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Duffy Health Center Staff, Board and Local Legislators will celebrate National Health Care for the Homeless Day August 10, 2011.

Press Release
For Immediate Release

Several local legislators, including Representatives Demetrius Atsalis and Cleon Turner, as well as County Commissioner Sheila Lyons will meet with Duffy Health Center staff and Board members Wednesday August 10th to celebrate and recognize the important services the agency provides across Cape Cod.

The legislators will attended a brief meeting where they will be presented with an update on several of Duffy’s programs as well as given a tour of the organizations new building.

Heidi Nelson, Chief Executive Officer of Duffy Health Center, will be highlighting how the center has handled the increase in demand for services it has seen as a result of the ongoing economic downturn. “I am fortunate to have 53 staff members who work day in and day out with dedication, commitment, creativity and optimism. It is the staff who help our clients along the road to Health, Hope and Home that is part of the Duffy vision.”

Duffy Health Center is kicking off National Community Health Center Week and National Healthcare for the Homeless Day with the ROAR motorcycle rally on Sunday August 7th. The ride will begin at the Mashpee Council on Aging and end at the Lodge of Elks, No. 1549. An afternoon of music and entertainment will follow the ride.