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AltaMed Honors Downtown LA Resident Jack Cline Jr. for Improving Health Care Access in "New Era" During Annual Gala March 9th

March 1, 2012 - Press Release

As the flagship non-profit provider of community health care in southern California, AltaMed Health Services, the nation’s largest independently Federally qualified Community Health Center in the United States, will honor local community leader, Jack Cline Jr., at its annual gala.  Jack Cline Jr. is being recognized for his efforts to improve access to care for the underserved as AltaMed Health Services ushers in a “New Era” of hope, inspiration and care on Friday, March 9, 2012 at 6 p.m. at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Downtown Los Angeles resident, Jack Cline, Jr., senior vice president and founder of Lee & Associates, will be honored with the Impact Award for his contributions and advocacy for the growth, improvement and enrichment of the lives of the underserved. As one of the original members of the Foundation Board and co-chair of the Childhood Obesity program, Jack has helped raise more than $15 million for health care services for low-income and uninsured families.  He is recognized as one of the top commercial brokers in the Southern California area.

“AltaMed is proud to honor Jack with our Impact Award for all the great work he does for the betterment of our members and the community as a whole,” says Cástulo de la Rocha, president and CEO of AltaMed Health Services. 

AltaMed is embracing a “New Era” by the promise of providing quality care without exception to the underserved populations of Los Angeles and Orange Counties.  For more than 42 years, AltaMed has provided health care services to those who have needed it the most.  Through its annual Gala, the not-for-profit AltaMed is able to raise the funds necessary to continue providing quality care at a time when it’s most needed.

The evening will be celebrated with live entertainment, including Latin Grammy Award winning singer, Pepe Aguilar, as well as dinner, an awards ceremony, along with a few surprises throughout the night. 

Sponsors of the event include Camfield Partners, Lee & Associates of Commerce, HUB International, L.A. Care Health Plan, Bank of America, Care1st Health Plan and Citizen’s Choice Healthplan HMO, among others.

To learn more about AltaMed’s“New Era” Gala, visit: www.altamedgala.org.

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AltaMed is Southern California's leading nonprofit health care system delivering integrated primary care services, senior care programs, and health and human services for the entire family. AltaMed's team of multicultural and bilingual physicians and health care professionals deliver superior quality care through an integrated delivery system of 43 sites and an affiliated Independent Practice Association (IPA) of contracted physicians in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

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