Welcome to the 2017 Grape Adventure,
presented by Virginia Garcia and REX HILL
Virginia Garcia and REX HILL are pleased to invite you to the 5th Annual Grape Adventure on Saturday, July 22nd.
We invite you to wine country for a unique fundraising event in support of Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. Come join us as we tour the beautiful hills of Washington and Yamhill counties, take in gorgeous views, sample some of the best wines in the region and support Virginia Garcia's health care outreach for migrant and seasonal farm workers.
Thanks to the tremendous wineries that make this event possible, this year we are offering 3 amazing tour options.
Purchase your tickets before June 1 and be entered to win an entry into the Cycle Oregon 2017 Joyride or the 2017 WEEKENDER. Whether you consider yourself a true biking fanatic or just love a countryside ride, we've got you covered. Purchase now and secure your chance to win.
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Virginia Garcia is a catalyst for change in health care delivery.
mission of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center is to provide
high-quality, comprehensive, and culturally appropriate primary health
care to the communities of Washington and Yamhill counties with a
special emphasis on migrant and seasonal farm workers and others with
barriers to receiving health care.
History of Virginia Garcia
1975, beautiful six-year old Virginia Garcia and her farm worker parents
traveled from their home in Mission, Texas to California and Oregon to
work in the fields. Along the way Virginia cut her foot, and by the time
they reached Oregon, it had become infected. Due to economic, language
and cultural barriers to health care, Virginia died from what should
have been an easily treatable wound on Father’s Day as her own father
was working in the fields, unaware of the tragic turn of events.
to action by Virginia’s unnecessary death, the community quickly
rallied together to open the first Virginia Garcia Memorial Health
Center in a three-car garage, determined to prevent similar tragedies
Today, Virginia Garcia provides healthcare
services to more than 45,000 patients a year in Washington and Yamhill counties at our six primary care clinics and pharmacies, five dental
offices, and six school-based health centers. We also provide outreach
to schools, community health fairs and to migrant and seasonal
farm workers at local camps and commercial nurseries through our mobile