March of Dimes WalkAmerica 2005
Athens County

Sunday, May 15, 2005
2 p.m. at Ohio University's TailGreat Park

Athens County WalkAmerica


What is WalkAmerica?

How Can I Get Involved

Calendar of Events

Where Does the Money Go?

Who's Participating?

Register Online*

Visit the National March of Dimes Web site*

Visit the Ohio University Web site


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Upcoming Events

  • Sunday, May 16, at noon: WalkAmerica at Ohio University's Tail Great Park, Richland Avenue

  • Sunday, May 16, at noon: WalkAmerica Petland PetWalk at Ohio University's Tail Great Park, Richland Avenue
    The March of Dimes and the new Petland store on East State Street invite you and your favorite canine friend to participate in the 2004 WalkAmerica Petland PetWalk.

    By joining the WalkAmerica Petland PetWalk, you're helping to save babies who are born too soon and too small. Your contributions fund cutting edge research and innovative oprograms that gvive tiny, premature babies a fighting chance.

    Each dog participating in the PetWalk will receive a free "doggy bag" of dog treats. Water and treats for dogs will be provided at Petland's K-9 Comfort Station located along the WalkAmerica walking route. Bags for the handling and removal of dog waste will be provided by Petland prior to the beginnig of the PetWalk.

    For more information on the WalkAmerica Petland PetWalk call 1-800-868-2569.

  • Tuesday, October 19, Time TBA: Seventh Annual March of Dimes Wine, Beer and Cheese Tasting
    Tempt your taste buds with your choice of specialty beers from around the world and fine wines served with imported cheeses at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center. Tickets are $12 per person or $20 per couple and all proceeds benefit the March of Dimes. There will be a silent auction from 5:30 to 6:30, guest speakers Robert Glidden and Gary North at 6:30 and a live auction at 6:45. Entertainment will be provided by the Hostetler Jazz Quartet.

    Tickets can be purchased by calling the March of Dimes at 1-800-686-2569.

March of Dimes

Every day, babies fight for their lives. And every day, the March of Dimes helps them win. When you join WalkAmerica, you're a hero for babies born too soon and too small because your efforts support cutting edge research and innovative programs that save babies' lives.