Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce

For Immediate Release
DATE: Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Kit Dunlap, President
Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce
230 E.E. Butler Parkway
P.O. Box 374
Gainesville, GA 30501


April 17 Event Focuses on Emerging South Hall Medical Community

Gainesville, GA – 04/11/07: Over 150 people have registered for the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Health Care Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, APRIL 17 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Due to overwhelming response, the venue for the event has changed and will now be held at the Chateau Elan Inn & Conference Center – Debussy Rooms A & B. The lunch program will focus on the emerging South Hall County medical community. Cost is $10 per person and includes lunch. The Lunch and Learn is open to the public with reservations required. Limited seating available.

“This event will provide an overview of the Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s expansion plans for the next 5 to 10 years at their Gainesville and South Hall campuses as well as obstetrical, neonatal and cardiology services available in the community for women and children,” said Mimi Collins, Administrator, The Longstreet Clinic and Chairman of the Chamber’s Healthcare Committee. “A panel of authorities will discuss medical trends and what the expansion plans will mean to patients and physicians in our region.”

Panelists for the event include:

Alexander Allaire, MD

Gainesville Perinatal Center, The Longstreet Clinic, P.C.

Chad Bolton

Director of Planning, Northeast Georgia Health System

Lalitha Medepalli, MD

Cardiologist, Northeast Georgia Heart Center, P.C.

Keshma Saujani, MD

The Longstreet Clinic, P.C. Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology

Sponsors for the event include Northeast Georgia Medical Center, The Braselton Clinic, Longstreet Clinic – Center for Pediatrics and Center for Women’s Health, Northeast Georgia Heart Center, PC, and The Ronnie Green Heart Center.

Reservations: Cathy Reed, 770-532-6206. Email: or register online at