National Children’s Dental Health Month

“The February 2018 National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) is brought to you by the ADA and Crest + Oral B. This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others.” (American Dental […]

Posted on February 12th, 2018

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM).  Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. NCDHM messages and materials have reached millions of people in communities across the country. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental […]

Posted on February 1st, 2017

10-year Celebration for Healthy Learners Employees

Healthy Learners would like to thank Alice Balentine, Elaine Copeland, Dee Newell, Shelley Thomas, and Gwen Walker.  All are celebrating their 10th year with Healthy Learners this year.  “Today we recognized each of you as trailblazers in your local communities.  A decade ago you accepted the call to service.  You serve as the hands and […]

Posted on September 29th, 2015

Celebrate School Nurses on National School Nurse Day

Today, May 6th, is National School Nurse Day.  Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses.  National School Nurse Day was established to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting.  National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurse […]

Posted on May 6th, 2015

Healthy Learners Launches Speakers Bureau

Healthy Learners is pleased to announce the development of its Speakers Bureau and we are available to speak to the community about our services. The Healthy Learners Speakers Bureau is composed of staff and volunteers who represent our programs at community, professional, educational, and other public and private venues.  The Speakers Bureau is a free […]

Posted on April 23rd, 2015

Healthy Learners Partners with SC Department of Health and Human Services in Dillon

Healthy Learners is pleased to announce a partnership with the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services for the purchase and provision of case management and related services in Dillon County.

Posted on March 20th, 2015

Dillon Community Seeking Part-time Fund Development Coordinator

Healthy Learners is seeking a part-time Fund Development Coordinator for its Dillon program.  This position is physically located in Dillon, SC.  Working closely with the director of development and volunteers, this position is responsible for managing fund development operations for the local Healthy Learners Dillon program and driving and increasing contributed revenue from all funding streams. This […]

Posted on March 10th, 2015

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

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

Dillon Community Leaders Come Out in an Effort to Support Healthy Learners

McLeod Medical Center was the site of a Community Meeting hosted by Debbie Locklair, administrator, McLeod Medical Center Dillon on Wednesday, August 28, 2013.  The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the sustainability of the Healthy Learners Dillon program, garner new support and renew commitments to the continuation of the program. Mayor Todd Davis […]

Posted on September 2nd, 2013