St. Joseph Hospital Presented with Vision Award from the Indiana Lion’s Eye Bank
WHAT: Indiana Lion’s Eye Bank will present St. Joseph Hospital with the Vision Award to commend its dedication to the donor program as well as the community of Fort Wayne.
WHEN: 9 a.m., Thursday, June 20, 2013
WHERE: St. Joseph Hospital
Assembly Room, lower level
WHO: Eric Looper, CEO, St. Joseph Hospital; Sarah Knuth, northeast Indiana donor services
manager, Indiana Lion’s Eye Bank
WHY: St. Joe was responsible for making a difference in the lives of more than 28 individuals through the gift of sight in 2012. St. Joe had 14 cornea donors with a conversion ratio of 43.8 percent last year, which exceeded the state average.
• Media are asked to meet in the St. Joe lobby at 8:55 a.m. A member of the community relations team will escort attendees to the Assembly Room.