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Mayor Foxx Talks With Head of Care Ring About Organization's Goals
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 10, 2012
 
Contact: Al Killeffer
(704) 336-3438
akilleffer@charlottenc.gov


Mayor Foxx interviews Care Ring Executive Director Don Jonas

Charlotte, NC
— In a recent interview on “The Point,” Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx spoke with Care Ring Executive Director Don Jonas about Care Ring’s mission of providing health care to families and individuals with limited resources.  Foxx and Jonas also discussed critical health issues facing Charlotte, including obesity and access to nutritious food, along with the importance of using preventive health services to address them.
 
To watch the full interview, click here or on the photo above.
 
Established in 1955 and formerly known as Community Health Services, Care Ring is a nonprofit organization that annually serves more than 7,000 people in Mecklenburg County.  Care Ring’s three primary programs include a low-cost clinic in Center City Charlotte, its Nurse-Family Partnership for first-time mothers, and its Physicians Reach Out network of 1,600 volunteer physicians, dentists and allied health professionals.

For more information on Care Ring, please visit http://www.careringnc.org/.