For Immediate Release: 10/23/2013 10:00 AM

Contact: Angela Rouson 301-952-7484

Toles Among Distinguished Marylanders Honored for Meritorious Contributions to Improved Health Care
Prince George’s County Council Member Karen R. Toles (D) – District 7, in recognition of her contributions to improved community health care outcomes, was selected by Greater Baden Medical Services as a 41st Anniversary Celebration Honoree.  Council Member Toles’ contributions were formally recognized on October 22, 2013 during the Greater Baden Medical Services 41st Anniversary Celebration Gala “Our Home is Your Medical Home, Mi Casa Su Casa” event, at Camelot by Martins in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
“I am very humbled by this recognition from Greater Baden,” said Council Member Toles.  “As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Greater Baden offers the residents of Prince George’s County access to affordable, high quality, health care, regardless of income or ability to pay. I am grateful for their collaborative efforts in District 7, and their continuing commitment to bringing healthy lifestyle awareness and preventative care resources directly to our neighborhoods.”
Greater Baden Medical Services 41st Anniversary Celebration honorees also include, Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, Charles County Commission President Candice Kelly, First Baptist Church of Glenarden Pastor John Jenkins, Kaiser Permanente Director of Safety Net Partnerships Mindy Rubin, and Baden Board Member Wendell Lee.  
"We are pleased to have committed champions, like Council Member Toles and all of our honorees who support Greater Baden's mission,” said Greater Baden Medical Services, Inc. CEO Colenthia Malloy.
Founded in 1972 to provide primary care services to Prince George’s County residents, Greater Baden Medical Services, Inc. is a community based health provider committed to delivering high quality health care services.  Greater Baden Medical Services operates health centers in Prince George’s County, Charles County and St. Mary’s County.  Greater Baden operates two facilities, Capitol Heights I and  II, in Council District 7, with additional locations in Oxon Hill, Suitland, and Brandywine.
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