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Feb 17 2020

Prestigious Awards

By Dan Krosse for The Island Connection  Former Charleston Animal Society Board President Elizabeth Bradham presents the Humanitarian Award to International Primate Protection League Founder and President Emeritus Dr. Shirley McGreal. The Charleston Animal Society and hundreds of supporters celebrated 146 years of preventing cruelty to animals Jan. 26 at Blackbaud World Headquarters, giving away …

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Feb 14 2020

Assisting Our Neighbors

By Sheilagh Carlisle for The Island Connection While Habitat for Humanity is a national organization, Sea Island Habitat is the local affiliate and our own nonprofit. We are responsible for our own fundraising and operations, which means we get to focus all of our attention on the challenges our neighbors face right here in the …

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Feb 14 2020

Birthday Ball

By Jim Bannister for The Island Connection Building upon the success of the 2019 event, local volunteer organizers of the traditional Marine Corps Birthday Ball have set Tuesday evening Nov. 10 as the date for this year’s celebration of the Corps’ 245th anniversary. “We are delighted that the beautiful Sandcastle Community Center on Kiawah Island …

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Feb 13 2020

Exclusive Screening

By Ali Buendo for The Island Connection Freshfields Village, in partnership with the Benjamin Walls Gallery, will host a weekend-long art exhibit and exclusive pre-release screening of the award-winning film, “Kifaru” on the Village Green. The Art of Adventure: A Weekend of Art & Film at Freshfields Village, will take place Feb. 14 to Feb. …

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Feb 13 2020

A Powerhouse Quartet

By Keely Laughlin for The Island Connection Beloved Charleston-based violinist and conductor Yuriy Bekker will bring violist Michael Klotz, cellist Jason Calloway and pianist Andrew Armstrong together to form a powerhouse quartet. The four musicians will perform an exquisite chamber music concert Feb. 21 at the Church of Our Saviour on Betsy Kerrison Parkway.  The …

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Feb 12 2020

Seabrook Island Council Meeting: January 28, 2020

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer A throng of Seabrook residents greeted the Seabrook Island Town Council as Mayor John Gregg called the Jan. 28 meeting to order. The minutes of three previous meeting were approved, and appropriate nods to parliamentary observances were made. Gregg then turned to the financial report for …

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Feb 11 2020

Where Will The Kiawah Island Art And House Tour Proceeds Go?

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection Arts etc., a philanthropic organization that brings visual, performing and literary arts to schools on Johns and Wadmalaw islands, has chosen the recipients of the proceeds of the 20th annual Art and House Tour on Kiawah Island, which will be held April 3, from 1 p.m. to 5 …

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Feb 07 2020

South Carolina Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey And Great Backyard Bird Count Set For February 14-17

By David Lucas for Island Connection An adult male Baltimore oriole visits a feeder in Meggett, S.C. [photo courtesy Cherrie Sneed] The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey Feb. 14-17 in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. The state natural resources agency is interested in …

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Feb 07 2020

A Dynamic Quartet

By Keely Laughlin for The Island Connection The Georgia Guitar Quartet – Kyle Dawkins, Brian Smith, Phil Snyder and Jason Solomon – are a pioneering ensemble on the American chamber music and classical guitar scenes. They will be performing Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour on Betsy Kerrison Parkway. These …

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Feb 07 2020

Great Authors, Food And Drink

By Lori McGee for Island Connection Kate Quinn, Signe Pike, Elizabeth Berg, Mary Alice Monroe. This annual event is known for great conversations with great authors, but also for serving up equally great food and drinks.  Mary Alice Monroe’s annual Wild Dunes Resort Author Series is designed to bring readers and writers together in a …

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