Jun 01 2018

SEADOGS Beach Walk Raises $3,095 For Charleston Animal Society

By Mitch Pulwer for The Island Connection SEADOGS, the Seabrook Island dog and beach advocacy group, held its annual Beach Walk on April 19 on North Beach. The Beach Walk is a tradition that has helped the Seabrook Island community combine fun for dogs (and their humans) with charitable giving to worthy Charleston animal causes. …

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May 31 2018

South Carolina Legislature Holds Off On ‘Ban On Bans’

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer For The Island Connection Avani opened its doors in 2014 determined to make a difference. The Indonesia based manufacturer began making biodegradable products in response to the overwhelming problem with plastic waste. Their product line includes grocery bags, “to-go” food containers, eating utensils, cups, six pack “ring” containers, and …

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May 31 2018

For Your Health: Women’s Health

By Barbara Radin Fox for The Island Connection National Women’s Health Week, May 13-19, encouraged women to take control of their health and learn steps they can take to live healthier lifestyles. For the first installment of our new column, For Your Health, writer Barbara Radin Fox, of the Seabrook Island Health Professionals Group, focuses …

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May 31 2018

Kay Vrba

By Jennifer Meshanko for the Island Connection As a former teacher and counselor, Kay Vrba lends her vast experience in multiple volunteer roles at Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach (OLMCO). Kay spent her entire life in Illinois until two and a half years ago when she and her husband moved to Johns Island to …

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May 29 2018

Seabrook Island Artists Guild Hosts Betsy Turner

Staff Report for the Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artist Guild would like to announce that Betsy Turner will be the Artist of the Month for June, 2018. Her work will be displayed in the front hall of the Seabrook Island Lake House beginning June 2 and running through the end of the month. There …

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May 29 2018

Bell Seeks Registrar Of Deeds Office

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Patrick Bell has been one of Charleston County’s leading commercial real estate brokers for over 20 years. He won coveted Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) status awarded by the CCIM Institute, considered by many to be global standard for professional achievement in the industry. He has served …

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May 28 2018

Yoga Class Benefits Backpack Buddies

Staff Report for The Island Connection Photos provided On Saturday, April 21, Natasha Stevens held a yoga class to benefit the Seabrook Island Backpack Buddies program. Twenty-five yogis attended and raised $400 for the program, which supports local, public school children by providing weekend meals for them.   Share on FacebookEmail this pageTweet

May 24 2018

St. John’s Baseball Player Receives Scholarship

By Don Seymour for the Island Connection The Clint Seymour Play Ball Fund, a public charity headquartered on Seabrook Island, awarded its annual “Joy of the Game” scholarship award on May 11 to James Grant, a senior on the St. John’s High School baseball team. Grant will attend USC Spartanburg. The recipient of the scholarship …

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May 24 2018

Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection Get a taste of Jamaica with the kickoff of the Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series on Friday, June 1. The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission will host Ras Bonghi Reggae All Stars in the first performance of the series at James Island County Park. Gates open at …

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May 23 2018

Attention Kiawah And Seabrook Registered Voters

By Stephanie Braswell for the Island Connection The Towns of Kiawah and Seabrook will co-host a “meet the candidates” event for the two Republican primary candidates for County Council District 9 – Joe Qualey and Jenny Costa Honeycutt on Wednesday, May 30 from 1-3 p.m. at the Kiawah Island Municipal Center located at 4475 Betsy …

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