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The University of Iowa Dance Marathon Presents a Night in the Limelight

On April 6th, from 7pm-9pm, the University of Iowa Dance Marathon will be hosting their annual "Night in the Limelight" celebration. The event will take place at the Levitt Center For University Advancement. The night is sponsored by University Catering, M.C. Ginsberg, and the University of Iowa Foundation.

Hannah Thomsen, the Development Director for DM22, has lead the planning for the event. She stated that, “We are so excited to be hosting 'A Night in the Limelight' to kick off Dance Marathon 23! All of our sponsors and supporters have been so generous and have made every DM a success, and we wanted to have an event to showcase that success and give DM23 a chance to start off with a bang! Everybody likes to get dressed up and support a good cause and we can't wait to see what amazing things will be accomplished by holding this event this early in the year.”  

This is a formal event, which includes live entertainment, a multitude of silent auction items, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and offers the opportunity to learn more about the University of Iowa Dance Marathon. Some of the silent auction items include:

- Gift Certificate for mani/pedi from Avenson Salon and Spa

- Gift Certificate for wash and style from Avenson Salon and Spa

- Gift Certificate for couples massage from Massage Heights

- Gift Certificate for facial from Massage Heights

- $50 gift certificate for Running Wild

- 2 tickets to a St.Louis Cardinals Game

- 4 IMAX tickets for the Science Center in Des Moines

The price for this event has been reduced to $20 and registration for the public and students can be found below. Registration will be available until Wednesday, March 30th.

Public registration:

Student registration:

If inquiring any additional information please check Dance Marathon's website as well as their social media outlets or contact Michael Caligiuri at

Media Contact: Evan Furlong