Tag Archives: NOMC

Blood Drive and Benefit Concert for Musician Doug Potter on February 9

This Sunday, February 9, the New Orleans Musicians Clinic will host a mobile blood drive at the in tandem with the benefit concert taking place just across the street at staple local music venue, d.b.a., the same afternoon from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.. The events have been organized to raise funds for upright bassist [...]

New Orleans Musicians Clinic to Lose Medicaid Funding January 1

In a letter issued earlier today on behalf of longtime patient Big Chief Bo Dollis of the Wild Magnolias, the New Orleans Musicians Clinic (NOMC) announced that the non-profit organization would be losing its Louisiana State Medicaid funding, which supports 70% of its 2,500 patients, beginning January 1, 2014. Recent state of Louisiana Medicaid budget [...]

You’re Invited: New Orleans Musicians Clinic Celebrates A Year of Healthy Eating Initiative

One year ago the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic (NOMC) and Assistance Foundation (NOMAF) teamed up with the new Slow Foods New Orleans chapter to present the first of many collaborations together. The two local nonprofit organizations are partnering this week to celebrate their first anniversary on Monday, October 7 at 6 p.m.. Also joining in [...]

NOMC Expands Hearing Health Services For Local Musicians

The New Orleans Musicians Clinic (NOMC) announced this week that it will be expanding its hearing evaluation, protection and assistance program into 2014, thanks to a grant from the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Foundation. Though the program already offers free hearing exams and similar services for local musicians, the NOMC now also provides free [...]

2013 Creole Jazz Brunch and Tea to benefit local musicians April 11

The New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation (NOMAF) and the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic (NOMC) will hold their 2013 Creole Jazz Brunch on April 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Freret-Bultman Home at 1525 Louisiana Avenue, in the Garden District. The event will feature Lars Edegran & His Creole Jazz Quartet with Evan [...]

Debate This

It’s pretty rare for me to shirk my duty as ranter-in-chief, but with the revision of the U.S. health care system under such debate, I thought it would be my duty to let readers know more about what’s going on with the New Orleans Musicians Clinic. The NOMC, like many other non-profits, is experiencing severe [...]

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