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legacy celebrates milestone and years of giving to the free clinic Just look at that smile. Breanna Bullion of Vancouver celebrates her tenth birthday soon. Breanna won’t be alone in commemorating her decade-old day. Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center turns ten years “young” on her birthday. On Aug. 22, 2005, at 7:08 a.m. Breanna arrived as a NICU transfer patient from Legacy Emanuel in Portland, as Legacy Salmon Creek’s very first patient. Soon after, Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center was averaging 40-50 inpatients each day. Today, the average daily census tops 140 – sometimes rising to 180 or more. The hospital is licensed for 220 beds. Since that opening day in late August, the hospital has been a key community partner with the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington. “Legacy has always recognized the vital role of safety-net clinics, and the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington’s reputation for quality and NICU baby commitment to strong outcomes makes it a natural partner for us,” NICU nurse Mark Breakey chats with Breanna Bullion, Legacy Salmon said Bryce Helgerson, chief administrative officer at Legacy Salmon Creek’s very first patient, at the 2010 annual NICU reunion. Creek Medical Center. Legacy Health has given the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington nearly a quarter of a million dollars in generous donations over the past ten years.


The hospital’s generosity has helped a countless number of programs including the Free Clinic’s diabetes program, x-ray services, medications and care coordination for patients needing specialty care or social services. The gifts have benefitted thousands of uninsured, under-insured and low income people of our community who otherwise would have nowhere to turn for their health care needs.

“I appreciate the way you always serve your patients with love and a caring smile. I wish everyone had the same caring heart as the Free Clinic staff and volunteers.” -a Free Clinic patient One of many ways to give If you have a Fred Meyer Rewards Card, you can generate dollars for the Free Clinic each time you shop with it. Go to and click “Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program” on our home page. You’ll be guided through simple steps to register your card.

Page 1: Legacy Celebrates Milestone and

Years of Giving Page 2:

Update from the Executive Director and Board President Memorial Gifts last year Page 3:

Thank you, Donors! Page 4-5:

Thank you, Donors! Page 6:

The Dr. Beall Stewardship Society Page 7:

Welcome New Board Member, Give More 24, Dental Van turns 10 & Holiday Ball Page 8:

Board & Staff

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Twenty-five years and counting For twenty-five years the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington has been serving our community. In 1990, Dr. Sam Beall and Father Ed Rankin became very distressed about the 14,000 uninsured people in our community who did not have access to health care. As a result, the idea of a Free Clinic in our community was conceived. Thanks to Southwest Washington Medical Center (PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center) and Kaiser Permanente, the Free Clinic concept was brought to life. These health care organizations identified the growing need for a more appropriate place to receive urgent care for the uninsured. As other health care providers and systems (The Vancouver Clinic, Legacy Health and Providence Health & Services) became established in Clark County, they also recognized the need for a community-based Free Clinic to serve individuals without health insurance. Even though the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has provided insurance for some, there continues to be approximately 30,000 uninsured in our community. In addition, increasing co-pays and deductibles are resulting in a new population of “underinsured, i.e., individuals who cannot afford to obtain health care due to the amount of their co-pays and deductibles. For these individuals, the Free Clinic is their access point for health care. The support from our community to serve the uninsured and underinsured for twenty-five years has been extraordinary. Because of our donors, our 600 volunteers and eight staff are able to provide quality health care for our patients and clients. Our commitment to our community is to continue to “fill the gaps”. We will be a “safety net” for the uninsured and underinsured. For a quarter of a century, we have achieved this goal and we will continue to meet this objective in future years. We could not accomplish this without our exceptional community partners in health care, business, and foundations and the remarkable Individuals who care about the patients we serve. Thank you,

Barbe West Executive Director

Steve Mosier President, Board of Directors

“I appreciate that you all are here! My husband would not have any health care without you. One day we will be very successful and make a huge donation!” - the spouse of a Free Clinic patient

