Corning, NY -- More than 20 CCA members gathered at Denison Park on Saturday, April 25th to take part in 2015 March for Babies. Together with other residents from all over the Southern Tier, hundreds of people took a 3 mile walk through streets of Corning to help give babies in Southern Tier a stronger and healthier life.
March for Babies, the nation’s premier walking even is held in 700 communities across the United States and involves more than 7 million people each year. The walk is organized by the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health, March of Dimes. According to the organization, 1 out of 9 babies in New York State is born premature. The Southern Tier March for Babies expects to raise more than $58000 this year for pregnancy research.
CCA raised over $500 to the event to show supports to our local community. Participation of CCA members in the walk was highly recognized and CCA would like to thank each CCA members to make this event a success.