Tag: senior

Nov 14 2018

Lowcountry Senior Games Return

By Rebecca Steele for The Island Eye News Bishop Gadsden was very proud to host this year’s second annual Lowcountry Senior Games, a celebration of being anything but retired. The Lowcountry Senior Games were led this year by Bishop Gadsden’s Wellness Manager, Comfort Richardson. The event opened with a tunnel of BG’s finest welcoming in …

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Sep 12 2018

Democrat Joe Cunningham Gains Local Support

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer Joe Cunningham is on the ballot for South Carolina’s first congressional district (SC-1). He says; “We need common sense, not chaos. We have to put people over politics, and country before party.” Cunningham prefers making himself available in person, and has been busy with “Meet & …

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Sep 04 2018

Empowering Women After Abuse

By Gregg Bragg,  Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer The third annual Hope Walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 and will kick off at 8 a.m. on the Charleston side of the Ravenel Bridge (look for the tents and banners). Victims of domestic violence will march in cathartic unity, empowering each other and the …

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Jun 07 2018

James Smith Eyes South Carolina Governor’s Seat

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for The Island Eye News James Smith wants to be the next governor of South Carolina. The Columbia, South Carolina native graduated from USC and later, the USC School of Law. No stranger to public service, he has served in the SC House of Representatives for the past 22 …

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Feb 23 2018

Letter To The Editor: Williams

Dear Editor, Many thanks to the Island Eye and Rick Reed for the two articles on Aging in Place: the Senior Village concept for Sullivan’s Island and IOP. My Plan A is to live out my days on Sullivan’s Island, but the recent weather-related episodes support my daughters’ argument that I move to higher ground-Plan …

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Feb 21 2018

Don’t Step Off Island To Treat Your Tootsies

By Mimi Wood, Senior Staff Writer for Island Eye News Finally, a day warm enough for sandals. Except…my feet. Sandals are definitely not an option. Far worse than “beach toes,” (my euphemism for a scuffed pedi during the warm months) these neglected winter dogs are flat-out gnarly. I need a pedicure, quick, before I suffer …

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Feb 09 2018

Op-Ed: Building A Village, Part II

By Rick Reed for The Island Eye News Just as no one Village is exactly like another, there are also variations of the theme. It is important to look not only at the different potentials of the “New Village” but to learn from the problems that are already being seen. The rapid explosion of Villages …

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Feb 08 2018

Inaugural Front Beach Crawl

By Mimi Wood, Senior Staff Writer for Island Eye News If the chance to win big while helping a great cause sounds appealing to you, the Isle of Palms Exchange Club has just the ticket. A $100 raffle ticket, to be exact. The purchase of which, in conjunction with the first ever IOP Front Beach …

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Jan 26 2018

Op-Ed: Building A Village, Part I

By Rick Reed for The Island Eye News With the small town feel, laid back lifestyles and many activities and needs within walking or biking distance; Sullivan’s Island has the opportunity to be what used to be connected neighborhoods and intergenerational community. Urban planning, sprawl, unfettered growth, isolation of age groups into silos (ghettos even) …

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Dec 26 2017

Boathouse Celebrates 20 Years As Local Hotspot

By Mimi Wood, Senior Staff Writer for Island Eye News Richard Stoney’s life as a restaurateur started well before 1997, when he opened the doors to The Boathouse at Breach Inlet. “My father was not happy,” Stoney recalls, “when, as a 19 year-old college sophomore, I told him I was opening a bar” in downtown …

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