Columbus, Ga- The Brookstone School community has joined together to support Haitian relief efforts. On Friday, February 19, 2010, representatives from the American Red Cross and Dr. Lee McCluskey, representing Samaritan's Purse, will be on campus to take part in an Upper School assembly that will highlight all of the recent activities and fundraisers that have occurred to raise money for Haitian earthquake relief efforts.
Each student that has led a fundraiser will share information about their project. All proceeds from the various fundraisers will be presented to the American Red Cross and Samaritan's Purse. In addition to check presentations, Dr. Lee McCluskey will share the story of his recent trip to Haiti as a member of the Samaritan's Purse team. While in Haiti, Dr. McCluskey offered medical assistance to earthquake victims and helped to coordinate medical relief efforts.
This assembly is sponsored by the Brookstone School student government and will be led by the Student Government President, Slayton Gilmore. Blake Willoughby, a sophomore, is the school wide chairman for "Hearts for Haiti" and he will also participate in this assembly.
The press is invited to attend the assembly to be held in the Turner Center Gallery on the Brookstone campus at 9:45 on Friday, February 19, 2010.