Donate Life recognizes local BMW for organ donor efforts

The Johnstown Bureau of Motor Vehicles has been recognized for increasing the number of people who last year registered as organ and tissue donors in the Ohio Donor Registry.

Donate Life Ohio’s “Organ, Tissue and Eye Donation Front Line Awards” are presented to the BMV locations with the highest donor registration rates or the greatest improvement in registration. The Johnstown BMV earned the “Most Improved in District 5” award for improving its donor registration rate from 59 percent in 2010 to 63.4 percent in 2011.

Rachel Lewis, media relations/community outreach coordinator for Lifeline of Ohio, said in a news release that the award belongs not just to Johnstown’s BMV staff members. “This award is as much a commendation of the generosity and compassion of the citizens of Johnstown” as it is of the BMV workers, Lewis said. Lifeline of Ohio coordinates the awards on behalf of Donate Life Ohio.

Each person who receives or renews a driver’s license or state identification card at an Ohio BMV location is asked, “Would you like to make an anatomical gift at the time of your death?”
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Villa Sponsors / Clover Valley Golf Club

Nestled in the woods lies one of Central Ohio’s finest daily fee facilities… Clover Valley Golf Club. Located just 9 miles Northeast of New Albany on Rt 37, Clover Valley Golf Club offers 230 acres of serene and beautiful parkland including bentgrass tees, greens and fairways that will give you the look and feel of playing at an exclusive private club.

 “This course makes good players better”

Johnnies Villa Sponsors

Had this sent to me today. A local wedding photographer, Curtis Wallis, is running a contest for a free engagement session. It all takes place on his facebook pageand website, so check them out for more information. Curtis is quickly becoming a popular photographer for his weddings style, and getting a chance to have him for a portrait session is worth it.  The details also state the session does not have to be an engagement session and is open to married and unmarried couples of all ages.

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Curtis Wallis Wedding Photographer Website