Lucy Hobbs Project Hosts Free Events

The Lucy Hobbs Project invites members of the dental community to experience three free events scheduled throughout February. In the Midwest, free events will be hosted on the regional and collegiate level.

These free events sponsored by Benco Dental are scheduled for the following dates:

February 7: The Opioid Crisis: What We Don’t Fix Cannot Heal. This educational discussion will focus efforts of addiction prevention being made statewide. Phing Saurer, DDS, PhD, will serve as emcee for a Lucy Hobbs Project Regional Event at Brick House Blue, 6605 Longshore St., Suite 240, Dublin, Ohio 43017. Lucy Hobbs Humanitarian Award recipient Sharon Parsons, DDS, will discuss the importance of prevention and opioid harm. Attendees will earn 1.5 continuing education credits. Register at

February 7: Giving It Your Heart. This keynote discussion aims to inspire dental and dental hygiene students and dental alumnae from Detroit Mercy to ignite their passions for the profession. This Lucy Hobbs Project YOU Event, hosted in collaboration with the University of Detroit Mercy, will take place from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. at the Detroit Mercy Dental Corktown Campus Special Functions Room, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Detroit, Michigan 48208. Attendees will gain insight from Pamela Zarkowski, JD, MPH, BSDH, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Detroit Mercy. Visit to register.

February 21: An evening of cocktails and networking at the Riff Music Lounge (3rd Floor), 2239 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60616, will celebrate the formal announcement of the 2019 Lucy Hobbs Project Annual Celebration. Contact Ali Riviello at 570-602-7068,, or visit

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