Photo by Ted Lutz â€“ The UPMC Hamot Medical Park in Mt. Jewett will mark its grand opening Thursday with a public ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:45 p.m. Among those ready to take part in the ceremony are, left to right: Katy Johnson, receptionist; Deborah Lehman, manager of eight Kane Community Hospital clinics including the new facility at 18 W. Main St., Mt. Jewett; and Peggy Galsick, the nurse at the site.
MT. JEWETT â€“ A grand-opening celebration is scheduled Thursday at the new UPMC Hamot Medical Park in Mt. Jewett.
The medical facility is a service of Kane Community Hospital, which is affiliated with UPMC Hamot.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 4:45 p.m. Thursday at the new building at 18 W. Main St. near the Mt. Jewett Post Office.
The grand-opening event, which is open to the public, runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. Those attending the grand-opening will qualify for prizes.
The facility, which opened for patient care last week, features the new Mt. Jewett office for family physician Dr. Linda Rettger of Mt. Jewett. She previously saw patients at her office on Boyd Street, Mt. Jewett.
Rettger will be seeing patients Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at the new Mt. Jewett facility.
Dr. Nawaz Suddle, who practices internal medicine, will see patients Fridays at the Mt. Jewett site. He also has an office at the Thompson Park medical center in Kane.
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