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OTOD Overview and Team Descriptions

University of South Carolina Dance Marathon 2015-2016 Executive Team Overview Board of Directors (BOD) Executive Director Finance Director Internal Production Director External Production Director Hospital Relations Director Recruitment Director Hospitality Director Family Relations Director Mini Marathon Director Participant Relations Director Public Relations Director Community Relations Director Alumni Engagement Director Requirements: Raise $500 in donations FTK Attend weekly Executive meetings on Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. (location TBD) Direct team meetings with Committees (if applicable) Delegate tasks to Committees (if applicable)…

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USCDM 2016 Executive Director Announced

USCDM 2016 Executive Director Announced COLUMBIA, S.C.—After a successful main event this past Saturday that resulted in raising $501,528 for Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, USC Dance Marathon is already looking ahead to USCDM 2016. Abigail (Abby) Scott has been selected to lead the organization into its 18th year on campus as Executive Director. Abby, a junior Public Relations major, has been a part of the organization since her freshman year. During USCDM 2013, Abby participated as a dancer and immediately…

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#1Day30K Fundraising Tips

Here are some friendly tips from the USCDM PR team and fellow Hero submissions. Our Hashtags #1Day30K #USCDayofMiracles Put them everywhere! Our Graphics Overall Announcement– Use this as the main, most explanatory graphic. How To Fundraise– Use this to encourage and show how simple it is to fundraise! Challenge Accepted– Post this to show all of your followers that you have accepted USCDM’s $100 Challenge and tag them to challenge them to join you. General Social Media Tips: DO tag DM in…

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Miracle Family Monday: Hayden West

It’s Miracle Family Monday! Meet Hayden West! Hayden was born with several chronic illnesses, including Crohn’s disease, selective IgA deficiency and pityriasis rubra pilaris, which most frequently brings Hayden and his family to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital. “All the doctors, nurses and patient care technicians are truly fantastic. They treat you and your child as if you’re their only patient. From the time you walk in the front door, the sense of calm you feel is truly amazing. Everyone here…

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USCDM Main Event!

Title: USCDM Main Event! Location: Strom Thurmond Wellness Center When: March 21, 2015 from 10 a.m. to midnight Why: For The Kids! To register: Click here Come dance with us all day FTK! Register today and start raising support and awareness! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates, fundraising tips and stories about the kids every penny helps. #HMHTT

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Operation: Clothespins

During the week of #DanceMarathonDay, the USCDM Executive Board channeled our inner ninjas for the kids by discretely pinning out 1,800 #HMHTT clothespins. We placed these clothespins on backpacks and other places around campus during the three days leading up to our 2015 campaign launch, Half a Million in Half the Time. Here are some of our favorite tweets about Operation: Clothespins.   Shout out to @LianaTMiller for our first #HMHTT tweet! No one was safe from our Operation: Clothespins…

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