The Chronicle -

By Victoria Stephens

New boutique helps provide medical care for community


October 3, 2019


Executive Director of Volunteers in Medicine, DeLeesa Meashintubby stands next to a plaque of the local clinic's founder Sister Monica Heeran.

SPRINGFIELD – You might call the building fairly nondescript, with an aging blue metal overhang, residing between other buildings ranging from a truck-rental outlet and local convenience store. Just a consignment shop, among other retail businesses on Franklin Boulevard in the Glenwood area.

Oh, but you'd likely never guess what you're really seeing, what lies behind the brick-and-mortar building with donated clothing and other goods inside.

"We're starting to let the community know that we are here," said DeLeesa Meashintubby, executive director of Volunteers in Medicine.

You see, Volun...

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