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Save the Date - November 27, 2014

Posted in: Thursday





World Affairs Council of Charleston
On Wednesday, Dec. 3, Dr. C. Christine Fair of Georgetown University will speak beginning at 6 pm, social hour at 5:15 pm. Her topic will be “The Role of Pakistan in the Context of the December 31st U.S. withdrawal of Combat personnel from Afghanistan.” Questions and answers will follow. The location is the Citadel Alumni Center at 69 Hagood Avenue, right across from the stadium. Admission is open to members. One can join online at waccharleston.org or at the meeting. Guests can attend once per year for a $20 fee. Come and be enlightened. You will meet interesting people.
TGIFF
Thank Goodness It’s First Friday, an informal social gathering of Daniel Island residents, will be on Dec. 5 at Daniel’s Landing Clubhouse 6:30- 9 pm. Come start the holiday season with a wonderful celebration and meet new neighbors and old friends. Bring an unwrapped new toy to support the Marine’s Toys for Tots Drive! Don’t forget to bring a hors d’ oeuvre to share and your favorite beverage. Great food, great fun. Our hosts will be Dan and Trish McGee. Questions? Call Walter and Barbara Jenner 216-2573.
Nighttime Holiday Festival on DI
The Annual Holiday Festival on Daniel Island will be held on Sat., Dec. 6, 4 – 9 pm at the Family Circle Tennis Center & Stadium.  The Andrew Thielen Big Band Orchestra will perform at the Family Circle Stadium as the headline entertainment for the event. Shopping, kids activities, adult activities and performances by the Daniel Island School Elementary chorus and by the string ensemble, by musician Claire Conway and by dancers from Peace, Love, Hip Hop. Rain date is Sunday, Dec. 7, 1-6 pm. Visit www.dicommunity.org and the Daniel Island Property Owners Association Facebook page for Holiday Festival event updates.
Facts of Franchise Ownership
This free seminar will be held on Tues., Dec. 9, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Berkley County Library on Daniel Island, 2301 Daniel Island Drive. Hosted by Charleston Coastal SCORE Chapter and FranNet of Charleston, the seminar will provide facts on franchise business ownership. Are you in a career transition?  Limited opportunities in Charleston? Are you aware of the benefits of franchise business ownership? Topics include the investment, pro’s and con’s, high growth trends, risks and misperceptions, accounting and financial advice by Elliott Davis CPA, and how to research franchise ownership. Register at https://franchiseownershipfacts.eventbrite.com. For more information contact:  Cathey Petkash, 678-644-3868, cpetkash@frannet.com.
Toys for Tots Drop Off
Blue Poppy is a Toys for Tots drop off location through Dec. 13. They are offering 15% off one full priced item for all customers who bring in new unwrapped toys.
Are Your a Writer, Author or Simply Love the Written Word?
Writer’s group starting on Daniel Island. If you are interested in learning more or joining, please contact Crystal at crystalklimaviczwrites@gmail.com. All genres welcome, just bring your enthusiasm and the interest to write, participate and share. First meeting will be on Monday, Dec. 15.
The Daniel Island Flying Club
The next meeting is Tues., Dec. 16 at 7 pm at the Daniel Island Library. The mission of the club is to foster camaraderie and friendship among like-minded people who have a common interest for aviation. Anyone is welcome to join - you do not have to be a licensed pilot. More information at www.danielislandflyingclub.com or contact Jim Chalupsky, at 843-312-2131.
DI Chanukah Celebration
The third annual public celebration of the Jewish Holiday of Chanukah on Daniel Island will take place on Sat., Dec. 20, 4-5:30pm at the entrance gate of the Family Circle Tennis Center. This event will provide education and awareness about the Jewish Holiday of Chanukah for adults and children of the Daniel Island community by hosting an enjoyable Chanukah celebration and Menorah lighting ceremony. Traditional Chanukah food and beverage will be served at the event along with traditional Jewish games. Entertainment will be provided by Braeden Kershner of Black Tie Music Academy. The Menorah lighting ceremony will take place at approximately 5:15pm. The event is free and open to the entire Daniel Island Community and persons of all faiths are welcome to attend. Volunteers are needed to help with this event. Please contact Fred Danziger, Chairman at 516-524-2208, email fziger@homesc.com.
Daniel Island Wyldlife
Each Monday from 7 to 8 pm, 40 to 60 kids gather at the Brookes' house (1712 Doldridge Street) for a night of fun! Wyldlife is for any and all middle school students on Daniel Island. It's a great night of games, music, and much more. For more information email Tracey Lengyel at tlengyel91@gmail.com.
BENG
“Business Executive Networking Group” meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Berkley County Library on DI, 5 to 6:30pm. BENG (www.thebeng.org) is a multidiscipline networking group for mid to senior level executive professionals who are seeking a new career.  Contact Cathey Petkash, cpetkash@frannet.com. You may register for the meeting @ http://bengcharleston.eventbrite.com.
WOMEN OF FAITH
Daniel Island ladies of all denominations gather Wednesday mornings at 9 am for an hour of prayer and sharing. Call Joan Vitalo, 884-1484, or Kay Uhler, 971-1445, for details.

