Community Health Center News

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Important updates about our free community health center services; volunteer and donor spotlights; health articles of interest, and upcoming events.

BIFMC Welcomes New Board Members

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic recently inducted five new members from the community to serve on the Board of Directors. New additions to the Board include David Dunlap, former CEO of Roper St. Francis Healthcare; Michael Blanton, Product Marketing Leader at Blackbaud; Margaret Macauley, former Educator and Volunteer; Sherry Mason, former Financial Officer at Mason …

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We’re Moving: Feb/March Clinic Schedule

Categories: News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic will be closed on February 28th, March 1st, March 2nd, and March 5th while staff move from the current headquarters at 3226 Suite 1-A into a new, 7-exam room clinic across the lot at 3226 Building G. The Clinic will resume normal hours of operation beginning March 6th in the …

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Volunteers In Medicine Founder, Dr. Jack McConnell, Passes

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Dr. Jack McConnell, founder of the first Volunteers in Medicine free clinic, passed away on February 6, 2018 at the age of 93. Dr. McConnell founded the charitable clinic model in Hilton Head, SC, in 1993, utilizing largely retired, volunteer physicians and staff to serve the low income, uninsured residents of the island. Since the …

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BIFMC Presents at State Conference for Free Clinics

Categories: News
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic presented at the 2018 South Carolina Free Clinic Association (SCFCA) Annual Conference on Tuesday, January 30th, at the Hilton Columbia Center. Clinic Director Brenda Falls and Outreach & Communications Specialist Carrie Moores shared their experiences with community outreach and social media marketing for free clinics, addressing more than 40 free …

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BIFMC Golf Invitational Date Announced

Categories: News, Non-Profit
Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic will host its 11th Annual Celebrity Golf Invitational on Monday, May 7, 2018 at The Country Club of Charleston. [CLICK HERE TO REGISTER] The golf tournament will begin with a luncheon at noon followed by a shotgun start at 12:30pm. A cocktail hour, silent auction, buffet dinner and awards ceremony will take place following the …

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