Aug 28

Kiawah Partners And The Kiawah Cares Foundation Raise Over $50,000 For Reverend Pinckney Scholarship Fund

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By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection Kiawah Partners, working with the Kiawah Cares Foundation, raised more than $50,000 for the Reverend Pinckney Scholarship Fund through a donation-matching campaign, launched on July 10, to honor and support the victims and their families from the tragedy at the Mother Emanuel AME Church. Kiawah Partners matched, dollar-fordollar, …

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Aug 28

A Hat Show With High Tea

By Hannah Markowitz for The Island Connection On August 16, 2015, about 100 men and women gathered at the Wadmalaw Community Center to participate in the fourth annual Hat Show and High Tea. The event was one of many fundraisers for Barber-Scotia College, a small religious college founded in 1867, located in Concord, North Carolina. …

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Aug 27

Finding The Next Step

"Being a Christian is a lot more than going to church on Sunday, it involves trying to get out where people need help."
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By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Connection Editor Next Steps is a Johns Island organization that wants to help people work toward self sufficiency. “We try to help in so many different kinds of ways, getting jobs, fixing their houses, repairing things around the house, getting them glasses or teeth whatever their need may be,” volunteer …

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Aug 27

Island Garden Clubs Resume Their Meetings

Kiawah Island Garden Club The first meeting this year of the Kiawah Island Garden Club will be held on Monday, September 14 at the Sandcastle. Please come, and bring a friend, to hear Kiawah’s own Leila Gable give us great insight into what plants work in our gardens. Leila heads up the talented staff which …

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Aug 27

Chamber Music Charleston Launches 9th Season

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By Sandra Nikolajevs for The Island Connection The Chamber Music Charleston launches its 9th season in September, with a season opening concert of Illuminations and Mozart in the South Festival, taking place from September 10 through 12. With these two different events CMC aims to bring classical music to a wide audience. While the opening …

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Aug 26

Kiawah Island Appoints New Town Auditor

By Stephanie Braswell for The Island Connection On July 16, Mayor Lipuma outlined a series of corrective actions to be implemented by the council in response to a forensic accounting review of the Town’s financial operations. One of those steps called for a new auditor to review the town’s financial practices annually. On August 7, …

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Aug 26

Help Raise The Roof For Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding

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By Amanda Gerald for The Island Connection Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding on Johns Island has been working with Trident Construction, and we are thrilled to announce that we are getting close to building our covered arena. We are almost there but still need help to “Raise the Roof”! This major facility improvement will ensure a …

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Aug 21

Two Fatal Car Wrecks On Bohicket, Main Within 4 Days

Staff Report For The Island Connection A young man, Colby Rawson, 21, of Johns Island, died in a single car accident on Bohicket Road, August 5, 2015, shortly before 7 p.m. Charleston County Sheriff’s Office says initial reports indicated Rawson, driving a black 2004 Pontiac, was traveling southbound on Bohicket Road toward Esau Jenkins at …

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Aug 20

Presidential Candidates Coming To Kiawah And Seabrook

Todd Gerhart and Maraide Sullivan, at the Bohicket Marina, planning the Charleston County GOP – Presidential Candidate Meet & Greet Series for Kiawah/Seabrook/Johns Islands.

By Maraide Sullivan for The Island Connection Republican Presidential Candidates will be coming to the area over the next few months. Todd and Maraide are the President and Executive Committeewoman (respectively) of the Johns Island 3B precinct of the Charleston County GOP. This precinct borders Kiawah and Seabrook Islands. The three precincts are working together …

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Aug 20

Tastes Of The South: Jam Drinking Vinegars

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By Charlotte Myer for The Island Connection One of my favorite Lowcountry offerings come from Charleston based producers of drinking vinegars, Jam Beverage Company. Owners Samantha and Jacob Fuhr source local fruits from neighboring farms to create their line of all natural drinking vinegars, or “shrubs”, those classic early American soft drinks that have seen …

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