Women’s Island Network (WIN)
Join a great group of professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45pm – 1pm.  The focus is on helping women be more successful by supporting each other in their respective businesses, and referring to each other at every opportunity. Contact Sheila Underwood for more information by calling 843.849.3820 or email Sheila.underwood@suntrust.com. RSVP is required.
TOASTMASTERS
Toastmasters of Daniel Island meet on the first and third Friday of every month, from 12pm to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr.  DI Toastmasters offer an opportunity to become better speakers, to remain fresh in our communication skills and to learn something new every time. Public speaking is rated the #1 fear people have, but at DIToastmasters we have fun and provide a mutually supportive feedback which in turn fosters self-confidence and personal growth. Everyone is welcome.  For more information please contact claire@eduave.com or  Brian Richards(843) 884-5987.
AA meetings on DI
Daily M-F 8 am Tue. 7pm, Fri 7pm at Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr.; Sat. 8 pm at Holy Cross Church, 299 Seven Farms Dr.
NEW! Daniel Island Exchange Club  
Join the Daniel Island Exchange Club on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Laura Alberts from 4:30 to 5:30 pm for networking, civic program development, and community connections. The club will focus on Family, Community and Country, bringing together Daniel Island individuals, businesses, and families to do some amazing things for our island.  Guests are welcome to attend for free. Want to learn more? Contact Kristin Power at kpower@lor4kids.org.
Walk With Me
Every Monday at 10 am. The weekly meeting location will be posted on the POA Facebook page and POA website.
Mom’s Playdate
Join other Moms for monthly playdates at the Pirate Cove playground by Smythe Park. Bring your babies, pre-toddlers, and toddlers for some playtime and Mom time. Playdates are every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10am, weather permitting. Contact Marie Corbin or Erica Elmenhurst for more details, or just show up. (Marie: 843.729.1924 mariefw@gmail.com and Erica: 562.972.3300 ericaelmenhurst@gmail.com.


