The community is invited to an open house to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Community Health Facility, 200 Maine Street, which houses Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association and Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department. It also serves as a community meeting space.
The open house will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, in the second floor meeting rooms. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. and include:
- Opening remarks — Shirley Martin-Smith
- Brief presentation by agency executives — VNA CEO Cynthia Lewis, Health Department Director Dan Partridge and Bert Nash CEO Patrick Schmitz
- Special presentation — longtime agency employees
- Closing remarks - Janice White, of VNA
- Tours and refreshments
The $14.1 million building opened in 1999 and has served more than 780,000 residents.