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Cleco awards Eunice Community Health Center $10,000

PINEVILLE, La., Dec. 13, 2017 – Today, Cleco awarded Eunice Community Health Center $10,000 in its efforts to provide quality health care to those within a 60-mile radius of Eunice. 

“Cleco is a proud to be a part of the good work the Eunice Community Health Center is doing,” said Bill Fontenot, interim Cleco Power CEO. “We believe that healthy people lead to healthier communities.”

Cleco funds will help Eunice Community Health Center offer free or low-cost options for the following:

·         Healthcare

·         Free Pharmacy

·         Low-cost lab work

·         TDAP and flu shots

·         Mammograms

·         Support When It Matters Most (SWIMM) which provides assistance during and after a disaster

“We are thankful for Cleco’s generous donation.  It will help us expand and enhance our existing programs,” said Yancy Fontenot, Eunice Community Health Center’s executive director.  “Cleco’s contribution will help us bridge the gap for unemployed, uninsured, under-insured, high deductibles and increased premiums.”

Cleco is a regional energy company that conducts substantially all of its business operation through its primary subsidiary, Cleco Power. Cleco Power is a regulated electric utility company that owns nine generating units with a total nameplate capacity of 3,310 MWs and serves approximately 288,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi.  For more information about Cleco, visit us at www.cleco.com or follow us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ClecoPower.

 

Media Contact:

Jennifer Cahill

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