Patty Hendren's presentation will discuss the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment for health insurance through the Healthcare.gov marketplace.

The Northeast Missouri C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15, will feature guest speaker Patty Hendren. Her presentation will discuss the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment for health insurance through the Healthcare.gov marketplace.

Hendren has lived in Northeast Missouri all of her life. She works for Randolph County Caring Community as a Program Director, and is the Northeast Regional Hub Director covering 17 counties. She is a Certified Application Counselor licensed with the state of Missouri, and a Community Health Worker. Hendren’s greatest goal is to help families live a healthy fulfilled life.

The C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meets the third Wednesday of each month at Fiddlestiks in Hannibal with lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by a program and the meeting at Noon. Healthcare and social service organizations and leaders throughout Northeast Missouri are encouraged to participate. The Partnership encourages and supports initiatives which enhance the health and vitality of residents of Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls and Shelby counties. The C.H.A.R.T. Partnership serves as a vehicle for regular dialogue among regional health leaders, encouraging a shared understanding of regional health challenges and the emergence of activity designed to enhance the health and wellbeing of residents of the region. For more information about the C.H.A.R.T. Partnership, contact Tom Dugger, Executive Director for Families and Communities Together (F.A.C.T.) and 2017 Chairperson for the Partnership, at Tom.Dugger@mcfact.org.