Nov 26

Mariela Perez-Ralston Faces Problems Head-on

Mariela Perez-Ralston

Interview by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. My name is Mariela Perez- Ralston. I was born and raised in …

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Nov 25

Calling All Hoosiers

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Seabrook Islanders with an attachment to the State of Indiana are preparing to celebrate the anniversary of the state’s admittance into the Union on December 11, 2014. The gathering has become an annual event (Since 2011) which includes food, drinks, games, prizes, and singing all with a lot of Hoosier gusto. Participants (Including spouses and …

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Nov 25

It’s Time To SHOP!

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By Bob Hooper for The Island Connection The holidays are here, or so you would think if you went in a store, watched TV, listened to the radio, etc. Santa and the elves are hard at work and all good children, whatever their ages, are already “wishing” for something, mostly electronics! So let’s do some …

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Nov 24

Fresh From The Farm: The Tomato Man

Shawn Ransford, The Tomato Man, shows off his hydroponic heirlooms.

By Catherine Gilmore For The Island Connection Editor’s note: Fresh from the Farm is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting a farmer and/or craftsman that participates in Homegrown, the weekly Johns Island Farmers’ Market held every Saturday. Every Saturday at the Johns Island Farmers Market many people say the same thing: “Please tell …

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Nov 24

Prepare Now For A Year-end Investment Review

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By Jason M. Mengel for The Island Connection Getting organized for your year-end investment review with your financial professional may help make the review process more efficient. Here are some suggestions for making your meeting as productive as possible. Decide what you want to know One of the benefits of a yearly investment review is …

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Nov 21

Seabrook Island Artist Guild Names November Artist And Photographer Of The Month

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Artist Of The Month Brenda Tilson Some folks call it Fly-Over Country. Others call it Middle America. It can also be referred to as Down-On The-Farm, or The Range. Regardless of the name, as American’s culture becomes increasingly urbanized, many people have never ventured out of the city limits and set foot on a farm. …

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Nov 21

Seasons Of The South: Green Bean And Wild Mushroom Ragout With Crispy-Fried Onion Rings

Green Bean and Wild Mushroom Ragout with Crispy-Fried Onion Rings

By Marilyn Markel for Island Connection There is nothing traditional about this green bean casserole, or ragu. It’s full of the traditional flavors and then some. Take your Thanksgiving sides up a notch and try this on turkey day. Ingredients Green Bean and Wild Mushroom Ragout 1 lb haricot vert, trimmed 1 Tbsp olive oil …

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Nov 20

Kiawah Girlfriends Pledge To Give Back

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By Margaret Pilarski for The Island Connection Inspiration for Ginny Larence came from a bookshelf on the other side of the country. It was 2012 and she was vacationing out West in a rented stranger’s house, but immediately felt a kinship with the home’s owner. “I felt like she and I were separated at birth: …

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Nov 20

Seasons Of The South: Roasted Pumpkin With Sage

Roasted Pumpkin With Sage

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection I recently made this for a photo shoot and found myself snacking on the pumpkin all day. This is delicious and nutritious and be sure to by cooking pumpkins! Serves 6. Ingredients • 1 medium pumpkin, equals about 8 cups chopped • ¼ cup olive oil • 2 …

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Nov 19

Kiawah Town Council, November 4, 2014

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer While it wasn’t as full as the previous week’s Public Hearings, Town Hall chambers were well populated for the Nov. 4 meeting of the Town of Kiawah Island Council. The audience included a large contingent from Johns Island, presumably present to witness the official vote on the …

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