Memorial Gifts in 2014-2015 In Memory of Sue Bader Marcia Black Dennis & Mary Frances Duggan

In Memory of Dr. Paul Krestschmar Esther E. Kretschmar

In Memory of Marjorie Beall Belva R. Baz George & Catherine Greer Joan McLean James & Paula Palmer PEO Sisterhood, Chapter FC Edward & Kara Lynn Rankin Evelyn M. Turner The Vancouver Clinic Mary Ellen Vaughan

In Memory of Wayne & Bea LeMaster Tim LeMaster

In Memory of Dr. Sam Beall Belva R. Baz Katie Ford Evelyn M. Turner In Memory of Dr. Robert Bump John & Sandra O’Rourke Anonymous In Memory of Harold F. Bauder Sr Kristen Nichols In Memory of Doris Davis Roger & Pam Aul Hazel Catlett Bill & Donna Christensen Otto Earl Gaither Roger Standke Kimberly Wolfe In Memory of Dr. John Erickson Martin & Annette Erickson In Memory of Jeff Fisher Robert & Renay Fisher In Memory of Naomi Hall George & Catherine Greer In Memory of Dr. Archie Hamilton John & Sandra O’Rourke In Memory of Dr. Marvin Harner Annemarie Harner Claudia Harner Charles & Lan Shibue In Memory of Marcia Howery Josie & Troy Boehm Fort Vancouver Nurses Association Marva J. Petty

In Memory of Bruce McLean and Ed Geiger Family Edward & Kara Lynn Rankin In Memory of Military Veterans Mark & Mary Lou Martinek In Memory of Dorothy Olichwier James and Mary Olichwier In Memory of Dr. James Park Ruth Becherucci Dr. Susan & Jeff Davis Marilyn Dellamater Joseph & LaVern Hruska C. Richard & Mary Lundy Evelyn M. Turner James & Wanda Twaddle Mary Ellen Vaughan In Memory of Jean Rahn Barbe & Dave West In Memory of Mary Root Eddie & Gretchen Miller In Memory of David Swanson Patricia Swanson In Memory of Dorothea & Bob Sullivan Laura Besserman In Memory of Hilda Vail James Vail

You can positively impact the lives of the uninsured in Clark County for years to come, by remembering the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington when you prepare your estate. For more information about planned giving, contact Barbe West at 360.313.1398 or

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In Memory of Laurie Marshall Dave & Mary Christensen Cheryl DeHaan Donald & Diane English Karen Garcia Audrey Jensen Barbara Johnson Helen Kelly Richard J. Lane Jack & Thelma O’Donnell Jill Sasser David & Lorraine Vierck Shirley Wentworth

Thank you, 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Donors!

Platinum Partner ($75,000+)

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

Gold Partner ($25,000 - $74,999) Kaiser Permanente Legacy Health System Walmart Foundation

Silver Partner ($10,000 - $24,999)

Beaches Restaurant Susan & Jeff Davis Express Employment Professionals Stan & Colleen Freidberg Lee & Connie Kearney Mason E. Nolan Endowment Fund PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Medical Staff The Vancouver Clinic Sally Williams Jay & Diane Zidell Charitable Foundation

Bronze Partner ($5,000 - $9,999) Give More 24 Donors ESCO Foundation (formerly Swigert) Jo Marie Hansen Hidden Charitable Trust Gloria J. Hiebert Ed and Dollie Lynch Fund PeaceHealth Providence Health & Services Tennmax America, Inc Ladda Toelkes Steve Weary and Sally Williams Wells Fargo

Benefactor ($2,500-$4,999)

Anonymous (2) Cynthia Colven Direct Relief International Divine Consign Furniture Epic Systems Corporation Fort Vancouver Nurses Association Myrtle Green Patrick and Glenda Davis Hortsch M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Jay Miller Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company Rand & Suzanne Schiltz Edward & Cherry Shaw Sarah & Martin Sherington Victoria and Peter Tamis Robert & Susan Tenold Vancouver School District Foundation Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Investor ($1,000 - $2,499)

