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2011-07-19 09:22:00

"Be a Hero For Babies Day®" Raises $2.75 Million for March of Dimes WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In communities across the country, Farmers Insurance Group and its agents organized local telethons, golf outings, poker tournaments, gourmet dinners, carnivals and even a Zumba-thon and raised $2.75 million in a one-day fundraiser called Be a Hero for Babies Day benefiting March of Dimes programs to give every baby a healthy start in life. March of Dimes...

2011-07-05 23:01:00

New Online Center Consolidates Information to Make Free Material Easier to Access WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes has launched a new online Prematurity Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) that combines all its valuable materials on prematurity into one section of its web site.

2011-06-29 13:07:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating another Farmers Insurance Be a Hero For Babies Day, a group of March of Dimes and Farmers Insurance volunteer moms, dads and their newborns appeared on NBC's "Today Show" this morning.

2011-06-27 15:21:00

Company is #1 Fundraiser for March of Dimes WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kmart customers and associates raised a generous $8.7 million this year to support the March of Dimes March for Babies®, and organized the first-ever "Babies on Broadway" event that showcased efforts to give every baby a healthy start in life.

2011-06-20 11:53:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two business leaders from the insurance and child care industries have been elected to the March of Dimes national Board of Trustees. David Travers from Farmers Insurance and David H.

2011-06-20 11:40:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LaVerne Council, a longtime March of Dimes volunteer leader and Board member, was elected chair of the organization's national Board of Trustees.

2011-06-20 10:44:00

TSX: SPD www.silverpredator.com VANCOUVER, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Predator Corp.

2011-06-02 07:00:00

DETROIT, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A woman who never got so much as a nickel from the fortune left by her great grandfather--five and dime store magnate F.W.

2011-05-23 04:20:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Poor most of her adult life, the great granddaughter of five and dime magnate F. W.

2011-05-02 12:43:00

DENVER, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two scientists who pioneered research on the X and Y chromosomes have been chosen to receive the 2011 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology.

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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.