Family Healthcare CEO, Lori Wright, recognized for compassionate leadership at 2021 Element Awards

‘Humble warriors:’ Women in business honored at inaugural awards ceremony

ST. GEORGE, Utah (3/28/21)
Megan Webber, St George News

The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the inaugural Element Awards ceremony and banquet at the Dixie Convention Center on Friday evening.

The ceremony was created to recognize Washington County women “in their element” as business and community leaders. Sixteen women were honored, including a posthumous honor for Cindy Clemens, a life coach and creator of “Living Life InJOY.”

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Sixteen Women honored for outstanding contributions in Washington County

ST. GEORGE, Utah (3/26/21)
Melissa Anderson, Community Education News

The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce publicly recognized 16 area women for their achievements in helping to change the world where they live. The first annual Element Awards presented by Intermountain Precision Genomics honored the women during a banquet awards ceremony on March 26th.

The area chamber plans to make this an annual event empowering and recognizing women who play an integral role in the advancement of business and community leadership.

City Visits Family Healthcare Expansion

St. George City officials discover Family Healthcare’s essential role in the community

ST. GEORGE, Utah (3/23/21)
Melissa Anderson, Community Education News

ST. GEORGE, Utah (3/23/2021) – A registered charity since 2002, Family Healthcare serves populations in need of medical, dental, and behavioral health care in five locations. This will soon be whittled down to three. The demand for low-cost services in Washington and Iron Counties has led to the construction of a new state-of-healthcare clinic on Riverside Drive in St. George.

While the new clinic isn’t expected to open until April of 2022, City of St. George officials received highlights of what’s to come.

‘It is our pleasure to serve’; Family Healthcare to consolidate St. George services into new building

ST. GEORGE, Utah (3/28/21)
David Louis, St George News

The city of St. George has paved the way for Family Healthcare Clinic to consolidate offices to better serve the community.

The 30,000-square-foot building on the south side of East Riverside Drive between Taylor Andrews Academy School of Hair Design and Millcreek High School will house 23 exam rooms, three behavioral health rooms, a dentist’s office, and pharmacy, as well as four administrative offices, eight office cubicles, and a board room.

Lori Wright, CEO of Family Healthcare Clinic, said during a recent St. George City Council meeting that the building will replace the current location in downtown St. George along with a trailer on Millcreek High School that will be moved to the west side of the city.

Other clinic offices include one in Hurricane and two in Cedar City that will remain open.

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Family Healthcare 2019 Hero of the Year and Outstanding Partner at 2nd Annual Breakfast in Cedar City

Del Beatty, Dean of Students and Assistant Vice President at Dixie State University and Family Healthcare board member opened the breakfast with a beautiful rendition of America the Beautiful. It was a great way to start Family Healthcare’s 2nd Annual Breakfast in Cedar City at the Marriott Courtyard.

Family Healthcare CEO, Lori Wright, recognized Eric Packer, CEO of Intermountain Healthcare Cedar City Hospital with the 2019 Hero of the Year award. Eric Packer, who is the CEO of Intermountain Healthcare’s Cedar City Hospital and has 30 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience.

Lori then awarded Peggy Green, CEO of Iron County Share and Care the 2019 Outstanding Partner award. Iron County Share and Care provides compassionate assistance and resources to individuals and families in need, offering opportunities to increase their stability and self-sufficiency.

Lori Wright giving 2019 Hero award to Eric Packer