(Pictured above new WnS T-shirts!! Who Are You Dancing For?)

February is a significant month of activity for the Brian Piccolo Cancer Fund students:

  • 2/4: Piccolo Cancer Fund leaders presented a BIG Check to Dr. Hatch, Dr. John

McConnell(CEO of WFU Medical Center), and Dr. Boris Pasche(Director of WF Cancer Center) at

the Wake/Ga. Tech basketball game. $380,376 represents the total funds raised by Wake

students through various Piccolo events during 2016Way to go Deacs!!!

Piccolo Check presentation 2017

  • 2/8: The Wake’nShake Dance Marathon 2017 is officially launched with the roll out of the

updated website, www.wake’nshake.com, and the selling of new WnS T-shirts. Campus-wide marketing, dancer registration, and multiple pre-events will lead

up the big Dance Marathon on Saturday, March 18th with over 1400 participants “on their feet”

for 12 hours to have fun and raise funds to find a cure for cancer.

  • 2/23: Some 30 “Piccolo” student leaders will travel to the WFU Medical Center to tour the

world-class Cancer Center. They will hear from the medical staff on recent research, visit clinics

and labs, and observe patient support services. This up-close experience will inform the Piccolo

leaders of how their fundraising efforts make a difference in the many lives of the cancer

patients and their families.

Go Wake! Beat Cancer!