Dr. Charmaine Johnson, Green Bar & Kitchen and other community residents with A Spring of Hope foundation battle against water shortages in Africa.

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Dr. Charmaine Johnson and Green Bar & Kitchen gathered with Premier Smile Center patients for a Benefit Dinner to raise funds for A Spring of Hope foundation. As a result of this event, poor children in Africa will receive the gift of water.

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Dr. Johnson for a spring og hope dinner

Your Health, Your Smile, Our Commitment

Dr. Charmaine Johnson and Premier Smile Center gathered with Chef Charlie Grippo and staff at Green Bar & Kitchen (located 3429 Galt Ocean Dr. Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33308) on July 21, 2016. for an intimate Benefit Dinner with wine pairing to raise funds for A Spring of Hope. This summer’s event raised funds to help provide clean running water to underprivileged children in rural schools in South Africa.

A Spring of Hope is a foundation that finds schools and local communities in need of running water. They then fund the drilling of wells and the building of small reservoirs, to draw local ground water directly to reservoirs at the schools they support. The water is also used to grow a vegetable garden to sustain the school. They are also now working to improve sanitation at these schools by the instillation of toilets that do not require water or chemicals to operate.

The intimate dinner started with a cocktail gathering from 6:30 till about 7:00 p.m. that evening, followed by a small introduction speech from Dr. Johnson. She began her speech with a warm welcome and a thank you to the staff. She also raised a question that jump started things to next level. The question she asked was, by a show of hands, “How many of you are aware of the water crises in South Africa?” This was the ice breaker that led to her to educate, inform and communicate why A Spring of Hope is so passionate to her.

Green Bar & Kitchen embodies the concept of vibrant, plant-based, wholesome eating. Their menu features items including: whole grains, nuts, seeds, veggies, soups, fruits, cold-pressed juices, super-food salads and smoothies, and bakery items (with many gluten free options too). All menu items are vegan and absolutely delicious! Green Bar & Kitchen is where healthy eating coexists with great taste.

If you wish to find out how you can be at the next dinner to support us in this drive Contact Premier Smile Center. To find out more about A Spring of Hope, go directly to http://www.aspringofhope.org . You can also donate by mail to – A Spring of Hope, PO Box 970444, Coconut Creek, FL 33097.

About Dr. Charmaine Johnson

Dr. Charmaine Johnson founded Premier Smile Center in 2005. Dr. Johnson and her team continue to serve families and community members in Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding communities in Broward, Dade and Palm Beach Counties.

Your Smile. Your Health. Our Commitment. At Premier Smile Center their mission is to provide the patients with excellence in general, family, cosmetic and specialty dentistry. They emphasize gentle and preventative care so as to help you achieve healthy teeth and gums for life. They want everyone to have a beautiful and clean, white smile. For more information visit http://www.drjohnsondds.com or call 954-566-7479 and find out why they are so highly recommended.

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