Photo’s from the dedication ceremony of the Bob Michel Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic located at 7717 N. Orange Prairie Road. Speakers for the program included Master of Ceremony Hal Fritz, Michael E. Hamilton Director VAIHCS, Michael S. Finegan Network Director, VISN 11, Aaron Schock United States Congressman, Mark Kirk United States Senator and Mr. Bob Michel Former Congressman & Minority Leader of the House of Representatives. The new clinic opened in January 2011, replacing the Bob Michel Outpatient Clinic at 411 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive that provided services to nearly 10,000 veterans last year and more than 48,000 individual visits. The new clinic has imaging services, including X-ray and bone-density scanning, expanded physical therapy, optometry, audiology, podiatry and mental-health services. The clinic has the capacity to see up to 30 more patients a day than the former clinic.