Tag: Center

Feb 21 2019

Op-Ed: Battery Gadsden Cultural Center Receives Special Donation

By Mike Walsh for The Island Eye News Battery Gadsden Cultural Center recently received a very special contribution, because it was in honor of a very special individual. Carol and Ed Willingham of Raleigh, N.C., gave a generous donation to honor the memory of Carol’s late father, Charlie Connor, who spent part of his time …

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Oct 29 2018

Battery Gadsden Cultural Center & The National Park Service Present “Moultrieville’s Doughboys”

By Susan Middaugh for the Island Eye News Marina Conner of the National Park Service is the guest speaker for the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center’s November program, on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium.  Conner is excited to present her research on Sullivan’s Island participation in the Great …

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Sep 03 2018

Get Healthy

By Norma Jean Page for The Island Eye News The City of Isle of Palms, East Cooper Medical Center and HealthLinks Magazine have teamed up to provide wellness resources to island residents, City’s employees and residents living in East Cooper area. This year’s Isle of Palms Community Wellness Fair will be held on Friday, Sept. …

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Aug 31 2018

Tales Of Sullivan’s Island Past

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News What was the government of Sullivan’s Island like before we had a Town Council and Mayor? When was Sullivan’s Island forced to prepare for a nuclear missile attack? Where did islanders go to enjoy an evening of roller skating? How did the IOP connector almost not get …

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Jul 10 2018

Avian Conservation Center Studies South Carolina Bald Eagle Populations

By Kara Bale for The Island Eye News The Avian Conservation Center, a renowned educational, conservation, and scientific organization in Charleston, has received a $10,000 Environmental Education and Stewardship Grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, the non-profit arm of Dominion Energy. The grant will fund the Lowcountry Environmental Access Program, which combines the Center’s …

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May 22 2018

2nd Annual Maritime Expo At Battery Gadsden

By Rick Reed for The Island Eye News Photos by Jason Ogden On June 9, the Battery Gadsden Cultural Center will host a daylong Wooden Boat Exhibition at the BGCC Grounds and Maritime Museum Exposition on the National Park Service’s Coast Guard Station Grounds. The Battery Gadsden Cultural Center, the National Park Service at Fort …

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Apr 04 2018

Training For The Bridge Run? Don’t Mess It All Up On Race Day!

By Meredith Nelson, M.Ed for The Island Eye News If you are planning to run the 2018 Cooper River Bridge Run, I know you and 39,999 other people will have a blast. It’s always a fun time, for not only the seasoned competitive runners, but also those who are there, some in costume, for the …

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Mar 23 2018

Front Beach Fest 2018

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Photos courtesy of IOP Rec Center On Saturday, March 3 Isle of Palms hosted its annual Front Beach Festival. The family friendly event featured live music by The Tams and the Holiday Band, as well as jugglers, facepainters, balloon artists and local vendors and games. The weather cooperated …

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Mar 06 2018

Charleston’s Maritime Law

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Maritime Lawyer and Sullivan’s Island resident, S. Scott Bluestein, Esquire, is the invited speaker on Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m., at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center Auditorium, 1214 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island. Charleston developed from a colonial seaport town in 1670 into a wealthy city by …

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Mar 01 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: March 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in the first ever Isle of Palms Citizen Forums held on Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 at the Recreation Center. I am thrilled with the response from our citizens; over 200 people came to share their concerns and hopes for the beautiful island we are blessed to …

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