provide assistance to families in the High Country of Western North Carolina.
Participants of the Dance Marathon registered online and pledged to raise a minimum of $150, or $10 per hour of dancing, according to a press release issued by the Appalachian and the Community Together office.
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