A Contract Based Job Opportunity is Available with Healthy Learners

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. Reporting directly to the Director of Development, the Golf Tournament Director will be working closely with the Director […]

Posted on February 13th, 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

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Enrollment Opportunities

Events are scheduled throughout the state to help South Carolinians access health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace. Open enrollment for 2018 will end December 15! The events are being hosted through a partnership between the South Carolina Hospital Association, the SC Primary Health Care Association, McLeod Health, Palmetto Health, Baptist Easley, Access […]

Posted on December 11th, 2017

Van Hauser Announced as the Recipient of the 2017 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award

Celebrating its 25th year of serving children who are in need and without resources, Healthy Learners   announced Van Hauser as the recipient of the 2017 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award. The Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award is inspired by an individual that has demonstrated a long term commitment to improving health care resources available […]

Posted on October 13th, 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

Dawn Staley to Receive the 2016 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award

Healthy Learners announced Dawn Staley , University of South Carolina Head Women’s Basketball Coach, as the 2016 Healthy Learners Champion for Children award recipient. The presentation of the award will take place on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the USC Women’s Basketball Game vs Alabama. “The purpose of the award is to recognize and […]

Posted on November 11th, 2016

Program Manager Needed for Healthy Learners Midlands

Healthy Learners is seeking a Program Manager for the Healthy Learners Midlands program. The Program Manager provides oversight and management of the local Healthy Learners 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 nurses […]

Posted on November 10th, 2016

A Special Thank You to Cindy Poole

It is with mixed emotions that Healthy Learners shares with you the news of Cindy Poole’s “early” retirement in mid June due to health issues. Cindy’s work at Healthy Learners has allowed her to do what she loves … work in the arena of school health to help children receive the care they needed to be successful in school. […]

Posted on June 21st, 2016

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 Welcomes New Golf Tournament Director

Healthy Learners is excited to announce that Trudi Moore has joined our team as the part-time contractual Golf Tournament Director.  Trudi has also served as a dedicated volunteer with the tournament for the past six years! In her new role, she will direct and grow the 2015 Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in […]

Posted on March 13th, 2015

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

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

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

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

Healthy Learners Midlands Wins the Daybreak Charity Giveaway

Healthy Learners Midlands asked for your help in voting for Healthy Learners Midlands in the Daybreak Adult Services Charity Giveaway.  Daybreak Adult Services awarded a $500 donation to the Midlands charity who received the most votes on their website during a one-month period.  Healthy Learners was the recipient of the $500 donation for the 4th […]

Posted on June 5th, 2013