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Northern Wayne Family Health Center Donates to Lakewood Food Pantry

The food pantry experienced a short-fall of funds necessary to cover all 50 of its registered families with a proper Thanksgiving feast. Along with the Altar and Rosary Society of Saint Catherine Drexel Church, which will be donating turkeys for the families, WMCHC offered to cover the remaining cost needed to supply full holiday meals. Staff members of all WMCHC offices, located throughout Wayne, Susquehanna and Pike Counties, have also been asked to contribute non-perishable food items as a system-wide donation to the food pantry.


Northern Wayne Family Health Center will be holding a “Thanksgiving Health Fair to Our Community” on November 20, from 1 pm to 3 pm, to coincide with the Thanksgiving food distribution day. The health fair will feature screenings, nutritional information and a vaccine clinic. Vaccine clinic for Shingles Shots require precertification, call 570-798-2828. The public is invited to attend.

Photo: Left to right, front row, Lori Wood, Community Dental Health Coordinator, Together for Health Dental Center; Richard Hacker, MD, Northern Wayne Family Health Center; Peter Rodgers, WMCHC board chair; Frederick Jackson, executive director, WMCHC; Ruth Wenk, head of Lakewood Food Pantry; Boby Cordner; Suzie Wormuth, Lakewood Food Pantry volunteer; Lisa Bender, Northern Wayne Family Health Center; Allison Howe, MA, Northern Wayne Family Health Center; Nicole Wormuth, MA intern; Northern Wayne Family Health Center. Back row: Barbara Sprovkin, Lakewood Food Pantry volunteer; Lisa Champeau, public relations manager, Wayne Memorial Hospital; Judy Wells, Lakewood Food Pantry volunteer; Duane Giles, Lakewood Food Pantry volunteer; Carol Coe, Lakewood Food Pantry volunteer; Janice McConnell, primary care/clinical lines manager, WMCHC and Lisette Deron, Northern Wayne Family Health Center.

 


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