CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: ALEXANDRA BEEDLE!
Our CHEER Champion this week is Alexandra Beedle, MSC, ANutr, and Volunteer for CHEER International Group (CHEERing). Alexandra was nominated for her dedication and tenacity in going to serve vulnerable populations in Greece, during the current global pandemic. “I am a humanitarian and the pandRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: “BIKERS FOR BABIES” OF THE MOVING VIOLATIONS MOTORCYCLE CLUB!
This week’s CHAMPions are the women of the Moving Violations Motorcycle Club of Boston, popularly known as the “Bikers for Babies”. They were nominated for their volunteer work with the Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast and their heroic rescue of 1,000 ounces of donated breast milk following poweRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: LEILA MAHBUBI!
Congratulations to CHEER CHAMPion of the Week, Leila Mahbubi, BA, Breastfeeding Counselor and Interpreter for CHEERing, our Greece-based sister organization. Leila was nominated for her passion and commitment to serving families in Elna’s shelter and other camps. She is a native of Iran where sheRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: JACKSON-MEDGAR WILEY EVERS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
CHEER is pleased to recognize the Jackson-Evers International Airport for their continuous commitment to providing safe lactation spaces for their employees and breastfeeding moms in transit. Despite Read More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: PAPY KUYOWA NDOTONI!
This week's CHAMPion is Papy Kuyowa Ndotoni. Papy is Congolese and lives in Athens, Greece. Papy, the father of a breastfed baby, and husband of a CHEERing peer counselor in Athens, has consistently helped the CHEERing team, as a French translator, educator, and general supporter. His cheerfulness,Read More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SIRENS MOTORCYCLE CLUB!
Our CHEER CHAMPion of the Week is the Sirens Motorcycle Club, also known as the NYC Breast Milk Riders! The Sirens Motorcycle Club is the oldest, largest women's motorcycle club in NYC. It was founded in 1986, and now consists of over 60 members, half of whom are in the Milk Riders group. The SirRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: DR. MELYNDA NOBLE!
Congratulations to Dr. Melynda Noble, M.D. FAAP, our CHEER Champion of the Week. Dr. Noble is the Pediatric hospitalist and Chief of Pediatrics at Greenwood Leflore Hospital (GLH). She was nominated for her incredible efforts to promote the Baby-Friendly initiative at that hospital. Few hospitals inRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: KIMBERLY MOORE!
Congratulations to CHEER CHAMPion of the Week, Kimberly Moore, RN, and Director of the Women’s Center for NMMC Gilmore-Amory! In her role as director, Kimberly maintains the Baby-Friendly hospital initiative and the MS Perinatal Quality Collaborative (MSPQC) bundles. She also oversees the labor anRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG!
This CHAMPion of the Week post is in honor of the late Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020), popularly known as the “Notorious R.B.G”. Justice Bader Ginsburg represented many things to many people; to us she was a hero, an unrelenting advocate for women’s rights, and a symbolRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: VALERIE HARRIS!
Today’s CHEER Champion is Valerie Harris, LPN, CLC, and BFHI Coordinator for St. Dominic Memorial Hospital! Valerie works directly with managers on the Post-Partum, L&D, NICU, and Well Baby units to implement BFHI. She is responsible for stewardship of the project, doing the audits, and ensuriRead More