Group plans fund-raiser March 1 for Dominican Republic program

Shippensburg University’s Reach Out program is sponsoring a Zumbathon March 1 to raise funds for its project to support education in the Dominican Republic.

The program is from 7 to 9 p.m. in ShipRec. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Cost is $5 for SU students, $10 for non-students who pre-register or $13 if they register at the door. Cost for a group of 10 or more is $30.

Reach Out is an Honors service-learning project 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 send e-mail to