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Annual Walk for RiteCare raises $5,000 for Georgia Southern’s RiteCare Center

Students from the communication sciences and disorders class of 2021 team.

The RiteCare Center at Georgia Southern University received a $5,000 donation from the Valley of Savannah Scottish Rite Masons after their second annual Walk for the RiteCare at Lake Mayer Park in Savannah, Georgia.

Georgia Southern Armstrong Campus students and staff were among the 80 participants in the walk. Held in October, the walk featured trick or treating along the walking trail for children, a children’s costume contest and a team costume contest. 

Students from the communication sciences and disorders class of 2021 team won the trophy for the costume contest, and the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association team winning second place.

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.


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