Chapman named new Development Director at CAPA
Jessica Chapman is the Director of Development at the Child Abuse Prevention Association in Beaufort. She received her Bachelors of Science in Sport and Entertainment Management with a minor in Business from the University of South Carolina. The values of community service and giving back were instilled in Jessie from a very young age. It comes as no surprise that her entire career has been spent in the nonprofit sector. After serving as the YMCA of Beaufort’s Health and Wellness Director, Jessie accepted a position as Outreach Coordinator at CAPA. After six years with the agency, she left fulltime employment to concentrate on her family and young children while teaching part-time. Now that her children are older, she has rejoined the CAPA Family in a management role. Jessie has a deep understanding of the ramifications of abuse and neglect and is dedicated to its prevention believing whole heartedly in a world free of child maltreatment. She was raised in a military family but considers Beaufort her forever home. Jessie is married to Brian Chapman and they have two amazing children. In her free time, she enjoys physical fitness, the outdoors, and spending time with her family and is still deeply devoted to her Carolina Gamecocks.
Chuck Ingle inducted as new Rotary President
Dr. Chuck Ingle was inducted as the 2015-2016 President of the Sea Island Rotary on Friday, June 26th. The installation and dinner was held at the Pleasant Point Golf and Country Club, Lady’s Island. The Sea Island Rotary and its 85 members are committed to working with youth, helping the community and playing an active part in Rotary’s International Community Service Projects. The Sea Island Rotary meets each Tuesday at 12 p.m. at the Quality Inn at Town Center in Beaufort when members and guests enjoy a large buffet lunch, good fellowship and a formal meeting, usually featuring a guest speaker. For more information visit our website seaislandrotary.org.
Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic of Beaufort Welcomes Saundra Renee Smith
Dr. Saundra Renee Smith was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic of Beaufort. “We are delighted to have Dr. Smith joining us,” said Wendy Nagy, Board Chair at the Clinic. “She brings to the Board a wealth of knowledge and experience in healthcare and the population we serve.”
Dr. Smith holds a Doctorate in Christian Counseling from Cathedral Bible College, a Master of Science Degree in Administration from Central Michigan University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from North Carolina A&T State University. She has served in a supervisory nursing capacity at Kenner Army Community Hospital at Fort Lee, VA and is currently serving as Senior Civilian, Nurse Coordinator, and Registered Clinical Nurse at the US Naval Hospital in Beaufort, SC.
Dr. Smith is a resident of St. Helena Island, SC and a member of New Life Deliverance Temple where she serves as Spiritual Teacher and Intercessor. She is a board member of the Heritage Committee of the Penn Center and Vice President of the Gullah Church Nurses Association. Dr. Smith is a former board member and Chair of Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton Comprehensive Health Clinic, and a former member of the Hospice of the Lowcountry Advisory Board. Dr. Smith is also a renowned local artist.
Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic is a faith-based clinic that provides primary health care services at no cost to adults in Beaufort County who have limited income and no health insurance.