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The Fourth Annual UNMC Skate a-thon will take place on January 10-11 at the UNMC Ice Rink. The 24-hour event will run from noon on Jan. 10 to noon on Jan. 11. To accommodate people who will just be getting off work, an opening ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 10.† Closing ceremonies will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 11. Proceeds go toward clinical and basic science Parkinsonís research at UNMC; and the PHD Program (Parkinsonís Health Development), a non-profit, local program that offers affordable exercises and activities to improve the quality of life for persons with Parkinsonís. The public is invited to attend and participate. Cost is $10 for individuals. The registration fee includes skate rental and ice access. People can skate as long as they wish.† The UNMC Ice Rink, which is located east of 42nd Street about halfway between Dewey Avenue and Emile Street, can handle up to 125 people on the ice at any time. It is located north of the Sorrell Center and south of the UNMC College of Pharmacy. † A heated tent will allow skaters and spectators a place to stay warm. There also will be hot drinks, food and snacks. DJs and guest emcees will keep the event moving, as skaters will groove to continual music. Skaters and non-skaters can register online or make a pledge at http://www.unmc.edu/publicrelations/skateathon.htm. Walk-in registration also will be available at the event. Sponsorships are still available. For information on becoming a sponsor, go to http://www.unmc.edu/publicrelations/skateathon_become-a-sponsor.htm.