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Seen, front row, left to right: Cathy Romaniello, district representative, U.S. Rep. Tom Marino’s office; Milton Roegner, Wayne Memorial Health Foundation board member; Atty. Hugh Rechner, Wayne Memorial Health System (WMHS) board member; Wendell Kay, Wayne County commissioner; Peter Rodgers, Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) board chair; Deborah Gillette, Chamber of the Northern Poconos executive director; Norina Manassay, C-PA, Hamlin Family Health Center; David Wood, D.O., Hamlin Family Health Center; Lee Oakes, WMHS board chair; Frederick Jackson, WMCHC executive director; David Hoff, WMHS chief executive officer; Mary Ellen Bentler, Chamber of the Northern Poconos; Jimmy Swingle, Salem Township supervisor; Michael Clifford, WMHS chief financial officer; Dennis Lazar, manager, Wayne Health Services. Back row: John Romano, Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) pathology laboratory manager; James Hockenbury, WMH director of ancillary services; John Conte, director of real estate and facility, WMHS; Sal Giglio, development officer, Wayne Memorial Health Foundation; William Dewar III, M.D., WMH chief of staff; Robert Brzuchalski, WMH imaging services manager; Dirk Mumford, WMHS board; Joann Hudak, WMHS board; Fred Birmelin, Lake Township supervisor; Karen Aughe, Chamber of the Northern Poconos; and Richard Garman, executive director, Wayne Memorial Health Foundation.

The purple ribbon was cut on July 26 to mark the official opening of the Hamlin Family Health Center and Wayne Memorial Hospital Outpatient Services in Hamlin. Members of the Wayne Memorial Health System (WMHS) and Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) boards, medical staff and administration, as well as representatives from the Chamber of the Northern Poconos, county, state and regional government did the honors. Also present were volunteers from the Lake Ariel Fire Department, Hamlin EMS and the Ledgedale Dive Team. The Hamlin Family Health Center is open Monday through Friday for primary care, urgent care needs, women’s health, X-ray and laboratory services. Expanded hours are expected to be announced soon.