Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Stewart-Webster Dental Grant Approved

Jul 1, 2003
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a rural development grant of $99,641 to Stewart-Webster Rural Health, Inc. for the purchase of dental equipment for the new Quitman County Learning Center/Dental Clinic, U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop has announced.

Built with the help of a Community Development Block Grant, this will be the first dental clinic established in Quitman County, the Second District Congressman explained. The facility will have three fulltime and two part-time employees during the first year of operation.

“I commend everyone in Quitman County who helped bring this facility to the community,” Representative Bishop said. “Access to health care is one of the great needs of rural America, and the establishment of a dental clinic is an important breakthrough for the people of Quitman County.”