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Proud to be from Rowan again

Rowan County and Salisbury are “on the move” now and are very positive places to work, live and play. The potential is unbelievable. As a native who spent the first 25 years of my life in Rowan County and who continues to visit and speak there, I take great pride in being a native. As…

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Runway show: Fashions for a Cause benefits Community Care Clinic

Pink and coral. Black and white. Floral prints. Lace. Long necklaces and huge sunglasses. Kimonos and “cold shoulders.” All of spring’s newest trends were on display at the 20th annual Fashions for A Cause on April 10 in Catawba College’s Crystal Lounge. The perennially sold-out event raises money for the Community Care Clinic, a local…

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Community Care Clinic honors dedicated volunteers

In 2016, the Community Care Clinic of Rowan County saw some astounding service numbers. Some 2,200 medical visits were provided, as well as 1,300 dental visits. The organization also provided more than 20,000 prescriptions. In total, the services would have cost $4.5 million if billed according to standard insurance reimbursement rates. But the Community Care…

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Funds from disbanded Rowan Care Alliance go to Community Care Clinic

Money remaining in the bank account of the defunct Rowan Care Alliance has been distributed to the Community Care Clinic of Rowan County. Former board member and RCA secretary Pete Prunkl presented a check for $8,834.12 to clinic Executive Director Krista Woolly. “The mission of the RCA was to help an underserved and uninsured clientele, specifically…

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Community Care Clinic receives $20,000 CVS grant for smoking-cessation class

SALISBURY — Mary Repsher did the math recently. The 27 people who have successfully stopped smoking with help of the Community Care Clinic of Rowan County have saved a total of $60,000, represented by the 9,855 packs and 197,000 cigarettes they did not purchase. Repsher is the volunteer facilitator who heads the eight-week smoking cessation…

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Community Care Clinic gets $5,775 grant for dental supplies

The Delta Dental Foundation (DDF) has awarded a $5,775 grant to the Community Care Clinic of Rowan County. In 2016, 24 percent of adults in the county were uninsured, and this grant will help provide dental supplies for these individuals. The Community Care Clinic offers the only free dental care for adults in Rowan County,…

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