Relocation & expansion project to create an additional 5 jobs in Greene County
Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Heritage Family Health and Wellness, PA, a Family Practice Primary Care company, will receive a grant from the state’s Building Reuse Program. Earlier today, the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved Greene County’s request for $50,000 in funds to support the building reuse of Heritage Family Health and Wellness, PA, relocation to a larger facility in Snow Hill.
The grant will enable Heritage Family Health and Wellness, PA, to move to a larger facility in the same community and offer more comprehensive medical services to the area’s residents. In addition, Heritage Family Health and Wellness will create five jobs and invest $210,000 in the next three (3) years, contributing to the growth of the local Greene County economy.
“For decades, quality healthcare access in rural communities has been hard to come by,” said Rep. Chris Humphrey, “I am thrilled about the approval of this grant to Heritage Family Health & Wellness, which will expand their operations in Snow Hill to create jobs and provide enhanced care to those in need. This investment is a significant step towards improving the health and well-being of our community, and I am proud to support this project.”
Debra Fell, Owner of Heritage Family and Wellness, added, “We are grateful to have been selected for the Building Reuse Program. Many hours have gone into finding a new place for our expansion.It means so much for our state and county leaders to recognize the work that we are so passionate about. We look forward to continuing to serve and bring about more positive changes in the health of our rural community.”
Bennie Heath, Chairman Greene County Commissioners, “Today’s announcement of the grant awarded to Heritage Family Health and Wellness is an exciting development for Greene County. By investing in this vital healthcare provider, we are supporting the expansion of quality medical services for local residents and helping to grow our local economy. I am proud to see N.C. Global TransPark Economic Development Region and the North Carolina Department of Commerce Rural Economic Development Division are working together in Greene County to make this grant possible. I look forward to seeing the positive impact that Heritage Family Health and Wellness will continue to have on our community.”
“We congratulate Heritage Family Health for the success that has led to this exciting expansion,” said Mark Pope,President of the NC Global TransPark Economic Development Region. “Their growth reflects the optimism that we have about the appeal of Greene County as a destination for job creation and business development. Our thanks go out to our state and local partners for their hard work in embracing this opportunity.”
Kyle DeHaven, Greene County Manager, “We are pleased to be notified that Heritage Family Health and Wellness has been awarded a grant from the Rural Health Category of North Carolina’s Building Reuse Program. The creation of new jobs and capital investment will positively impact the community, and we look forward to seeing the continued success of Heritage Family Health and Wellness. We thank our leaders at the NC General Assembly, NC Department of Commerce Rural Economic Development Division, the Rural Infrastructure Authority, EDPNC, the NCGTPEDR, and Trey Cash, our Economic Development Director, for their support in making this grant possible.”
Partnering with the North Carolina Department of Commerce and the EDPNC on this project were the North Carolina General Assembly, Greene County, and the North Carolina Global TransPark Economic Development Region.