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Palmetto Health Sponsors Teen Health Summit June 6
Teens to Learn Important Lessons for Relationships and Healthy Living

Palmetto Health invites teens and parents to the 2014 Teen Health Summit on Friday, June 6, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., at Dreher High School, 3319 Millwood Ave. This free event helps teens learn the consequences of risky behavior, which often increases during the summer.

This year’s theme, “One Night Stand: If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything,” will include educational sessions on sexuality, health and nutrition, bullying and much more. Students in grades six to 12 are invited to attend and parents are encouraged to tag along as there will be separate sessions just for them. Registration and parent/guardian permission are required.

Teens who register before Saturday, May 31, will be entered into a drawing for a $500 shopping spree at Columbiana Center. Two additional $250 shopping sprees also will be given away. Lunch will be provided from Chick-Fil-A and the day will conclude with an ice cream social from Baskin-Robbins.

Free transportation is available for the Lower Richland community. Pick-up times and locations are as follows:
• 7 a.m. at Webber Elementary, 140 Webber School Road, Eastover
• 7:30 a.m. at Lower Richland High School, 2615 Lower Richland Blvd., Hopkins

For more information or to register, call 803-296-CARE (2273). Online registration for the event also is available at

This annual event is part of Palmetto Health's ongoing teen health initiatives. Programs and events are held throughout the year including Teen Talk and ParenTeen. To learn more, visit