The Board of Directors of the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center, Inc., d/b/a Westchester Community Health Center, will be opening its doors on Saturday, July 29, 2023, and hosting a repast, following services held at the Greater Centennial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church located at100 Carole Morris Way (W 4th Street), to the friends and family, for Health Center staff, and for community members whose lives have been touched by Ms. Carole Morris’ legacy. Ms. Morris was a visionary among leaders in the healthcare field. She worked tirelessly for over forty-four years to provide quality healthcare services that serve as a safety net for the poor and the medically underserved while providing the highest quality healthcare services for all those who enter their doors regardless of the patient’s ability to pay.
Carole Morris’ Homegoing will be Saturday, July 29, 2023, at 10 am at Greater Centennial, and the repast immediately following at the Neighborhood Health Center she founded across the street, 50 years ago on August 27, 1973.
Carole J. Morris may be gone, but her legacy lives on in the newly named Westchester Community Health Center, and all the lives she touched like the current CEO Judith Watson. You can read Black Westchester’s tribute to Ms. Morris here.