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M. John Heydel Selected as the Recipient of the 2018 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award

Healthy Learners announced M. John Heydel as the recipient of the 2018 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award.  The Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award recognizes and honors an individual who has served as an advocate for children and brought attention to the needs of underserved children in the community through his volunteer time, financial […]

Posted on October 17th, 2018


Naomi Washington Joins Healthy Learners as the Midlands Program Manager

“Enhancing management efforts for the Healthy Learners Midlands Program” Healthy Learners is pleased to announce and welcome Naomi Washington as the Midlands Program Manager. In this role Washington will be responsible for the oversight and management of the local Healthy Learners program. Washington comes to Healthy Learners with over 10 years of experience in the […]

Posted on August 15th, 2018


Join the Healthy Learners Midlands Team as a Program Manager

CLOSING DATE EFFECTIVE: 6-27-18 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 […]

Posted on June 11th, 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


Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners: Healthy Learners Students Share Their Success Stories

In 25 years, Healthy Learners has provided more than 59,000 vision, dental, medication and other health related services to more than 12,600 individual students across South Carolina on its mission for healthy children, better students and thriving communities. The latest issue of the Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners newsletter shares the story of four of those students who Healthy Learners […]

Posted on April 4th, 2018


Congratulations to Carolyn Duff

Healthy Learners congratulates Carolyn Duff!  We are happy to have you as a part of our team! A.C. Moore Elementary School nurse Carolyn Duff has been named a 2018 National Academy of School Nursing Fellow, the highest and most prestigious honor in the profession. Nurse Duff is also the first recipient of this award from […]

Posted on April 3rd, 2018


Newsletter Vol. 18, No.1

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Posted on March 29th, 2018


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


Thanksgiving 5K Race Benefits Healthy Learners Greenwood and Other Local Charities

Approximately 250 runners participated in the Thanksgiving Race to be Thankful 5K, hosted by the Church of the Resurrection for the second year.  The race took participants on a scenic, 3.1-mile route through the Gatewood Community. The event raised money for local charities such as the Food Bank of Greenwood and Healthy Learners. Click Here to read the article […]

Posted on November 29th, 2017


Marge M. Rath Joins Healthy Learners as Director of Development

Rath will lead fundraising efforts for faith-based non-profit Healthy Learners is proud to announce Marge M. Rath as its development director to engage in development and donor relations. Rath will play an integral role in advancing the mission of Healthy Learners by developing donor strategies and increasing the organization’s fundraising efforts in major gift contributions, grants […]

Posted on November 28th, 2017


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


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


Newsletter Vol. 17, No. 1

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Posted on August 29th, 2017


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