DanceBlue, Let's Be Social!

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2017) — DanceBlue is happening in three short days, and there are many ways to be involved! DanceBlue students encourage supporters to connect through social media from now through the end of the marathon at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26.

DanceBlue is active on the following social media accounts. To learn more about what is happening leading up to the marathon and during, be sure to follow the DanceBlue accounts below:

A Snapchat geo-filter for DanceBlue will be live Friday, Feb. 24, across the University of Kentucky campus. On Saturday, Feb. 25, a series of geo-filters will be live in celebration of DanceBlue 2017. Keep a special eye out for those when in Memorial Coliseum! 

During the marathon, DanceBlue will be sharing the most important news, fun photos, marathon inspiration, and even some behind-the-scenes footage as Memorial Coliseum comes to life the day of the marathon. 

Everyone is welcome this weekend, and DanceBlue encourages attendees to show their support “For the Kids” by posting about their DanceBlue experience! Be sure to tag DanceBlue and use the following hashtags:  

  • #FTK
  • #DB17
  • #DBDontGetTired
  • #UntilTheBattleIsWon
  • #WhyIDanceBlue

DanceBlue is the University of Kentucky's 24-hour no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon that benefits the Golden Matrix Fund and the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic. For more information about DanceBlue, registration information or to support its efforts, please visit www.danceblue.org. Connect with DanceBlue on Facebook at www.facebook.com/danceblue and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/UKDanceBlue.

DanceBlue is a program housed in the UK Center for Community Outreach (CCO). The CCO seeks to serve, connect and unite UK with the surrounding community in collaborative efforts to promote lifelong community service.

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can support continued investment in your university and the Commonwealth, go to: uky.edu/uk4ky. #uk4ky #seeblue