***MEDIA & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY***
11:30A.M., THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2020
‘10,000 PIES FOR OUR HOMETOWN HEROES’: TABLE TALK PIES TO DONATE 10,000th PIE TO UMASS MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE
WHO: Join Dr. Eric Dickson, President & CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care and Harry Kokkinis, President of Table Talk Pies and along with Table Talk team members and health care personnel as they receive the 10,000th Table Talk Pie as a thank you to Worcester’s hometown heroes for all that the frontline workers and first responders do and continue to do during the COVID-19 pandemic.
WHAT: On Thursday, June 11th, Table Talk Pies will donate its 10,000th pie to UMass Memorial Health Care and Worcester’s hometown heroes in a special photo opportunity, complete with pies and more! To-date,
Table Talk pies has donated over 9,744 pies and they will provide an additional 256 pies on the hilltop overlooking the UMass Memorial Hospital campus.
UMass Memorial Health Care may be the cornerstone of Table Talk Pies’ donation efforts — but the pie company has donated more than 100,000 pies (that’s right!) during the pandemic. Offering pies to first responders every Thursday for ‘Thankful Thursdays’ at the Table Talk Pie Store and pie deliveries made to food banks, school lunch programs, food pantries, health care facilities, first responders and more throughout greater Worcester and beyond.
***PHOTO OPP*** Dr. Eric Dickson, President & CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care and Harry Kokkinis, President of Table Talk Pie will stand with team members and a pie display! Both are also available for brief onsite interviews.
WHERE: 367 Plantation Street (overlooking UMass Memorial Hospital), Worcester, MA 01605
WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 11, 2020
DAY OF CONTACTS:
Mariellen Norris, Regan Communications, 617.592.5637 (cell)
Jillian Tedeschi, Regan Communications, 617.833.0507 (cell)
Tony Berry, UMass Memorial Health Care, 774-317-0422 (cell)
About Table Talk Pies
Table Talk Pies, Inc. is a growing family-owned food manufacturing business that has been making fresh baked pies in Worcester, MA since 1924. Now in its 3rd generation of ownership and leadership, Table Talk is one of the country’s leading full-line producers of pies. The company has three large scale bakeries located in Worcester and Shrewsbury, MA – Kelley Square, Washington Street, Table Talk’s largest and oldest bakery, was established in l942 – Bowditch Drive on the Worcester/Shrewsbury line, opened in 2015 and Southgate Street, opened in 2017 and the latest cold storage facility warehouse opened in 2019, next to the Southgate Street Bakery.
About UMass Memorial Health Care
UMass Memorial Health Care is the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts. We are the clinical partner of UMass Medical School, with access to the latest technology, research and clinical trials. Our health care system includes three hospitals: UMass Memorial Medical Center (Worcester), UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital (Burbank, Clinton and Leominster Campuses), UMass Memorial – Marlborough Hospital (Marlborough). Our hospitals receive full accreditation by the Joint Commission, a national organization that sets quality standards for hospitals. In addition to our fully equipped medical centers, our system also includes home health and hospice programs, behavioral health programs and community-based physician practices. We have an affiliation with CareWell Urgent Care to provide regional urgent care services. Also, the UMass Memorial Medical Group provides high quality, low-cost outpatient surgery services at The Surgery Center in Shrewsbury.