SAVANNAH — Savannah/Georgia Scottish Rite Masons have united in a statewide initiative to help children with speech and language disorders.
The Scottish Rite Foundation of Georgia recently made a $600,000 pledge to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, formerly Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, to support the treatment of speech and language disorders in Georgia’s children.
The $600,000 pledge will be fulfilled by gifts from individual Masons, Masonic Lodges and their various philanthropic initiatives. The Scottish Rite Golf Classic Fundraiser will benefit the Rite Care Center for Communication Disorders at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
The Scottish Rite Golf Classic Fundraiser will take place Oct. 24, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at the Black Creek Golf Club just west of Savannah.
Savannah’s own Rite Care Center for Communication Disorders receives charitable funds annually through both the Scottish Rite Valley of Savannah and Scottish Rite Foundation of Georgia to aid in the treatment of children with disorders, such as, aphasia, dyslexia and a number of other related language and learning problems.
For more information, call (912) 232-5132.