Amanda Metzger joins Healthy Learners as the new Director of Community Engagement

Healthy Learners has named Amanda Metzger as director of community engagement for the organization. In this role, Metzger is responsible for increasing community involvement of existing counties served by Healthy Learners and those targeted for program expansion, enhancing public visibility, expanding community and statewide collaborations, and cultivating relationships with current and prospective funders and contributors. […]

Posted on January 14th, 2020

Healthy Learners Names New Executive Director

Amy Splittgerber joins non-profit that connects children to health care The Healthy Learners Board of Trustees has selected Amy Splittgerber as the new executive director of the organization, which is a faith-based non-profit that connects school-aged children to health care providers to help remove barriers to school success. Splittgerber has more than 20 years of […]

Posted on September 24th, 2019

Newsletter Vol. 18, No. 2

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Posted on December 17th, 2018

National Nurse Week

National School Nurse Day, also known as School Nurse Day, is celebrated during National Nurse Week, which runs annually from May 6 to May 12. May 6 is celebrated as National Nurses Day , while May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale is celebrated worldwide as International Nurses Day. The Wednesday between May 6 and May 12 of […]

Posted on May 7th, 2018

Thank You Nurses and Providers – Recognizing Our Most Active Partners

  Founded in 1992 through a collaborative effort between several community partners, Healthy Learners has always been about collaboration. Collaboration is a core value of Healthy Learners and collaboration with our partners is still key. We simply couldn’t provide children with access to quality health care without school nurses, health care providers and supporters. Each […]

Posted on April 4th, 2018

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