Anonymous (2) Alcon Laboratories Mary A. Anderson Gerald & Lori Bader Jack & Nancy Barry J. Bruce & Elizabeth Bell Broughton & Kelley H. Bishop William & Judy Boyd Joyce Carter Alice Christensen Cost Less Auto Parts Lyall & Phyllis Crary Sharon & John Crowell Paul & Lisa Dally Thomas Dietrich Carolyn Drew Bob & Debbie Durgan Stephen & Grete Ebert

Martin & Annette Erickson R.J. & M.E. Eussen First Presbyterian Church Sylvia Fitzpatrick Fred Meyer (Kroger) Karen & Rajaram Godbole Leonard & Bonnie Graham E.W. Gray Marty & Cynthia Green John & Mari Greves Ramona Gross David Hayes Michael & Janice Herson Charles & Karen Hoff James & Randi Holland Leslie S. Homer Donna & Scott Horenstein Todd & Dru Horenstein Stephen Houston Jerry & Anne John Josiah “Sy” & Bridget Johnson Kevin & Amanda Kerber Albert & Jane Krause Margaret Kretschmar Duane & Margaret Lansverk William & Kathy H. Lockwood Peter & Michelle Lubisich Jim Martin Jim and Kay McClaskey Joseph & Mary McFarland Rebecca McGrew Alan Melnick George & Cynthia Middleton Eddie & Gretchen Miller Miller Nash Graham & Dunn Attorneys at Law Ashok Modha Molina Healthcare of Washington, Inc Steve & Nancy Bensen Mosier William F. Nelson David & Patricia Nierenberg John Nusser James & Mary Olichwier Gary & Dana Ostenson Pacific Continental Bank David & Sally Palena James & Paula Palmer Sanofi Pasteur Rebound/Northwest Surgical Specialists, P.C. Donald & Jennifer Rhoads Riverview Communty Bank Donald & Barbara Roberts Tricia & Everett Roscoe Karey A. Schoenfeld Maryann Schwab Southwest Optometric Society Berle Stratton Michael D. Strickland Desarom & Cheryl Ann Teso The Nutter Family Foundation Sherrie & Allen Thomas Robert & Dawn Tolotti Carl R. Triebs Umpqua Bank Vancouver Trinity Lutheran Foundation Grant W. Virtue

Donors in italics are active Free Clinic volunteers. Donors in blue are members of the Sam Beall Stewardship Society.

Allan & Karen Weiland Barbe & Dave West Ira & Nancy Wikstrom Alan Yordy

Contributor 2 ($500 - $999) Anonymous (3) Alaska Airlines Richard & Anne Battson Leah Bay Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church Benjamin Rush Institute Todd & Joan Berinstein Ron Bertolucci Marcia Black Allan & Arlene Blair Manny & Jeannie Brar Patrick and Havilah Callahan Kristina Caselman Joan Cavanagh Dave & Mary Christensen Clark County Dental Society Clark County Skills Center Andrew & Holly Comfort William & Mary Ann C. Cone Sandra Dahl George & Barbara Dechet Dan & Elizabeth Dickens Ann Donnelly First Church of God Women’s Ministries Robert & Renay Fisher Kathie Fitzgerald Allen & Cheryl Ford Linda Frischmeyer Axel K. Fuchs Theodore & Sharon Fujioka Otto Earl Gaither Wayne & Sandy Glandon Dean & Helen Harris Hi-School Pharmacy Richard & Joyce Hood Valerie Hunt Benjamin & Kyra John James R. Johnson Robert & Tammy Kellar Joanne S. Kendall Brian W. Knotts Jacy S. Laplante Michael & Florette Lavelle Robert & Nancy Laws David Madore Jon & Beverley McArthur Darrell & Janet Miller Elaine & Douglas Myers NIKE John & Sandra O’Rourke Joseph & Viola Palena Basil Paulson Peets Coffee & Tea Anita Peterson Mary Rasmussen Alden Roberts Tedine Roos Gary & Karen Sahlstrom Samantha Sandford D. Jean Shaw Sam & Mary Siciliano Southwestern Washington Synod Kathleen R. Spring Paul Stednitz Michael & Sally Sellers Subocz John and Lura Sundell 3

