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January 7, 2009 Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Introduces New Director of Community Affairs

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Joan Carr, Director of Community Affairs
(901) 725-3008


Published: 01.07.09| Updated: 01.07.09

PLANNED PARENTHOOD GREATER MEMPHIS REGION

INTRODUCES NEW DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS

MEMPHIS, TN — Barry Chase, President of Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is pleased to announce that Joan Carr has accepted the position of Director of Community Affairs. She brings to PPGMR experience in journalism, media relations and public health. Carr will be responsible for directing PPGMR’s media relations and advocacy efforts.

            “Joan’s views align with that of the majority of Americans that women deserve access to quality healthcare regardless of race, national origin or ability to pay,” Chase said. “She supports comprehensive sexuality education and access to affordable birth control to help women prevent unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.”

            Joan Carr may be contacted at (901) 725-3008 or jcarr@PPMS.org.

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Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR), founded in 1938, is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. PPGMR’s mission is to ensure broad public access to reproductive and related health care through clinic services, education, advocacy and community partnerships in serving 42 counties in West Tennessee, North Mississippi and East Arkansas.

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