Apr 30 2010

Jenny Sanford nominated for mother of the year award

Former first lady of South Carolina and Sullivan’s island resident Jenny Sanford has been nominated for Intentional Mother of the Year. Established three years ago to recognize one woman who exemplifies the tenets of an intentional approach to motherhood, “Intentional Mom of the Year” has named Sanford as one of five nominees. The public can …

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Apr 30 2010

Los niños bailan y cantan muy bien en Español

On April 15, the children of Sullivan’s Island Elementary celebrated their very first Spanish night with the help of their new Spanish teacher, Senora Elena Castillo. While parents enjoyed a potluck of homemade Spanish foods, the fifth grade class performed an interpretation of “a night at a restaurant” entirely in Spanish, with several traditional Spanish …

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Apr 30 2010

Wando High School receives national student council award

For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, Wando High School has been awarded a 2010 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils. Over 150 high schools were named National Councils of Excellence, but Wando is one of 131 high …

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Apr 30 2010

Boys Scout Activities

1-Pack 59 Webelos Scout Elliott Suggs receives his boy scouts epaulets and is welcomed into Troop 502 during his bridging over ceremony by Troop 502 Scoutmaster Guy Powell, Assistant Scoutmaster Pat McArthur and Scout Daniel McArthur, while Etiwan Unit Commissioner Lucille Watson looks on. 2-Pack 59 Pinewood Derby Pit Row 3-Pack 59 Blue and Gold …

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Apr 30 2010

National Junior Ranger Day at Fort Moultrie

On Saturday, May 8, 2010, Fort Moultrie will hold the fourth annual National Junior Ranger Day. Families with children ages 12 and younger are invited to come outside and play games and learn about history from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 2 p.m – 4 p.m. This program is free. Participants will learn and …

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Apr 30 2010

The Heron celebrates their one year anniversary

For its thirty-odd years on Sullivan’s Island, the Heron has gone through many changes. Most of the long-time island residents remember it as Gruber’s Wishing Well, and for a time it was The Green Heron, but throughout its switching of hands and occasional facelifts, the Heron has remained a place for islanders to walk or …

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Apr 30 2010

IOPNA takes on island police

On April 17, the Isle of Palms Neighborhood Association Board of Directors held a special picnic in recognition of the Isle of Palms Police Department, thanking them for their commitment and dedicated service to the City, its citizens and its visitors. Held in the backyard of Diane and Tom Oltorik, the evening included hearty servings …

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Apr 30 2010

Upstream art at the Island Gallery

Charles began his art career in 1970 when his mother’s water broke in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Growing up in the outdoors and embracing nature inspired a life long passion for expressing himself through art. He received his B.F.A. in 1993 at the Maryland Institute College of Art. As a …

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Apr 30 2010

Island actress recognized by Charleston International Film Festival

Rachel Jackson, daughter of Isle of Palms resident Michael Jackson and step-daughter of Rose Dreier, was recently recognized during the Charleston International Film Festival for her film, 3 Things. The film, co-written and co-produced by Jackson, is a visual mix-tape about love which follows two remarkable characters who meet each other at the precise right …

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Apr 30 2010

First wildflowers of Spring

Thanks to Sullivan’s Island resident David DeAntonio, the northern curb of Station 22 ½ will soon be covered with beautiful Black-Eyed Susans, Indian Blankets and Beach Night Primrose. David has been maintaining these wildflowers for years and intends to continue encouraging their growth for years to come, so keep your eyes open for a bevy …

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