William & Mary students at the clinic

William and Mary students who spent their spring break working at the Clinic in March – for the eighth year in a row – were called back early this year due to the coronavirus. They still moved mountains for us, and left with a few parting gifts. Shown with some of the staff, they returned…

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Third Chefs’ Table is July 31

The Third Annual Northern Neck Chefs’ Table Reception to benefit the Clinic will be held July 31, 2019, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club. Indian Creek and Chesapeake Bank are co-sponsors of the event, which brings in some of the area’s finest chefs preparing samples of local cuisine for…

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Now she’s always smiling….

C.E. Jennings, 58, is living with a disability, on an SSI income of $750 a month, or $9,000 per year, far below the federal poverty level. She also supports a daughter and grandchild, and receives $363 a month ($4,356 per year) in food stamps. Counting both her income and food stamps, she’s living on $13,356…

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W&M students spend another spring break at Clinic

For the seventh consecutive year, students from the College of William & Mary spent their spring break doing community service work at the Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic. Ten students were a part of the college’s “Branch Out” program at the Clinic, spending their days and evenings on a variety of tasks at…

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One woman’s journey through cancer

A cancer diagnosis isn’t just life-threatening. It’s life-changing. And it’s largely up to the person being diagnosed just what kind of changes those will be. For Joan Ball of White Stone, who was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in late 2016, her journey “changed me in many ways. I’m more compassionate, humble, understanding. Now…

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Clinic celebrates 25th anniversary

The Northern Neck –Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC) celebrated its 25th anniversary on Saturday, October 6. The Clinic was transformed for the occasion, with a tent placed and beautifully decorated in front of the building for the hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and remarks. Donors, volunteers and supporters moved in and out of the facility for guided…

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150 attend Chefs’ Table to benefit Clinic

About 150 guests enjoyed food and camaraderie on Wednesday, July 18, as Indian Creek Yacht and County Club hosted the second Chefs’ Table event to benefit the Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic. Six restaurants participated in the fund-raiser for the Clinic, preparing specialties to serve buffet-style to the guests. Brief remarks were given…

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Clinic, Rotary, schools partner for oral health program

The Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC), with funding from the Northern Neck Rotary Club, initiated a “Healthy Teeth-Happy Smiles” pilot program during the 2017-18 school year. Partners in the program, in addition to Northern Neck Rotary were the VCU School of Dentistry, Lancaster County Public Schools, Chesapeake Academy, and the Virginia Department…

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20 from two colleges spend spring breaks at Clinic

The Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC) was home to 20 students from two colleges during back-to-back weeks in March. For the sixth year in a row, students from the College of William & Mary spent their March 5-9 spring break at the NNMFHC through the school’s “Branch Out” program, which focuses on community service. Ten…

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$100 million in health care

Free health clinic surpasses milestone of delivering $100 million in health care The Northern Neck – Middlesex Free Health Clinic (NNMFHC) has delivered more than $100 million worth of health care. Year-end statistics confirmed that the Clinic reached and passed the milestone in December. Since the Clinic’s founding in October of 1993 through 2017, the…

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