Apr 02 2019

SEADogs Beach Walk Is April 25

Staff Report for The Island Connection SEADogs, the Seabrook Island dog and beach advocacy group, announced today that the annual Beach Walk will take place on April 25 starting at 5 p.m. on North Beach. The Beach Walk is a tradition that has helped the Seabrook Island community combine fun for dogs (and their humans) …

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Apr 01 2019

Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Welcomes Garden & Gun CEO

By John Reock for The Island Connection Since 2007 Garden & Gun has successfully been speaking to a way of life that’s the soul of gracious southern living. Appealing to both men and women it captures the essence of the southern sporting life, adventurous travel, and good food and drink. Rebecca Darwin is the creator …

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Apr 01 2019

28th Annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival

By Renee Dickenson for The Island Connection  Come enjoy a taste of Louisiana Cajun fun right here in the Lowcountry. The 28th Annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival returns to James Island County Park on Sunday, April 7 from 12–6 p.m. This ragin’ Cajun Festival features a full day of Zydeco music, authentic Cajun and Creole food, …

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Mar 29 2019

20th Annual Women Build

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Photo courtesy of Habitat for Humanity Melissa Kinloch has two kids, works one fulltime job, one part-time job and spends most of what she earns renting a place to live. A friend suggested she apply for a home through Habitat for Humanity, so she did. Kinloch …

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Mar 29 2019

General Glenn M. Walters Becomes 20th Citadel President

By Kimberly Keelor for The Island Connection Gen. Glenn M. Walters, (Ret.) USMC, a member of The Citadel Class of 1979, assumed his responsibilities as President of The Citadel in October 2018. Forty-three years ago, he reported to the college for matriculation. “I was a 128-pound skinny little thing when I got down here. When …

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Mar 28 2019

Kiawah Island Art And House Tour

By Carroll Dunn for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Art and House Tour is sponsored by Arts, etc., an organization whose philanthropic focus is to bring visual, performing and literary arts to the students on Johns and Wadmalaw Islands. Proceeds from this year’s tour which is scheduled for Friday, April 5 will support the …

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Mar 28 2019

Piccolo Spoleto Call For Submissions

Submitted by The City of Charleston for The Island Connection The 2019 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition is sponsored by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs and is open to all SC residents. Awards for the Exhibition include $100 each for Best Photography, Best Printmaking, Best Sculpture, Best Painting, and Best Drawing; Best …

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Mar 27 2019

Earth Day On Kiawah Island

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Kiawah Conservancy will be hosting its annual Earth Day Celebration on April 18 from 4-6 p.m. at the Naturally Kiawah Demonstration Garden in Night Heron Park. Protecting our species and preserving Kiawah’s habitat has been an important part of the Kiawah Conservancy’s mission for over 20 years. Through …

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Mar 27 2019

South Carolina Aquarium Finalist For National Honor

By Julia Zamrowski for The Island Connection The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that South Carolina’s South Carolina Aquarium is among the 30 finalists for the 2019 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to their communities. …

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Mar 26 2019

$53,000 For Backpack Buddies

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Todd Gerhart owns half of the Ice Cream Boat Café at Bohicket Marina, along with Kathy Gerhart. He has a knack for getting people to the docks. The hermit crab races he hosts pack the marina with guests ready to shop, visit restaurants and, of course, …

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