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Rotary Club of Long Meadows donates to free clinic

February 06, 2013
  • Donna Long, left, treasurer of The Rotary Club of Long Meadows, and Ron Bowers, right, president of the club, present a $3,000 check to Robin Roberson, executive director of the Community Free Clinic of Washington County.
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The Rotary Club of Long Meadows donated $3,000 in January to the Community Free Clinic of Washington County.

“This will pay for 10 patients to get one year of care,” said Robin Roberson, executive director of the clinic.

The clinic serves about 15,000 patients per year, and 30 local physicians donate their services to the clinic.

Clients of the clinic are people who earn too much to qualify for public assistance, but not enough to be able to afford health insurance.

Rotary Clubs serve their communities by raising funds for causes such as the free clinic.

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