Esperanza Celebrates Grand Opening
Posted on December 05, 2011 / no responses »
Esperanza Health Center celebrated the Grand Opening of its new Hunting Park Health and Wellness Center on Thursday, December 1, 2011. The event, which was attended by an estimated 500 people, included tours of the facility, opportunities for individuals to enroll as a new patient, and the main ribbon-cutting ceremony.
As Susan Post, Esperanza’s executive director, shared in her remarks: “With this new building, Esperanza continues to commit ourselves to the overall health of those in North Philadelphia in need of a medical home. Our hope, our esperanza, is that everyone in North Philadelphia will have access to adequate, affordable medical care. This building will help us to make our hope a reality.” Also participating in the main program were: Dr. Ronald Sider, Professor ofTheology, Holistic Ministry & Public Policy at Palmer Theological Seminary; Dr. John Perkins, founder of the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation & Development; Councilwoman Maria D. Quiñones-Sánchez; and, Mayor Michael A. Nutter.
Praise God for his goodness and faithfulness to Esperanza Health Center in providing this new facility, and throughout Esperanza’s more than two decades of ministry in North Philadelphia!
To view additional photos from the event, click here.