Greenwood County Community Indicators Project

Healthy Learners Greenwood is vital to making Greenwood a healthy community (click on the link below to read magazine article). Greenwood – the lifestyle magazine of greenwood county (NovDec 2014)  

Posted on December 23rd, 2014

Healthy Learners Seeks Golf Tournament Director

Healthy Learners, a faith-based non-profit of the Sisters of Charity Health System that connects children to care so that poor health is not an obstacle to doing well in school, is seeking a Contractual Golf Tournament Director. Working closely with the Director of Development and volunteers, this position is responsible for directing and coordinating the […]

Posted on December 10th, 2014

First Place Winner, Tina Emerson Selects Healthy Learners to Receive $6,000 Donation

The Central Carolina Community Foundation announced the top three winners of the #WhyIGiveSC Social Media Contest. Tina Emerson’s tweet, “I give to@HealthyLearners * because I want my children to see that there are always needs in the world greater than their own. #WhyIGiveSC,” won her first place in the Contest.  Tina donated her $6,000 winnings to Healthy […]

Posted on December 2nd, 2014

Newsletter Vol. 14, No. 1

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Posted on December 1st, 2014

Perdue Farms Presents Healthy Learners Dillon with a $5,000 Check

Perdue Farms, through a $5,000 grant funded by the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, is continuing its support of the Healthy Learners Dillon program that provides children who are in need and without resources access to basic health care services.  Since 2009, the Foundation has provided $32,500 in funding to support the Healthy Learners’ program. “The […]

Posted on October 17th, 2014

Celebrating Healthy Learners Team Members: Lammonds, Greene, and Marsh

Three members of the Healthy Learners team (Rebecca Lammonds, Merlethia Greene and Kara Marsh) were recently honored for their service at the 2014 Sisters of Charity Health System South Carolina Employee Service Awards Celebration.   Program Manager Rebecca Lammonds and Student Services Coordinator Merlethia Greene were both honored for 5 years of service with the Healthy […]

Posted on October 16th, 2014

Greenwood Community Meeting and Listening Session

The American Veterans Auditorium in the Greenwood County Library was the location of a Community Meeting hosted by Healthy Learners, the Healthy Learners Board of Trustees and Friends of Healthy Learners Greenwood, in conjunction with a Listening Session hosted by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina on August 27, 2014. The purpose of […]

Posted on September 2nd, 2014

Five Points Rotary Club recognizes two community organizations

Two community organizations, Healthy Learners and Indian Waters Council were recognized by the Five Points Rotary Club and its President, Teri Stomski, recently for their contributions to the people of Columbia, South Carolina. Healthy Learners received a contribution of $5,000. Indian Waters Council received $1,000. Healthy Learners provides assistance to children in public schools who […]

Posted on August 15th, 2014

Healthy Learners welcomes Becky McIntosh

The search for a part-time Fund Development Coordinator for Healthy Learners Greenwood has successfully ended.  Healthy Learners is pleased to announce Becky McIntosh as the Fund Development Coordinator for Healthy Learners Greenwood.  McIntosh comes to Healthy Learners after 30 years of service at Piedmont Technical College where she recently retired as the Vice President for […]

Posted on July 25th, 2014

New Board Members Announced

Healthy Learners welcomes the addition of Sharon Reynolds Earle, Ed.D., Taranda M. Frost, MBA, James L. Gallieshaw, and Lite Nartey, Ph.D. to the Healthy Learners Board of Trustees. “The Healthy Learners Board of Trustees is pleased with the new members who bring a wealth of knowledge, expertise and passion to the organization,” said Jo Pauling-Jones, […]

Posted on June 24th, 2014

97th Chamber Annual Meeting and Belles & Beaus Gala

The Georgetown County Chamber of  Commerce’s premier Awards Event celebrating local businesses and the accomplishments of individuals who have proven to be leaders among their peers and in the Georgetown community took place last month at the Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club.  Cocktails, dinner and dancing with the Party Favor Band was a part of  this time-honored Chamber tradition […]

Posted on June 13th, 2014

Lake Murray Woman’s Club Supports Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners Midlands receives a $1,000 check from the Lake Murray Women’s club.  The club made donations to several other non profits and also gave 4 high school students scholarships. We are thankful we had a good year that allowed us the flexibility to give to more charities in the community and support student scholarships,” said […]

Posted on June 6th, 2014

2014 Nashville Songwriters in the Round

The 2014 Nashville Songwriters in the Round concert was held April 4, 2014 at the beautiful Winyah Indigo Hall in Georgetown, South Carolina.  The fourth annual fundraising event benefiting Healthy Learners Georgetown, was attended by 160 patrons and raised a record $47,000 for children who are in need and without resources in the Georgetown community.  […]

Posted on June 5th, 2014

New Appointments to Healthy Learners Board of Trustees

Healthy Learners is pleased to welcome Jack Godbold, Jenny Sarvis Isgett, and Margaret Bennett Stover to its Board of Trustees, and thanks the new board members for their willingness to serve in this leadership position. Jack Godbold, an Insurance Broker at  Keenan & Suggs, Inc. , is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.  Godbold is married to Janie Godbold and they […]

Posted on May 12th, 2014

Facebook Voters Choose Chasity Boleman for Healthy Learners School Nurse Superstar

Not only is the school nurse invaluable to the children, the school nurse is vital to the Healthy Learners service delivery.  Without qualified and experienced school nurses taking the necessary steps to meet the critical needs of the children, 1,000’s would not have received medical care to stay healthy and succeed in life.  The Healthy […]

Posted on May 7th, 2014

Healthy Learners Greenwood seeks part-time fund development coordinator

Healthy Learners is seeking a part-time fund development coordinator located in the Greenwood community. Working closely with the director of development and  volunteers, this position is responsible for managing development operations for the local Healthy Learners Greenwood program and driving and increasing contributed revenue from all streams.  This is a part-time position, averaging 15-20 hours […]

Posted on May 1st, 2014

Healthy Learners Georgetown Chosen as Outstanding Nonprofit

CONGRATULATIONS to Healthy Learners Georgetown (Rebecca Lammonds, Coordinator, Merlethia Green, Student Liaison, and Lawly Ford, Fund Development Coordinator).  Healthy Learners Georgetown was chosen for the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award for Outstanding Nonprofit!  The Healthy Learners Georgetown program will receive an award at The Georgetown County Chamber Of Commerce’s 97th Annual Meeting and Belles […]

Posted on April 29th, 2014

Lea McLaurin King Joins Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners is excited to have Lea McLaurin King on board and a part of the Healthy Learners family.  Lea comes to Healthy Learners from the Sylvan Learning Center in Waxhaw, North Carolina where she served as Executive Director since 2006. Born and raised in Dillon County, she is returning home after a 20 year […]

Posted on March 31st, 2014

Healthy Learners Welcomes Maria McCall

Maria McCall, the new Evaluation Consultant for Healthy Learners, received both her Masters of Social Work and Bachelors of Art in English from the University of South Carolina.   She is a consultant for Tidwell and Associates, Inc., Irmo, South Carolina, where she has served as one member of the evaluation team for multiple Federal grant […]

Posted on March 28th, 2014

Outgoing Evaluation Consultant

After more than 8 years of advancing the Evaluation Processes for Healthy Learners, Cathy Blume, Evaluation Consultant has decided to fully retire.  Blume has given tirelessly to the Healthy Learners mission and devoted hours to leading Healthy Learners in the right direction.  Please join Healthy Learners in thanking Cathy for her servant leadership to the […]

Posted on March 28th, 2014