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2 0 1 7 A N N U A L R E P O R T 49 board, she thought, “Boy, would I!” She joined the faculty in October. Meanwhile, as always, the Dance Marathon at FSU organizers keep raising money year-round. The famous winter More and more, the undergraduates in charge of DM at FSU are taking time during the year to learn about where their dollars go. “We are able to understand how important the growth and weekend of nonstop dancing at the Civic Center culminates sustainability of our organization is to our community,” Executive in a dramatic revelation of the year’s dollar total. Director Chloe Milthorpe said in an interview with FSView. The proceeds officially go to the Children’s Miracle “Shands and the College of Medicine are doing some incredible Network at University of Florida Health Shands Children’s things for our kids today. We could not be more honored to raise Hospital in Gainesville. About half of that money comes and give our funds to these two pediatric beneficiaries.” back to the College of Medicine; in 2017, DM gave the med school a check for more than $915,000. In addition to supporting those school-based clinics in Gadsden County, the Norton is impressed with the organization’s generosity and energy. “It’s also nice to see how eager they are to see where their College of Medicine also shared that money with Tallahassee money is going and to understand the impact that it has on the Memorial HealthCare, Bond Community Health Center, Big community,” she said. “I’m grateful – I’m here because of them!” Bend Hospice and the Young Parents Project at Early Head Start.