Organization Celebrates Milestone

Knoxville, TN–The National Embryo Donation Center will host a celebration Saturday, June 8 to mark a special milestone. Earlier this year, Sean and Liz Baley welcomed Annaliese into the world. She was the 800th successful birth to come about as a result of the NEDC’s embryo donation and adoption program.


WHAT: NEDC 800th Baby Celebration

WHEN: Saturday, June 8 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

WHERE: Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue in Knoxville, TN

As a way of celebrating Annaliese and all NEDC children, embryo donation and adoption families from across the country will gather on this special day from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville. Between 250 and 300 people are registered to attend.

A brief ceremony will be held from approximately 11:00 to 11:30, during which attendees are scheduled to hear from Congressman Tim Burchett, NEDC President & Medical Director Dr. Jeffrey Keenan and Christian Medical & Dental Associations CEO Dr. David Stevens, who was a co-founder of the NEDC.

Media coverage of this event is welcome. If possible, journalists should contact NEDC Marketing & Development Director Mark Mellinger (contact info above) in advance to advise of possible coverage plans.

Special thanks to these sponsors: The National Fertility Support Center, Bank of Tennessee, Bethany Christian Services of East Tennessee and Chick-fil-A of West Knoxville.

Since opening in 2003, the faith-based National Embryo Donation Center has become the leading comprehensive embryo donation program in the U.S., with more births through embryo donation than any other program.

(SOURCE: National Embryo Donation Center via Christian Newswire)

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