Pink Zumbathon Set For Sept. 22 At Florida Tech

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MELBOURNE, FLORIDA — The second annual Party in Pink Zumbathon will take place Sept. 22, 2-4 p.m., in the Florida Institute of Technology Clemente Center for Sports and Recreation.

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The dance fitness program event is an awareness-booster and fundraiser benefiting the Zumba Global Research Grant for Breast Cancer Prevention, managed by Susan G. Komen. (Zumba image)

The dance fitness program event is an awareness-booster and fundraiser benefiting the Zumba Global Research Grant for Breast Cancer Prevention, managed by Susan G. Komen.

“Last year the Zumbathon raised more than $3,000 with over 250 students, faculty, staff and community members participating. The FIT football team had fun, too and we expect the players to be there again this year,” said Susan Vallette, co-host with Grace Arbelo, both Zumba Fitness instructors at Florida Tech and the Indian Harbour Beach Recreation Center.

During the first hour 14 local instructors will lead songs and Zumba routines. The last half hour features event headliner Bernadett Fejszes from Boca Raton. She is a Zumba Jammer officially selected by the Zumba organization.

Susan Vallette

Susan Vallette

The event raises money through ticket sales, a raffle and donations. Tickets for the event are $15 for adults and $10 for students; they are available before the event, or via PayPal and at the door.

This event is open to the public; people can join in the Zumba fun or just watch, but must purchase a ticket.

For information, call Grace Arbelo at 321-288-3311, go to her facebook page Zumba fitness Grace or email Garbelo@hotmail.com

You may also contact Susan Vallette at 321-544-2907, go to her facebook page (Susan Vallette) or email netgal3@aol.com

ABOUT FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Founded at the dawn of the Space Race in 1958, Florida Tech is the only independent, technological university in the Southeast.

More than 37,000 students have earned degrees at Florida Institute of Technology. The university commits to developing leaders and professionals in the fields of engineering, the sciences, business, aviation and psychology.

More than 37,000 students have earned degrees at Florida Institute of Technology. The university commits to developing leaders and professionals in the fields of engineering, the sciences, business, aviation and psychology.

The university has been named a Barron’s Guide “Best Buy” in College Education, designated a Tier One Best National University in U.S. News & World Report, and is one of just nine schools in Florida lauded by the 2012 Fiske Guide to Colleges and recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek as the best college for return on investment in Florida.

A recent survey by PayScale.com ranks Florida Tech as the top university in Florida for salary potential. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs.

Fields of study include science, engineering, aeronautics, business, humanities, mathematics, psychology, communication and education.

Additional information is available online at FIT.edu

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ABOVE MAP: Party in Pink Zumbathon will take place Sept. 22, 2-4 p.m., in the Florida Institute of Technology Clemente Center for Sports and Recreation, located at 150 W. University Blvd. in Melbourne.


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