JOHN R. LaBAR ELECTED PRESIDENT PARTNERS FOR HEALING, INC.
John R. LaBar has been elected as President of Partners for Healing, Inc. Partners for Healing, Inc. is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), charitable organization with the sole mission of providing health care and support for individuals who live or work in Coffee and Moore counties, Tennessee.
John LaBarPatient families must live or work in Coffee or Moore County, Tennessee, and have family incomes less than twice the designated federal poverty level. A core of 60 lay and 52 medical volunteers support the few part-time paid personnel and make the organization viable. The annual financial budget is approximately $130,000, while the value of volunteer services and donated supplies and medications approaches $1,000,000. The clinic operated by Partners for Healing supports about 140 patients per month and solicits free medical services from volunteer specialty physicians for many others. Partners for Healing receives the majority of its operating funds from individuals, churches, civic clubs, businesses and grants. This program is unique for rural areas and small towns, and is being copied by three other counties in Middle Tennessee. For additional information, contact Partners for Healing at 931-455-5014, or visit the clinic at 109 West Blackwell Street in Tullahoma.