CHEFA Grant Goes to Wheeler Clinic for Dental Care Access

Friday, January 12, 2018

HARTFORD, CT -- On November 15, 2017, the Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority (CHEFA) Board voted to award a grant in the amount of $75,000 to Wheeler Clinic to expand critical dental care access for low-income Hartford patients at their new Family Health & Wellness Center on Woodland Street.

At the official Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on January 8, 2018, Wheeler's President and CEO, Susan Walkama thanked CHEFA for their grant award which will outfit one of the four dental operatory rooms.

"Our commitment to the health and well-being of Connecticut residents is evidenced by this important grant to Wheeler Clinic.  Good dental health affects the overall health of individuals and families. We are pleased to make this impactful grant" stated CHEFA's Executive Director, Jeanette Weldon.

Pictured are Betty Sugerman Weintraub, CHEFA Grant Program Manager, along with the Wheeler Clinic dental team.



Betty Sugerman Weintraub
Grant Program Manager
Connecticut Health and Education Facilities Authority


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