Jul 09 2010

Johns Island Council

Proposed tree maintenance along Betsy Kerrison, Bohicket and River Roads Joel Evans and Sally Brooks from the Charleston County Planning Commission gave a brief follow up presentation on the issue of tree maintenance along Johns’ Island’s major roads. After inspecting the 33 trees slated for maintenance by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SC DOT), …

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Jul 09 2010

“Hands Across the Sand”

BY MARILYN BLIZARD Kiawah Island’s Sandcastle Beach found 35 local residents and visitors from near and far came for a “Hands Across the Sand” event despite the promised heat index of 107 degrees. The heat didn’t stop this meaningful demonstration of caring to be held by over two dozen people, though others who had planned …

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Jul 09 2010

Summer Lunch

PROVIDED BY CHARLESTON PARKS AND RECREATION In a joint effort with the Charleston County School District, Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission provides meals to all children 18 years old or younger without charge through the Summer Food Service Program. The Summer Food Service Program was established in 1975 to ensure that low-income children continue …

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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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