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Dance to End Bullying August 22nd at The Pyramid Scheme

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End Bullying, Save Lives”, a Grand Rapids based non-profit dedicated to advocating for the victims of bullying and educating the public about its consequences, is holding an all-ages dance party on August 22 at the Pyramid Scheme


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The dance party, titled “Dance to End Bullying”, will feature a silent auction, featuring items from local businesses.  The event will also feature spoken word artist Levi the Poet who will speak about the issue of bullying, as well as DJs from the community to provide dance music.

“End Bullying, Save Lives” plans to address the issue of bullying by bringing local community together for events such as these.  The organization believes that the recent rise in bullying incidents is caused by a fundamental disconnect between individuals of a community due to the prevalence of insular social groups produced by modern technology and strives to break down these barriers by providing opportunities for people to get to know one another.  Families are encouraged to attend as well as youth groups, social clubs and any individuals from the community who are interested in the issue of bullying, those who are experiencing being bullied or have bullied others, or just anyone who wants to have a good time.

“End Bullying, Save Lives” started in February of 2013 when current president Sheri Munsell  responded to a bullying incident in which 11 year old Bailey O'Neil was attacked at his school and put into a coma.  Although Bailey passed away shortly after, “End Bullying, Save Lives” was able to raise funds to cover his medical bills for his family and reach thousands of people with an anti-bullying message.  The organization continues to exist to support teens and adults who are experiencing bullying and to educate people about the issue of bullying. Please contact us for more info. General Admission to the event is $7 in advance and $10 day of to purchase advance tickets please visit The Pyramid Scheme website

 Event Prizes are sponsored by Vertigo Records, Sweet Yo's Frozen Yogurt, Brann's Steakhouse and Sports Grille, Schuil Coffee & Tea Shoppe, Scott Printing.

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