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Walk Held to Raise Funds for the RiteCare Center
December 6, 2019
This past October, the Valley of Savannah Scottish Rite Masons held their 2nd Annual Walk for RiteCare at Lake Mayer Park in Savannah, Georgia. Held annually, the walk is held as a way to raise funds for the Georgia Southern University RiteCare Center.
Eighty individuals, including Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus students and staff, registered and participated in the walk. Featuring trick-or-treating along the walking trail for children, a children’s costume contest and a team costume contest, the event raised $5,000 for the RiteCare Center. Graduate students from the communication sciences and disorders class of 2021 team won first place for the costume contest with second place going to the communication sciences and disorders undergraduate students on National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSHLA) team.
About the RiteCare Center on Armstrong Campus The RiteCare Center is a teaching communication disorders center for students in the graduate Communication Sciences and Disorders program. Under the supervision of experienced licensed and certified speech-language pathologists, graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program provide low cost services to include assessment and intervention services for children and adults with communication delays or disorders.
About the RiteCare and Scottish Rite Masons The RiteCare Center at Georgia Southern University is supported by the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite – Savannah Valley, in keeping with the national philanthropic program of the Scottish Rite Masons to support speech and hearing clinics. Today, there are numerous RiteCare clinics, centers and special programs operating or planned throughout the United States. Through this philanthropic effort, RiteCare Centers have significantly helped tens of thousands of children across the United States improve their communication skills in order to improve their lives.