Tag: Support

Feb 22 2019

Letter To The Editor: Thanks For Support

All of those on Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms who contributed to Crab Bank Restoration were honored with a check presentation to Coastal Conservation League on Thursday Jan. 24.  CCL Executive Director Laura Cantral and her staff were on hand to receive a significant donation and thanked all those who identified themselves as Barrier …

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Jan 04 2019

Local Siblings Support Local Outreach

The Island Eye News Staff Report Christmas is the season of giving and one Sullivan’s Island 8-year-old certainly did that this year. With help from his big brother and the Sullivan’s Island Co-op, Tanner Volkmann raised more than $150 to provide Christmas gifts for three kids through the East Cooper Community Outreach Adopt-a-Family holiday program. …

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Oct 03 2018

Locals Support Hurricane Relief Efforts

By Mimi Wood and Katy Calloway for the Island Eye News The Town of Sullivan’s Island and the City of Isle of Palms Fire Departments are joining forces to assist in Hurricane Florence recovery efforts in North Carolina. Specifically, both Fire Departments are collecting supplies such as water, diapers and wipes, non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, …

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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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Feb 07 2018

Letter To The Editor: Support For Kelly

Dear Editor, I am supporting Wendy Kelly in the upcoming city council special election.  The election in November told us the voters wanted to “drain the swamp.”  They demanded new, fresh, bold ideas and Wendy is just the person to provide them.  She is a small business owner who has raised children on the island.  …

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Oct 27 2017

Letter To The Editor: In Support Of The Marina Referendum

Dear Editor I am writing to convey my strong support for the Isle of Palms Marina enhancement and community revitalization bond issue that will appear on the ballot this November. In doing so, I applaud the City of Isle of Palms, the mayor, council members, and citizens, who have been engaged in planning this much …

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Oct 25 2017

Isle Of Palms Mayoral Candidates

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor Just in time for the election, the Island Eye News posed the same six questions we asked council candidates to your candidates for Mayor. Jimmy Carroll and Dick Cronin are going head-to-head and if you are still undecided, the following straight shooting answers to some of the …

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May 01 2017

Mary Alice Monroe Pursues Charleston Symphony Orchestra Podium

By Amy Mercer , Island Eye News Editor Every year the Charleston Symphony Orchestra presents “The Sunset Serenade,” a free concert that’s held on the steps of the Custom House in downtown Charleston to kick off the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. The concert is sponsored by The City of Charleston and starts at sundown. This year …

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Aug 31 2016

Thanks, And Apologies From Battery Gadsden Cultural Center

Thursday evening, Aug. 18, Battery Gadsden Cultural Center sponsored a fabulous presentation by Dr. Nic Butler, resident historian for the Charleston County Public Library, covering the history of the four “pest houses” or quarantine stations that existed on Sullivan’s Island during the 18th century. The lecture was held at Battery Gadsden itself, part of the …

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Mar 01 2016

Beachlovers’ Book Club Embraces ‘After You’

Staff Report for Island Eye News “After You,” the follow up to “Me Before You”, by Jojo Moyes is the March choice for the Beachlovers’ Book Club at Poe Library on Sullivan’s Island. Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, …

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