March of Dimes Kick-off
The March of Dimes opens it's 2013 fundraising season today with a lunch in Richland.
The event is in preparation for the March for Babies in April, where teams from local companies raise money to promote safe pregnancies and healthy babies.
Today, team captains heard strategies for putting teams together and raising money through pledges.
March of Dimes goal for fundraising in Southeast Washington is $375, 000 this year.
Last year, the Energy Northwest team raised the most money in the Tri-Cities.
Other top teams were Battelle, Bechtel, Washington River Protections Solutions, and Lockheed Martin.