Rally for Babies - KULR-8 Television, Billings, MT

Rally for Babies

Posted: Updated:
BILLINGS -

The Billings Clinic hosted a "Rally for Babies" Thursday to help the March of Dimes. The Clinic will have a team in this April's March for Babies, which is the largest annual fundraiser for the March of Dimes. The money raised at the event will help families like the Laddusaws. Christine Laddusaw says her daughter Arabelle "was a 28-week preemie." Now four, Arabelle still deals with cerebral palsy. Christine says the March of Dimes research and behind-the-scenes work in NICU's was a huge help.

"In Montana, one-in-nine babies is born premature, so that's a pretty staggering statistic," says Maria Mares-Reed, the community director for the Montana March of Dimes. She says the organization hopes to raise nearly $150,000 at this year's March for Babies. The March is slated for April 26 at ZooMontana.

  • LocalMore>>

  • Rockin' the Rims Benefits Underprivileged Kids

    Rockin' the Rims Benefits Underprivileged Kids

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:01:10 GMT
    The first ever Rockin' the Rims takes place at Coulson Park on August 16th.
    The first ever Rockin' the Rims takes place at Coulson Park on August 16th.
  • Fire on 64th Street West

    Fire on 64th Street West

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:00:15 GMT
    A fire between Billings and Laurel sparked around lunch time Thursday and quickly spread through a farmer's field, threatening a nearby home. Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, Billings Fire Department, and DNRC crews were able to contain the fire to about 20 acres. Corey McIlvain, Deputy Fire Chief for the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, says crews were able to focus on defending several structures on the southeast end of the field thanks to a fire breaks in the area."With this road, and th...
    A fire between Billings and Laurel sparked around lunch time Thursday and quickly spread through a farmer's field, threatening a nearby home. Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, Billings Fire Department, and DNRC crews were able to contain the fire to about 20 acres. Corey McIlvain, Deputy Fire Chief for the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department, says crews were able to focus on defending several structures on the southeast end of the field thanks to a fire breaks in the area."With this road, and th...
  • Lewis Releases Five Point Ag Plan

    Lewis Releases Five Point Ag Plan

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:05:40 GMT
    Agriculture is facing budget cuts across the country. Democratic U.S. House Candidate John Lewis released a five point plan to in support of helping the ag industry here in Montana.The five points include, making farming and ranching appealing to a younger generation, fighting for Montana resources, improving rail traffic for Montana, promoting Montana products, and investing in agricultural research and development.
    Agriculture is facing budget cuts across the country. Democratic U.S. House Candidate John Lewis released a five point plan to in support of helping the ag industry here in Montana.The five points include, making farming and ranching appealing to a younger generation, fighting for Montana resources, improving rail traffic for Montana, promoting Montana products, and investing in agricultural research and development.