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Sep 18 2020

Girls Rule The Skies

By Tina Peterson for The Island Connection Show up at the Johns Island Airport on any given day, and you will see a staff almost solely comprised of women. Two of the three flight instructors and the operations manager at Coastal City Flight School, located at 2700 Fort Trenholm Road, are females. Hannah Carlson and …

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Sep 17 2020

Welcome Back

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection Members of the Kiawah Island Garden Club will be following all guidelines for safety when they resume their schedule of events. The theme this year is of welcome and hope. On Sept. 18, there will be a garden tour of the Sanctuary Hotel grounds led by Mark Elingburg, …

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Sep 17 2020

Letter To The Editor: Thanks To Women Inspired Through Stories

Since many of our donors are residents of Seabrook, Women Inspired Through Stories would like to take this opportunity to thank our supporters for their generosity over the last several months. In the midst of this pandemic, our group partnered with Coastal Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund and, though emails and phone calls, …

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Sep 16 2020

Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon And 5K

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection  Runners are preparing for the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K, scheduled for Oct. 10 at Johns Island County Park. The half marathon gets underway at 8:30 a.m., while the 5K begins a half hour earlier. Pre-registration, which is required, must be …

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Sep 16 2020

Visiting Artists

By Lauren Van Liew for The Island Connection The recently-opened Ruth and Bill Baker Art Sales Gallery, located on the first floor of the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, will exhibit and offer for sale the works of the museum’s visiting artists. The Gibbes’ Visiting Artist Series highlights South Carolina artists whose work contributes …

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Sep 15 2020

Roller Coaster Road Trip

by Jackie Brooks for The Island Connection What happens when an avid birdwatcher and her photographer, who’s also a history buff, go on a 28-day road trip from Atlanta to the Oregon coast? Find out on Sept. 23 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. when the Seabrook Island Birders continue their virtual activities. Join us …

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Sep 15 2020

A Worthy Cause

Staff report for The Island Connection Lisa Giuliani of Charleston is planning to ride 300 miles and raise $2,500 during the month of September for the Children’s Cancer Research Fund in support of its sixth annual Great Cycle Challenge USA. “My 15-year-old daughter became fast friends with her classmate in kindergarten who was diagnosed with …

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Sep 14 2020

Nominations Are Open

By Alan Armstrong for The Island Connection The Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club is soliciting nominations for its annual Angel Oak Award, which recognizes a person who performs volunteer services that contribute significantly to the people or quality of life of Wadmalaw, Johns, Kiawah or Seabrook islands. The award, first presented in 2012, is named after a …

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Sep 14 2020

Pandemic Fun

By Carol Antman for The Island Connection When the term “rage cleaning” struck a chord with me, I knew I had to make a change. The timeline of this forced isolation was coming into focus. The news was dreadful. I needed a breather. Some inspiration. What were my creative friends doing to lighten things up? …

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Sep 11 2020

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: August 25, 2020

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The town of Seabrook Island hopes to recover more than $16,000 in pandemic-related expenses through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, Town Administrator Joe Cronin announced at the Seabrook Council’s Aug. 25 meeting. Cronin reviewed a number of grant requests made by the …

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