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Aug. 20, 2017: A visit to the dentist can be intimidating, but everything is a bit better when the dental chair is comfortable and the equipment works properly. That’s now the situation at the Knox County Community Health Center where a new dental chair has been installed thanks to funding from the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County. The Foundation’s donation of $5,000 helped purchase the chair which cost nearly $9,000. Read full story >>

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