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2017 Adult Spelling Bee Coming Soon!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Emerald High School Gym Registration Forms and Fees due September 15th For more information contact Becky McIntosh at 864.993.6501 The Friends of Healthy Learners Greenwood are happy to report that the Adult Spelling Bee will take place on Tuesday, September 26th at Emerald High School Gym, from 6:30 – 8:30 […]

Posted on July 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


May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

“Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May to be “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.”  It is a peak season for asthma and allergy sufferers, and a perfect time to educate your patients, family, friends, co-workers and others about these diseases.” “There is no cure for asthma and allergies, and […]

Posted on May 4th, 2017


Healthy Learners Hires Aundrea’ Simons as Fund Development Associate

In an effort to strengthen its development resources, Healthy Learners is proud to announce and welcome Aundrea’ Simons as the organization’s fund development associate. Simons will be responsible for directing, coordinating and growing the organization’s largest annual fundraiser, the Healthy Learners Champion for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer, as well as the […]

Posted on February 22nd, 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


Welcome to Jennifer Cooke

Jennifer Cooke has newly joined the Healthy Learners team as the Healthy Learners Midlands program manager. As a registered nurse with a varied professional and educational background, Cooke is a welcome addition to the Healthy Learners family. Prior to joining Healthy Learners, she served as a legal nurse consultant for Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, […]

Posted on January 23rd, 2017


Local Nonprofit Seeks a Fund Development Associate

Healthy Learners is seeking a Fund Development Associate.  Working closely with the Director of Development and volunteers, this position is responsible for directing, coordinating and growing the organization’s largest annual fundraiser, the Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer. The fund development associate is responsible for the execution of the event […]

Posted on December 20th, 2016


Healthy Learners Seeks Director of Development

Healthy Learners is seeking a Director of Development who will will work closely with the Executive Director, Board, Fund Development Associate, and Contractual Fund Development employees to manage all day-to-day fund development operations for the ministry, and to drive and increase contributed revenue from all streams. The Director serves as Healthy Learners’ front-line fundraiser, which includes […]

Posted on December 20th, 2016


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


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

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 Greenwood County.

Posted on October 31st, 2016


Newsletter Vol. 16, No. 1

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Posted on October 10th, 2016


Greenwood Adult Spelling Bee Raises $27,000 for Healthy Learners

“Psoriasis.” The word sent a shock wave of groans and laughter through the gym of Emerald High School, where 49 teams of adults from schools and organizations across Greenwood County gathered for the 2nd Annual Friends of Healthy Learners Adult Spelling Bee. The event raised over $27,000 for Healthy Learners Greenwood, which provides access to […]

Posted on September 8th, 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


National School Nurse Day – Thank You School Nurses!

“Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses and 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 Week and National Nurse Week is always May 6-12.”  (NASN.org) The school nurse […]

Posted on May 11th, 2016


Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas Supports Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners Greenwood received a check in the amount of $5,000 from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas.  The check was presented by Mr. Brooks Whittington, a local McDonalds Restaurant Owner.  Healthy Learners thanks Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas for their support!

Posted on November 20th, 2015


Newsletter Vol. 15, No. 1

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Posted on November 10th, 2015


Adult Spelling Bee a Success in Greenwood

The Friends of Healthy Learners Greenwood is happy to report that the Adult Spelling Bee was a success.  The Spelling Bee took place on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Emerald High School.  The winners are: 1st Place – Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church 2nd Place – First Greenwood ARP Church 3rd Place – The […]

Posted on September 30th, 2015


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


Ballentine Car Sales Benefit Local Nonprofits

Buying a new car in August at Ballentine Ford & Toyota in Greenwood, SC helped local nonprofits, like Healthy Learners Greenwood.  Healthy Learners thanks Ballentine Ford & Toyota  and the new car buyers that selected Healthy Learners as recipients of the proceeds.  Click here to read the article .

Posted on September 23rd, 2015