Save the Date - November 20, 2014

Posted in: Thursday




Daniel Island Blessing
& Thanksgiving Service
The Daniel Island Blessing and Thanksgiving service returns this year on Nov. 20, 7 pm at Bishop England Performing Arts Center.
DI Chanukah Celebration
The third annual public celebration of the Jewish Holiday of Chanukah on Daniel Island will take place on Sat., Dec. 20, 4-5:30pm at the entrance gate of the Family Circle Tennis Center. This event will provide education and awareness about the Jewish Holiday of Chanukah for adults and children of the Daniel Island community by hosting an enjoyable Chanukah celebration and Menorah lighting ceremony. Traditional Chanukah food and beverage will be served at the event along with traditional Jewish games. Entertainment will be provided by Braeden Kershner of Black Tie Music Academy. The Menorah lighting ceremony will take place at approximately 5:15pm. The event is free and open to the entire Daniel Island Community and persons of all faiths are welcome to attend. Volunteers are needed to help with this event. Please contact Fred Danziger, Chairman at 516-524-2208, email fziger@homesc.com.
Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club
The next monthly meeting will be Nov. 25, 7 pm at the Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Drive. Besides members trading fishing stories the featured speaker will be Tommy Braswell, Outdoors Reporter with the Charleston Post & Courier. Visitors and guests are encouraged and welcome to attend.
World Affairs Council of Charleston
On Wednesday, Dec. 3, Dr. C. Christine Fair of Georgetown University will speak beginning at 6 pm, social hour at 5:15 p.m. Her topic will be “The Role of Pakistan in the Context of the December 31st U.S. withdrawal of Combat personnel from Afghanistan.” Questions and answers will follow. The location is the Citadel Alumni Center at 69 Hagood Avenue, right across from the stadium. Admission is open to members. One can join online at waccharleston.org or at the meeting. Guests can attend once per year for a $20 fee. Come and be enlightened. You will meet interesting people.
2014 “Nighttime” Holiday Festival on Daniel Island
The Annual Holiday Festival on Daniel Island will be held on Sat., Dec. 6, 4 – 9 pm at the Family Circle Tennis Center & Stadium.  The Andrew Thielen Big Band Orchestra will perform at the Family Circle Stadium as the headline entertainment for the event. Shopping, kids activities, adult activities and performances by the Daniel Island School Elementary chorus and by the string ensemble, by musician Claire Conway and by dancers from Peace, Love, Hip Hop. Rain date is Sunday, Dec. 7, 1-6 pm. Visit www.dicommunity.org and the Daniel Island Property Owners Association Facebook page for Holiday Festival event updates.
TGIFF
Thank Goodness It’s First Friday, an informal social gathering of Daniel Island residents, will be on Dec. 5 at Daniel’s Landing Clubhouse 6:30- 9 pm. Come start the holiday season with a wonderful celebration and meet new neighbors and old friends. Bring an unwrapped new toy to support the Marine’s Toys for Tots Drive! Don’t forget to bring a hors d’ oeuvre to share and your favorite beverage. Great food, great fun. Our hosts will be Dan and Trish McGee. Questions? Call Walter and Barbara Jenner 216-2573.
Facts of Franchise Ownership - Career Direction for you?
This free seminar will be held on Tues., Dec. 9, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Berkley County Library on Daniel Island, 2301 Daniel Island Drive. Hosted by Charleston Coastal SCORE Chapter and FranNet of Charleston, the seminar will provide facts on franchise business ownership. Are you in a career transition?  Limited opportunities in Charleston? Are you aware of the benefits of franchise business ownership? Topics include the investment, pro’s and con’s, high growth trends, risks and misperceptions, accounting and financial advice by Elliott Davis CPA, and how to research franchise ownership. Register at https://franchiseownershipfacts.eventbrite.com. For more information contact:  Cathey Petkash, 678-644-3868, cpetkash@frannet.com.
Are Your a Writer, Author or Simply Love the Written Word?
Writer’s group starting on Daniel Island. If you are interested in learning more or joining, please contact Crystal at crystalklimaviczwrites@gmail.com. All genres welcome, just bring your enthusiasm and the interest to write, participate and share. First meeting will be on Monday, Dec. 15.
The Daniel Island Flying Club
The next meeting is Tues., Dec. 16 at 7 pm at the Daniel Island Library. The mission of the club is to foster camaraderie and friendship among like-minded people who have a common interest for aviation. Anyone is welcome to join - you do not have to be a licensed pilot. More information at www.danielislandflyingclub.com or contact Jim Chalupsky, at 843-312-2131.
Daniel Island Wyldlife
Each Monday from 7 to 8 pm, 40 to 60 kids gather at the Brookes' house (1712 Doldridge Street) for a night of fun! Wyldlife is for any and all middle school students on Daniel Island. It's a great night of games, music, and much more. For more information email Tracey Lengyel at tlengyel91@gmail.com.
BENG
“Business Executive Networking Group” meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Berkley County Library on DI, 5 to 6:30pm. BENG (www.thebeng.org) is a multidiscipline networking group for mid to senior level executive professionals who are seeking a new career.  Contact Cathey Petkash, cpetkash@frannet.com. You may register for the meeting @ http://bengcharleston.eventbrite.com.
WOMEN OF FAITH
Daniel Island ladies of all denominations gather Wednesday mornings at 9 am for an hour of prayer and sharing. Call Joan Vitalo, 884-1484, or Kay Uhler, 971-1445, for details.
Women’s Island Network (WIN)
Join a great group of professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45pm – 1pm.  The focus is on helping women be more successful by supporting each other in their respective businesses, and referring to each other at every opportunity. Contact Sheila Underwood for more information by calling 843.849.3820 or email Sheila.underwood@suntrust.com. RSVP is required.
TOASTMASTERS
Toastmasters of Daniel Island meet on the first and third Friday of every month, from 12pm to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr.  DI Toastmasters offer an opportunity to become better speakers, to remain fresh in our communication skills and to learn something new every time. Public speaking is rated the #1 fear people have, but at DIToastmasters we have fun and provide a mutually supportive feedback which in turn fosters self-confidence and personal growth. Everyone is welcome.  For more information please contact claire@eduave.com or  Brian Richards(843) 884-5987.
AA meetings on DI
Daily M-F 8 am Tue. 7pm, Fri 7pm at Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr.; Sat. 8 pm at Holy Cross Church, 299 Seven Farms Dr.
NEW! Daniel Island Exchange Club  
Join the Daniel Island Exchange Club on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Laura Alberts from 4:30 to 5:30 pm for networking, civic program development, and community connections. The club will focus on Family, Community and Country, bringing together Daniel Island individuals, businesses, and families to do some amazing things for our island.  Guests are welcome to attend for free. Want to learn more? Contact Kristin Power at kpower@lor4kids.org.
Walk With Me
Every Monday at 10 am. The weekly meeting location will be posted on the POA Facebook page and POA website.
Mom’s Playdate
Join other Moms for monthly playdates at the Pirate Cove playground by Smythe Park. Bring your babies, pre-toddlers, and toddlers for some playtime and Mom time. Playdates are every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10am, weather permitting. Contact Marie Corbin or Erica Elmenhurst for more details, or just show up. (Marie: 843.729.1924 mariefw@gmail.com and Erica: 562.972.3300 ericaelmenhurst@gmail.com.


