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Jul 09 2010

Crusin’ for a cause

By Meredith Powell On June 26, Respite Care Ministries held their first annual benefit cruise aboard the Island Breeze, a large, two story cruising boat docked at Bohicket Marina. It was perfect weather for sailing and the cruise was completely sold out. I quickly discovered the upper deck offered the best view, a nice breeze …

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Jul 09 2010

Welcome aid from Rite Aid

By Griff Hogan, Director of Development Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services, Inc. has received a grant from The Rite Aid Foundation in support of its Wellness Center. The grant, a one-time gift in the amount of $12,000, will be used to support the organization’s dental services, prenatal and women’s health services during 2010-2011. …

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Jul 09 2010

The view from the water

By Captain Chad Hayes HOT, HOT, and HOT again. That’s the only way I can describe the weather here in the low country this June. I don’t recall this month ever being sooo hot! What in the world is July going to be like? We all cope the best we can by drinking lots of …

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Jul 09 2010

Firing up the community

Photos by Tom Kulick On July 1, the St. Johns Fire Department brought fire awareness to a whole new level of fun during their annual Fire Department Community Day in Freshfields Village. Along with the inflatable fire truck slide, hotdogs and fire simulation trailer, the St. Johns FD stepped it up a notch this year …

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Jun 23 2010

New Exchange Club leaders are “in the nose”

by Kristin Hackler The doctor’s diagnosis wasn’t good. They would all need new noses, better noses that would help them sniff out new members and new ideas; great noses that would be their nose for business and fundraising. With that, Dr. Geezer reached into his medical kit and pulled out a brand new, ruby-red nose …

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Jun 23 2010

Preparing for a strong hurricane season

On June 10, the towns of Kiawah and Seabrook Islands once again combined their disaster preparation expos in one event at Kiawah’s Sandcastle. With representatives from the municipalities, as well as storm experts and storm preparation service providers, the Disaster Prep Expo was a great, one-stop-shop to pick up everything you need to be prepared …

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Jun 23 2010

Fourth of July on Kiawah

Get ready for a fun-filled Independence Day on Kiawah Island! Kiawah Resort and Night Heron Park will be offering several activities throughout the day on Sunday, July 4, starting with a free sand sculpting contest from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the end of boardwalk #5. Prizes will be awarded for the Most Patriotic …

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Jun 23 2010

What yacht to do

by Kristin Hackler Along with the new ownership of Bohicket Marina and the arrival of Red’s Ice House, new life seems to have been breathed into this once quiet little shopping and docking center. While the restaurant has brought new business to the Marina’s many locally-owned shops, it has also inspired the introduction of something …

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Jun 23 2010

A convenient way to wellness

Tucked away in the little shop once used as a convenience store on Landfall Way just off of Seabrook Island Road is a new full-service wellness center; and by full-service, owner Mary White means “full” in every aspect of the word. From head to toe, body therapy to beneficial herbal extracts, breakfast to evening cooking …

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Jun 23 2010

Community Day with the St. Johns Fire Dept.

On Thursday, July 1, spend your pre-Independence Day weekend enjoying free hot dogs, fire trucks, an inflatable fire truck slide and tours through the St. Johns Fire Department’s Safety Smoke Trailer. Learn more about fire safety and the great firefighters in your community. The St. Johns Fire Department Community Day will take place at the …

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