Bill Binnie of Binnie Media Named Honorary Co-Chair of March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

| Monday, September 28, 2015

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Manchester, NH, September 28, 2015 —

MANCHESTER, NH – On Monday, October 19th at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford, NH, Bill Binnie, President of Binnie Media, will join Ben Gamache, President of Gamache Properties, as co-chair of the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. The event brings together the best in area food and beverage purveyors for a delectable and entertaining evening where guests also bid on a unique assortment of live and silent auction packages to raise awareness and funds for the March of Dimes.

 In his role as co-chair, Binnie will promote the event and share his mission story to motivate and inspire giving in support of the March of Dimes mission to give all babies a strong and healthy start.

 “With premature birth being the #1 killer of all babies we need to do everything we can to support this cause,” said Bill Binnie, President of NH1, Binnie Media and Honorary Event Co-Chair.  “I am proud to support the March of Dimes and their work for moms and babies.”

 As our presenting sponsor, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), knows all too well premature birth is the most serious infant health problem in the United States today. It affects nearly 400,000 babies nationwide each year, including 1 in 10 babies in New Hampshire. Babies born too soon are more likely to die or have lifelong disabilities. The March of Dimes is committed to reversing this trend by funding research to find the causes of premature birth and developing strategies to prevent it. Guests will hear first-hand the impact the March of Dimes has had on the lives of the Breen family of Derry, NH.

 A sampling of the live auction items include an Italian Getaway, a Disney Package, Boston Red Sox tickets, Boston Bruins Tickets, a signed Malcolm Butler Helmet and more. For a full list of live auction items and to purchase reserved tables of 10 ($750) and individual tickets ($75) visit marchofdimes.org/Manchester.

 Participating food and beverage purveyors include Honorary Chef David Becker’s Firefly American Bistro and Bar, as well as, The Copper Door, T-BONES, Cactus Jack’s, UnWine’d, Woodstock Inn Station & Brewery, British Beer Company, Granite Restaurant & Bar, Hooked/Ignite, Cup Cake 101, Pasquale’s Ristorante, The New England Tap House Grill and Frederick’s Pastries.

 The March of Dimes thanks all of their event sponsors, especially Presenting Sponsor Children’s Hospital of Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD), and Platinum Sponsors NH1, WBIN-TV, and 98.3 LNH for their support.

 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.org or nacersano.org. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About March of Dimes

March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, we empower every mom and every family.

Visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org for more information. Visit shareyourstory.org for comfort and support. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.