Menomonie, WI - On Wednesday, June 1st, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Family Health Center of Marshfield Menomonie Dental Center. Located at 404 Red Cedar Street, the new facility will comprise approximately 12,500 square feet, and will be staffed by five dentists and five hygienists.
General dentistry services will be provided, including preventative, restorative, operative, prosthodontic, endodontics, diagnostic, and emergency care.
General construction will be completed in fall of 2016. Architect is Architectural Design Group (ADG) of Eau Claire. General contractor is Scherrer Construction of Wausau.
Speakers at the groundbreaking included:
Terry Kleutsch, Emcee - Dental Division Administrator, Family Health Center Dental
Greg Nycz, Director - Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc.
Eric Turner, Director - Dunn County Economic Development Corp.
Narayana Murali, M.D., Executive Director - Marshfield Clinic
Senator Sheila Harsdorf, Senator - State of Wisconsin
Bob Meyer, Chancellor - University of Wisconsin-Stout
Stan Gruszynski, State Director - U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development
A Letter from Sharon Glessing - Rural Health Dental Clinic
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development awarded a $2.9 million Direct Loan through the Agency's Community Facilities Program to help with project costs. USDA Rural Development's Community Facilities Program provides financial assistance for the development of essential community facilities in rural areas and towns. This will be the seventh dental clinic constructed in the state of Wisconsin by Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc. with USDA Rural Development support. USDA Rural Development's mission is to deliver programs in a way that will support increasing economic opportunity and improve the quality of life of rural residents. During the past year, USDA Rural Development invested nearly $577 million throughout rural Wisconsin supporting home ownership, business development, and critical community and technological infrastructures.
This project is supported by HRSA of the U.S. DHHS under gran number C8DCS29635/HIIP for $1,000,000 (22.8% financed with nongovernmental sources.) This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any enorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.