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Dee Snider Joins March of Dimes Bikers for Babies(R)
Date:9/18/2008

Popular Event Enters Its 17th Year

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dee Snider, best known as the front man for the 1980s heavy metal band Twisted Sister, is taking on a new lead role this year as Honorary Chairman of March of Dimes Bikers for Babies. The cause is personal: two of his children were born prematurely, and he's leading the pack to help other babies be born healthy.

Despite the wild-man image from his heavy metal days, Snider and his wife, Suzette, have been together for 32 years and have four children. To hear Dee talk about his personal story of premature birth and why he is involved with the March of Dimes visit, http://www.marchofdimes.com/podcast.

Snider is also a radio personality, television host, author, voiceover artist, screenplay writer and actor. He has adopted the March of Dimes Bikers for Babies as his charity of choice. After riding with the Connecticut Chapter of the March of Dimes for three years, Snider saw a need and created and chaired the event that carries his name --- Dee Snider's Bikers for Babies on Long Island, N.Y. That was six years ago. "I'm honored to be a part of these events and proud of their success in raising funds to fight premature birth," he says. Snider will personally participate in three upcoming events: they are in Alabama on Oct. 11; St. Louis on Oct. 12; and in Las Vegas on Oct. 25.

He also appeared last week on Fox's TV show Kitchen Nightmares, riding an autographed motorcycle donated by Lighthouse Harley-Davidson of Huntington Station, New York, which will be auctioned to benefit the March of Dimes.

If you would like to ride along with Dee, or make a donation to support Bikers for Babies, please visit http://www.bikersforbabies.org.

"Dee Snider has been a dedicated volunteer for several years now, and we're really pl
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