Commonwealth Journal

News Live

April 21, 2013

Against all odds

March of Dimes helps children like Gehring

(Continued)

Somerset —

“I really had no idea what the March of Dimes really was before we had Parker,” said Brooke. “We are honored to be the March of Dimes Ambassador Family this year. 
“March of Dimes has done so much that has affected the remarkable outcome of our situation and helped us bring a healthy baby boy home despite his early arrival,” Brooke added.
The Gehring family will lead the March of Dimes March for Babies walk in downtown Somerset next weekend. 
And Brooke said she was grateful for the support the Gehrings received from family and friends through Parker’s roller coaster journey.
“We are so thankful to all of our family, friends, church members, and community who rallied around us and supported us and prayed for us,” said Brooke. “Every day when we hold Parker we get a glimpse of God’s goodness and his love for us and we are so thankful and humbled.”
The March of Dimes March for Babies is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, beginning at Rocky Hollow Park in downtown Somerset. Participants will walk through downtown Somerset in support of the non-profit organization, which raises funds for research into pre-natal and postnatal medical issues.

Text Only
News Live
News Live
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks