CELEBRATION OF GENEROSITY KEEPING
FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER OPEN
For Immediate Release: Aug. 21, 2017 (Updated: Aug. 21, 2017, 2:41 p.m.)
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
August 18, 2017
CONTACT: [email protected]
Or PPRM Media Line 303-359-8519
Farmington, NM—Patients, advocates, and community leaders will come together to show support for reproductive health care access & to celebrate keeping the Farmington Planned Parenthood health center open. The celebration will include a blessing of the Farmington health center, led by clergy affiliated with the NM Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice.
Earlier this year, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains announced the difficult decision to close their health center in Farmington, NM. Following this announcement, PPRM received overwhelming support from Farmington and the surrounding areas, and is proud that through the generosity of multiple donors, the Farmington health center will be able to remain open and continue offering reproductive health care services.
This event is open to members of the media.
Who: Marshall Martinez, Director of Public Affairs in NM for PPRM
Larissa Jay, Farmington Organizer for PPRM
Joan Lamunyon Sanford, Executive Director NM Religious Coalition for
What: Celebration of Support for Farmington Health Center
When: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 beginning at 4pm
Where: Community Event at Farmington Health Center, 4pm &
Open House at Identity Inc. from 5-7 pm
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, which includes health centers in Colorado, Southern Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming, has been helping individuals make responsible choices for over 100 years.
Since 1916, we have been committed to delivering the highest quality reproductive health care, teaching responsible and age-appropriate sexuality education and have been working diligently to protect a woman's right to choose. Each year more than 100,000 women, men and teens visit our 29 health centers throughout our four state region - Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Call 1.800.230.PLAN for the Planned Parenthood nearest you.