Save the Date - November 13, 2014

Posted in: Thursday





GLO FOR IT 5K
Come glow the night away on Thurs., Nov. 13, at the first annual “Glo For It” 5K Night Run and Food Drive benefiting the ECCO Food Pantry. This event is for all ages, walkers and runners! To register, visit www.dicommunity.org. For additional information, please call the POA office at 971-9200.
SCORE Social Networking Event
The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) is a national non-profit organization, sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA), of volunteer business professionals who provide free and confidential counseling and mentoring to entrepreneurs who are interested in launching a new business. The SCORE Coastal Chapter is hosting a social networking event at The Islander on 160 Fairchild Street, Daniel Island, on Nov. 13, 5 - 8 pm. Register tor this free event at www.coastal.score.org or contact Dr. Jim Wasson at jimwasson58@aol.com.
WIN, Wine & Wares, Sip and Shop
DI Women’s Island Network presents this fall event on Thurs., Nov. 13, 5:30 to 8:30 pm at Talison Row Clubhouse, 480 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island. Jewelry, home goods, make up, healthy living, gifts…Light hors d’ oeuvres.  Beer & Wine provided. Please RSVP to: Elizabeth@fisherrecycling.com
WONDER WORKS 4th ANNUAL HOLIDAY
ELFSTRAVAGANZA
The 4th Annual Holiday Elfstravaganza, is set for Saturday, Nov. 15 from 9 am to 2 pm at Wonder Works in West Ashley, located in the St. Andrews Shopping Center at 975 Savannah Hwy. This year’s Elfstravaganza has gone Frozen with tons of free Frozen-themed activities, surprises and the hottest toys of the holiday season.
De-Stress the Holiday Mess
Presented by Lush Vitality on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 10:30 am - 12 pm at Daniel Island Hip Hop (Peace Love Hip Hop), 865 Island Park Drive, Daniel Island. This FREE event offers information to not gain weight, not get sick, not want to cut Santa off in the parking lot. For more information go to: facebook.com/lushvitality or lushvitality.com.
The American Revolution:
What Happened In Our Backyard?
Join the Daniel Island Historical Society on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island as Michael Coker, the assistant director of the Old Exchange Building, shares stories about the area east of the Cooper River during the American Revolution. Learn about the men who were held as prisoners at Hobcaw, the 2nd Battle of Fort Moultrie and how the war affected the lives of the Patriots and Loyalists who were living in the Wando region. Plus discover the roles these colonists played in the fight for Independence! All are welcome and no RSVP is required.
Daniel Island Community Speakers Series
On Wed., Nov. 19, Air Force Colonel Jeffrey DeVore, Commanding Officer of Joint Base Charleston, will speak about the activities and future of this important segment of the Charleston economy, history, and culture. The event is at the Daniel Island Club, in the ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 pm; the program starts at 7 pm. Business casual attire is appropriate. To register to attend, please send an email to dispeakersseries@hotmail.com with the number of people attending, your name(s), and a contact phone number. People attending are invited, if they care to, to bring a gift toy for a child. We will have a collection station and deliver all toys to the local Toys For Tots program. This program, now in its third year, is sponsored jointly For more information or questions, please contact Mary Wessner at the same email: dispeakersseries@hotmail.com.  
Daniel Island Blessing
& Thanksgiving Service
The Daniel Island Blessing and Thanksgiving service returns this year on Nov. 20, 7 pm at Bishop England Performing Arts Center.
DI Chanukah Celebration
The third annual public celebration of the Jewish Holiday of Chanukah on Daniel Island will take place on Sat., Dec. 20, 4-5:30pm at the entrance gate of the Family Circle Tennis Center. This event will provide education and awareness about the Jewish Holiday of Chanukah for adults and children of the Daniel Island community by hosting an enjoyable Chanukah celebration and Menorah lighting ceremony. Traditional Chanukah food and beverage will be served at the event along with traditional Jewish games. Entertainment will be provided by Braeden Kershner of Black Tie Music Academy. The Menorah lighting ceremony will take place at approximately 5:15pm. The event is free and open to the entire Daniel Island Community and persons of all faiths are welcome to attend. Volunteers are needed to help with this event. Please contact Fred Danziger, Chairman at 516-524-2208, email fziger@homesc.com.
Daniel Island Wyldlife
Each Monday from 7 to 8 pm, 40 to 60 kids gather at the Brookes' house (1712 Doldridge Street) for a night of fun! Wyldlife is for any and all middle school students on Daniel Island. It's a great night of games, music, and much more. For more information email Tracey Lengyel at tlengyel91@gmail.com.
BENG
“Business Executive Networking Group” meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Berkley County Library on DI, 5 to 6:30pm. BENG (www.thebeng.org) is a multidiscipline networking group for mid to senior level executive professionals who are seeking a new career.  Contact Cathey Petkash, cpetkash@frannet.com. You may register for the meeting @ http://bengcharleston.eventbrite.com.
WOMEN OF FAITH
Daniel Island ladies of all denominations gather Wednesday mornings at 9 am for an hour of prayer and sharing. Call Joan Vitalo, 884-1484, or Kay Uhler, 971-1445, for details.
Women’s Island Network (WIN)
Join a great group of professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45pm – 1pm.  The focus is on helping women be more successful by supporting each other in their respective businesses, and referring to each other at every opportunity. Contact Sheila Underwood for more information by calling 843.849.3820 or email Sheila.underwood@suntrust.com. RSVP is required.
TOASTMASTERS
Toastmasters of Daniel Island meet on the first and third Friday of every month, from 12pm to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr.  DI Toastmasters offer an opportunity to become better speakers, to remain fresh in our communication skills and to learn something new every time. Public speaking is rated the #1 fear people have, but at DIToastmasters we have fun and provide a mutually supportive feedback which in turn fosters self-confidence and personal growth. Everyone is welcome.  For more information please contact claire@eduave.com or  Brian Richards(843) 884-5987.
AA meetings on DI
Daily M-F 8 am Tue. 7pm, Fri 7pm at Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr.; Sat. 8 pm at Holy Cross Church, 299 Seven Farms Dr.
NEW! Daniel Island Exchange Club  
Join the Daniel Island Exchange Club on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Laura Alberts from 4:30 to 5:30 pm for networking, civic program development, and community connections. The club will focus on Family, Community and Country, bringing together Daniel Island individuals, businesses, and families to do some amazing things for our island.  Guests are welcome to attend for free. Want to learn more? Contact Kristin Power at kpower@lor4kids.org.
Walk With Me
Every Monday at 10 am. The weekly meeting location will be posted on the POA Facebook page and POA website.
Mom’s Playdate
Join other Moms for monthly playdates at the Pirate Cove playground by Smythe Park. Bring your babies, pre-toddlers, and toddlers for some playtime and Mom time. Playdates are every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10am, weather permitting. Contact Marie Corbin or Erica Elmenhurst for more details, or just show up. (Marie: 843.729.1924 mariefw@gmail.com and Erica: 562.972.3300 ericaelmenhurst@gmail.com.


