Transplant Games Update – Sunday, 8/1/10

Today was the first FULL day of events and we have quite a few medals to announce!

Heart recipient Athena Shry won a gold medal in racquetball in the 17-29 age bracket.

Liver recipient Hilary Hoagwood won a bronze medal in the 50m breaststroke in the 18-29 age bracket.

Kidney recipient Mike Gahagan won a silver medal in the 50m breast and a bronze in the 50m backstroke.

Heart recipient Jose Vargas won a silver medal in the 50m backstroke in the 30-39 age bracket.

Kidney recipients Eric Bredehoft and George Franklin won a silver medal in bowling doubles.

Kidney recipients Tracey Serpi, Hae Young, Essie Wilson and Kathy Langston won bronze medals in bowling doubles.

Congrats to all of our Team Maryland members who are working so hard to raise awareness and celebrate life. Stay tuned for more updates! We have a lot more events tomorrow!

To view a photo album (updated daily) of the games, visit Team Maryland’s Facebook page.

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About Lauren

Lauren Muskauski is the communications associate at The Living Legacy Foundation. She heads up many community outreach initiatives and projects, with a focus on middle school, high school and college outreach. She also manages The LLF’s and Donate Life Maryland’s presence on social networking sites, such as Twitter and Facebook. Lauren’s commitment to donation started early when she registered as an organ, eye and tissue donor at the MVA upon receiving her first drivers’ license, but was then reinforced a few years later when her father passed away while waiting for a liver transplant. Now, she continues to be inspired on a daily basis by the generosity of donors and their families, as well as the gratitude exhibited by every recipient she meets.
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4 Responses to Transplant Games Update – Sunday, 8/1/10

  1. Nellie says:

    Go Team Maryland~!

    Special shout out to Tracey B.~

  2. Denise says:

    Congrats ont he great job!!!!

    GOOOOOO Tracey

  3. Lisa Jenkins says:

    WOW! Team MD is playing the games hard and winning. Congratulations to all.

  4. Jose Vargas says:

    On this my first games I feel bless to have been able to participate. Team Maryland rocked congrats to all the participants you are all Winners. God willing we’ll see each other in 2 years

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