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2011-04-08 15:56:00

DALLAS, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An unlikely pair of race car designers has chosen the design for the special FedEx/March for Babies #11 Toyota to be featured in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race to be held April 9 at Texas Motor Speedway here. Jake and Josh Aron, 8-year-old twin boys born prematurely, met Denny Hamlin, the driver of #11, at the Joe Gibbs Racing facility in Charlotte, North Carolina in March to determine the special paint scheme for the car. The boys and...

2011-04-07 00:00:29

GalaxyBids pledges to give 5% of all bid pack purchases the first 3 weeks of April to the March of Dimes. Newnan, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 GalaxyBids.com, a unique shopping experience has pledged to start giving back to special causes. The organization that they have chosen for the month of April is the March of Dimes. They have pledged that they will give a donation of 5% of all bid packs purchased the first 3 weeks of April to the March of Dimes' March for Babies. Users are able to...

2011-04-06 14:03:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heather Gilbert gave birth prematurely to identical twin boys in 1995, each weighing in at slightly more than 2 pounds. Only one of her sons, Daniel, survived. Now Ms. Gilbert will be one of more than 15,000 Farmers Insurance Group agents, district managers and their staffs holding Farmers' 2011 "Be a Hero for Babies Day" on June 29 to raise funds for the March of Dimes. The funds will help more mothers have full-term...

2011-03-30 12:35:00

March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine Launch Research Center to Understand and Prevent Prematurity STANFORD, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes and Stanford University School of Medicine today launched the nation's first transdisciplinary research center dedicated to identifying the causes of premature birth. Prematurity is the number one reason for newborn death in the United States today, yet in nearly half of the cases of premature...

2011-03-30 00:00:29

Joseph Federico will Lead NJMET's Team in the Walkathon to Benefit the March of Dimes in Manhattan on Sunday, May 1st. Team NJMET is Walking for the Eighth Straight Year. Clifton, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 28, 2011 NJMET Vice President Joseph Federico has announced their eighth annual sponsorship of a team in the Walkathon to benefit the March of Dimes on Sunday May 1, 2011 in New York City. "Team NJMET of Clifton, NJ, will assemble at Lincoln Center on 62nd Street between Columbus and...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

This year, more than 7 million people will join their family, friends and colleagues in 900 communities across the nation. Join us locally by walking with the TreatmentDiaries.com Team and encourage and support our efforts to raise awareness and funds. Winchester, VA (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 TreatmentDiaries (http://www.treatmentdiaries.com) announces its commitment to the March of Dimes in partnership with Jim Stutzman Chevrolet-Cadillac to support this year's local walk in Winchester, VA...

2011-03-21 08:54:00

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Mountain Park (SMP), Georgia's No. 1 attraction, today announced plans to premiere an all new Lasershow Spectacular(TM), using an unprecedented digital, multi-dimensional projection called Mountainvision - set to debut Memorial Day Weekend. The new Lasershow Spectacular(TM) in Mountainvision, brings state-of-the-art, multi-dimensional magic to one of the world's biggest outdoor screens - Stone Mountain. Mountainvision will be the...

2011-03-01 15:00:00

Natalie Morales, Co-Host of NBC's Today Show, and Top March of Dimes Volunteers Ring The Closing Bell® NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Natalie Morales, co-host of NBC's Today Show, was joined today by March of Dimes volunteers to kick off March for Babies, the March of Dimes largest fundraising event, by ringing The Closing Bell® of the New York Stock Exchange. "I'm the proud mother of two healthy children, but I understand that not...

2011-03-01 10:30:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 28th year, Kmart is collaborating with the March of Dimes® to raise funds to help improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. These combined efforts and more have lead to a three percent decline in the premature birth rate, yet more than 1,400 babies are born prematurely every day(i), proving that there is still much work to be done. In its continued support,...

2011-02-27 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28: TOOTH FAIRY Profile America -- Monday, February 28th. In the minds of young children, probably the most recognized character after Santa Claus is being honored today -- it's National Tooth Fairy Day. Every child goes through the awkward time of losing baby teeth and the...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.