Save the Date - November 6, 2014

Posted in: Thursday




Daniel Island Flying Club
The DI Flying Club will be holding its next meeting Thur. Nov. 6 at 7 pm at the Daniel Island Library. The mission of the club is to foster camaraderie and friendship among like-minded people who share a common interest in aviation. Anyone is welcome to join - you do not have to be a licensed pilot. More information can be found at www.danielislandflyingclub.com or by contacting the club’s organizer, Jim Chalupsky, at 843-312-2131.
TGIFF
Thank Goodness It’s First Friday, an informal social gathering of Daniel Island residents, will be on Friday, Nov. 7 at Daniel’s Landing Clubhouse, 6:30- 9 pm. Bring an hors d’ oeuvre to share and your favorite beverage. Our hosts will be Kathy and Paul Bannister. Questions? Call Walter and Barbara Jenner 216-2573.
St. Clare of Assisi Building Fund Golf Outing
To help raise money to build a new church on Daniel Island, St. Clare of Assisi will host a Golf Outing & Reception on Tues., Nov. 11. Golf start time is 10:30 am and the Reception/Auction (open to golfers and non-golfers) will begin at 5 pm.  For more information, please contact Marty Hicks at marty@hammondhicks.com.
Decorating for the Holidays!
Join the Daniel Island Garden Club from 1 to 2 pm on Wed., Nov. 12 for a special presentation on “Decorating for the Holidays,” by guest speaker Joan McDonald, Garden Blogger and Charleston Magazine Garden Editor. The program, to be held at Providence Baptist Church on Daniel Island, will feature tips on how to successfully plant a containers garden. Favorite recipes will also be shared. All are welcome. For more information, visit the Daniel Island Garden Club’s website at www.digardenclub.com or email Stacey Lemcke at slemcke@homesc.com.
The American Revolution:
What Happened In Our Backyard?
Join the Daniel Island Historical Society on Tuesday, Nov, 18, 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island as Michael Coker, the assistant director of the Old Exchange Building, shares stories about the area east of the Cooper River during the American Revolution. Learn about the men who were held as prisoners at Hobcaw, the 2nd Battle of Fort Moultrie and how the war affected the lives of the Patriots and Loyalists who were living in the Wando region. Plus discover the roles these colonists played in the fight for Independence! All are welcome and no RSVP is required.
Totally Fit- Monthly Meet Up
Totally Fit connects, educates, and inspires - spirit, soul, and body! They meet the 2nd Wed. of every month from 12-1pm. Join them Nov. 12 at Blend Juice Bar, 320 W Coleman Blvd, as they address women’s health issues from a smoothie and juice perspective. For more information visit www.totallyfit.org or call Linda Howard 843-364-1506.
GLO FOR IT 5K
Come glow the night away on Thursday, November 13, at the first annual “Glo For It” 5K Night Run and Food Drive benefiting the ECCO Food Pantry. This event is for all ages, walkers and runners! Sponsored by the Daniel Island Property Owners Association, it will take place on Daniel Islands’ very own trail system. Kids are $15 and adults are $20 (prices increase on the day of the race). To register, visit www.dicommunity.org. For additional information, please call the POA office at 971-9200.
Daniel Island Blessing & Thanksgiving Service
The Daniel Island Blessing and Thanksgiving service was held annually each November from 1997 to 2008. After a several year absence, it returns this year on Nov. 20, 7 pm at Bishop England Performing Arts Center.
DI Chanukah Celebration
The third annual public celebration of the Jewish Holiday of Chanukah on Daniel Island will take place on Sat., Dec. 20, 4-5:30pm at the entrance gate of the Family Circle Tennis Center. This event will provide education and awareness about the Jewish Holiday of Chanukah for adults and children of the Daniel Island community by hosting an enjoyable Chanukah celebration and Menorah lighting ceremony. Traditional Chanukah food and beverage will be served at the event along with traditional Jewish games. Entertainment will be provided by Braeden Kershner of Black Tie Music Academy. The Menorah lighting ceremony will take place at approximately 5:15pm. The event is free and open to the entire Daniel Island Community and persons of all faiths are welcome to attend. Volunteers are needed to help with this event. Please contact Fred Danziger, Chairman at 516-524-2208, email fziger@homesc.com.
