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Event Announcement

Kidney Donations – w/Lynne Marino Presenting

Date of Meeting: 12/12/16

Lynne Marino is Senior Financial Advisor/Global Wealth & Investment Management Vice President. Lynne is deeply rooted in the Fairfield County, Connecticut community. She volunteers as a Budget Coach for the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC). She’s also a board member with the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA). Lynne’s other volunteer activities include singing and dancing with a women’s choir called the ‘Treblemakers’ who perform for area nursing homes, the Simmons College Alumnae Association and the Junior League of Stamford Norwalk. Lynne also is a coordinator for FISH (Feel I Should Help) who drive area elderly to their medical appointments. She’s also a living kidney donor.
Lynne will share her experience of being a Living Kidney Donor with your Fairfield Rotary.  She has presented to Rotaries in Trumbull, Westport, Darien, Stamford and Greenwich. Lynne is passionate about getting the word out for the need for donors.

Her presentation covers:

Facts about your kidneys and how to take care of them
The need for Kidney donors is at record levels.  100,000 people are in need of a kidney donor.  The average wait time for a kidney is 5 years. 15 people die daily waiting for a kidney
The process to qualify to be a donor
Costs and considerations of being a donor
Becoming an ‘altruistic’ donor
My personal journey

December 8, 2016