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March of Dimes to hold a "Storm Recovery Party"

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The March of Dimes celebrates its 75th Anniversary and its ongoing work to help babies get a healthy start in life.

The event was originally scheduled for April 27th but was canceled due to severe weather.  It has been rescheduled and they are calling it the "Storm Recovery Party." 

The event will be held on Tuesday, May 7th at the Memphis March of Dimes, Hobson Building located at 5384 Poplar Avenue (in upper deck parking lot) from 4pm to 7pm.  Several Hundred are expected to join in the festivities and everyone is encouraged to join the party.  "If you'd like to support the Memphis March for Babies, please stop by for the family oriented event, which will include food, music and festivities for kids."

The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies®, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. In 2013, the March of Dimes celebrates its 75th Anniversary and its ongoing work to help babies get a healthy start in life. Early research led to the Salk and Sabin polio vaccines that all babies still receive. Other breakthroughs include new treatments for premature infants and children with birth defects. About 4 million babies are born each year in the United States, and all have benefited from March of Dimes lifesaving research and education.

 

 

 

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