Thank you, 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Donors! Jeffrey & Kathleen Sunshine Jani Thompson Robin & Jim Virgin Gerry & Ann Vitort Washington State Department of Corrections Lisa Whitling Dan Wyatt

Contributor 1 ($250 - $499) Carol Aaron Michael & Elaine Barsotti Fred Bateman Belva R. Baz Bruce Beall Charlotte Bedell David & Jeanne Bennett Keith Bernstein Paul & Barb Bersani William & Katherine Bishop Brett & Jennifer Blechschmidt Donna & Frank Bleth LeAnne Bremer Phillip & Judith Brenes Bruce & Barbara C. Brown John Burkhart Mitch & Camille Chandler Calvin & Arlene Clark Martin & Barbara Cloe Combined Federal Campaign Ray & Doris Davis Marlene E. Dietrich Wendy Draper Charles & Nancy Dresher James J. Ebacher Stephen & Susan Ebner Beth Erickson Katie Ford George & Catherine Greer Dick Hannah Annemarie Harner Ken W. Harris Billy Henry Jim Jacks Lynn & Alison Johnston Peggy Keith Helen Kelly Roberta A. Kemp Jan Kennedy Theresa Kirkpatrick Ryan Kramer Jhon R. Kuppens Karen Lee Edward & Kathy Lipp Peter Lubisich Senior Hoa & Chi Ly Gary Miller Sheila Mitchell Ann Marie Natali Joann Nichols Kristen Nichols Susan Nieman John I. Payne PEO Sisterhood Chapter DY Elizabeth Perry Charles & Judy Plamp Pierre Provost Dino & Maria Ramzi Thomas & Gerrie Reis Barbara A. Repman Salmon Creek Business Group David & Cecilia Smith 4

Keith & Lynnda Steenslid Sherene Steinagel Mary A. Stevan Melvin & Evelyn Sugihara Umpqua Bank Vigor Industrial Jim & Susan Warford Verdella Whareham Carl Zent

Contributor ($1.00 - $249) Anonymous (6) Bob & Becky Adams Elizabeth Addis Phil Allen Allory Recycling Amazon Smile Foundaton Daniel & Julie Arnold Roger & Pam Aul David & Jennifer Austin Ben & Juliana Bagherpour Carol J. Bardot Edward & Luanne Barnes Twyla Barnes Donna Barratt Peter & Gloria Ann Bascetta Ruth Becherucci Jon & Carol Beima Jonica Beird Jacob & Gretchen Bell DL Benson Don & Evelyn Berryhill Laura Besserman Barbara Bie Jamie Birkeland Julie Bocanegra Josie & Troy Boehm Gail Bonefeole Fay Bosman Darci Boyle Todd Bradley Henry & Dale Breaker Doris Brooking Jeffrey & Jennifer Brooks Marcia Bryan Timothy Buckley William & Catharine Byrd Leslie Cagle Jodeen Callaghan Pam Carey Patrick L. Carlton Wendy Carlton Nicholas Carulli Hazel Catlett Brandt & Jill Charters Bill & Donna Christensen Loti Christensen Aurelia S. Christian Colleen Chun John & Phyllis Clancy Paul & Louise Clare Clark County Public Health Jeff & Kelly Cloepfil Paula Coleman Combined Fund Drive William & Cinda Connelly Melba Corlett Nikki Costa Courtney Costello Ann C. Crandall John & Bonnie Crawford

