The Oregon Primary Care Association will honor an Ashland legislator for his support of community health centers.
Rep. Peter Buckley, a Democrat, will receive a 2013 Health Center Hero Award at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Community Health Center, 99 Central Ave., Ashland. He and eight other lawmakers were chosen to receive the award. The association noted Buckley's advocacy for culturally competent care.
The Oregon Primary Care Association is a nonprofit organization of 31 community health centers operating at 200 sites across the state.