Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 3/8/13
Were you aware Vince Carter had a drug rehab facility in Bunnell, Fla.? Your answer is probably no, which is one of the reasons the clinic is closing their doors and shutting down. In 2009, the Vince Carter Sanctuary was established costing a reported $8 million to launch, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal. In addition to the $8 million, Carter and his mother Michelle Carter-Scott donated an additional $1.6 million for construction. It seems the business investors who assumed the $27,000 price tagged for a 45- day stay would cover the high investment, since these cost aren’t typically covered by insurance companies. However, someone missed the mark on this business venture. Currently there are only two active patients in a building designed to hold 50, and while those numbers are alarming, in the past 6 months the company only had 10 to 15 patients receiving services. 2-out-of-50, both paying an estimate $27,000, that’s far away from $8 million not to mention carrying cost...
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