Ashworth College Supports March of Dimes

Norcross, KS, April 10, 2009 --( Ashworth College announced today that it will continue its community service endeavors through its supports of the March of Dimes. Throughout the month of April, Ashworth College administration and staff will accept monetary donations in the form of coins, cash and checks.

“A number of Ashworth students are working mothers balancing careers, family and education, so this is a particularly relevant cause,” said Melissa Maddox, Business Services Manager. “This is reflected in several of our current initiatives, including Ashworth Moms Challenge and Project Working Mom…and Dads, Too!”

Among Ashworth College’s most popular programs are its Early Childhood Education and Childhood Career Skills courses. Ashworth also offers a range of health care, technology, and business programs.

Throughout the year, Ashworth makes a concentrated effort to support worthwhile causes to include Dress for Success Atlanta, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), the American Cancer Society, the American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, and March of Dimes.

About March of Dimes
The March of Dime’s mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality through its research, community service, education and advocacy initiatives. March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight.

About Ashworth College
Ashworth College, a worldwide leader in distance education, offers students more than 100 career-focused high school, career school, associates, bachelor’s and master’s diploma and degree programs that are affordable and fit into their otherwise busy schedules.

Headquartered in Norcross, GA, Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and Ashworth High School is further accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). For more information visit

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