Jacques L. Beauchamp, President of Spine & Sport (http://www.spinesport.org/), is competing for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Man of the Year Award. The Man and Woman of the Year awards are fundraising efforts for LLS, with every dollar raised counting as a vote. Candidates for Man and Woman of the Year compete in honor of children who are local blood cancer survivors. Through this campaign, LLS has been able to invest more than $1 billion in blood cancer research. Beauchamp will help raise funds for LLS, with an overall goal of raising $40,000 for the organization.
Through his work as a Savannah physical therapist (http://www.spinesport.org/), Beauchamp has had a personal connection to LLS, having been in contact with numerous patients personally coping with blood cancer or dealing with other blood cancer patients, as his practice has been serving on the front lines in bringing recovering patients back to health after treatment has been initiated.
One Yoga Sanctuary, located at 73 Sea Island Pkwy. in Beaufort, is offering “Brainy and Bendy,” a workshop dedicated to the art of backbends, on Saturday, March 28, from 1-3:30 p.m. One Yoga instructors Carol Morrissey and Stacy Hannah will lead participants through an exploration of the movement necessary to achieve safe, satisfying backbends. The cost of the workshop is $25 and advanced registration is required, as space is limited in order to provide individualized attention.
The Blood Alliance, your only provider of blood to all Beaufort and Jasper County hospitals, is experiencing a very low blood supply across ALL blood types, especially O-Negative, O-Positive, A-Negative and B-Positive. All donors are needed to help us help our community today. Make an appointment ASAP!!
- To give blood, you need to be at least 17 years of age and in generally good health. Be sure to have a good meal and to hydrate before coming in to donate.
- If you personally cannot give blood because you are deferred or you are in between donations, tell a friend to donate on your behalf. Be an ambassador for saving lives!
- Giving a pint of blood only takes one hour out of your day and your one pint can save up to three lives right here in our community.
- You can choose to become a HERO today! Visit: www.igiveblood.com/pint or call: 843-522-0409 to schedule your appointment.
The South Carolina Chapter of the March of Dimes has awarded more than $250,000 in eight community grants for projects focused on improving the health of mothers and babies in South Carolina.
SC Chapter Zeta Phi Beta Sorority is receiving $20,000 to fund “South Carolina Stork’s Nest”. “Storks Nest” provides statewide prenatal education and incentives program for low-income pregnant women.
The South Carolina Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is receiving $10,000 to implement “African American Prematurity Awareness, Outreach and Education Project”. This program focuses on reducing the disparity of premature births in African Americans by providing education to males around the state.