Smile for a Lifetime Foundation to give twelve local students free braces

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Smile for a Lifetime Foundation is a non-profit, national foundation established to give scholarships for braces to needy, deserving children 7 to 17 years old. The Beaufort, Hampton, and Jasper (B-J-H) Chapter of Smile for a Lifetime is receiving applications for twelve scholarships to be given this year. The applicant must be a B-J-H resident living as a dependent with parent or guardian whose total income is below poverty level. Applications may be picked up at all eight B-J-H Comprehensive Health sites, The Beaufort, Bluffton, Jasper, and Hampton Health Departments, WBHC 92.1 Radio, The Hampton County Guardian, The Jasper County Sun, or download the application at

The average value of each orthodontic scholarship is $5,500. The Foundation thanks Dr. Skeet Burris and Dr. Travis Fiegle for changing lives with each new smile for a lifetime. The application deadline is March 15, 2016.