News and Events

These are the latest news items & events hosted by or benefitting the Clinic.

11th Annual Luncheon - the 11th Annual "There's no such thing as a free lunch" Lunch is right around the corner!. We invite you to learn more about the luncheon and about sponsoring a table. Our program this year promises to be compelling.

Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at UT will be speaking about the report "Code Red: the Critical Condition of Healthcare in Texas." Louis Black, editor of the Austin Chronicle and former Clinic patient, will also be speaking about the Clinic's impact on the Austin community. Read more...

 

Mamapalooza Austin 2007 - A family event celebrating mothers in the arts, MAMAPALOOZA will showcase local artists, vendors and performers, including singer-songwriters Sara Hickman and Idgy Vaughn and comedian Spike Gillespie. Event proceeds will go to the Tandem Teen Prenatal and Parenting Program of People's Community Clinic, which serves the medical, educational, and psychosocial needs of pregnant and parenting teens and works to reduce the risk of subsequent unplanned pregnancies in Central Texas. Read more...

 

Hard Hats for Little Heads - The "Hard Hats for Little Heads" program was established to provide bicycle helmets to children in an effort keep them safe as they play. As a member organization of the Travis County Medical Alliance, the Clinic is being given helmets to pass out at patient visits to widen the reach of thie program. Read more...

 

Run It. Walk It. Do It. People's Community Clinic and the Austin Literacy Coalition are the 2007 Beneficiaries of the 30th Anniversary Austin American-Statesman Capitol 10,000 Race presented by Guaranty Bank.

Read more about the race, and what you can do to participate...
Read the Press Release about the Capitol 10,000 and the Health Literacy Initiative
Read the summary of the 2007 Health Literacy Initiative

 

The Austin Rodeo made a visit to the Clinic! Several 2007 rodeo participants made a stop at the clinic as a part of their tour of children's facilities in Austin. They were happy to sign some autographs and take some pictures with patients and staff. Click here to see some of the pictures.

 

Austin Under 40 Awards - People's Community Clinic physician Lisa Doggett has won an Austin Under 40 award in recognition of her career success and her dedication to community service. Congratulations, Dr. Doggett!

 

Wheatsville Co-Op has again voted People's Community Clinic to be a recipient of their monthly Community Action Wednesdays. Shop Wheatsville Co-Op in March, and a portion of your purchase will be donated to the Clinic! Read more...

 

Continuing a Tradition of Strong Leadership - People's Community Clinic announces the election of its 2007 Board of Directors. Read more...

 

Update on the Season for Caring:   The dust has settled on the 2006 Season for Caring, and again we can see how amazingly generous the Central Texas community can be. Many thanks to all who contributed resources, time and effort to the People's Community Clinic's sponsored family, the Tolbert. Read the update.

 

St. David's Medical Center Auxiliary Gift Shops Sale Take an extra 20% off at the Cupboard Gift Shop and Plaza Gift Shop on December 7-10 (and it's tax free December 7-8!) Read more...

 

2006 Austin American-Statesman Season for Caring: the Tolbert Family Join the Austin American-Statesman and People's Community Clinic in caring for some of our less fortunate neighbors this holiday season. Won't you join us in giving them a helping hand? Read more...

 

Our thanks to the law firm of Noelke, English & Prescott, LLP for choosing to make the Clinic the beneficiary of their annual holiday fundraising effort! The firm has not only volunteered to fundraise for the Clinic, but will also match gifts they raise from this effort up to $5,000! Our thanks to these attorneys' generous community spirit!

For more information on the firm, please go to www.neplaw.com

 

Sweet Charity Gift Boutique's Annual "Charity Day" - Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 13 when Sweet Charity, Seton Medical Center's charity gift boutique, will donate 25% of each purchase to the charity of your choice. choose to designate the Clinic and help support access to healthcare for our 11,000+ patients - all while shopping for great gifts! Read more...

 

Thanks to all who supported the 2006 People4People Games! We had a very successful Kickoff Party and Games this year, continuing the trend of fun with a mission. Over the years, over 80 teams have competed in the People4People Games, raising more than $400,000 for the Clinic. We'd like to thank all of our sponsors, particularly our presenting sponsor, Wells Fargo Bank. Read more...