Mark & Jennifer Crawford Crow Creative Creekside Medical, PS Sharon Crisp Tom Crozier Margaret D’Agostino John & Sandi Daller Leslie Damron Marilyn Darr Kathleen Dean Kenneth & Joanne Debell Cheryl DeHaan Kristal Dekorte Marilyn Dellamater Joann M. Derie Purvi D. Desai Jeremy Diehl Bob & Julia Donaldson Edward J. Doyle Winni Drake Dennis & Mary Frances Duggan George & Jennifer Dulabon Larry & Edna Jean Easter Elinor D. Echlin Shannon Edgel Mark & Barbara Engel Donald & Diane English Paul & Cheryl Erickson Kenneth & Pamela Evans Peter Fels Shelly Finnigan Greg & Carol Flakus Scott Ford Maureen Fox George & Mary Frangos Michael Freeman Jeff & Megan Fries William & Sarah Fulk Karen Garcia F. David Gaskill Gayle Gassin Vanessa Gaston Luz M. Georgeades Steve Getsinger Stacey Gibbins Gary Gilbert John Gragg Deborah Granger William & Janice Grant Ruth E. Green Julie Grimm Allan & Mary Gross Emmett Grote Sharon Gutz Fredric G. Gwinner Fred Hagelstein Bruce Hagensen Douglas Hail Mary Ann Haisch Gregory & Joni Kerr Hallas Robert & Janice Hanley Kregg & Andrea Hanson Jeff Harbison Claudia Harner Andrew Harper Larry & Charlotte Hartman Brian & Janice Harwood Wilma Haynes Dawn Hegarty Catherine Helgason Bryce Helgerson

Jorge Hernandez Harvey Hetfeld Jim Hildt Steven Hill Tom & Julie Hitchcock William & Donna Holden Denise Honzel Verne Hornback Rhona Sen Hoss Eric Hovee Joseph & LaVern Hruska Intel Volunteer Grant Program Marcelle T. Irwin Susan Jacobs Cleone Jacobson Gloria Jacot Lilian Jaimes Audrey Jensen Mari Jessup Barbara Johnson Lynn Johnson Troy M. Johnson Amy Josephson William & Maryann Joye Marlene M. Kavonius Catharine Keane Monte & Deborah R. Keating Jean C. Kent Victoria King Mark & Pilar Kleinman Madeline Knapp Janis & Steven Koch Robert & Joan Koffler Sue & William Kohut Curt Kolar Thomas & Judith Kovaric Rodney & Sara Krause Esther E. Kretschmar Phoebe Krueger Sally LaBounty Richard J. Lane Jim Larrick Lars & Georgia Ann Larson Mary Legry Tim LeMaster Rebecca Lerback Griffith Liang Deanna Like Andriana Linares Nikolay Lomanov C. Richard & Mary Lundy David & Betty Lusby Jessica Ly Sylvia MacWilliams Adriana Malos Pete & B.J. Marsh Raymond Martin Todd & Linda Martin Mark & Mary Lou Martinek Denise & James Mason Lawrence & Elizabeth Mason Virginia Mattice Dan McDaniel Anne McEnerny-Ogle Donna McLaird Joan McLean Merck Foundation Carol Meyer Chuck Michael Virginia Mickelwait-Weiler Victoria Mikhailenko

