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alliance Georgia Alliance Makes Splash at Convention in Hawaii President Linda Broderick

The Georgia Alliance dental spouses’ organization was well represented at the Alliance to the American Dental Association (AADA) convention in Honolulu. Representing our great state were Molly Bickford, Rose Marie Dougherty, Dr. Janine Bethea Freihaut, Jean Harrington, Leanne Mann, Mary Percy, Helaine Sugarman, Debbie Vernon, Jean Weathers, Jane Vedder, and myself. Gigi Kudyba, the AADA Dental Health Education Chair, and


Debbie Torbush, our newly elected AADA Vice President, also attended. We have much to be proud of in Georgia as our Alliance won 11 awards. Our legislative awards included “Highest Percentage of Members to Join a State PAC” which went to the Alliance of the Southeastern District Dental Society on the component level and the Alliance of the GDA on the constituent level. We also won a participation award for the GDA “Dental Care Kit

Legislator Distribution Program” and recognition for our “Georgia Alliance LAW Day.” The Alliance of the Northern District Dental Society won an award for the “Most Effective Children’s Dental Care Program” with their Give Kids A Smile Day project. Communications awards we received included one for the best published photograph in any news media for our picture of the Alliance business breakfast

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The Journal of the Georgia Dental Association