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2014-07-22 00:21:15

Retail Giant's Participation in March for Babies Raises a Record Amount WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A few dollars given individually might not seem like much, but through many such small acts of generosity, Kmart's Shop Your Way(?) members, customers and associates have donated an unprecedented $11 million this year to the March of Dimes annual March for Babies® to give more babies a healthy start in life. Kmart's record-breaking achievement set a...

2014-06-23 16:25:01

Welcomes Former US Surgeon General, National Reporters and Marketing Expert WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four leaders in the fields of medicine, media and marketing were elected to the March of Dimes National Board of Trustees, it was announced today. March of Dimes trustees serve as volunteers and play a vital role in the governing of the organization, serving as representatives of the public in advancing the March of Dimes mission for mother and baby health....

2014-04-10 12:27:39

Launches Research Campaign To End Premature Birth HYDE PARK, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes unveiled a new exhibit commissioned to tell the story of its history and that of its founder - FDR - today at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, N.Y. Created to celebrate the March of Dimes 75(th) Anniversary in 2013, the exhibit includes an interactive touch screen that highlights FDR's personal struggles with polio,...

2014-04-08 23:32:51

Wilentz, a New Jersey based law firm, helps to raise awareness for the Middlesex County March for Babies. Woodbridge, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer attorney’s, Barbara Koonz, Counsel, and Hesser G. McBride Jr., Shareholder, have taken on the role of Middlesex County March for Babies® Co-Chairs to raise awareness and funding for babies who are born premature or with birth defects, and to give back to the Middlesex County community. Barbara, Hesser and the...

2014-04-07 00:22:12

Supermodel-Mom Niki Taylor to Join March for Babies Event at New York Stock Exchange WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 20(th) anniversary of Cigna's support of the March of Dimes work to give all babies a healthy start in life. The company is celebrating with a new slogan, 10 Fingers, 10 Toes and 20 Years, and by ringing The Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange today. Supermodel and mother of four, Niki Taylor, will join March of Dimes...

2014-03-20 16:25:21

DETROIT, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), a music education college dedicated to teaching the next generation of modern musicians, has announced its launch in downtown Detroit. DIME's temporary location at 1520 Woodward Avenue, between John R and Witherell, opened today and will serve as its admissions office and performance space. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the space and meet the DIME team and sign up anytime Monday...

2014-02-28 00:21:29

Outside Experts Rank March of Dimes at the Top WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes is being honored as a top charity by Philanthropedia, a division of GuideStar, it was announced today. Philanthropedia is a web-based nonprofit group that rates charities according to their financial responsibility and outstanding work, helping donors to give wisely. "We are pleased and humbled to be cited by Philanthropedia experts as a top nonprofit in our field,"...

2014-01-24 00:20:51

6-Year-Old Born 11 Weeks Too Soon Named March of Dimes 2014 National Ambassador WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A New Hampshire family that benefitted from the March of Dimes 75-year legacy of success, now is helping it achieve its goal of giving more babies a healthy start in life by preventing preterm birth. Six-year-old Aidan Lamothe, who was born more than 11 weeks too soon, has been named the 2014 March of Dimes National Ambassador. Aidan and his...

2013-12-11 23:21:00

Slimband along with the stars from The Young and The Restless, show support with afternoon high tea fundraising event. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Slimband is proud to have been involved as a sponsor at the March of Dimes Canada's second-annual OpportuniTeas High Tea, which took place at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York Hotel on December 8. This important event takes place to support the March of Dimes' Conductive Education (CE) program, a specialized learning system that combines...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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