Thursday, October 29, 2015

Wiseguys guide to organ donation

The Signpost | Cecily Kiss

Intermountain Donor Services is teaming up with Wiseguys Comedy Club in Ogden and Ogden Peak Communications to host a free comedy night on October 28th. (Emily Ferguson / The Signpost)

Intermountain Donor Services is teaming up with Wiseguys Comedy Club in Ogden and Ogden Peak Communications to host a free comedy night on October 28th. The event, “The Wiseguys Guide to Organ Donation,” will feature local comedians, including Craig Bielik.

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about organ donation. We have been working with Wiseguys Comedy Club and a great group of comedians to find ways to use humor to get people to think about some of the issues and clear up the common misconceptions,” Dixie Madsen, the public education and public relations coordinator for Intermountain Donor Services, said.

“Many people don’t want to think about dying or organ donation, so getting people to have that conversation with their families can be difficult. If we can make the topic a little light hearted and get people to laugh a little, they are more open to talking about donation,” Madsen said. Continue reading

 

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