Daniel Island Wyldlife
Each Monday from 7 to 8 pm, 40 to 60 kids gather at the Brookes' house (1712 Doldridge Street) for a night of fun! Wyldlife is for any and all middle school students on Daniel Island. It's a great night of games, music, and much more. For more information email Tracey Lengyel at tlengyel91@gmail.com.
BENG
“Business Executive Networking Group” meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Berkley County Library on DI, 5 to 6:30pm. BENG (www.thebeng.org) is a multidiscipline networking group for mid to senior level executive professionals who are seeking a new career.  Contact Cathey Petkash, cpetkash@frannet.com. You may register for the meeting @ http://bengcharleston.eventbrite.com.
WOMEN OF FAITH
Daniel Island ladies of all denominations gather Wednesday mornings at 9 am for an hour of prayer and sharing. Call Joan Vitalo, 884-1484, or Kay Uhler, 971-1445, for details.
Women’s Island Network (WIN)
Join a great group of professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45pm – 1pm.  The focus is on helping women be more successful by supporting each other in their respective businesses, and referring to each other at every opportunity. Contact Sheila Underwood for more information by calling 843.849.3820 or email Sheila.underwood@suntrust.com. RSVP is required.
TOASTMASTERS
Toastmasters of Daniel Island meet on the first and third Friday of every month, from 12pm to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr.  DI Toastmasters offer an opportunity to become better speakers, to remain fresh in our communication skills and to learn something new every time. Public speaking is rated the #1 fear people have, but at DIToastmasters we have fun and provide a mutually supportive feedback which in turn fosters self-confidence and personal growth. Everyone is welcome.  For more information please contact claire@eduave.com or  Brian Richards(843) 884-5987.
AA meetings on DI
Daily M-F 8 am Tue. 7pm, Fri 7pm at Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr.; Sat. 8 pm at Holy Cross Church, 299 Seven Farms Dr.
NEW! Daniel Island Exchange Club  
Join the Daniel Island Exchange Club on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Laura Alberts from 4:30 to 5:30 pm for networking, civic program development, and community connections. The club will focus on Family, Community and Country, bringing together Daniel Island individuals, businesses, and families to do some amazing things for our island.  Guests are welcome to attend for free. Want to learn more? Contact Kristin Power at kpower@lor4kids.org.
Walk With Me
Every Tuesday at 10 am. The weekly meeting location will be posted on the POA Facebook page and POA website.
SCORE Social Networking Event
The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) is a national non-profit organization, sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA), of volunteer business professionals who provide free and confidential counseling and mentoring to entrepreneurs who are interested in launching a new business. The SCORE Coastal Chapter is hosting a social networking event at The Islander on 160 Fairchild Street, Daniel Island, on November 13th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. We invite those interested in joining SCORE to get to know our members and become familiar with the free services that we provide to small businesses to grow our local economy. You may register tor this free event at www.coastal.score.org or contact Dr. Jim Wasson at jimwasson58@aol.com for more information.
Mom’s Playdate
Join other Moms for monthly playdates at the Pirate Cove playground by Smythe Park. Bring your babies, pre-toddlers, and toddlers for some playtime and Mom time. Playdates are every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10am, weather permitting. Contact Marie Corbin or Erica Elmenhurst for more details, or just show up. (Marie: 843.729.1924 mariefw@gmail.com and Erica: 562.972.3300 ericaelmenhurst@gmail.com).


