MARCH OF DIMES ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF MARCH FOR BABIES RAFFLE (6/16/14)
For Immediate Release
Contact: Julie Stark, Associate State Director 513-370-5002 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cincinnati, Ohio—March of Dimes Ohio Chapter is pleased to announce the winners of their 2014 March for Babies Raffle. The winning tickets were drawn on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
Cheri Menoni of N. Olmstead, OH is the grand prize winner of a pair of roundtrip airline tickets good in the 48 contiguous United States, Alaska, Canada, Caribbean and Mexico courtesy of United Airlines.
Andre Williams of Columbus, OH will be shopping in style. He won the $1,000 Gift Card courtesy of Macy’s.
Luke Ahrens of Cleveland, OH will enjoy a trip of a life-time with the Whitewater Rafting Adventure Trip for four (4) courtesy of Ohio Magazine and River Expeditions, Lansing, West Virginia.
Bessie Walborn of Alliance, OH will be traveling in the near future with a $500 Travel Gift Certificate courtesy of AAA Travel Allied Group.
Ida Dunke of Findlay, OH and John Boxill from Columbus, OH will be driving with a full tank of gas with each winning a $500 Gas Card courtesy of Marathon Petroleum Company.
Bob Arnold of Fairfield, OH will enjoy the Vitamix 5200 with 2 cookbooks, cooking class on DVD & 7-year full warranty courtesy of Vitamix.
An anonymous donor from Bowling Green, OH won the hotel packages courtesy of Embassy Suites Columbus Airport/Easton, Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area and Hampton Inn and Suites Columbus-Downtown.
Raffle tickets were available for purchase through March of Dimes volunteers from offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo and were a part of March for Babies, our largest fundraising event to raise money to give all babies a healthy start in live. The raffle raised over $24,000 to help moms have a healthy full term pregnancy and to fund research.
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. For more than 75 years, moms and babies have benefited from March of Dimes research, education, vaccines, and breakthroughs. With chapters nationwide, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.