Savie Health, a nonprofit medical clinic offering free care to the uninsured, will host a luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 4, to recognize the individuals and organizations that have contributed to the clinic’s successful first year in operation.

The luncheon will be 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Pico Los Alamos restaurant in Los Alamos, and feature a multi-course meal with wine pairings, entertainment, and a raffle.

The event will honor Savie Health’s supporters and sponsors including Ashley Costa, executive director of Lompoc Valley Community Healthcare Organization, and the Lompoc Valley Medical Center.

Jon Clark, president of the Bower Foundation and a Savie Health supporter, will emcee the event.

Tickets go on sale on the clinic’s website,, Aug. 21, at $150 per person.

Savie Health is also seeking sponsors for the luncheon starting at $500. Proceeds will support the clinic’s work and mission, to serve more uninsured community members through the provision of preventive and behavioral healthcare services.

For information, sponsorship and tickets, visit

Savie Health thanks current sponsors Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Dignity Health, CoastHills Credit Union, CenCal Health, Planned Parenthood, Family Service Agency, Melville, CommUnify, Community Bank of Santa Maria, and Inklings Printing Co.

Alex Murkison
Alex Murkison

The organization also extends thanks to the event’s organizing committee: Chair Alex Murkison, a Savie Health board member and development associate at The Fund for Santa Barbara; Jocelyn Caudillo, community engagement coordinator at Savie Health; Emily Dixon, patient care navigator at Lompoc Valley Medical Center; Ahmad Nooristani, founder, board chair, and medical director at Savie Health, as well as chief hospitalist at Lompoc Valley Medical Center and founder of the SLO NOOR Foundation; Eryn Shugart, Savie Health’s executive director; and Mary Anne Knox, event planner.

Savie Health, at 1111 E. Ocean Ave. Ste. 2, Lompoc, provides high-quality, preventative primary, and behavioral healthcare to the uninsured. It is the only free clinic in Lompoc and the surrounding area and has earned a 2023 Gold Rating from the NAFC Quality Standards Program.

The clinic offers assessment and case management, preventive care, urgent care, women’s health, behavioral health, minor procedures, and referrals to specialists willing to see patients free of charge.

Specialists working with Savie Health include a cardiologist, an ear, nose and throat physician, gastroenterologist, internist, ophthalmologist, surgeon, and urologist.

Since opening in June, 2022, Savie Health has provided treatment to some 500 patients from the Santa Barbara area and beyond, and medical staff have conducted more than 1,000 patient visits.

While the clinic initially opened just two days a week, due to patient demand it is now open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

For more about Savie Health’s services or to volunteer or donate visit To make an appointment, call 805-743-4776. Hablamos Español.