FWCS Study Connection Hosts Zumbathon 2015 Fundraiser

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Displayed from: Jan 15, 2015 , until: Jan 31, 2015

FWCS Study Connection will host Zumbathon 2015 from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at North Side High School, 475 E. State Blvd. p.m. Registration is $20 at the door. Participants will be eligible for door prizes from Vera Bradley, El Azteca, Empower Sports Club, and Mad Ants. The event is sponsored by Summit City Fitness and A Party Apart.

Nine area Zumba instructors will lead the group of participants in two hours of dancing, sweating and fun in support of FWCS Study Connection. Zumba is a combination of Latin dancing and cardio-vascular workout. No previous Zumba experience is required for this event.

Proceeds from Zumbathon 2015 will benefit Study Connection, Fort Wayne Community Schools' after-school tutoring program that matches students with employees and volunteers at area businesses and organizations through the community. Students and tutors meet one hour once a week to provide academic assistance and mentoring to students who may not otherwise receive it. For more information about Study Connection or Zumbathon 2015, call 260-467-8110.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.