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Jun 11 2019

Financial Planner Kathy Landing Announces For Congress

By Michael Mule for Island Connection Conservative Republican Kathy Landing – businesswoman, financial planner, military wife, mother, and public servant – made her official announcement of candidacy for South Carolina’s First District today before a large crowd in Mount Pleasant. Landing stressed her experience as a financial professional as an extremely important need in Congress …

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Jun 11 2019

Nathalie Dupree Wins The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League Pursuit Of The Podium

By David Savard for The Island Connection Nathalie Dupree won Pursuit of the Podium. She conducted the “Thunder and Lightning Polka” by Johann Strauss during the Sunset Serenade Concert, Friday night, May 24 on the steps of the US Custom House, East Bay St.  Dupree authored fourteen cookbooks that began the New Southern Cooking movement. …

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Jun 11 2019

Prepare For Hurricane Season

  As the 2019 hurricane season officially begins, Atlantic Shield Insurance Group would like to provide you with some helpful tips to help your household prepare, organize and prioritize. One of the biggest challenges is knowing where to start and how to take some initial actionable steps. We believe the best preparation takes place well …

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Jun 10 2019

Seabrook Island Artist Guild June 2019 Artist Of The Month

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection A Seabrook resident and member of the Seabrook Island Artist Guild for several years, Linda Bell has always been interested in creative endeavors from sewing to carpentry to gardening. Drawing and painting have always been on Bell’s “round tuit” list. She had sets of oil and acrylic but …

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Jun 10 2019

Fishing At First Light

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Connection Warm weather has arrived and with it comes a host of seasonal species like shark, ladyfish and bluefish. Our traditional targets, redfish and trout, are hungry as ever as bait fills our waters. Our fishery is teeming with life and opportunities for anglers are endless. You have more …

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Jun 07 2019

Marine’s Birthday Ball Returns To Islands

Staff Report for The Island Connection The beautiful, oceanside Sandcastle on Kiawah Island will be the site of the 2019 Marine Corps Birthday Ball from 6-10 p.m., Monday, November 11, reports Kiawah Island resident and Marine Corps veteran, Jim Bannister, the Ball’s Co-Chairman.  “There hasn’t been a Marine Corps Birthday celebration on the sea islands …

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Jun 05 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: May 28, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Mayor Pro Tem John Gregg presided over the Seabrook Island Town Council (SITC) meeting of May 28 in the absence of Mayor Ron Ciancio. Gregg confirmed the Town had complied with the Freedom of Information Act’s notification requirements, and approved the minutes of last month’s Council …

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Jun 04 2019

Making Waves Against Cancer

By Colin McCandless For The Island Connection “There’s a tremendous focus on gratitude and the positivity of what we are trying to do,” he said. “We don’t call it a competition. People are timed, but it’s really a safety measure.” The 2nd annual Swim Across America Charleston Kiawah open water swim charity event, a fundraiser …

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May 31 2019

Mt. Zion Raises Funds For STEM

By Mt. Zion Student Improvement Council for The Island Connection It’s no surprise that students have more fun and retain information better when they are connecting circuits to build a robot, mixing vinegar and baking soda to explode a model volcano, and calculating the distance to catapult a ball. Hands-on learning is at the core …

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May 31 2019

New Men’s Ministry On Johns Island

By Bill Wolford for The Island Connection The Church of Our Saviour, located at 4416 Betsy Kerrison Pkwy., is pleased to announce the launch of a new life application men’s ministry called TEAM, Teaching, Equipping, Affirming Men for Spiritual Leadership.  As men, participants may feel the responsibilities and pressures of work, marriage, parenting, grandparenting, community …

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