Wilson has served in the clinic's Prescription Assistance Program since 2006. Her team has helped thousands of patients receive free or reduced-cost prescriptions they otherwise could not afford.

Medical Missions for Christ Clinic has named Elaine Wilson, R.N., its 2017 Volunteer of the Year.

Nominations were accepted from staff, volunteers, and patients. Wilson was chosen for her outstanding commitment to the clinic’s mission: “To provide quality health care in a manner that reflects the love of Christ.”

Wilson has served in the clinic’s Prescription Assistance Program since 2006. Her team has helped thousands of patients receive free or reduced-cost prescriptions they otherwise could not afford. She also serves in several roles with her church and volunteers for other community agencies

“Elaine’s dedication to our patients is an inspiration to our volunteers and to the community,” said Executive Director Carolyn Bowling at the July 15 presentation. “I can think of no one who is more deserving of this recognition.”

Medical Missions for Christ Clinic is celebrating its 11th anniversary as a safety-net provider to lake area residents that are uninsured and low income. Services are provided by volunteers free of charge.

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