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Mar 05 2020

Kiawah Island To Install New Tidal Station

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection At the February Town Council meeting, Council approved the purchase of a tidal station that will be installed on the outside of the pedestrian bridge on Kiawah Island Parkway. Currently, tidal data predictions for the Kiawah River Bridge are extrapolated from nearby stations in the Charleston area. …

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Mar 05 2020

Let’s Make A Deal

By Holly Fisher for The Island Connection A new organization aims to spotlight the fast-growing Charleston region as an attractive and robust market for closing business deals. Charleston Deal Alliance will connect dealmakers so they can compare notes, make new contacts and identify new business opportunities. Charleston Deal Alliance membership is open to individuals and …

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Mar 04 2020

Environmental Issues

By Stephanie Braswell Edgerton for The Island Connection The Town of Kiawah will support two significant Kiawah Conservancy projects in 2020 that were recommended by the Environmental Committee. These two projects will be an essential contribution to the community’s joint effort to address the issue of flooding and sea-level rise. Groundwater Table Research ($50,000) The …

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Mar 04 2020

Best Local Cause

By Jeannie Colson for The Island Connection Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach is a finalist for the category of Best Local Cause for the Best of Charleston 2020 awards. For over 30 years, Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach has helped those in need reach self-sufficiency on the Sea Islands and in downtown Charleston. …

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Mar 03 2020

Happy 350th Birthday, Charleston

By Susan Sully for The Island Connection The Bach Society of Charleston will present its fifth annual Bach Festival of Charleston March 5 through March 8, celebrating 350th anniversary of Charles Towne Landing with four programs featuring acclaimed vocal performers, an orchestra of period instruments, Celtic harps and organ music at downtown Charleston churches. Ricard …

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Mar 03 2020

Where The Wild Things Run

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission will host its popular annual Where the Wild Things Run 5K run and walk on March 7 at Caw Caw Interpretive Center in Ravenel. Caw Caw Interpretive Center features an abundance of wildlife. Runners and walkers will experience breathtaking views as …

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Mar 02 2020

Floral Arrangements From Your Yard

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Garden Club met at the Night Heron Park Pavilion for a demonstration of arrangements that can be made with material gathered from a yard or the woods. Louise Bennett of Rosebank Farms brought Yolanda, her talented floral designer. The two of them used branches, both …

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Mar 02 2020

Journey Is The Theme Of College Of Charleston Dance Concert

By Nandini McCauley for The Island Connection  The College of Charleston’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Journey” March 5 through March 7, a spring concert comprised of dances created entirely by students. Renovations at the campus’ Calhoun Annex, including the Chapel Theatre, required the annual concert to relocate to the Simons Center Recital …

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Feb 28 2020

The Heart Of Charleston’s Infrastructure

By Norm Powers for The Island Connection The American College Of The Building Arts will be the focus of March’s Seabrook Island Natural History Group evening program at the Lake House March 12. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., Leigh Handal, the school’s director of institutional development, will explore this nationally recognized liberal arts college dedicated to …

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Feb 28 2020

Morning Light

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The oil painting “Morning Light,” by Ignat Ignatov, depicts a sunrise, incorporating the color, harmony and mood of the morning light coming through the cloudy sky. The 30 x 40-inch painting was graciously donated by the artist to Arts, etc. to be raffled in conjunction with the Arts, …

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