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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS • QUALITY HEALTHCARE • ACCESS for ALL OPEN DOOR Community Health Centers TYDD STREET GROUNDBREAKING he ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Eureka Community Health Center on Tydd Street in Eureka took place October 22nd (story on page 6) but in reality, the work had begun weeks before. Even before the contract was officially signed, Danco Builders Northwest was measuring and testing the site, readying their team to get started on one of the largest construction jobs to be commissioned in this area in quite some time. With a very tight schedule and the winter T Be Part of the Future Herrmann Spetzler Chief Executive Officer ’m asking for your support and the support of everyone in our community. Much has been made of the fact that Open Door received a significant federal grant to construct its new community health center on Tydd Street in Eureka. We needed a new and larger health center in Eureka to continue the services we have provided for 40 years and meet the increased demand now filling our existing clinics to capacity. The grant was an opportunity that could not be refused. But we knew from the beginning that we would need your help to create the type of facility this community needs and deserves. I weather looming, Danco literally dug right in. According to Cheyenne Spetzler, Open Door’s Chief Operations Officer, “We are thrilled that we could select a local contractor and use local labor and local materials whenever possible. This project will have both immediate and long-term economic importance to our community.” Dan Johnson, President of Danco Builders Northwest explains, “We don’t have an extra minute on this project. We know the deadline. We’re confident in our ability to give Open Door and our community a high quality building in the time we have available.” You can watch the construction progress on our live webcam at ❖ How can you help? Please visit for more information and a direct link to our “Donate Now” page where you can make a secure oncontinued on page 8 ➤ The foundation starts to take shape. OPEN DOOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS SPECIAL SECTION • THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012 1

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