New York Stock Exchange Kicks off 2013 March for Babies

New York City | Thursday, February 28, 2013

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Bill Fitzgerald, Vice President and General Manager of Commercial Engines at GE Aviation and National Chairman of March for Babies (at podium), with eight-year-old Nina Centofanti, the March of Dimes 2013 National Ambassador (holding gavel), and March of Dimes President Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, as they ring The Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange to kick off March for Babies season. This year, about 20,000 companies and 7 million people will participate in March for Babies with a goal of raising $109 million. The walk takes place in most communities the last weekend of April. To join a March for Babies event near you, visit marchforbabies.org (PHOTO CREDIT: Ben Hider/NYSE Euronext).

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.

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