Teams walk for March of Dimes


AUBURN – Lewiston-Auburn WalkAmerica, an annual March of Dimes fundraiser, has 22 mission families and 54 company teams preparing to lace up their sneakers at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 7, at Kmart.

The March of Dimes Foundation’s Prematurity Campaign to prevent premature birth will benefit from the walk. Families are invited to join the March of Dimes in the walk. Visit to register.

The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Founded in 1938, the March of Dimes funds programs of research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies and in 2003 launched a multi-year campaign to address the increasing rate of premature birth. For more information, visit the March of Dimes web site at