Former Bengals coach Sam Wyche to share his heart transplant story

Media Advisory for Thursday, May 25, 2017

EVENT: Heart transplant recipient and former NFL coach for the Cincinnati Bengals Sam Wyche will be the guest speaker at a LifeLink-sponsored Donate Life luncheon to help raise awareness about the importance of organ donations. Wyche will share his personal story about receiving the gift of life through a heart transplant. The event is free and open to the public, but guests must RSVP at 706-721-4997 due to limited seating.

TIME: Noon Thursday, May 25, 2017

LOCATION: Augusta University Alumni Center, 919 15th St., Augusta

OPPORTUNITIES: Interview, video and photo opportunities will be available. Please call Denise Parrish by noon Wednesday if you plan to cover this event.

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Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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