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Reference to Hot Springs, N.C. can be found in the 1980 SHC Annual Report, but other related content is not yet on file in the Archive. See brief description below.
Hot Springs is the largest of several rural, mountain villages comprising the Laurel community in western North Carolina. As headquarters of the Hot Springs Health Program (HSHP), the town serves as the focal point for medical care to this area. During the summer of 1980, two Coalitioners serving as health educators, Mayme Richie and Nathalie Smith, were accepted to work with helping rejuvenate the HSHP.