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Breakfast for Babies

March of Dimes & Gourmet’s Market present Breakfast for Babies
Families and volunteers come together to help March of Dimes fight for Healthy Babies

Who & What:
If you’re looking for something fun to do for St. Patrick’s Day? Why not celebrate babies at The Gourmet’s Market on Tuesday Morning with some delicious Green Eggs & Ham! Several hundred people will show up at The Gourmet's Market, as the restaurant raises money for the March of Dimes to energize Knoxville families, companies and volunteers dedicated to giving babies a healthy start.
  • Local News will be live encouraging viewers to come down, eat and make a donation to benefit March of Dimes
  • A portion of sales will be donated to March of Dimes 
  • Breakfast for Babies is the March of Dimes’ premier fundraising event that benefits Knoxville babies. March of Dimes is the champion for all babies, those born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive. Moms can rely on March of Dimes for everything they need to know about having a healthy baby before, during and after pregnancy. 
When:
Tuesday, March 17th, 7-11 a.m.
If you'd like to have news for the event, contact Kim Severance at 865-389-1504 and I'll meet you.

Where:
The Gourmet's Market
5107 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Media can park anywhere in the lot.

Interviews:
2015 Breakfast for Babies Ambassador Family – The Tylers (Adam, Carrie and Baby Jackson)
 
From their story…..
Adam and Carrie Tyler run Gourmet's Market in Bearden, a favorite of East Tennessee foodies for more than three decades. The Tylers lost their first child, Memphis Grace Tyler, to unexplained prematurity and have been supporters of March of Dimes ever since. On Dec. 29, 2014 they welcomed a son, Jackson Cash Tyler, into their family. "We learned how important March of Dimes is when Memphis Grace was born at 27 weeks," Carrie Tyler said. "They do so much research and provide amazing support for families. We will always be March of Dimes supporters."

- SUSIE RACEK – MARCH OF DIMES EAST TENNESSEE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
- KIM SEVERANCE – MARCH OF DIMES KNOXVILLE COMMUNITY DIRECTOR

Why:
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.org/tennessee or nacersano.org.
 
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