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Genesee Community Health Center Seeks Nominations for First Annual Gala

Genesee Community Health Center (GCHC) is seeking nominations from the community for their 4-Pillar award that will be given at their inaugural gala titled Hope thru Help, Health and Healing on Friday, Nov. 16. The award will honor an individual or company in the Genesee County area that, through their services or volunteerism, offers the community the four pillars of Hope, Help, Health and Healing. The community is encouraged to submit their nominations on the GCHC website by Wednesday, Nov. 7.

In addition to the 4-Pillar award, the inaugural gala will honor several individuals and businesses that exemplify an area of focus for the event. Other honorees are:

  • Champion of Hope – Communities First
  • Champion of Help – Quest Diagnostics
  • Champion of Health – Hurley Medical Center
  • Champion of Healing – Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

The Gala is an elegant evening of music, silent auction, food and dancing on November 16, beginning at 5:30, emceed by TV12’s Dawn Jones and featuring musical guests Eric Roberson, Madelyn Grant, and Shawnda Gaines.  The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Flint-Grand Blanc.

“We are looking forward to a wonderful evening of celebrating those who bring Hope, Help, Health and Healing to our community,” said Dr. Wendy Ringo, executive director of the Genesee Community Health Center. “We will round out the evening with entertainment from locally acclaimed singing artists Madelyn Grant and Shawnda Gaines, and nationally acclaimed Eric Roberson. This evening will showcase some of the agencies and individuals that offer Genesee County residents the best ways to become and stay healthy.”

Tickets can be purchased at the Genesee Community Health Center website

Genesee Community Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center offering health care and a medical home to residents of Genesee County. With two locations, their outreach includes those with housing insecurities and those who are living in public housing. Questions can be directed to GCHC by calling 810-496-5777.

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