Jul 10 2018

Family Fun On The Islands

By Barbara Radin Fox, LISW-CP for The Island Connection Summer is a wonderful time for family vacations on our sea islands. There are so many healthy and fun activities for children including swimming, biking, dolphin cruises, etc. Any parent or grandparent knows that vacationing with kids can require a good bit of logistics and planning …

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Jul 10 2018

Avian Conservation Center Studies South Carolina Bald Eagle Populations

By Kara Bale for The Island Connection The Avian Conservation Center, a renowned educational, conservation, and scientific organization in Charleston, has received a $10,000 Environmental Education and Stewardship Grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, the non-profit arm of Dominion Energy. The grant will fund the Lowcountry Environmental Access Program, which combines the Center’s medical, …

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Jul 09 2018

Lindsey Weser

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Volunteer dental assistant, Lindsey Weser, is a strong believer that good oral health leads to good overall health. She wants to make a difference in people’s lives by providing them information and ongoing care in order to stay healthy. This single mother of two daughters is pursuing an …

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Jun 22 2018

Men’s Health

By Barbara Radin Fox, LISW-CP for The Island Connection We at The Seabrook Island Healthcare Professionals Group hope that everyone has been feeling as well as possible this past month and are looking forward to a summer of fun. There are so many healthy activities to get involved with on our sea islands- golf, tennis, …

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Jun 21 2018

Our Lady Of Mercy Community Outreach Receives $30,000

By Traci Rhoden for The Island Connection Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach is pleased to announce it has received a $30,000 grant from Delta Dental of Missouri, which also does business in South Carolina as Delta Dental of South Carolina. The Delta Dental grant was awarded to support the Dental Services for the Uninsured: …

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Jun 20 2018

Stranded Sea Turtle On Kiawah Island

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection On May 23, a beachgoer spotted a distressed loggerhead sea turtle in a tidal pool in front of the Sanctuary Hotel. The Kiawah Island Turtle Patrol responded and then notified South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Once SCDNR arrived on the scene, they began to load the …

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Jun 19 2018

Robinson’s Football Camp Is Back

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for The Island Connection Photos courtesy of the Arizona Cardinals Edmond Robinson’s Football Camp is back for its second consecutive year, scheduled for July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Johns High School (1518 Main Road). Both boys and girls between the ages of 8-18 are …

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Jun 19 2018

Town Of Kiawah Island Appeals DHEC’s Jurisdictional Lines

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Managing Editor The TOKI regular meeting was called to order on June 5 and Mayor Weaver wasted no time in jumping to approve the previous month’s meeting minutes. Councilmember Mezzanotte had sent a couple of changes to Town Clerk, Petra Reynolds, and the minutes were unanimously approved. Mayor Weaver’s …

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Jun 19 2018

Former Town Of Kiawah Island Employees Plead Guilty

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer “Former Town of Kiawah Officials Indicted for Wire Fraud,” read the announcement from the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) on Tuesday November 14, 2017. Three days later, Tumiko Rucker, age 42, and Harrison Kenneth Gunnells, age 59, pleaded innocent to the charges associated with embezzling $200,000, …

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Jun 14 2018

Farm-to-Table Supper Celebrates Conservation

By Amber Cook  for The Island Connection On Saturday, June 30 from 6 – 9 p.m., Lowcountry Land Trust will hold its 4th annual Farm-to-Table Supper at the Ambrose family home on Wadmalaw Island. The 2018 Farm-to-Table Supper is presented by the Ambrose Family Farm and Anderson Insurance Associates. The event is designed to highlight …

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