Milestones and community progress were celebrated at the recent presentation of Health Care Champion awards by the Center for Family Health in Jackson.
More than 200 guests attended the awards banquet at the Country Club of Jackson, an event that helped mark the Center for Family Health's 25th Anniversary by honoring several key figures in the organization's founding.
Marsha Kreucher, former Community Action Agency director, received the Georgia Fojtasek Lifetime Health Advocacy Award. Dr. Dennis Means received the Social Justice & Advocacy Award for a non-elected official.
The late U.S. Rep. Carl Pursell was honored with the Social Justice & Advocacy Award for an elected official. Community Action Agency received the Corporate or Organizational Health Advocacy Award. Bobbi Brandt, a physician assistant at the Jackson High School Health Center, received the Exemplary Customer Service Award for a staff member.