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Jefferson County March of Babies scheduled for May 7

By Staff | Apr 8, 2011

The Jefferson County March of Babies will be held Saturday, May 7, with registration beginning at 9 a.m. and the 3-mile walk beginning at 10 a.m., at Morgan Grove Park in Shepherdstown.

Eastern Panhandle residents are encouraged to sign up for March for Babies and create a team with their family, friends or colleagues at www.marchforbabies.org or by calling 304-263-2003. Additional volunteer and sponsorship opportunities are also available.

In addition to supporting medical research, the funds raised through March for Babies are distributed to local community organizations working to improve the health of mothers and babies. Locally, the Shenandoah Valley Medical Center received a grant to update their Childbirth Education Curriculum and the West Virginia University Friends of the Neonatal intensive care unit received funding for education materials for the NICU Parent Lounge.

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