Community briefs

October 16, 2013 

Dental clinic receives $13,000 in grants

Rehoboth Life Care Ministries has been awarded two grants totaling $13,000 for its Volunteer Dental Clinic.

The Mary Allen Lindsey Branan Foundation gave the clinic $10,000, according to a news release. The grant will help with clinic costs and give patients a 60 to 100 percent discount depending on their financial need, according to a news release.

In addition, Rehoboth Life Care Ministries received a MedCen Community Health Foundation Healthcare Employees Achieving Tomorrow Trust Fund grant of $3,000. The grant will help provide low-cost services to patients with dentures.

Rehoboth Life Care Ministries is located at 3208 U.S. 41 between Perry and Centerville.

Volunteers needed for thrift store

Heart of Georgia Hospice is seeking volunteers to help with its thrift store in Warner Robins, according to a news release.

The store, which opened in June, is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. It is located on Watson Boulevard behind Chick-fil-A. Donations may be dropped off during business hours.

To volunteer, or for more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Robin Morris at 478-953-5161 or

Westfield seniors honored

Two students from The Westfield School, Gehrig Broxton and Olivia Kinnebrew, have been named Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a news release.

Broxton, a senior, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Broxton. Kinnebrew, a senior, is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Todd Kinnebrew.

Commended Students placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million who took the preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, the release states.

-- Staff reports

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