Sep 29 2016

Public Service Announcement: Mosquito Spraying

Kiawah Spray Mission

Provided by Charleston County Mosquito Control We will be aerially spraying for adult mosquitoes on Friday September 30, 2016 with Saturday October 1, 2016 as a backup date.  This service will be conducted between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in the following area:  Kiawah and Seabrook Island  Please see attached map or visit our website at http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/public-works/mosquito-about.php#schedule for specific boundaries of …

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Sep 29 2016

Seabrook Island Artist Guild Kicks Off Teaching Year

Still Life workshop with Gary Kunkelman
Eagle’s Nest Studio, The Lake House at Seabrook Island
Oct. 11,  1 to 2:30 pm
Oct. 12,  2 to 4 pm

By Monique Sporn for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artist Guild will kick off its teaching year with a workshop by painter Gary Kunkelman on Oct. 11-12. The workshop will focus on the time-honored “three hour still life.” “For more than a century, the three hour still life has been a teaching tool for …

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Sep 29 2016

A Letter Of Gratitude

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Two weeks ago today we lost a dear friend, but from this loss we gained a deeper sense of love and appreciation for this amazing dog-loving (and human-loving!) community. A Little Background For those of you who don’t know us, my husband and I own The Beached Dog grooming salon located inside the Bohicket Marina …

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Sep 28 2016

Calidore String Quartet Coming To Kiawah Island In October

The quartet has won grand prizes in nearly all major U.S. chamber music competitions.

Staff Report for The Island Connection Internationally known for its informed, polished and passionate performances, the Calidore String Quartet will appear at the Church of Our Savior at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, in a performance sponsored by the Kiawah Arts and Cultural Events Council. The quartet has been described as “the epitome of confidence …

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Sep 28 2016

Charleston Preps For Lecture By Ta-Nehisi Coates On Race In America

Coates has been heralded for his writings, including “Between the World and Me.” (Photo by Nina Subin.)

Staff Report for The Island Connection Journalist and dynamic author Ta-Nehisi Coates will deliver the lecture “A Deeper Black: Race in America,” at the College of Charleston’s TD Arena on the evening of Tuesday, Oct 18. In preparation, the Charleston County Public Library has been providing a limited number of free copies of Coates’ award-winning …

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Sep 28 2016

Volunteer Sees How Giving Back Changes Lives

Joe Davis likes to volunteer in the Food Room at Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach. 
(Photo by Maria Gurovich.)

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Joe Davis, an Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach volunteer, found his passion for volunteering after his retirement four years ago. Davis was born in Atlanta and lived there for 68 years. He studied chemistry at the University of Florida, served three years in the U.S. Navy and …

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Sep 28 2016

Tickets To Spring’s 2017 Volvo Car Open On Sale

Puig, Keys commit early for 2017 Volvo Car Open.

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection Tickets for the 2017 Volvo Car Open are on sale for the tennis tournament, which returns to Daniel Island April 1-9. Patrons have the option to choose from individual tickets, ticket packages and travel packages. Ticket prices range from $25 for an individual session to $525 for the …

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Sep 27 2016

Mischievous Jeanne Robertson Finds Laughter In Real-life Experiences

Staff Report for The Island Connection Humorist Jeanne Robertson, whose life experiences include time as a beauty queen and basketball coach, will appear at the Turtle Point Clubhouse Wednesday, Oct. 5. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $10 and are on sale to the general public. Kiawah Arts and Cultural Events Council …

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Sep 27 2016

Serving Overseas

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  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dartez C. Williams U.S. Navy Ship’s Serviceman Seaman Angel Washington, of Wadmalaw Island,chooses a book in the library of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Ike and its carrier strike group are deployed in the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, maritime security …

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Sep 26 2016

Swim, Bike, Run & Have Fun!

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Photos by Jamie Cathcart The Fourth Annual Kiawah Island Golf Resort Triathlon started with a splash at front beach Sept. 17, and the .7-mile ocean swim was just the beginning. Afterward, participants faced a 25.1-mile bike and 6.1-mile run. A total of 428 registered individuals and 38 relay teams took part in the event, which …

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