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Oct 20 2017

Our Lady Of Mercy Community Outreach Celebrates Growing Community

By Hannah Finley for The Island Connection Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach will host Fall Fest 2017 Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The community is invited to come out and celebrate the season at this free event, complete with hot apple cider, pumpkin treats, caramel corn, as well as fall …

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Oct 19 2017

Kate Silvia Lectures For Seabrook Island Photo Club

Staff Report for The Island Connection Working with photographic textures has become all the “rage” in the photo editing world. Kate Silva will walk the audience through the process of choosing the images to try textures on, where to find textures on-line, how to make them, and finally, how to process the images. She will …

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Oct 19 2017

Thelma Buggs

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Lowcountry native, Thelma Buggs, moved to New York to start her career shortly after graduating from Haut Gap High School. However, she never forgot her roots and is now giving back to the community where she grew up. After graduation, Thelma relocated to upstate New York where a …

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Oct 18 2017

Seabrook Island Photography Club Presents Dieter Lantin

By Marty Cline for The Island Connection Born at the end of World War II in Germany, Dieter Lantin grew up in rural northern Germany. Following completion of High School, he left his home town to live and work in Cologne, Zuerich and Lugano, prior to emigrating to Canada at age 21. Thanks to his …

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Oct 17 2017

McLeod Plantation Hosts Sea Island Cotton Day October 21

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection Photos courtesy of wikimedia.com. McLeod Plantation Historic Site, owned by the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission, will host a Sea Island Cotton Day to educate the public on the rare crop that will be harvested at the property this fall. Planted in May at McLeod Plantation Historic …

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Oct 17 2017

#MakeItUniquelyYours Photo Contest Winner Announced

By Kristina Skalak for The Island Connection Congratulations Summer 2017 #MakeItUniquelyYours Photo Contest Winner Zack Bradley with “Sunset on Seabrook Island,” and Runner Ups Jill White with “Crabbing by the Marsh” and Shelley Vasilj with “Pathway to Paradise.” Next photo contest starts Oct. 1 and runs through Dec.31. This is your chance to show how …

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Oct 17 2017

Golf, Dinner And Baseball At Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange

By Lori Leary for The Island Connection Wednesday afternoon, October 4, 2017, forty exchange members, spouses and guests participated a fun round of golf at the Seabrook Island Club organized by Ken Kavanaugh and Coby VanDeGraaf. Following the Captain’s Scramble, the golfers met back in the Atlantic Room for cocktails, awards and dinner with fellow …

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Oct 13 2017

Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club Hosts 6th Annual Veteran’s Day Charitable Golf Event

By Alan Armstrong for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Club and the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club will be holding its sixth annual Veteran’s Day charitable golf outing on Monday, Nov. 6 to honor veterans who have served the country and raise money to support the Ralph Johnson Veteran’s Hospital and Fisher House. The event will …

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Oct 11 2017

Johns Island Farmers Market Starts Cooler Hours

By Frasier Block for The Island Connection Starting Saturday, Oct. 7, the Johns Island Farmers Market will operate from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. through the fall, winter, and spring so everyone can enjoy more of the beautiful, cooler days outside. The market runs all year long on the campus of Charleston Collegiate School, 2024 …

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Oct 06 2017

Seabrook Island Natural History Group Explores Lowcountry Prehistory

By Norman Powers for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Natural History Group’s evening program series will explore “Fossils In The Lowcountry” on Thursday, Oct. 12 with Matthew Gibson, the Charleston Museum’s Curator of Natural History. The program at Lake House begins at 7 p.m. with refreshments followed by Matthew Gibson’s presentation at 7:30. While …

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