I really hope that the commissioners of the county of "Endless Opportunities" would be willing to take another look at finding room in the ever-so-popular county budget to grant Project Access the money that they have asked for which would enable them to serve those of us in the county who do not have health insurance.
I would also like to apologize to Commissioner Tom Mercer for making the wrong "career choice" by choosing to wait tables while I finish college. It is really sad that the one thing most people in the food and beverage industry look forward to is the day when they do have health insurance so that they can see a doctor when sick instead of hoping the sore throat or fever goes away while they serve your food.
Defenders of Project Access are correct in saying that those of who would use the clinic (myself included) are not lazy and shiftless people. The people who would use the clinic are integrated in everyday society. We serve your food, cut your grass, watch over your children and sell you your clothes, just to name a few of the jobs of the uninsured. The uninsured were the ones who built our beloved community by providing skilled labor in the construction of our homes and other buildings throughout the county.
If the county commissioners do not fund this noble project, the next time any of them have to go to the emergency room at any of our hospitals for a medical emergency I can only pray that their wait is extremely long because they got stuck behind someone with a sore throat.
Gunner Hall, Evans
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