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Two Named to the Community Clinic Board of Directors

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NEWS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE COMMUNITY CLINIC, JOPLIN

Two Named to the Community Clinic Board of Directors

Joplin, Mo, -- The Community Clinic would like to welcome the newest members of their Board of Directors. Each Board member was nominated and approved by the Board to serve a 3 year term beginning in 2014. The new members are Robert Sager from Empire District Electric Company, and Debi Koelkebeck, a community member at large.

In addition, the Community Clinic would like to thank the Board members that are stepping off of the Board of Directors.

  • Lori Delano with Empire District Electric Company, served from 2008 through 2013. She served as Secretary and as the Chairperson for the Board Development Committee.
  • Leroy Getchell with American National Insurance. Leroy served from 2007 through 2013 as the Treasurer. He also sat on the Finance Committee.
  • Dr. Fredric Wheeler, DO from Pediatric Associates. Dr. Wheeler served from 2011 through 2013.
  • Dr. Robert Renger, DDS, a private practice dentist. Dr. Renger served from 2008 through 2013 and was on the Operations Committee. Dr. Renger continues to volunteer as a Dentist at the Community Clinic.

“We are so appreciative of our Board of Directors,” stated Barbara Bilton, Director of the Community Clinic. “The Clinic would not run as efficiently without the commitment of these individuals. We’re excited to have our new members join us and want to say thank you to those that have now stepped off the Board.”

Joplin’s Community Clinic was founded in 1993 to serve the short-term healthcare needs of the uninsured in the Joplin Area. Today the Clinic, located at 701 S. Joplin Street, sees more than 9,500 patient visits each year through its general, specialty and dental clinics.

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