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Dec 06 2019

First Steps

By Beth F. Moore for The Island Connection South Carolina First Steps, the state’s early childhood agency and a statewide nonprofit organization, has announced that Gov. Henry McMaster has designated business leader David Morley as the new chair of the South Carolina First Steps Board of Trustees. Morley, a Kiawah Island resident, will also serve …

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Dec 06 2019

Celebrating Entrepreneurship

By Sarah Miller Gelber for the Island Connection Renee Gutzwiller has moved her Island Haus Co. pop-up into Miller Gallery. We will be celebrating female entrepreneurship with a ton of holiday cheer and giveaways during the Dec. 6 Artwalk, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The first guests of the evening will receive freebies, and …

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Dec 05 2019

Kiawah Town Council Approves Contract For Town Attorney

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Town Council has approved a contract to hire Joseph Wilson IV as the town attorney, beginning in January 2020. Wilson is scheduled to be appointed to the position at the Council’s Jan. 7, 2020, meeting. He has served as the attorney for the city …

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Dec 05 2019

Grants Available From Town Of Kiawah Island

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection Given the available resources, the town of Kiawah Island supports a variety of charitable and educational organizations whose services and programs seek to benefit the Johns Island and Wadmalaw Island communities. Priority consideration is given to applicants that utilize large volunteer participation, collaborate with other organizations, leverage …

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Dec 04 2019

Town Of Seabrook Island Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 19, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer John Gregg presided over the Nov. 19 meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council, but this time as the newly elected mayor. He was joined on the dais by Council members Jeri Finke and Skip Crane, re-elected to their second and third terms, respectively, as well as …

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Dec 04 2019

Bird Watching

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection The ninth annual Sea Islands Christmas Bird Count will take place Jan. 3, 2020. The count includes Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, Wadmalaw Island and Johns Island. Count organizer Aaron Given, town of Kiawah Island wildlife biologist, is looking for Kiawah residents to participate. Aaron is looking for …

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Dec 03 2019

Half Gone

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection Eighteen months before the 2021 PGA Championship begins, 50% of its all-inclusive hospitality offerings have sold out. The 2021 PGA Championship will be contested May 17 through May 23 at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the second major hosted on the famed golf course. The …

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Dec 01 2019

Rob Bavier Grew Up On The Water

By Sharon Peck for The Island Connection Please visit the Lakehouse on Seabrook Island during the month of December to view Rob Bavier’s paintings. The Seabrook Island Artist Guild’s Artist of the Month, he will hold a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 5. Bavier grew up on the water. As the son …

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Nov 30 2019

Bishop Gadsden Dedicates Anderson Croquet Court And Pavilion

By Maggie Brown for The Island Connection Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community held a grand opening ceremony for its new Anderson Croquet Court and Pavilion Nov. 8. The ceremony got underway with remarks from Bishop Gadsden President and Chief Executive Officer Sarah Tipton and retired President/CEO Bill Trawick, as well as residents who were instrumental …

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Nov 28 2019

Still Digging

By Cathy Coleman for The Island Connection The six volunteers who comprise the Water Wellness Mission team hosted a gathering at the Seabrook Island Clubhouse Oct. 27, honoring 65 local islanders who have made generous donations for new wells. Co-program Directors Bill Britton and John Carpenter thanked the organization’s contributors and shared with them all …

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