ARC Gives Back to the Greater Austin Community

Austin Regional Clinic supports health care goals in the Greater Austin Community both by providing health care to individuals, and also by contributing to and participating in programs that focus on improving health conditions for EVERYONE in the ten communities we serve through medical care, screenings, research or education. ARC is proud to support the various local events and organizations listed below.

In the Community Archives

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Dr. William Otto discusses allergies at the Jewish Community Center of Austin

Dr. William “Randy” Otto, Allergy & Asthma specialist at ARC Far West Medical Tower, gave a presentation on allergies November 20 to an audience at the Dell Jewish Community Center of Austin.

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Dr. Norman Chenven speaks at the Dell Medical School

Dr. Norman Chenven, Founding CEO, gave a presentation on October 30 to the Dell Medical School’s Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. His topic was Accountable Care, and the title of the presentation was “Discussing the Theory, Quality, and Outcomes of Accountable Care as Practiced at ARC.” He spoke about ARC’s continuing journey to provide quality, convenient, and cost-effective health care to the medical students.

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Diwali at the Domain

ARC Sendero Springs staff including Dr. Sarat Burri, Family Medicine, teamed with Dr. Sindura Bandi, Ob/Gyn, from ARC North Austin Ob/Gyn  to celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights at the Domain on October 20.

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First Aid in Action

Staff from ARC Cedar Park teamed with Dr. Lee Dockray, Pediatrics, from ARC Leander to cheer on the racers and operate the first aid tent at this year’s 2019 LEEF Mudstacle & Family Adventure Run.

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Hootenanny on the Hill

Clinical and laboratory staff from ARC Kyle attended the fall festival, Hootenanny on the Hill to celebrate being a part of the Kyle community.

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ARC Leander teams with Leander ISD

Katherine Gamez, LVN; Charlsie Lechner, LVN; and Clinic Manager Angela Crain, RN, participated in the bustle of the Leander ISD Wellness Fair.

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A Night Out with ARC Sendero Springs

National Night Out gathers the community to educate community members of police programs in their neighborhood and increase participation in anti-crime programs like the Neighborhood Watch.

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Hawaiian Luau at Sweetwater Master Community

Dr. Ricky Mehta, Rheumatology, joined Dr. Elisabeth Clayton, Allergy and Asthma, at the Sweetwater Hawaiian Luau. The community celebration included a live band, Polynesian dancers, limbo, and more.

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Talking Telemedicine with Lakeway Breakfast Club

A common medical buzzword today is “telemedicine” or “telehealth”. While medical leaders believe telemedicine offers great potential for improving patients’ access to care, relatively few currently use the technology for their healthcare needs.

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ARC Talks Blood Pressure at NXP

High blood pressure affects nearly 30-percent of Americans causing more than 60,000 deaths per year. Because there are very few signs and symptoms of hypertension, it is also commonly called a “silent killer”.

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ARC at McCoy’s Building Supply

Nearly two dozen staff members from McCoy’s Building Supply, one of the largest employers in San Marcos, Texas, attended a Men’s Health talk from ARC Family Medicine physician Dr. Michael de Lota.

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4th of July Celebration with Sweetwater Master Community

Dr. Jennifer Christensen and the ARC Bee Cave team celebrated the Fourth of July with live music and BBQ at the Sweetwater Master Community.

ARC in the Community

ARC recently attended events from Buda to Leander and several points in between. See what we’ve been up to.

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Front Porch Days

Pediatrician Dr. Raymond Teoh and his team at ARC Kyle Plum Creek participated in the Front Porch Days, a two-day celebration hosted by the City of Kyle.

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Old Town Street Festival

The team at ARC Leander attended the Old Town Street Festival for the second year in a row.

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Town Hall Meeting and Family Resource Fair

The team from ARC Manor recently attended the Town Hall Meeting and Family Resource Fair, co-hosted by Travis County and the City of Manor.

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Daisy 5k

Pediatricians Dr. Shirlene Samuel, ARC South 1st Specialty, and Dr. Sapna Shah, ARC Anderson Mill, attended the annual Daisy 5k.

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Urban Scavenger Hunt

Ursurla Banks, LVN, Rheumatology, and members of the ARC Far West Medical Tower team spent the better part of a Sunday performing good deeds.

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Elm Grove Jamboree

The ARC Buda team joined in the annual Spring Jamboree, held by Elm Grove Elementary School to support students and teachers with their classroom needs.

