Archive for January 2016

Souper Saturday to Benefit HRHCare Alamo Farmworker Community Center

Enjoy delicious soup, bread, salad and dessert on Saturday, February 27th, while benefiting the HRHCare Alamo Farmworker Community Center at Goshen! All funds raised will be used to support Alamo programs such as youth and adult groups and the Hot Meals program which feeds farmworkers and other community members in need each Sunday. Specialty products hand-made by farmworkers from the Alamo Sewing Club will also be available to purchase! Souper Saturday at the Alamo will take place between 12 and 3 PM on Saturday, February 27th, at the HRHCare Alamo Farmworker Community Center, 890 Pulaski Highway in Goshen, NY. The […]

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Goshen Outreach Worker Receives January 2016 Planetree Spirit Award

Goshen, NY – HRHCare Community Health, a nonprofit system of Federally Qualified Health Centers offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is pleased to announce that Rodrigo Gallego, an outreach worker and medical interpreter at the HRHCare Alamo Health Center at Goshen, will be presented with the January 2016 Planetree Spirit Award for excellence in patient care. The HRHCare Planetree Institute presents these awards to employees who go above and beyond to make health care more personalized and create a warm and welcoming environment for all. An HRHCare outreach worker in […]

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HRHCare Community HealthCorps Participate in Poughkeepsie Project Connect

On January 25th, members from the HRHCare Community HealthCorps, the largest health-focused AmeriCorps program, joined the Dutchess County Housing Consortium and other local organizations to present Project Impact in Poughkeepsie. This project seeks to survey homeless members of the community in order to secure direct funding to address their needs. HRHCare Community HealthCorps members provided free blood pressure screenings to those in attendance as well as set up appointments for them at the closest HRHCare Health Center. Other organizations in attendance provided free housing assistance, haircuts, groceries and other important services. Many thanks to all of our dedicated Community HealthCorps!

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Regional Practice Manager Sherry Wyckoff Joins Poughkeepsie Family Services Board of Directors

Congratulations to HRHCare Regional Practice Manager Sherry Wyckoff on joining the Family Services Inc., Poughkeepsie board of directors! Sherry currently oversees seven Health Centers in the far north of the HRHCare service area in Dutchess and Columbia Counties. She has presented at various public health and safety conventions and forums and has co-authored numerous public safety related manuscripts. She currently sits on the board for the Occupational and Environmental Health Center of Eastern New York and previously served as the board chair for Girls on the Run in Central New York, an organization dedicated to enabling young and adolescent girls […]

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Peekskill Preservation Company to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare Community Health, a nonprofit, Federally Qualified Health Center offering a range of medical services for underserved communities throughout the Hudson Valley and Long Island, is proud to partner with the Preservation Company, Inc. of Peekskill to present a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Sunday, January 17th. This year the Preservation Company will present Lafern Joseph and Myrna Santos with Community Service Awards and give special recognition to the Peekskill Branch of the NAACP. There will also be a display of art available for purchase inspired by the life and message of Dr. King. The […]

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HRHCare CEO Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, Inducted into the NACHC Grassroots Advocacy Hall of Fame

Peekskill, NY – HRHCare, one of largest federally qualified health center (FQHC) systems in the country, announced today that its President and CEO – who has been with HRHCare for 38 of its 40 years of existence – has been inducted into the National Association of Community Health Centers Grassroots Advocacy Hall of Fame, and was included in the ‘2015 Recipients for Distinguished Service and Contributions’ portion of the CHCANYS Annual Awards Dinner. The NACHC Grassroots Advocacy Hall of Fame members have all made lasting contributions to ensuring the creation, survival, and strength of health centers and the community health […]

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