Save the Date - October 30, 2014

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Trick or Treat at Summit Place
Summit Place of Daniel Island will be receiving Trick or Treaters from 6 – 7:30 pm on Halloween Night, Friday, October 31.  The residents of Summit Place look forward to seeing the children dressed in their Halloween Costumes. Please stop by to say hello and receive your treat!
PARK DAY
Daniel Island's popular annual fall festival, Park Day, will return to the City of Charleston's Governors Park, located on Seven Farms Drive in the heart of Daniel Island, on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 11 am to 4 pm. A fall tradition in the Lowcountry, Park Day offers outdoor family fun and entertainment for all ages and showcases and supports a diverse range of local charitable organizations.
East Cooper Meals Oyster Roast   
The Oyster Roast will be held Sunday, November 2, at 2 pm at Gold Bug Island. The afternoon features all-you-can-eat, steamed oysters from Noisy Oyster, an oyster shucking contest, a fun-filled chili throwdown featuring Mount Pleasant, Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island Fire Departments, live music, and much more. In addition to delicious oysters, enjoy plenty of beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages. Don’t forget to bring a chair. Tickets are $30 for adults, $10 for children age 6 – 12, children under six are free. Order tickets online at www.ecmow.org/oyster-roast or by phone at 843-881-9350.
World Affairs Council
The World Affairs Council of Charleston will present its second speaker of the season on Monday, November 3, at 6 pm at the Citadel Alumni Center. The subject is “1914-2014:  The Strong, Continuing Relevance of World War I today.” The speaker is Dr. Bryan Ganaway, Faculty Fellow and Director of the International Scholars Program at the College of Charleston.  A social reception begins at 5:15 pm. The World Affairs Council of Charleston is an organization that fosters a broad knowledge of world affairs and international events. Membership is open to the general public. Those wishing to join or attend as a first time guest may either pay for their membership or a guest fee at the door. For more information, www.wacharleston.org or by calling 843 729 6743.
Daniel Island Flying Club
The Daniel Island Flying Club will be holding its next meeting Thursday, November 6th at 7:00pm at the Daniel Island Library.  The mission of the club is to foster camaraderie and friendship among like-minded people who share a common interest in aviation.  Anyone is welcome to join - you do not have to be a licensed pilot.  More information can be found at www.danielislandflyingclub.com or by contacting the club’s organizer, Jim Chalupsky, at 843-312-2131.
St. Clare of Assisi Building Fund Golf Outing & Reception
Hit the greens for a good cause! To help raise money to build a new church on Daniel Island, St. Clare of Assisi will host a Golf Outing & Reception on Tuesday, November 11. Golf start time is 10:30 am and the Reception/Auction (open to golfers and non-golfers) will begin at 5 pm. Golf price is $150 per person (9 and 18 hole options, wine tasting for 9-hole golfers). Tickets to the Reception are $40 per person. The event will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, cash bar, and a children’s program on site. Sponsorships are available. For more information, please contact Marty Hicks at marty@hammondhicks.com.
Daniel Island Garden Club
The club’s November speaker, Joan McDonald, will educate and charm you with her holiday program,” Decorating From Yard to Table”. Visitors and guests are always welcome. The club will meet on Nov. 12 at 1 pm, at the Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr. Questions contact gbpogue@aol.com, 703.967.4993. In addition to her work as Charleston Magazine’s Garden Editor, Writer, and Horticulturist, Joan served as a consultant for Bath and Body Works, volunteers as a Clemson Extension Master Gardner, and runs a blog which includes growing advice, recipes, and household projects.  
The American Revolution: What Happened In Our Backyard?
Join the Daniel Island Historical Society on Tuesday, Nov, 18, 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island as Michael Coker, the assistant director of the Old Exchange Building, shares stories about the area east of the Cooper River during the American Revolution. Learn about the men who were held as prisoners at Hobcaw, the 2nd Battle of Fort Moultrie and how the war affected the lives of the Patriots and Loyalists who were living in the Wando region. Plus discover the roles these colonists played in the fight for Independence! All are welcome and no RSVP is required.
