MLK Health Center

9:09am

Wed October 22, 2014
Local

MLK Health Center in Shreveport unveils new clinic headquarters

The new MLK Health Center is almost 6,000 square feet and houses two waiting rooms and a vital signs area.
Credit MLK Health Center - Facebook

The Martin Luther King Health Center in Shreveport officially opened its new clinic and pharmacy in a renovated building with a ribbon cutting ceremony held Tuesday.

The building, purchased from Christus Schumpert Health System, underwent a $250,000 renovation over the past eight months, according to executive director Janet Mentesane.

She says the charity health clinic’s board of directors decided to take out a loan to pay for the renovation because it was under a tight deadline to vacate its leased location.

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11:05am

Mon April 1, 2013
Local

Centenary partners with MLK Health Center for open houses

Santé students Ninjia Miles, Jordan Ring, Scott Myers and Candace Metoyer display marketing materials they created for MLK Health Center in Shreveport.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A Shreveport community health provider is getting marketing and brand consulting from a group of Centenary College students who are part of a living learning community called Santé. It’s the French word for “health.” Since August, the students have immersed themselves in the work done by MLK Health Center. Scott Myers, a biochemistry major from Monroe, La., said they were able to produce marketing materials through a grant.

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