Department of Safety and Homeland Security and Donate Life Tennessee celebrate DMV employees for their work saving lives

THE KNOXVILLE FOCUS

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has designated September 25-29 as National Department of Motor Vehicles week in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s Driver Services Division, in partnership with Donate Life Tennessee, will hold events across the state to recognize driver services’ employees for the role they play in encouraging organ and tissue donation to save lives. State and local officials will visit the centers, along with Tennessee residents who have been impacted by organ and tissue donation, to present Governor Haslam’s proclamation to the employees.

“I commend our driver services’employees for their continued efforts of promoting donor registration to our citizens when they are visiting one of our driver services centers,” Commissioner David W. Purkey said. “Becoming an organ and tissue donor gives hope to those who are desperately waiting to receive that call. Sometimes an unfortunate situation provides the fortune of life for another.” Continue reading
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