Eli Miller Seth Miller Susan Miller John & Katherine Mitchell Paul N. Montague Lisa J. Morrison Edwin P. Mueller Nikki Nadig Bonnie M. Nealeigh Maxine Newman Ryan & Michelle Nisle Beth O’Brien Jack & Thelma O’Donnell Diana Olds Roger & Diana Osborn Marjory Osborn-Vincent Michael & Shiela Osheroff Greg & Michele Otto Bruce & Pam Paris Cheryl & Brian Partridge PEO Sisterhood, Chapter FC Anna Peros Marvin & Carol Peterson Marva J. Petty Maureen Petty David & Cheryl Pfaff Brad Phillipson Mary Pierce Mary Ellen Pierce Danny Piper Royce Pollard George & Gail Pollock Dean & Linda Pontius PGE Employee Giving Campaign Lee & Sondra Powell Adam Prenguber Ellsworth Purdy Phillip & Bonnie Rabideau Keli Ramsey Edward & Kara Lynn Rankin Robert & Teresa Rasmussen George & Jane Reed Mary Richter CLay Rolen Warren & Janet Rosen Robert Rosenthal Mary Rumbaugh Jill Sasser Jean Savage James & Kathy Scarborough Monty & June Schafer Al & Lisa Schauer Kurt & Marcia Schekel David & Gloria Schenck William J. Schmidt Patricia Schoof Richard W. Schwarz Carrie Scott Michael & Luann Serbesku Megan Shank Theresa Sharp Jen Shefner Charles & Lan Shibue Mickey & Sheila Simonson Walter & Muriel Sinclair Katlin Smith Kathryn Snook John L. Soelling Chantear Song James & Kristine Sork St. John’s Presbyterian Church

Stamps Bookkeeping Services LLC Roger Standke Crystal Stann Nancy Steiger Robert Stepsis Cornelia Stewart Sherry Stewart Tim Strickland Marcia Stromquist Mark & Theresa Stuhrman Tony Stupski Patricia Swanson David Swenton David & Mary Taylor Mary (Sister Beth) Taylor Robert & Vivian Terrall Mark & Elizabeth Thomas Eric Tochtrop Verda Toner Samantha Tracy William R. Trejo Evelyn M. Turner James & Wanda Twaddle Vernon & Barbara Utz James Vail Lynn Valenter Milton L. VanCamp Amelia VanderZanden Marlene Varga Duane & Marjorie Varner Mary Ellen Vaughan Katherine & Roger Vaughn David & Kathleen Venhuis Michelle Vernon David & Lorraine Vierck Karlee Wallender Kathleen & Steven Wayno Kristy Weaver Robert & Thea Weber Richard & Elaine Weiss Shirley Wentworth Jan White Leola White Andrew Wilson Toni Wise Harold & Maureen Witters Lynn & Paulette Wittwer Kari Wokojance Kimberly Wolfe Roxanne Wolfe Allen & Julie Wolk Sherri Wood Xi Sigma Chapter - Beta Sigma Phi Chris Young Joe Yoder Kathy Young Raif & Elizabeth Zacca

One of many ways to give The stock market has continued to show remarkable appreciation. If you have appreciated securities with long term capital gains, you can gift that stock to the Free Clinic and receive credit for the entire market value of your gift without selling the stock. We will sell the stock as a nonprofit organization, and there are no capital gains to report. Please check with your CPA or accountant concerning limits on deductible donations for 2015. The gifting and transfer process is very easy. Please call 360.313.1388 for the gifting form. 5

All in the family: one volunteer can make a big difference Yerey came to the Free Clinic last year with her father, Rodolfo, 49. Yerey frequently accompanies her Spanish-speaking parents as an English translator. During Rodolfo’s visit, dental staff suggested an evaluation for diabetes. They later suggested her mother Patricia, 50, also be tested for diabetes. Both parents were diagnosed with diabetes. Yerey’s parents revealed to her they’d never had dental cleanings and suffered for years with infections. They were unaware of the importance of proper dental hygiene and the relationship between oral and physical health. Yerey dedicated herself to helping her parents control meal portions and exercise daily. In addition, Yerey had seen, first hand, the need for additional volunteer interpreters at the Free Clinic. She soon was registered as a volunteer and began coming to the Free Clinic every week to assist others in need. Then, some good news at home: “In less than a year, my mom and dad were referred out of the Free Clinic because they’d gotten their diabetes under control. They took it pretty seriously and started improving their health really quickly,” said Yerey.

