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Canonsburg Hospital Holds Flag Raising Ceremony for National Donate Life Month

Thursday, April 4, 2019

CANONSBURG, Pa. – Canonsburg Hospital will recognize National Donate Life Month by hosting its annual flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 4 at 9 a.m. The event will feature the powerful story of heart transplant recipient, Craig Smith, as well as remarks from the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) and hospital leadership.

WHO:

  • Angela Costa, Chief Nursing Officer, Canonsburg Hospital
  • Joe Weber, Chief Financial Officer, CORE 
  • Craig Smith, Heart Recipient
     

WHAT:
A flag-raising ceremony to honor those who gave the gift of life and call attention to the significant need for more people to register as organ donors.

WHEN:
Thursday, April 4 at 9 a.m. – media should plan to arrive by 8:45 a.m.

WHERE:
Canonsburg Hospital
100 Medical Blvd.
Canonsburg, PA 15317

WHY:
Nearly 115,000 men, women and children await lifesaving organ transplants with a new person added to the national list every ten minutes. National Donate Life Month, celebrated every April, encourages more Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and recognizes those who have saved lives through donation.

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