Serving the Community: Care and Services at Lyon Park Clinic

Serving the Community: Care and Services at Lyon Park Clinic

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Our mission at the West End Community Foundation is to serve our local residents with valuable resources via The Community Family Life & Recreation Center, we are proud to offer a variety of enrichment activities, programs and services at little to no cost.

As many local families face difficult financial situations and often don’t have medical insurance, the Lyon Park Clinic serves all members of the family and offers them a place to get the primary health care that they may need as well as access to health education. Located within the Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park,  the Clinic is easily accessible to any Durham resident needing care.  Continue reading

Fun Ways to Get Involved in the Durham Community

Fun Ways to Get Involved in the Durham Community

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It’s true, volunteering can open the door to incredibly rewarding experiences—both for you and the communities and/or organizations you serve. However, finding an opportunity that caters to your interests and skill set can often prove to be challenging.

Read on for a few fun ways to get involved in your local community. Continue reading

The Lyon Park Community Kitchen is Now Complete!

The Lyon Park Community Kitchen is Now Complete!

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Over the past 12 years, The West End Community Foundation has worked diligently to improve access to healthy food options in the West End, through the development of the Lyon Park Community Kitchen.

As the Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park is located in an identified “food desert”, our goal was to allow meals to be provided to programs and agencies that are housed here.

Thanks to help from charitable donors and community support, we’ve now made the Lyon Park Community Kitchen a reality for the 2,000 residents who come to the Center weekly! Continue reading

The Benefits of Visiting The Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park

The Benefits of Visiting The Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park

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A community center provides a central location for local citizens and visitors to enjoy high-quality fitness, education, arts and culture, recreation and social opportunities.

Facilities such as the Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park serve as year-round central gathering places for community members of all ages and interests. Read on to learn more about the benefits of visiting your local community wellness recreation center. Continue reading