Totally Fit- Monthly Meet Up
Totally Fit connects, educates, and inspires - spirit, soul, and body! They meet the 2nd Wed. of every month from 12-1pm. Join them Nov. 12 at Blend Juice Bar, 320 W Coleman Blvd, as they address women’s health issues from a smoothie and juice perspective. All ages are welcome. Wherever you are on your journey, come and bring a friend! For more information visit www.totallyfit.org or call Linda Howard 843-364-1506.
TGIFF
Thank Goodness It's First Friday, an informal social gathering of Daniel Island residents, will be on Friday, November 7 at Daniel's Landing Clubhouse, 6:30- 9 pm. Come celebrate Fall and meet new neighbors and old friends. Bring an hors d' oeuvre to share and your favorite beverage. Our hosts will be Kathy and Paul Bannister Questions? Call Walter and Barbara Jenner 216-2573.
Daniel Island Wyldlife
Each Monday from 7 to 8pm, 40 to 60 kids gather at the Brookes' house (1712 Doldridge Street) for a night of fun! Wyldlife is for any and all middle school students on Daniel Island. It's a great night of games, music, and much more. For more information email Tracey Lengyel at tlengyel91@gmail.com.
BENG
“Business Executive Networking Group” meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Berkley County Library on Daniel Island, 5 to 6:30pm. BENG (www.thebeng.org) is a multidiscipline networking group for mid to senior level executive professionals who are seeking a new career.  For those interested in attending the Charleston BENG Chapter Meeting, contact Cathey Petkash, cpetkash@frannet.com.  You may register for the meeting @ http://bengcharleston.eventbrite.com.
WOMEN OF FAITH
Daniel Island ladies of all denominations gather Wednesday mornings at 9 am for an hour of prayer and sharing. Call Joan Vitalo, 884-1484, or Kay Uhler, 971-1445, for details.
Women’s Island Network (WIN)
Join a great group of professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45pm – 1pm.  The focus is on helping women be more successful by supporting each other in their respective businesses, and referring to each other at every opportunity. Contact Sheila Underwood for more information by calling 843.849.3820 or email Sheila.underwood@suntrust.com. RSVP is required.
TOASTMASTERS
Toastmasters of Daniel Island meet on the first and third Friday of every month, from 12pm to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr.  DI Toastmasters offer an opportunity to become better speakers, to remain fresh in our communication skills and to learn something new every time. Public speaking is rated the #1 fear people have, but at DIToastmasters we have fun and provide a mutually supportive feedback which in turn fosters self-confidence and personal growth. Everyone is welcome.  For more information please contact claire@eduave.com or  Brian Richards(843) 884-5987.
AA meetings on DI
Daily M-F 8 am Tue. 7pm, Fri 7pm at Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr.; Sat. 8 pm at Holy Cross Church, 299 Seven Farms Dr.
NEW! Daniel Island Exchange Club  
Join the Daniel Island Exchange Club on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at Laura Alberts from 4:30 to 5:30 pm for networking, civic program development, and community connections. The club will focus on Family, Community and Country, bringing together Daniel Island individuals, businesses, and families to do some amazing things for our island.  Guests are welcome to attend for free. Want to learn more? Contact Kristin Power at kpower@lor4kids.org.
Walk With Me
Every Tuesday at 10 am. The weekly meeting location will be posted on the POA Facebook page and POA website.
SCORE Social Networking Event
The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) is a national non-profit organization, sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA), of volunteer business professionals who provide free and confidential counseling and mentoring to entrepreneurs who are interested in launching a new business. The SCORE Coastal Chapter is hosting a social networking event at The Islander on 160 Fairchild Street, Daniel Island, on November 13th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. We invite those interested in joining SCORE to get to know our members and become familiar with the free services that we provide to small businesses to grow our local economy. You may register tor this free event at www.coastal.score.org or contact Dr. Jim Wasson at jimwasson58@aol.com for more information.

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