Westview FBLA Takes Steps to Combat Premature Births
Posted on 11/15/2021
This is the image for the news article titled Westview FBLA Takes Steps to Combat Premature BirthsThe Westview Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) are focused not simply on their professional growth but on the health of others. In keeping with the club’s National Community Service Project, they are focusing on the March of Dimes, raising money and awareness of premature births.

World Prematurity Day is scheduled for Wednesday, November17. Westview FBLA members began walking November 3 and will continue taking pledges and donations for miles walked until November 19.

Kimberly Elliott, the FBLA advisor, says the members are motivated by startling statistics.

“Preterm birth and its complications are the largest contributors to infant death in the United States and globally. This urgent health crisis is significantly fueled by the health equity gap in our health care system today,” she noted.

Westview FBLA students walking for March of Dimes and to combat premature births
FBLA members (seen here) who are walking their way to health and toward their March of Dimes goal are: (from left to right) Bryce Garner, Harrison Simpson, Misha Vu, Chase Winschel, Cannon Elliott, Enrique Gray, Dalton Sanford, Josh Simpson, Ethan Garrett, Joseph Roupe, Ethan Burns, Christian Ingram, Kamari McKinney, Dylan Hutson, Aryan Chauhan, Autumn Martin, Ethan Hayden, Zach Parrott, and Deisel Jeffrey.
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