Yerania “Yerey,” 25, came to the Free Clinic to interpret for her father who needed dental care. She soon became her parents’ biggest healthy-lifestyle advocate and a valuable Free Clinic volunteer.

Meanwhile, Yerey continues to volunteer, helping hundreds of people who come into the Free Clinic for care.

Did you know you can donate your old car to the Free Clinic? Go to It’s so easy!

You are invited to join the

Dr. Beall Stewardship Society Vancouver physician, Dr. Samuel T. Beall, was a co-founder of the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington. His commitment to provide free, quality, compassionate care to people in need remains the basis for the Free Clinic’s mission to this day. Your automatic monthly contribution is a simple way to make a continuous difference in the lives of others. When you join the Dr. Beall Stewardship Society, you determine any amount to be conveniently and safely withdrawn each month from your bank account, and donated to the Free Clinic. You may stop at any time. Please contact Erica Heartquist at 360.313.1388 or for an enrollment form. 6

“Dear Volunteers: Giving of your time to help people like me is truly amazing. I appreciate what each of you do, as I have no insurance, and without your services I’m not sure what I would do. Thank you.” - a Free Clinic patient

Welcome to our board!

Give More 24 on September 24th!

Remy Eussen, DDS Dr. Remy Eussen is a pediatric dentist practicing at Eussen Pediatric Dentistry in Vancouver. He has owned his practice since November 2000. Eussen is an active member of the Washington Dental Service Foundation board, New Day Dental board and Clark County public health advisory council. Eussen served two years on the PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Foundation board. Eussen has a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri-Kansas School of Dentistry. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Kansas. Eussen served as a dentist in both in the U.S. Navy (1983-1988) and U.S. Air Force (1990-1995). He is a champion for the Access to Baby and Children’s Dentistry (ABCD Program) in Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat and Skamania Counties and has trained more than 120 dentists to see underserved patients age five and younger. He and his wife, Megan Eussen, MD have four daughters and live in Ridgefield, Washington.

Celebrating 10 years of smiles

Give More 24 is back! On September 24th from midnight to midnight let’s join together & give to the Free Clinic! Watch for emails about this, but plan to make your donation count for Give More 24! on 9/24 at:

Save the Date: December 5th!

Ten years ago, an anonymous donor provided $250,000 to buy a 31-foot Winnebago for the Free Clinic. Soon after, it was customized by ADI of Tualatin, Oregon and turned into a mobile dental clinic. We have helped keep a lot of people smiling ever since!

Family members of Dr. Sam Beall, co-founder of the Free Clinic, at the 2014 Holiday Ball

The Friends of the Free Clinic ask that you save Saturday, December 5, 2015 for the Holiday Ball For event or sponsorship information, contact: Erica Heartquist 360.313.1388 7

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4100 Plomondon St Vancouver, WA 98661 Phone: (360) 313-1390 Fax: (360) 313-1391 Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


Board of Directors

Steve Mosier, RPh - President Todd Horenstein - Past President Alan Melnick, MD, MPH - Vice President Dawn Tolotti- Secretary Bill Lockwood- Treasurer Gerry Bader, MD LeAnne Bremer, JD Steve Ebert, MD Remy Eussen, DDS Jeff Fries, OD Susan Nieman John Nusser, MD Maria Ramzi Tricia Roscoe Maryann Schwab Paul Stednitz Michael Strickland, RPh Sr. Beth Taylor Sally Williams, MD Barbe West

Executive Director

Luisa Appleman

Program Assistant

Karina Floyd

Care Coordinator

Erica Heartquist

Communications & Development Coordinator

Lacey Lorber

Care Coordinator

Carolyn Noack

Dental Program Manager

Jarrod Roldan

Volunteer Services Assistant

Zac Sanders

Ancillary Services Supervisor

Frances Sandoval

Medical Office/Vision Clinic Coordinator

Vicky Van De Grift

Dental Van Coordinator

Kimberly Wolfe

Medical Clinics & Project Access Supervisor 8

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