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University of Iowa Foundation News Release


Sept. 21, 2011

Media Advisory: Dance Marathon, Children's Hospital special announcement is Friday

WHAT: Coverage opportunity at the public announcement of a new, multi-year relationship between University of Iowa Dance Marathon and UI Children's Hospital in the campaign for a new, dedicated facility for Children's Hospital.

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 23, 2-3 p.m. (Program at 2:15 p.m.)

WHERE: Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union (IMU). (Parking available in the IMU parking ramp.)

WHO: UI President Sally Mason
Dance Marathon 2012 Executive Director Elyse Meardon
Thomas D. Scholz, M.D., Children's Miracle Network Professor of Pediatrics and interim physician-in-chief at UI Children's Hospital
UI Vice President for Medical Affairs Jean Robillard
UI Foundation President and CEO Lynette Marshall

STORY SOURCE: The University of Iowa Foundation, Levitt Center for University Advancement, One West Park Road, Iowa City, Iowa 52242

MEDIA CONTACT: Forrest Meyer, executive director-strategic communications, UI Foundation,, 319-467-3661 (office), 319-530-1558 (cell)