Introducing Mona Carter as State Director of March of Dimes South Carolina Chapter
Jacki Apel, Director of Communications, March of Dimes, 803-403-8523, firstname.lastname@example.org
Columbia, South Carolina , August 30, 2012
The March of Dimes is proud to announce that Mona Tolson Carter is the State Director of the South Carolina Chapter of the March of Dimes. Mona comes to us from an 18 year career with the American Heart Association where she held many positions including Vice President of Corporate Relations for the Mid-Atlantic Affiliate. Prior to that, she worked for Manpower and Sonoco Products. Mona received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Francis Marion University.
Mrs. Carter is a Native South Carolinian. She grew up in Chesterfield County and has lived all of her adult life in Florence. She and her husband, Scott, have three children and are active members of Southside Baptist Church as well as entrenched in school activities. Mona recently completed a three-year term as President of the South Florence High School Band Boosters.
“Mona Carter brings more than 20 years of professional expertise to our organization – the bulk of which is in fundraising and volunteer development. We welcome her to the March of Dimes and look forward to working together so more families in communities across the state will know the joy of having a healthy baby” said Vince Ford, Chairman, March of Dimes Chapter Board of Directors.
Each year, the South Carolina Chapter of the March of Dimes invests in mission initiatives statewide, including research grants and local community services. Through these program services, the March of Dimes continues working to prevent birth defects and infant death, reduce South Carolina’s premature birth rate, increase access to prenatal care and educate healthcare providers and women about having healthy babies.
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. 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.com/southcarolina. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.