Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) Recognized West Virginia Volunteers with an Appreciation Dinner
–Dinner Took Place on April 10 at the West Virginia Cultural Center in Charleston –
WHO: The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE)
WHAT: “Voices in Harmony,” CORE’s West Virginia volunteer appreciation dinner
WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 2014 with a reception that began at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Cultural Center – Capitol Complex (1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, WV)
DETAILS: The volunteer appreciation dinner honored individuals from West Virginia 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, Terry Stone, associate director of Retired Senior Volunteer Program, who spoke about the value of volunteers and what we can achieve together.
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.