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Nov 30 2009

Racing toward the Kiawah Island Marathon

By Sarah Latshaw, Kiawah Conservancy Taken from the October 2009 Nature Notes The 2009 Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon is quickly approaching! The 32nd running of the Marathon, hosted by Kiawah Island Golf Resort, is taking place on Saturday, December 12 at 8am. We expect over 3,000 athletes from around the country to compete in …

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Nov 30 2009

Kiawah Islanders elected to MUSC Foundation Board

At a recent Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Foundation Board meeting, William (Bill) A. Baker, Jr., of Kiawah Island and Chairman of the Board of The Baker Companies headquartered in Pleasantville, NY, was re-elected as the Board’s Vice Chair, serving with re-elected Chair of the Board, Anita Zucker. Newly elected to the board to …

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Oct 31 2009

It’s all about the lighting

Judging a photo contest is tough, so when the Seabrook Camera Club asked The Island Connection to judge their “Boats Afloat” photo contest, we searched around for some experts to help us make the tough decisions. With our offices located on Sullivan’s Island, we were able to pull from the island’s incredibly artistic community. For …

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Oct 31 2009

Seabrook candidates’ stand on the road

Staff report The Farm to Market Road, the Cross Island Expressway, the Johns Island Greenway; call it what you will, the plan to build a road across southern Johns Island connecting River Rd to Betsy Kerrison has been discussed on the islands for more than 40 years. But as the idea becomes more tenable, the …

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Oct 31 2009

The seven pirate ghosts of Capn Sams

By Sidi Limehouse Sams was his last name, not his first. Sams was not a possessive man, he never owned any land. Capn is a term of respect. Sams was a capn, not a Captain. He had no “t” in his name. He could have had that “t”, but kept it kept authority at bay. …

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Oct 31 2009

Exchange Club returns to Seabrook

On Wednesday, October 21, the Kiawah/Seabrook Exchange Club held their very first meeting in the new Island House on Seabrook Island. More than 130 Exchange Club members and their spouses attended the event, enjoying light refreshments and drinks in the Carolina Room before moving out to the wide porches to enjoy a beautiful Lowcountry late …

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Oct 31 2009

Dr. Jean visits Mt. Zion

By Sue Holloman The cafeteria at Mt Zion School was full of excitement as a large group of four, five and six year olds tried to contain themselves as they waited for a visit from Dr. Jean. They had listened to her CDs, sung along with her Silly Songs, learned how to Kiss Their Brains …

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Oct 31 2009

Cleaning for a Reason

For women undergoing cancer treatment, there are suddenly hundreds of little day-to-day activities which, after attending chemotherapy treatments, become incredibly difficult to handle. One of these is simply keeping their house in order. In response to this need, Deborah Sardone, a 26 year veteran of the residential cleaning industry, began Cleaning for a Reason. Through …

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Oct 31 2009

12th Annual Kiawah Tour of Homes

On Saturday, November 7, 2009, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra League will be hosting its 12th Annual Symphony Tour of Homes on Kiawah Island. Highlighted on this year’s Symphony House Tour will be six exquisite homes. All of them feature the finest architecture and interior design. Proceeds from the Symphony House Tour benefit the Charleston Symphony …

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Oct 31 2009

Seabrookers dominate LCTA Championship

On October 17, Seabrook Island resident Warren Kimball let his tennis team to win the LCTA 3.5 Super Senior 70 Flight Championship, earning them a berth in the Super Senior State Championships to be held at Wild Dunes on the Isle of Palms on November 5-8. And Seabrook Islander Mary Jane Zuccaro’s team will be …

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