Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) Recognized Erie Volunteers with an Appreciation Dinner
–Dinner Took Place on April 3 at the Kahkwa Club in Erie, Pa. –
WHO: The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE)
WHAT: “Voices in Harmony,” CORE’s Erie volunteer appreciation dinner
WHEN: Thursday, April 3, 2014 with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Kahkwa Club (3300 Kahkwa Club Road, Erie, PA)
DETAILS: The volunteer appreciation dinner honored individuals from Erie who have served as active volunteers from March 2013 to March 2014. The event included a video presentation featuring the work of CORE’s volunteers and a guest speaker, Mike Gallagher, waiting list candidate and former Erie-area television station anchor.
The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is one of 58 federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organizations (OPOs) in the United States. CORE works closely with donor families and designated health care professionals to coordinate the surgical recovery of organs, tissues and corneas for transplantation. CORE also facilitates the computerized matching of donated organs and placement of corneas. With headquarters in Pittsburgh and an office in Charleston, West Virginia, CORE oversees a region that encompasses 155 hospitals and almost six million people throughout western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Chemung County, NY. For more information, visit www.core.org or call 1-800-DONORS-7.