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Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

Blenko Glass is a West Virginia treasure that spans generations. Nothing symbolizes the state of West Virginia better or more beautifully than Blenko Glass. We will discuss current and former craftsmen and designers and how important it is that Blenko and West Virginia glass be appreciated and valued by the younger generation.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Give Kids a Smile!


I came home to Charleston this weekend to volunteer at Give Kids a Smile Day Pre-screening, which was held Saturday from 9-1.


National "Give Kids a Smile!" Day is on Friday, February 1, 2008. The American Dental Association and its state and local societies aim to give underprivileged children in the their communities a chance to receive dental care. Dentists nationwide provided free dental services for under served children.

The event takes place during the first week in February each year as part of the Children’s Dental Health Month as a national initiative through the American Dental Association (ADA).
This will mark the sixth year.

Give Kids a Smile Day will take place across the state. In Charleston, it will be held at the WVU Dental Center at CAMC Memorial Division, In Huntington at Children's Place on Richmond Street, and in Morgantown at the WVU School of Dentistry's Pediatric Clinic.

The event is open to all families with children ages 5-12 who do not have dental health insurance. The kids do have to attend the prescreening in order to qualify for the free treatment.

For more information you can call 304-545-8101, or email info@gkaswv.com

6 comments:

bridgett said...

I have a question
when do you relax?

Dr.BOB said...

Why am I not surprised to learn you are an active volunteer.
Your passion for life and helping others will take you far in this life.

sweetdoc said...

They also have this program in Ohio and Ky did you know.

Ram said...

Hillary, thats a wonderful cause helping and giving back to community.. I am sure you and all those who are invloved will bring hope and smile back to those underprivileged and needy children

I salute you and all I see big success for SMILE

those kids will have extra special benefits who will get in contact with you smiling :)

Ram

roundhead2 said...

I wish that I was a kid so that I could of seen you on saturday. Looks like I'm dentist bound before I come to see you next week. Dang gone it. There goes my savings to buy Blenko.

andreerods said...

This would be better with photo of you and children.
Remember this for next time.