The Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity at MU hopes to break its 2011 fundraising record of $80,000.
Senior Brendan Lyss of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity sits with his fraternity brother Kyle Sutton on Broadway as a part of the Rock-A-Thon fundraising effort on Thursday morning. Lyss, the designated rocker, will be sitting in a rocking chair for 63 hours and will not stand up until Saturday night at 10 p.m. as part of the fraternity's effort to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Freshman Ezra Blocker of AEPI collects money from Jiyang Ye while canning for Rock-a-thon on Thursday morning at the corner of Ninth and Elm streets. The fraternity hosts the event every other year. The members hope to break their fundraising record of $80,000 in 2011.
Ezra Blocker shakes his can while asking for donations Thursday morning on the corner of Ninth and Elm streets. The fundraising effort raised more than $80,000 in 2011 for the fight against cancer.