Sen. Doug Overbey awarded March of Dimes honors

The March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter, Tennessee Perinatal Association, and the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care have named State Sen. Doug Overbey their “Outstanding Citizen” for 2011.

Overbey was honored at the Healthy Babies Legislative reception held in Nashville. The honor recognizes individuals for their outstanding achievements and career contributions toward improving the health of mothers, infants and children through maternal and child health advocacy in the state of Tennessee.

“It is an honor to be recognized by these organizations which have such a long and distinguished record for improving the lives of children in our state,” said Sen. Overbey. “It has been an honor to partner with March of Dimes in working toward the goal of improving the health of our youngest and most vulnerable citizens.”

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