(L to R) Marta Silverberg Executive Director Monmouth Family Health Center, Congressman Frank Pallone and JoAnne Ruden, Interim Executive Director at VNACJ Community Health Center.

(L to R) Marta Silverberg Executive Director Monmouth Family Health Center, Congressman Frank Pallone and JoAnne Ruden, Interim Executive Director at VNACJ Community Health Center.

The Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey (VNACJ) Community Health Center and Monmouth Family Health Center honored U.S. Representative Frank Pallone (D-6th Dist.) with the National Association of Community Health Centers 2015 Distinguished Community Health Champion Award for his long standing support of New Jersey’s Community Health Centers.

The Centers were in Washington DC to celebrate 50 years of success in expanding access to high quality, affordable primary and preventative healthcare services to medically under served people nationwide.

Presenting the award to Representative Pallone were JoAnne Ruden Interim Executive Director at VNACJ Community Health Center and Marta Silverberg, Executive Director at Monmouth Family Health Center.