DanceBlue Isn’t Just an Organization. It’s A Way of Life.

By |2020-06-12T10:52:32-04:00June 12th, 2020|

Being from Kentucky, I had always heard about DanceBlue, even when I was at a high school an hour away from Lexington. I knew DanceBlue was a dance marathon that lasted 24 hours, and I knew the organization had raised millions of dollars over the past 15 years, but I had no idea what

From 2006 to 2020: The Evolution of DanceBlue

By |2020-01-21T17:04:23-05:00January 21st, 2020|

The concept of DanceBlue started as a request from the late Jarrett Mynear as one of his final wishes. Jarrett was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma at age two, had his leg amputated at age three, and then was diagnosed six times with various forms of cancer by age thirteen. After much time spent in the

Advisor Spotlight: Ely Medina

By |2020-01-12T23:46:44-05:00January 12th, 2020|

Big events like DanceBlue don’t just happen overnight. They take months of careful planning by dedicated workers. In DanceBlue’s case, these dedicated workers consist of Dancers, Team Captains, Committee members, Coordinators, Chairs, Advisors, and more. Each of these groups of people has a role that contributes greatly to DanceBlue as a whole, and each person

Alumni Spotlight: Cameron Sedlar

By |2019-12-17T00:17:19-05:00December 17th, 2019|

DanceBlue is an organization that encompasses so many more people than just current students. University of Kentucky alumni that participated in DanceBlue both as dancers and on Committee, also known as DanceBlue alumni, continue to support and be impacted by the work that the organization does. One such DanceBlue alumni is Cameron Sedlar. Cameron Sedlar

Clinic Employee Spotlight: Elizabeth Henderson

By |2019-12-08T15:50:04-05:00December 8th, 2019|

The DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic has so many people that have helped it become the successful resource it is today. From volunteers to employees, every person that steps into the Clinic impacts it in a different way. One such employee, Elizabeth Henderson, is proof of this.  Henderson is the Administrative Support Associate and

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