Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Martha Garza Perez returns to Promise CHC to serve as receptionist

SIOUX CENTER – Martha Garza Perez is a familiar face to many of the patients who come into Promise Community Health Center.

Martha Garza Perez is serving as a receptionist
at Promise Community Health Center.

She has returned to serve as a receptionist after previously filling the role from 2011-14.

“I like the job,” Martha said. “I like how Promise tries to help people in different areas.”

Martha grew up in Mexico in Nueva Rosita, Coahuila, until moving to northwest Iowa nearly 25 years ago. She lived in Hull before coming to Sioux Center 13 years ago.

She worked for the past two years as an interpreter for the Northwest Area Education Agency office in Sioux Center before returning to Promise to serve in her bilingual receptionist role.

“I hope I can bring help with the Spanish-speaking patients,” she said.

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center serving the northwest corner of Iowa. Promise provides medical, prenatal, dental, vision, behavioral health and family planning services. To learn more, visit and watch this video. To read more Promise news, visit

Martha Garza Perez and her husband, Andres, have two married daughters, Martha Draayer of Sioux Center and Angelica Cannon of Houston, TX, and a daughter, Jessica Perez, who is a senior at the University of Sioux Falls. They have four grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys walking, spending time with her grandkids and going to their school events.