Concerning Health Lunch to Learn: The Importance of Organ Donation

March 22, 2019 from 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location

HCMC Classrooms 2 & 3

301 Tyson Avenue , P.O. Box 1030
Paris, Tennessee 38242

Location Details

Contact Information

Lori Stambaugh, RN BSN, Community Educator

Tickets & Pricing

This event is free.

Description

Presented by Cindy Vaughn, Organ Recipient and Doante Life Amabassador and Tennessee Donor Services

Friday, March 22, 2019

12 Noon

HCMC Classrooms 2 & 3

April is Donate Life Month and to kick off the month recognition, HCMC is hosting Tennessee Donor Services to discuss the importance of organ donation and how the process works. To help share the message, Cindy Vaughn, an Organ Recipient and Donate Life Ambassador will be giving her testimony about the importance of organ donation. Cindy Vaughn is a Memphis native currently make her home in Jackson. She is a heart transplant recipient and a 19-year SCAD heart survivor. Two weeks after giving birth to her third child, Cindy had a heart attack. Her heart function quickly declined and the years following were spent in and out of the hospital. She was told she needed of a heart transplant and was listed in December 2016 and received her gift in January 2017. Cindy has devoted her life to honoring her donor by sharing her journey with the community and how the gift of her donor saved her life. She has been a Woman Heart Champion since 2005. She is a strong advocate for women’s heart issues and brings awareness of the need for organ donation and the importance of the donor registry.

Lunch will be provided beginning at 11:30AM. Seating is limited, so you must RSVP at 731-644-3463 to reserve your spot or register online below: