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

Aixa Rodriguez-Mariani, MD is the New Georgetown Program Manager

Physician and Autism advocate transitions to Healthy Learners Georgetown Program Manager Healthy Learners is pleased to announce and welcome Aixa Rodriguez-Mariani as program manager for Healthy Learners Georgetown.  Rodriguez-Mariani is responsible for providing oversight and management of the Healthy Learners Georgetown program while insuring that the elements of the process are in place and effectively […]

Posted on November 28th, 2017

Healthy Learners Georgetown is Seeking a Program Manager

Healthy Learners is seeking a Program Manager for the Healthy Learners Georgetown program. The Program Manager provides oversight and management of the local Healthy Learners Georgetown program. This position includes responsibility for insuring that the elements of the process are in place and effectively employed. The Program Manager acts as a liaison between the school […]

Posted on June 20th, 2017

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

Community Partners Support Healthy Learners Georgetown Community Meeting

The J.B. Beck Administration and Education Building in the Georgetown County School District’s Main Board Room was the location of a Community Meeting hosted by Healthy Learners, the Healthy Learners Board of Trustees and Friends of Healthy Learners Georgetown on August 26, 2015. The purpose of the meeting was to share the direct impact and […]

Posted on September 1st, 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

Part-time Fund Development Coordinator Needed for Georgetown Community

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

Posted on March 10th, 2015

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

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

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

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

Georgetown Volunteers Once Again Gives Kids a Smile

Imagine the frustration of being unable to afford basic health care, eye glasses, medications or counseling for your child.  It is the harsh reality of many families in Georgetown County.  A third of the children in Georgetown County live in poverty.  For many low-income parents taking time from work to attend a child’s health care […]

Posted on September 11th, 2013