September 18, 2017

WCN Clients Receive $1.2 Million in AIMS Funding

Last week HRSA announced the award of $200 Million for Access Increases in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (AIMS) supplemental funding. These funds are intended to increase access, treatment, awareness, and prevention services for mental health and substance abuse, specifically opioid abuse. All of our clients applied for the funds and all received an increased amount than originally requested. In total, The Write Choice Network clients received more than $1.2 Million in AIMS funds from HRSA. The press release discussed opioid abuse and how every part of our country is plagued by its effects. It mentioned that combating substance […]
September 13, 2017

WHWC Receives ARC Broadband Grant

The Write Choice Network would like to congratulate our client Williamson Health and Wellness Center (WHWC) for their $15,000 award from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to support the Downtown Wi-Fi Access in Williamson Project. The project’s purpose is to increase broadband availability as part of their economic development and business growth efforts for the City of Williamson and the surrounding region. Williamson Health and Wellness Center will be the pilot Wi-Fi access point, offering free Wi-Fi access to local residents, businesses, and visitors. The Appalachian Regional Commission’s mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity and strengthen economic growth in Appalachia. […]
August 28, 2017

WCN Visits Maine With EPA

Monica and English recently visited Waterville, Maine as part of “Healthy Places for Healthy People,” a new Environmental Protection Agency program.  Waterville is one of ten communities chosen to participate and is receiving planning technical assistance which includes developing an action plan for improving the health of the community through economic development. Sound familiar? It should! The Write Choice Network has been a leader in assisting communities around the country to use their local federally qualified health centers as an economic driver to improve all aspects of health for their communities. Monica made front page news in Waterville discussing all […]
September 13, 2017

WHWC Receives ARC Broadband Grant

The Write Choice Network would like to congratulate our client Williamson Health and Wellness Center (WHWC) for their $15,000 award from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to support the Downtown Wi-Fi Access in Williamson Project. The project’s purpose is to increase broadband availability as part of their economic development and business growth efforts for the City of Williamson and the surrounding region. Williamson Health and Wellness Center will be the pilot Wi-Fi access point, offering free Wi-Fi access to local residents, businesses, and visitors. The Appalachian Regional Commission’s mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity and strengthen economic growth in Appalachia. […]
August 28, 2017

WCN Visits Maine With EPA

Monica and English recently visited Waterville, Maine as part of “Healthy Places for Healthy People,” a new Environmental Protection Agency program.  Waterville is one of ten communities chosen to participate and is receiving planning technical assistance which includes developing an action plan for improving the health of the community through economic development. Sound familiar? It should! The Write Choice Network has been a leader in assisting communities around the country to use their local federally qualified health centers as an economic driver to improve all aspects of health for their communities. Monica made front page news in Waterville discussing all […]