On March 25, 2013, Southwest Community Health Center President/CEO Katherine S. Yacavone welcomed Congressman Jim Himes to the new dental department located at the newest Southwest Community Health Center location on Albion St. in Bridgeport, CT. During this visit, Congressman Himes was given a tour of the Dental Department and also given a sneak peak at what will soon be the Medical portion of the health center. Congressman Himes has been a huge supporter and advocate for Community Health Centers throughout his district and has supported Southwest Community Health Center on numerous projects across the city.
On April 4, 2013, Southwest Community Health Center and Katherine S. Yacavone were honored to hold a health forum which welcomed Senator Chris Murphy to the health center’s 968 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT, facility. This forum was well attended by many leaders in health care across Fairfield County, in addition to some active community members. Senator Murphy’s personality quickly made the audience feel comfortable and confident and helped to foster great discussion about the present and future of health care in our area.
–Submitted by Katherine S. Yacavone and Samuel Diaz III, Southwest Community Health Center