Jul 21, 2016

First Choice Holds Golf Tournament July 22


                                                                    FCCH Golf Tournament



Proceeds will Benefit Expansion Efforts South Valley and Edgewood Health Commons Expansion Projects


First Choice Community Healthcare will hold its golf tournament on Friday, July 22 with a shotgun start at 8:00 am. The UNM Championship Golf Couse, South with 7,248-yard (par 72) will host the event. Proceeds will benefit South Valley and Edgewood Health Commons Expansion Projects. Spots are still available for the tournament and you can register the day of the tournament. The event will feature a delicious awards luncheon and chance to win a new car from Reliable Chevrolet with a hole in one. Donations are welcomed and appreciated.

Tournament day check-in begins before 7:00 am and tee time is at 8:00 am. Entrance fees are $125 per player or $500 per team of four, and include lunch, greens fees, range balls, and cart fees.

Recognizing that health and wellness are tied to education and community, First Choice Community Healthcare mission extends beyond just medical and dental services, to improving the health, life-skills and well-being of all members in the communities we serve.

The proceeds generated through this Golf Tournament will be used specifically for the First Choice Community Healthcare South Valley Health Commons Expansion and Edgewood Health Commons Expansion Projects. The South Valley Health Commons Expansion will feature a new charter school, early childhood development center, wellness center, community farm, farm to table restaurant and lease space. The Edgewood Health Commons Expansion will include a new 42,000 square foot Health Center, a wellness center and lease space for businesses. The Edgewood expansion will provide a healthcare home to 20,000 patients from the region. These Expansion Projects were selected with the goal of investing in those enterprises that have the best hope of mitigating social-economic indicators as well as to be financially sustainable through co-location and cooperation, thereby generating a sustainable wellness ecosystem.

Registration for an individual, a team can be done day of the event. Visit  for more information or to print of entry form to register at the event.

First Choice Community Healthcare (FCCH) is a Federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC) system with eight health centers in three counties, and one school-based health center at Rio Grande High School. FCCH has been providing primary medical, dental, behavioral health care and WIC services for 44 years to New Mexico. FCCH plays an integral role in providing access to all people regardless of income or insurance status and believes in developing communities that promote and engage people in healthy lifestyles. To learn more about First Choice Community Healthcare, visit


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  • Knows your health history and goals
  • Communicates effectively with you and with each other
  • Gives you appointments when you need them
  • Coordinates the complexity of labs, prescriptions, referrals and insurance

We go the extra mile to help our patients get help paying for their health care.

  • We assist with Medicaid applications
  • We help patients find insurance on the Marketplace
  • We enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
  • We provide a discount for services based on family size and income

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