HUNTERSVILLE – Lake Norman Health Clinic has received the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2012 Excellence in Health Care Award.

The clinic, which began in the basement of a Hispanic grocery store, is now a free-standing building and has served more than 5,700 patients in the last 10 years.

A primary health care facility, it serves Lake Norman residents without health insurance and is funded by grants, and donations from foundations, churches and individuals.

The clinic is open five days a week and one night a week.

For information about services, contact Kristen Wohlford at 704-947-6858 or