March of Dimes staff and volunteers handed out apple pie at the Oregon State Capitol today–along with information about maternal and infant health.
In addition to educating those who picked up a slice of fruity American goodness about our mission and our hope to get HB 2236 (the Birth Anomaly Registry Bill) passed, we also took letters, information sheets and purple wristbands to each and every legislator in the Oregon House and Senate.
It was a great day. And for those of us old enough to remember School House Rock, we had visions of a little white scroll of paper sitting on concrete steps singing, “I’m just a bill. Yes I’m only a bill. And I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill….”