And Gibbons — a graduate of Irmo High School and the University of South Carolina — still feels that strong connection to the area. That’s one reason it irks her that she hasn’t been able to establish a Midlands home for her passion — Leeza’s Care Connection.
A nonprofit Gibbons set up operates four Leeza’s Care Connection facilities to help caregivers for Alzhiemer’s patients. They’re in Los Angeles, Burbank, Calif., Joliet, Ill., and Pembroke Pines, Fla.
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