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Sep 06 2019

Speak Up South Carolina

Staff Report for Island Connection My Sister’s House, Inc., the community’s longest operating domestic violence organization, is excited to announce its first “Speak Up South Carolina” campaign in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. Historically, My Sister’s House has hosted its Walk A Mile In Her Shoes advocacy march and annual luncheon fundraising …

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Sep 04 2019

30 Years Of Service

By Jeannie Colson for The Island Connection Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach will celebrate its 30th anniversary of service to the community with an oyster roast Sept. 21. The event will also include barbecue and sides, local beer, wine and live music, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 1684 Brownswood Road on Johns …

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Sep 04 2019

Food And Fun At Bohicket’s New Hot Spot

By Brittany Jackett For the Island Connection The salt air has a crisp, cooler feel and the sea of unfamiliar visiting faces has started to dwindle. Autumn in the Lowcountry is a local’s dream, and, to add to the beauty of a Lowcountry fall, the Salty Dog Cafe – located at Bohicket Marina Market – …

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Sep 03 2019

Carolina Youth Development Is Caring For Kids

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer There are alarming statistics associated with foster care that you don’t often hear much about. For example, according to the Carolina Youth Development Center; One in 5 kids from foster care backgrounds will be homeless by age 19. One in 4 children will have a brush …

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Aug 30 2019

NV Realty Group Hosts Local Art Reception To Benefit Local Charities

By Kathleen Radenbaugh for The Island Connection Join us September 5th, 2019 as NV Realty Group will host an art reception and exhibit of the works of local Charleston Artists, Cynthia Huston and Rick Parker, on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 from 5pm-7pm at 91 Broad Street, Suite A. All residents, art enthusiasts, and friends are …

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Aug 30 2019

2019 Alan Fleming Senior Open Clay Court State Championship Registration Opens

Staff Report for The Island Connection Registration is open until Sept. 16 for the 2019 Alan Fleming Senior Open Clay Court State Championship. Scheduled for Oct. 2 through Oct. 6 at the Seabrook Island Racquet Club, the event was named the South Carolina Adult Tennis Tournament of the Year, the result of the efforts of …

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Aug 29 2019

Master The Elements In Oil Painting At Local Gallery

By Patricia Huff for The Island Connection Fall quarter classes at the Patricia Reno Huff Gallery & Art Center will begin on Sept. 4 and continue on following Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The intermediate and advanced class will cover compositional elements that can change your paintings to express your true images for …

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Aug 28 2019

Preparing For The Worst

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The Community Emergency Response Team seems to keep a low profile on Kiawah, and it pairs well with its mantra: hoping for the best while preparing for the worst. Scott Nelson is looking to raise the group’s profile a bit. He moved to Kiawah full-time in …

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Aug 27 2019

Seabrook Island Launches Mosquito Treatment Request Tool

Staff Report for The Island Connection Residents of Seabrook Island can now inform the town electronically when they have mosquito problems that need to be addressed. The Town has launched a new mosquito treatment request tool on its website. Residents can access the treatment request form at townofseabrookisland.org/ mosquito-control.html. Residents without internet access may call …

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Aug 19 2019

Bird Walk And Free Kayak Trips At Fort Sumter And Fort Moultrie National Historical Park On August 24

By Paula Ogden-Muse for Island Connection On Saturday, August 24, 2019 the National Park Service will offer a bird walk and two kayak trips from Fort Moultrie.  The two-hour bird walk will leave at 8:00 AM from the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center and will be led by local avian expert Sarah Diaz. The area of …

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