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March Of Dimes

Kickoff meeting set for this year's March for Babies

St. Vincent Healthcare is hosting a "March for Babies" kickoff event at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Mansfield Education Center.

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Arriving ahead of schedule; family celebrates baby that beat the odds

Arriving ahead of schedule; family celebrates baby that beat the odds

As grateful residents count their blessings around the traditional Thanksgiving turkey, by far the biggest blessing for one Billings couple, Justine Myers and Ryan French, will be helping their son celebrate his first turkey day with a bottle or two of baby formula and some quality time with…

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Wayne Nelson and Debra Donovan

Wayne Nelson and Debra Donovan

Wayne Nelson, President of Stockman Bank Billings, and Debra Donovan, State Director of Montana March of Dimes, gather at the Billings Depot to promote the March of Dimes benefit. Here they hold infants Lincoln and Hadley Daniel.

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Signature Chefs event Oct. 21 benefits March of Dimes

Signature Chefs event Oct. 21 benefits March of Dimes

Twenty-one chefs are working to prepare dishes for the sixth annual Montana March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction on Oct. 21 at the Billings Depot.

October 11, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Local chefs Carl Kurokawa and David Maplethorpe

Local chefs Carl Kurokawa and David Maplethorpe

Top photo: local chefs Carl Kurokawa, left, and David Maplethorpe hold infants Lincoln and Hadley Daniel as other signature chefs look on. The group will be involved in the 2013 March of Dimes fundraiser at the Billings Depot.Right photo: Wayne Nelson, president of Stockman Bank Billings, an…

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Hearts for moms

Hearts for moms

Stacey Pewonka holds tiny glass hearts that are given to mothers at the March of Dimes walk who have lost babies around birth. Pewonka has strung the five she has collected by particpating in the annual walks into a bracelet in memory of her son, Caden.  

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Stacey Pewonka

Stacey Pewonka

Stacey Pewonka, who had a stillborn son in 2007, has joined the March of Dimes walk every year since then. Walkers who raise at least $200 receive a T-shirt that Pewonka displays.

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March of Dimes walk helps mom heal

March of Dimes walk helps mom heal

A March of Dimes walk in 2007 helped Stacey Pewonka take the first steps toward healing after losing her first child before birth.

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Wyoming preterm birth rate continues decline

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s preterm birth rate declined to roughly one in 10 babies, earning the state a “B” grade on the 2012 March of Dimes Report Card.

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Chefs helping babies, one dish at a time

Chefs helping babies, one dish at a time

It seemed like a natural fit five years ago when the March of Dimes decided to pair local chefs and babies at its annual fundraiser.

October 12, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Wayne Nelson, Debra Donovan

Wayne Nelson, Debra Donovan

Wayne Nelson, left, and Debra Donovan are working on the March of Dimes fundraiser, Signature Chef's Auction. Nelson, Stockman Bank president, is revenue chair for the event and Donovan is the March of Dimes state director.

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Debra Donovan, Alex Tyson

Debra Donovan, Alex Tyson

March of Dimes state director Debra Donovan and Alex Tyson of the Billings Chamber/CVB share a smile in front of the Billings Depot, site of the March of Dimes fundraising event, Signature Chef's Auction.

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Signature Chef's Auction

Signature Chef's Auction

Local chefs are supporting the March of Dimes with a fundraising event, the Signature Chef's Auction, which is set for Monday evening at the Billings Depot. Carl Kurakawa is holding Elianna Walsh, an infant who was born premature and aided through March of Dimes. Marcy Tatarka and Carrie Sul…

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Montana March of Dimes reorganizes staff

Montana March of Dimes reorganizes staff

The Montana Chapter of the March of Dimes has undergone a re-organization of the executive board and added four new employees.

July 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Afternoon ride

Afternoon ride

Emma Thomas rides Beau, the therapy horse, as Kristi Fischer, Val Zimmer and Hollis Edwards (L-R) help at the Equestrian Center on U.S. Highway 3.

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Preparation

Preparation

Emma Thomas gets help putting on her riding helmet from Tarra Thomas, her mother, and Kristi Fischer (L-R) before riding Beau, the therapy horse. She is taking some therapeutic equestrian lessons at the Equestrian Center on U.S. Highway 3.

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Friendship defined

Friendship defined

Emma Thomas greets Beau, the therapy horse, before her riding session at the Equestrian Center on U.S. Highway 3. Her mother, Tarra Thomas, says the program has made a significant difference in her daughter’s quality of life.

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Kids' Time: Fun and inexpensive things for kids to do in Billings this week

Keeping kids occupied can be a big challenge. Here are some ideas for activities to keep young ones engaged -- body and mind -- in Billings this week:

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Weekday Sampler: 6 things to do in Billings this week

Weekday Sampler: 6 things to do in Billings this week

Suggestions from the Enjoy Bloggers on events and activities to attend this week:

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Taste bids: Chefs bring out best for March of Dimes fundraising auction

Taste bids: Chefs bring out best for March of Dimes fundraising auction

The 2011 March of Dimes Signature Chef’s Auction is Monday, Oct. 17 at the Billings Depot.

October 07, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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