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News and Information FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2013

Contact: Shelly Maxwell (610) 659-8749 mmaxwell@elon.edu

Elon Universitys Greek Week Dance Emphasizes Greek Unity and University Involvement
Greek Week Dance is the most exciting and competitive part of Greek Week. It brings every Greek organization together to cheer each other on in a dance competition. Elon Universitys Greek organizations have been preparing for months for their annual dance competition. Every Greek organization of Elon University competes a seven-minute dance routine in front of an audience of Greeks, non-Greeks, faculty,
Members of Sigma Kappa performing in 2011

parents and members of the community. The Greek Week dance competition will be on Wednesday evening, April 17. The competition will be held at Alumni Gym at 8p.m.doors open at 7:30. There is a $5 entrance fee. Tickets will be sold until noon Wednesday at the Greek Life Office on the second floor of the Moseley Center. No tickets will be sold at the door. Proceeds will go to Duke Childrens Hospital. Greek Week Dance participant Katherine Wolfgang, who is a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority, expresses her experiences being involved for the second year in a row.

Greek Week Dance is about unity because we are all striving for a common goal, said Wolfgang. It brings us together in a competitive situation in which we are not in normally. Junior at Elon Amy Burzotta stated, This year was the toughest competition to date! The winners of Greek Week Dance will win points toward Greek Week and on Sunday, April 21, awards will be handed out to the organizations that earned the most points. Points accumulate with other competitions and games throughout the week. Check out last years winners (Sigma Sigma Sigma, Alpha Xi Delta and Zeta Tau Alpha) routines, which are great examples of how a Greek Week Dance should look. XXXX