10.02.2008

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction

Moms & Babies Need Your Help…Because every baby deserves to have a healthy start in life.


Thursday, November 6, 2008
Holiday Inn of Jonesboro at 6:00 p.m.

***Click here to buy tickets online ***

The March of Dimes Signature Chef’s Auction is an elegant evening featuring a variety of culinary treasures from some of the area’s best chefs, restaurants, & caterers and priceless auction packages. Lots of good causes have black tie events, but only the March of Dimes can invite you to a ‘black bib’ affair!

Funds raised through the Signature Chefs Auction support lifesaving research and programs that offer hope for prevention of infant health threats in the future. The March of Dimes carries out its lifesaving mission through programs of research, advocacy, education and community services including thousands of dollars awarded right here in Jonesboro in the form of local community grants.

We have sponsorships and tables available as well as individual tickets. Limited seating is available; so reserve your tickets today. Also if you would be interested in helping with planning, decorating, acquiring auction items, advertising, promotions or publicity, please contact Melissa Gann with the March of Dimes.

Did You Know?

· Premature birth is the number one killer of newborns.
· Every year in the U.S. more than 500,000 babies are born too soon; many are too small and fighting for every breath.
· 1 in 8 Arkansas babies are born premature.
· In an average week in Arkansas:
Ø 754 babies are born
Ø 101 babies are born prematurely
Ø 6 babies will die before reaching their first birthday
· For the last seven decades, the March of Dimes has had a track record of success including 13 Nobel Prize winning researchers, conquering polio and fighting birth defects, premature birth and other health challenges affecting moms and babies. Literally millions of babies have been saved from death or disability…But many more still need our help!


Call Melissa to reserve your tickets, to find out what you can do to help or to get more information about the event.

Melissa GannCommunity DirectorMarch of Dimes Northeast Division272 Southwest Drive
Jonesboro, AR 72401Telephone (870) 932-0300
Cell: (870) 253-1134
Fax (870) 972-6116
mgann@marchofdimes.comMarch of Dimes is the champion for babies.
www.marchofdimes.com
***Click here to buy tickets online ***

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