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LBW’s CEO Mitzi Like and Account Executive Erick Stelnick pose with SDFHC CEO Philip Solomon (center) as LBW gives back Rubber Ducky Festival cash prize.

 

Whether you’d say it’s “Duck Season!”, “Rabbit Season!”, or just “‘Tis The Season!”, Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers received a welcomed surprise recently when they showed up to deliver a cash prize to the second place winner of their 16th Annual Rubber Ducky Festival.

The fundraiser took place in October and LBW Insurance and Financial Services had purchased several of the little yellow ducky entrants. At the end of the day, one of LBW’s little swimmers took second place which meant they were in line for a $1,500 cash prize.

On Nov. 9th, SDFHC’s Chief Executive Officer, Philip Solomon, arrived at LBW’s Valencia office with an oversized check in hand. As the pleasantries ensued between Solomon and LBW’s CEO Mitzi Like, an LBW staffer appeared with a large red pen. The “Payable to:” line was crossed out on the check and LBW’s name was replaced with SDFHC. Like was happy to inform Solomon that the check was being given back to the charity. LBW was happy to see the funds returned to the nonprofit whose mission is to provide services to Santa Clarita residents in need of healthcare, dental and mental health services

About LBW Insurance and Financial Services:
LBW Insurance and Financial Services is an independent family-owned insurance agency located in Valencia. Its history dates back to 1922 and they’ve been located in the Santa Clarita Valley since 2004. The firm sells commercial and personal insurance, group benefits, qualified plans, and personal financial services. They are licensed in all 50 states.

About Samuel Dixon Family Health Center, Inc.:
SDFHC was established in 1980 and named for long-time Val Verde resident and minister, the late Reverend Samuel Dixon. As the only non-profit health center founded and based in the Santa Clarita Valley, SDFHC’s mission is to enhance wellness by providing primary healthcare, dental and mental health services to all, with a special emphasis on serving the un-served, underserved and uninsured. SDFHC accepts a variety of health plans and participates in programs that include Medi-Cal, Medi-Care, CHDP, EWC, FamPACT and My Health LA. A sliding fee scale is also offered, keeping health care accessible for all. SDFHC is supported by countless individuals as well as corporate sponsors who help make our services affordable. All contributions are tax-deductible. Contact any of our three health centers for assistance: Val Verde (661-257-4008), Canyon Country (661-424-1220), and Newhall (661-291-1777). www.sdfhc.org.

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  1. A huge thank you to Mitzi and LBW Insurance and Financial Services for their support of our event and giving back their 2nd place prize winning. Their gift will support over 40 visits for patients who cannot afford our minimum fee for visit with our healthcare professional.

  2. Way to go, LBW Insurance. You have always been an amazing support to Santa Clarita!

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