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PSU Berks students heading to THON get rousing sendoff

Published On: Feb 20 2014 05:50:14 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 20 2014 06:32:15 PM EST

Some students from Penn State Berks are in for an unforgettable weekend.

SPRING TWP., Pa. -

Some students from Penn State Berks are in for an unforgettable weekend.

Penn State Berks is sending some students and more than $66,000 to main campus for this weekend's THON dance marathon.

The Penn State Alumni Association donated $9,000 to the cause. Money is also raised through canning events and other fundraisers throughout the year.

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Students will be dancing for 46 hours at the Bryce Jordan Center from Friday to Sunday.

Proceeds benefit the Four Diamonds Fund, which supports families battling pediatric cancer.