By John Reock for The Island Connection
Since 2007 Garden & Gun has successfully been speaking to a way of life that’s the soul of gracious southern living. Appealing to both men and women it captures the essence of the southern sporting life, adventurous travel, and good food and drink.
Rebecca Darwin is the creator and visionary behind Garden & Gun. With her co-founders, she is responsible for its amazing appeal and success.
G&G is a multi-platform media company, anchored by its award-winning magazine, website and digital newsletter, and the brand continues to develop under Darwin’s leadership in a number of exciting directions. Rebecca will discuss the beginnings of Garden & Gun; its important place in the lives of so many; its success and its future.
Darwin is a native South Carolinian. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she ventured to New York City where she ultimately became the first female Publisher of the New Yorker magazine. Additional roles included the Publisher of Mirabella and marketing director of Fortune. She has served as president and CEO of the National Association for Female Executives, and currently serves on the board for Spoleto Festival USA and the Institute for the Arts & Humanity at her alma mater. Her immersion in the worlds of media, fashion, advertising and business brings as understanding and grace to the world of Garden and Gun.
Garden & Gun Magazine Co-founder and CEO, Rebecca Wesson Darwin will speak at the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club on Wednesday evening, April 17 at the Seabrook Island Club. This Exchange Club meeting is open to residents of Kiawah, Seabrook and Kiawah River Estates and their guests. Reservations are required and, along with a dinner cost of $35, need to be received no later than Friday, April 12. Please provide reservations and payment to: John Reock, 1969 Marsh Oak Lane, Johns Island, SC 29455 404.820.8001.