Stork's Nest Baby Shower Celebrates 10 Years

WHAT: The 10th anniversary of the Stork’s Nest Baby Shower, hosted by the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing.

WHEN: 12:30 to 3 p.m. April 13 (Friday)

WHERE: International Cultural Center, 601 Indiana Ave.

EVENT: The Lubbock Chapter of the Stork’s Nest serves a vital community role in increasing the number of Lubbock women and teens who receive early and regular prenatal care to give babies a healthy start.

Event organizer Linda Brice, R.N., Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Nursing, and her students, with the help of the Lubbock community, raised $101,300 in new baby items and monetary donations.

The Stork’s Nest is a national cooperative project of the March of Dimes and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. The project is also a part of the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center, a nonprofit nurse managed primary health care center operated by the School of Nursing.

For more information, contact Brice at (806) 241-3652.

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