OPERF News: BOC Makes Generous Donation to OPERF

June 14, 2012

The Board of Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC) recently made a donation to the Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation (OPERF) in the amount of $5000. As BOC’s Chair of the Board of Directors John Kenney, MURP, BOCO, notes, “BOC is proud to support OPERF’s important work in raising the standards of education and research in the O&P profession.” Read the full press release below.

June 11, 2012
For Immediate Release

Contact:
Peter D. Rosenstein
prosenstein@operf.org
Tel: (202) 380-3663

 

The Board of Certification/Accreditation International (BOC) Makes Generous Donation to OPERF

WASHINGON, D.C.-The Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation (OPERF) is pleased to announce a generous $5,000 donation from the Board of Certification/Accreditation International (BOC).

John Kenney, MURP, BOCO, chair of the BOC Board of Directors said, “BOC is proud to support OPERF’s important work in raising the standards of education and research in the O&P profession.”

OPERF Chair Don Katz, MHA, CO/L, FAAOP, said, “We are thrilled to have the support of BOC. Their donation along with those from O&P businesses, organizations, manufacturers, and individuals, enable OPERF to continue to provide grants, scholarships, and awards to those involved in O&P research and education.

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About OPERF
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation (OPERF) is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit foundation established to raise the standards of education and research in the O&P profession. Contributions to OPERF are tax deductible to the full extent the law allows. OPERF was established in 2008 to serve the entire O&P field. By the end of 2012, the foundation will have awarded grants, fellowships, and prizes totaling more than $200,000. To learn more about supporting OPERF please visit the OPERF website at www.operf.org.