The 30th Anniversary of The CARE Clinic
The CARE Clinic, located at 239 Robeson Street in Fayetteville, is excited to announce the celebration of their 30th Anniversary of service this November. The clinic first opened its doors on November 16th, 1993 under the leadership of Sister Jean Rhoads from the Daughters of Charity. Since then, The CARE Clinic has provided free, quality healthcare to thousands of uninsured adult residents of Cumberland and bordering counties.
The goal of the clinic since the beginning has been to serve with CARE: Compassion, Assistance, Referral, and Education. This is made possible thanks to the network of volunteers who staff the evening clinics every week. The doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, dental assistants, and pharmacy techs are all volunteers– those who see the patients do so not out of obligation but out of a love and commitment to their profession. This selfless donation of time and expertise ensures that patients receive the highest quality of care without ever being charged a cent.
In honor of 30 years of CARE, The CARE Clinic staff, Board of Directors, and Event Planning Committee invite you to celebrate this momentous occasion with them. There will be a line up of activities running from November 2nd-November 4th to highlight all the different avenues of the clinic!
First up, the weekend will jump off with a Dinner Banquet Celebration on the evening of Thursday, November 2nd at Studio 215 in Downtown Fayetteville. This event will include a delectable sit-down meal shared with friends. There will be live music and entertainment courtesy of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and Sweet Tea Shakespeare. This will be a classy evening full of fellowship and fun.
The weekend of festivities will then continue Friday afternoon with a grand Ribbon-Cutting to unveil the newly completed Meditation Garden outside of the clinic. The Ribbon-Cutting will be conducted by the Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce. Following the cutting will be an Open House with tours around the building. There will be food trucks, including Sweet Goose and Hollywood Java, as well as a Blood Donor Truck from the Cape Fear Valley Blood Donor Center. This will be a wonderful opportunity to get new faces through the doors who may not be as familiar with the clinic’s services.
Saturday afternoon, The CARE Clinic will be the nonprofit beneficiary of profits raised from the first ever Hybrid Highland Games at Highland Lumber Yard. The Highland Games is a well-known and well-loved sporting event hosted across the globe. The Downtown Market of Fayetteville, in collaboration with Rogue Athletics, will be introducing a joint Warrior Challenge and Highland Games for all the most dedicated athletes to show off their physical prowess. The clinic is extremely honored to be chosen to benefit from such a fun event.
Anyone interested in preregistering for any of these events is encouraged to reach out to Tara Martin, Development and Marketing Director, at [email protected] or 910-485-0555.
You may RSVP to the 30th Anniversary Dinner on November 2nd by following the link below: