Georgia Dental Hygienist's Appreciation Day at the Capitol

Calling all Georgia Dental Hygienists and Dental Hygiene Students. Each year on the second Thursday in February, the Georgia Dental Hygienists' Association hosts Dental Hygiene Day at the Capitol.

Registration begins at 8:00 am in the Coverdell Legislative Office Building Room 605.
Contact GDHA Communications Chair, Suzanne Newkirk, RDH, to register:
Click here to find the name and contact information of YOUR State Senator and State Representative

Please leave time for parking... the Capitol is often difficult to maneuver around:
Directions to Georgia State Capitol and Parking Information

Dental Hygiene Appreciation Day Schedule

8:00-8:45 Meet in RM 605 at the Coverdell Legislative Office Building

8:45-9:45  Welcome: GDHA President. Kendra Mckune, RDH, BS. MS
Opening Remarks presented by GDHA Lobbyist, Charles Craig. Learn how to be an advocate for life. GDHA has invited some of our favorite GA State Representatives to stop by to talk about important issues impacting GA residents.

9:45-10:00 Prepare for the picture with the Governor

10:00-10:30  Picture with the Governor


10:30-12:00  Meet with your personal elected Representatives and introduce yourself.


Be sure to wear your white lab coat and best smile. 
We will be taking photos during this event! 

GDHA President, Kendra McKune

A Message from GDHA President, Kendra McKune, RDH, BS

Each year GDHA hosts Dental Hygiene Appreciation Day at the Capitol to discuss how the legislative process works so that you can become an oral health advocate for life.  We have our picture taken with the Governor and receive a proclamation from him on the important benefits dental hygienists provide to the public.

This years event will be held on  Thursday, Feb 13th 2020. 

We hope you will join us at the Capitol for this fun and exciting day!

Please be sure to pass this email on to other Dental Hygienists you know...


See you at the Capitol!
Kendra McKune, RDH,BSDH, MSDH
GDHA President

A message from GDHA Lobbyist Charles Craig

As we prepare for the 2020 legislative session there are a couple of tips I would like to share with you for contacting your local Representative and Senator:

1. Call or write your legislator to introduce yourself and let them know you look forward to meeting them and speaking with them at GDHA's Dental Hygiene Day at the Capitol on Feb 13th.

2. Thank them for taking the time to meet with you.


See you under the Gold Dome,

GDHA Lobbyist, Charlie Craig

Georgia Dental Hygienists’ Association

A Constituent of the American Dental Hygienists' Association Representing Dental Hygienists throughout the State of Georgia.

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