Posted on 09/21/15
September 21, 2015, Monroe, NC – Maria Clara Laury, About Breast Cancer Project Coordinator and Bilingual Health Educator for the Union County Division of Public Health, recently received a Child Health Recognition Award from North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation. Child Health Recognition Awards “celebrate passionate advocates, individuals, public health staff professionals and North Carolina Health Departments.”
Maria works tirelessly and diligently to serve families with all aspects of health care, and her enthusiasm is infectious. She works in dental health programs, teaches parenting classes and Scrub Club hand washing classes, coordinates the After Lunch Tooth Brushing program in prekindergarten child care centers across the county and recently began work in the Healthy Homes program.
Maria’s knowledge and positive attitude make her a resource and trusted advocate for families and colleagues in her department and beyond.