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Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) Recognized its Pittsburgh Area Volunteers with an Appreciation Dinner

–Dinner Took Place on April 24 at Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at The Priory –

WHO: The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE)

WHAT: “Voices in Harmony, CORE’s appreciation dinner for Pittsburgh area volunteers.

WHEN: Thursday, April 24, 2014 with a reception that began at 6:00 p.m. and dinner at 7:00 p.m.

DETAILS: The volunteer appreciation dinner honored individuals from Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas 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, Patricia Vince, executive director of Zachary’s Mission, who spoke about the value of volunteers.

PHOTOS: *Additional photos available upon request

Guest Speaker Patricia Vince
Guest Speaker Patricia Vince
Rudy Molnar and Kathy Jacobs
Rudy Molnar and Kathy Jacobs
Barbara Edwards, Gina Velar, Andrea Leech
Barbara Edwards, Gina Velar, Andrea Leech

About CORE
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.

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