Porter-Gaud School Relay For Life

Porter-Gaud hosted its first Relay for Life on Friday night and raised almost $7000 for The American Cancer Society. Around 300 students, faculty, and parents participated in the event organized by Director of Community Service Gretchen Tate and her service leaders. While Porter-Gaud participates in Relay for Life each year, this marks the first time we have hosted an event. The entire track was lined with more than 450 luminarias, each representing someone connected to our School Family who has […]

Author J. Patrick Thomas to Appear on New Televsion Series “Impact with Pastor Dave.”

The DayStar television network will be launching a new television series this fall called, “Impact with Pastor Dave.” Coming to the DayStar network in mid to late October will be a new television series entitled, “Impact with Pastor Dave,” with each new show featuring a guest speaker who has been through a traumatic event that has positively affected their faith in some manner. Pastor Dave Arogbonlo is the host and head pastor at The Living Word Chapel in Houston, Tx. […]

Tips on Working with Your Doctor

“Working with Your Doctor” It seems little has changed in the medical field since I was first diagnosed with cancer many years ago.  My point is illustrated in a recent attempt to make an appointment.  As many of you know, I am a bone cancer survivor and have had my right upper arm replaced with a prostheses.  Several nights ago a was awoken out of a debt sleep by incredible pain in my other arm.  It took several hours of […]

Melanoma Awareness

“Melanoma”   With summer on its way, here are a few things to keep in mind about skin cancer and melanoma.