Community Health Alliance of Pasadena Brings the Gift of Christmas Cheer to Children and their Families in the San Gabriel Valley

first_img Make a comment Giving Back Community Health Alliance of Pasadena Brings the Gift of Christmas Cheer to Children and their Families in the San Gabriel Valley From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, December 19, 2016 | 11:58 am 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Business News Subscribe Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * On Friday, December 16 ChapCare hosted its Annual Holiday Extravaganza, at two health centers in the San Gabriel Valley: the Lincoln health center in Pasadena, and Peck health center in El Monte.At this year’s event, over 400 children and their families attended at our two locations. They were able to enjoy an afternoon filled with arts and crafts, music, holiday stories, tasty treats, toys (one for each child), and of course, a photo with Santa.ChapCare is a leading safety-net provider in the areas it serves. The organization provides over 90% of the low-income medical visits in the City of Pasadena. The organization serves a primarily low-income patient population, with 59% being Latino, and many Spanish speaking.ChapCare has 3,291 children ages 0-17 in its medical practice, many of whom are low-income and underserved.“ChapCare values its patients, and is always looking for ways to support their overall well-being,” said Margaret B. Martinez MPH, ChapCare’s Chief Executive Officer. “ChapCare’s Holiday Extravaganza embodies the true spirit of Christmas with small businesses and community members donating what they can to enrich the lives of those patients who are less fortunate.”Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare) was founded in 1995 by a group of community residents, city officials, and health care agencies to establish primary healthcare services for low-income, uninsured residents in Pasadena. ChapCare began providing medical services in 1998 and dental services in 2001. Today, ChapCare is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides healthcare services to countless residents of the San Gabriel Valley. ChapCare operates 4 health centers in Pasadena, 1 health center in Monrovia, and 3 health centers in El Monte/South El Monte. ChapCare provides over 64,000 primary healthcare visits annually to over 15,000 patients.For more information on ChapCare, please call (626) 398-6300 or visit www.chapcare.org. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Herbeauty10 Female Celebs Women Love But Men Find UnattractiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDScenter_img More Cool Stuff Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website last_img read more

Football ‘Meet & Greet’ Thursday

first_img Book Nook to reopen Jackson said she is excited to have Tonya Terry, anchor of WSFA-12’s “Today in Alabama” and “Alabama Live” as emcee for the football season kickoff event.“Tonya is a native Trojan. She loves Troy and she loves Troy football,” Jackson said. “She might be as excited to be here as we are to have her.”Terry said she will be just that excited. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel “It’s always great to come back home, and it’s even more exciting during football season,” Terry said. “I love football and I love the atmosphere surrounding it and, especially, the way it brings the community together.”Terry is a 1988 graduate of Charles Henderson High School and remembers the fun and excitement of high school football.“My boyfriend, Adrick Holt, was number 53. He played defensive back, and I couldn’t wait to see him play,” Terry said. “There was a lot of interaction among the schools, public and private, during football season. I also remember going to baseball games at Pike Lib. Sports brought us together and they still do.”That togetherness will be evident on Thursday when the coaches and fans of the two local high schools and Troy University come together for a casual lunch on The Square. Sponsored Content Football ‘Meet & Greet’ Thursday Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Email the author Published 3:00 am Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Secrets Revealed The countdown to kickoff has begun, and nowhere will the pre-game excitement be greater than on The Square in Troy on Thursday.The City of Troy Public Relations and Tourism Department will kick off the 2015 football season with a “meet and greet” lunch from noon until 1 p.m. on The Square.“The meet and greet is a community-wide kickoff to the local high school and Troy University football seasons,” said Shelia Jackson, public relations/tourism director. “Head football coaches Brad McCoy of Charles Henderson High School, Gene Allen of Pike Liberal Arts School and Neal Brown of Troy University will be our featured guests. They will have posters to autograph and football schedules to hand out, and they just might stay around long enough to have photographs taken.” Skip By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories You Might Like Fifth Saturday begins series of fall events The Fifth Saturday event this weekend will kick off the Fall Parties on the Square in Downtown Troy. Similar to… read more Print Article Terry said football games attract today’s fans and those from years past.“I try to attend CHHS games when I can and every Troy University home game,” she said. “Alumni and fans come from all over the country to Troy University’s home games. You get to see people that you haven’t seen in years.“I was at Troy from 1992 until 1996, and I look forward to seeing people I was in college with. I enjoy seeing the chancellor and the people in journalism. It’s great to be back on campus. And, can you believe that new Alumni Hall. It looks like a five-star hotel. It’s amazing. The campus is amazing.”As exciting as college football is, there’s nothing to compare to high school football, Terry said.“One of my fondest memories is of my grandmother, Annie Lois McNabb. She would not miss a Friday night football game when any of her children and grandchildren were in school and then after they graduated, she still wanted to go to football games on Friday night.“That’s what the kickoff event is about, celebrating football on Friday night and on Saturday at the stadium.”Little Jimmy Reed and DJ Hendock will be the featured entertainment for the kickoff event.“They are both back by popular demand, and so the entertainment will be outstanding,” Jackson said. “We invite everyone to join us on The Square Thursday as we kickoff the football season. Lunch will be free, and there will be a lot of great door prizes. So come, meet the coaches and enjoy the fellowship of friends and neighbors.”last_img read more