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Manor Heritage Festival

Hosted by the Manor Chamber of Commerce, the Manor Heritage Festival proved to be a festive day full of music, food, and fun for our ARC manor team.

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Lake Travis SpringFest

ARC Bee Cave’s Dr. Jennifer Christensen, Pediatrics, Dr. Adriana Pratt, Family Medicine, and Monica Davis, clinic manager, had ‘the BIGGEST time in the smallest town’ while attending the annual SpringFest, hosted by the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce.

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Buda Wiener Dog Races

The ARC Buda team was thrilled to support the city’s biggest event of the year, the Buda Wiener Dog Races, which attracts over 20,000 people and hundreds of their dachshund companions from all around Texas.

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Seton Ignite’s Forever Fabulous 2019

Dr. Renu Chalasani, Obstetrics/Gynecology, joined clinic manager, Alisa Jeffrey, and the team from ARC Seton Northwest for a great time attending the annual Forever Fabulous event hosted at Ascension Seton Northwest.

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Steiner Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration

Dr. Colleen Adkins and ARC Wilson Parke clinic manager, Greg Stermolle had a great time meeting the children and families of the Steiner Ranch community at the 2019 Easter Egg Hunt held on Saturday, April 20.

Bee Cave Mighty Kite Flight

For the second year in a row the team from ARC Bee Cave, including Family Medicine physician Dr. Adrianna Pratt, joined the annual festivities for three hours of live music, great food, and kite flying. Thank you to the Bee Cave Chamber of Commerce for hosting the fun-filled event. We get better at flying kites each year!

Mustang Hustle Fitness Fun Run

The first annual Mustang Hustle Fitness Run was held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Canyon Vista Middle School. The event was held to promote mental and physical wellness and included a 5K run/walk, interspersed with fitness stations and obstacles. ARC pediatrician, Dr. Elizabeth Knapp, accompanied by Gregg Blair, ARC operations director, shared in the fun.

Manor Easter Egg Dash

The 2nd Annual Manor Easter Egg Dash held on Saturday April 13 was a great success! Not even rain could stop more than 300 kids from attending while Mary Brown, clinic manager at ARC Manor, and clinic staff handed out ARC cups with sweet treats, goodie bags, coloring books, and more. It was also a great opportunity to touch base with many families to let them know we are here when they need us.

Walk to Cure Arthritis

Austin Regional Clinic was proud to support the annual Walk to Cure Arthritis event hosted by the Arthritis Foundation at Concordia University on Saturday, April 13. In addition to a sponsorship, the eight-person team,“Tower of Terrors,” represented ARC and raised an additional $1,000 for the cause. The charitable event helps raise money and awareness for the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis in the U.S.

Gus Garcia Family & Friends Workshop

Gus Garcia Young Men’s Leadership Academy, the all-boys academy in East Austin that helps students achieve their greatest potential, held a Friends & Family Workshop, on Saturday, March 30. ARC Manor was proud to support the event and let families know that they were just down the road.

Ignite Women’s Health Day 2019

Seton Medical Center Williamson and Ignite Women's Health presented ‘Women’s Health Day,' an event that educates and encourages women in a healthy lifestyle to promote healthier communities, on Saturday, March 2nd.

Peace, Music, and Awards at BudaStock

The 17th Annual Buda Chamber of Commerce Gala – BudaStock , was held on Saturday, March 2nd at the TDS Wildlife Pavilion. The evening was filled with music, awards, fabulous food, favorite threads from the 60s, and a “far out” time. Drs. Margaret Gilmore, MaryAnn Gamble, Mike Ward, and Mai Duong, along with Clinic Manager, Victoria Escamilla and clinic staff, Cortney Falkenberg, and Ervenia Soto attended the event.

9th Annual Negley Races

Drs. Kaleb Hamilton and Shane Constable, Family Medicine physicians at ARC Kyle Plum Creek, joined by staff, Nick Erwin and Kelly Alvarez, participated in the races at Negley Elementary School. This is the PTA’s fundraiser for the year, featuring 5K, 3K, and 1K races to walk, jog or run, and promote healthy living in the community.

Heath & Wellness in Kyle

Kaila Smith, Ob/Gyn nurse practitioner at ARC South OB and ARC Kyle Plum Creek, along with Kristen Howell, LVN and Felix Horton, LVN joined Chelsea Goebler and Lindsey Jennings with ARC Healthiness to participate in the Kyle Chamber of Commerce’s Health & Wellness Fair.

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