2017 Healing Jar Gala Results

On May 17, 140 charitable-minded Miami County citizens filled the Cedar Springs Pavilion for the Eighth Annual Healing Jar Gala dinner and art auction. The result was over $21,000 net in overall donations that go directly to clinic programming. For the third year, clinic officials joined with the Piqua Arts Council (PAC) to expand the… ( read more )

Thank You 2017 Healing Jar Sponsors!

Health Partners Free Clinic would like to thank and recognize all of our 2017 sponsors of the Eighth Annual Healing Jar Gala fundraiser to support clinic programming.  Without these kind hearts we would not be able to put on this event that collects funds to keep our mission of providing access to free high quality… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Jake

As we close out the fourth year of our pharmacy student experiential rotation here at the Clinic, we were blessed to have Cedarville University student, Jake with us during the month of April.  Health Partners is a terrific cite to end a student’s final rotation at, because we like to offer a fresh view of… ( read more )

Gary Hovey joins the Healing Jar Artist line-up for 2017!

By Jim Painter An internationally-renown metalworks artist from New Knoxville will have one of the featured art pieces for the Health Partners Free Clinic’s Healing Jar Gala and Art Auction set for May 17. Gary Hovey is an award-winning sculptor who has been creating animal figures since 2004 using stainless steel flatware, such as knives,… ( read more )

2017 Healing Jar Gala

The Rev. Sherman Bradley of New Life Covenant Church in Cincinnati will be the featured speaker at the Eighth Annual Healing Jar Gala set for May 17. The live art auction serves as a major fundraiser supporting Health Partners Free Clinic. The event will be hosted at the Cedar Springs Pavilion in Tipp City. The… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Katie

The month of March has been filled with discussion about the future of health care as the new administration works to leave their mark on this ever-changing landscape.  With all this discussion centered on health care, it seems rare that we actually talk about health.  Katie, our March pharmacy extern from Ohio Northern University, had… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Gina

In today’s hustle-and-bustle healthcare environment, often patient care is provided with one eye on the clock.  Time is money, though no practitioner wishes to sacrifice the quality of care.  Here at Health Partners Free Clinic, we have the unique opportunity to provide an environment that is 100% patient-focused.  The difference this makes is clear when… ( read more )

2016 Annual Report

In our 18 year history, Health Partners Free Clinic has never reported back-to-back annual outcome numbers that were virtually identical.  Well, not until this year that is. In 2015, the Clinic experienced a 20% decline in the number of unique patients that we served, as the Affordable Care Act provided insurance to many individuals in… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Megan

During the past three weeks, the Clinic has had the good fortune of hosting our very first dietetics student from the Iowa State University graduate program. Though Megan was here to provide her unique services to our patients, she also walked away with a new perspective on how dietetics could be provided to an under-served… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Abby

Have you ever met someone that just couldn’t stop themselves from knowing everything there is to know about a subject?  Someone who has to scratch the surface, get their hands in the dirt, and really experience all there is to offer? Well that would perfectly describe our December pharmacy extern, Abby.  Working here at the… ( read more )