Rockwell School of Business to Host Bobbython


Evelyn Luthringer

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Evelyn Luthringer

The Rockwell School of Business is hosting Bobbython. Bobbython is a six hour charity dance marathon which is meant to unify RMU students, faculty, staff, and alumni while supporting the local community around the school. The event is set to take place on April 15, 2023 in the RMU Recreation Center with a tentative time of 6pm to 12am.

Bobbython is a fundraising event for Coraopolis Community Development Corporation, which works towards the growth and revitalization of Coraopolis by helping residents become self-sufficient, growing the business district, and improving the quality of life in the community.

During the six hour event there will be a DJ, surprise guests, events, and raffles. Dancers will receive T-shirts and free food and drinks all night. Some of the events include gaming, karaoke, a Hockey Slap Shot Competition, backyard games, crafts, and spikeball, pickleball, 4-square, cornhole tournaments.

Registration for the event will be done through the platform, Network for Good. Participants should make an account and join a fundraising team. Fundraising goals are required for entry to the event. The fundraising goals are $100 for individuals, $300 for teams of 3 to 6, and $550 for teams 6 to 12. The maximum number of dancers to a team is 12. Teams must be established by April 1st and fundraising goals should be met by April 10th. Individuals can continue to fundraise for their goal until April 15th before the start of the event.

Fundraising questions can be directed to [email protected]. More information will be released on Instagram @bobbython or the website