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NEWS | February 11, 2014

Media advisory: Davis Dance Marathon raises funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital on Feb. 22

Photo of last year's Davis Dance Marathon
Last year's Davis Dance Marathon attendees raised more than $8,000 for UC Davis Children's Hospital. Watch this year's video.

What: UC Davis students, faculty, staff and the community can join a national dance movement better known as Dance Marathon. This eight-hour Children's Miracle Network fundraiser features live music, dance acts, crafts, food and drink and more. A DJ will play a musical tribute to the '70s, '80s and '90s. Salsa and Zumba instructors will teach dance lessons. All proceeds benefit UC Davis Children's Hospital.

When: Saturday, Feb.  22, 2014, 6 p.m.-2 a.m.

Where: Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Ballroom, UC Davis

Visuals: People of all ages dancing on the dance floor. Live bands and dance groups performing on stage. A DJ leading games and offering prizes. UC Davis Children's Hospital patient families will be highlighted.

Directions and Parking:
From Interstate 80, take Highway 113 north toward Woodland.
Exit Hutchison Drive.
Turn right toward the main campus and move into the left lane.
Continue through one stoplight.
Turn left at the second stop light, onto LaRue Road.
Turn right at the next stoplight.
This takes you into Parking Lot 25 in front of the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC).
Reporters can park free in any legal parking spot, but should display a business card or press pass in their window to avoid a ticket.

UC Davis Children's Hospital is the Sacramento region's only nationally ranked, comprehensive hospital for children, serving infants, children, adolescents and young adults with primary, subspecialty and critical care. It includes the Central Valley's only pediatric emergency department and Level I pediatric trauma center, which offers the highest level of care for critically ill children. The 129-bed children's hospital includes the state-of-the-art 49-bed neonatal and 24-bed pediatric intensive care and pediatric cardiac intensive care units. With more than 120 physicians in 33 subspecialties, UC Davis Children's Hospital has more than 74,000 clinic and hospital visits and 13,000 emergency department visits each year. For more information, visit children.ucdavis.edu.