Group plans fundraiser for Dominican Republic program

Shippensburg University’s Reach Out program is sponsoring a Zumbathon Oct. 19 to raise funds for its project to support education in the Dominican Republic.reachout

The program is from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19 in Henderson Gymnasium. Cost is $3 for SU students with ID, $7 for non-students who pre-register or $10 if they register at the door. Cost for a group of 10 or more is $20.

Reach Out is a service-learning project by the university's Honors Program that provides curricular materials and support for the Pathways of Learning School in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic.

Each year, Honors students and faculty travel to Santo Domingo to implement new curricular materials and work with teachers and students at the school.

To register for the event, go to

For more information on the program, follow the program on Facebook here, follow @SUReachOut on Twitter or send e-mail to