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 May 6

by Carolina

DENVER (CBS4)Tepeyac Community Health Center has been providing medical, mental, and oral care in north Denver for 27 years. Most of the patients are from the Latino Community, and have limited access to health care. The Health Center cares of a lot of frontline workers who’ve been impacted particularly hard by coronavirus.

(credit CBS)

For the 20th year, Tepeyac Community Health Center is holding a tortilla making contest to raise money for its Patient Assistance Fund.

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“So these funds will go directly to support patients who have needs over and above the services we normally provide, for specialty care, for example,” said Jim Garcia, CEO, Tepeyac Community Health Center.

(credit Andrea Flores)

CBS’s Andrea Flores will join 17 other celebrities and community leaders in the competition. It will be held Thursday, May 6th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. online. Community members can help pick a winner by texting “TORTILLA 21” to 44321 and make a donation. The winner gets the Tortilla Titan Award, which is a hand painted rolling pin.

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LINK: Tortillas for Tepeyac

2021 Celebrity Rollers:

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Joel Appel- Business Owner, Launch Pad Ventures


Michael Benitez- VP of Diversity and Inclusion, MSU Denver


Andrea Flores- Reporter/Anchor, CBS4 News


Adeeb Kahn-Vice President of CSR and Executive Director, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation


Dr. Jeff Krawcek- MD, MBOE, SPHR- Executive Medical Director – Elect, Kaiser Permanente


Bobby LeFebre- Writer, Poet and Cultural Worker, Colorado Poet Laureate


Erika Lopez- 9news Anchor and Traffic Reporter


Meghan Lopez- Reporter, Denver7 News


Karen McNeil-Miller- President, Colorado Health Foundation


Linda Osterlund- Academic Dean, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions at Regis University


Lorii Rabinowitz-Chief Executive Officer, The Denver Scholarship Foundation


Murphy Robinson- Deputy Mayor and Director of the Department of Safety for the City of Denver.


Janice Sinden- President and CEO, Denver Center for Performing Arts


Jamie Smith- President, Saint Joseph Hospital


Javier Soto- President and CEO, Denver Foundation


Cori Streetman- Principal, Barefoot PR


Kathryn Venzor- Director of Education, CSU Spur


Ginger White- Executive Director, Denver Arts and Venues

Libby Smith

Original posted at denver.cbslocal.com

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