Section: People & Places in the News, October 2016
Recognition Breakfast Marks 40 Years for Neighborhood Health
(from Neighborhood Health)

Neighborhood Health hosted its first Recognition Breakfast fundraising event in celebration of 40 years of service to the community. Nashville Mayor Megan Barry was the guest speaker at the breakfast, which was hosted at Belmont University’s Maddox Grand Atrium. During the breakfast, the organization honored the contributions of four individuals credited with helping to found the 40-year-old network of Community Health Centers: Dr. Robert Bone, Dr. Eric Chazen, Kathleen Krenek, and Irwin Venick.
Christ Community Health Services Named "Center of Excellence"
The National Network of Oral Health Access (NNOHA) will recognize Christ Community Health Services as a 2016 Center of Excellence at its annual conference in November.

For the last six years, Safety Net Solutions has presented this award to safety net dental programs that have displayed tremendous leadership and excellence in oral health practice management, and who have greatly improved their dental program operations as well as the oral health status of their patients.
Neighborhood Health Celebrates Opening of Dental Clinic at Nashville Rescue Mission
(from Nashville Post)

Neighborhood Health, Delta Dental of Tennessee’s Smile180 Foundation, and the Nashville Rescue Mission recently hosted a “floss-cutting” ceremony to mark their partnership that set up a two-chair dental clinic in Neighborhood Health’s clinic at the Rescue Mission. In addition to leaders of the three groups, the event’s speakers included Metro Councilman Freddie O’Connell, Tennessee Speaker of the House Beth Harwell and Congressman Jim Cooper.