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Save the Date - October 30, 2014

Posted in: Thursday




   
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.

Save the Date - October 16, 2014

Posted in: Thursday




The Lost Treasures of Charleston
On Tuesday, October 21, 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island join the Daniel Island Historical Society as they welcome author, historian and Chief Curator of the Charleston Museum J. Grahame Long. He will recount the looting and lost treasures of Charleston. Mr. Long’s book, Stolen Charleston, will be available for purchase after the program.
Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club
The club will hold its next monthly meeting on October 21, 7 pm at the Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Drive.  Besides members trading fishing stories the featured speaker will be Pete Mohlin from N.O.A.A. to discuss Marine Weather and other weather related issues.  Guests are welcome. Contact Jim Lemcke jrlemcke@hotmail.com for additional information.
ARTformation Fundraiser Dinner
At Laura Alberts Tasteful Options, October 23, 6:30 pm. $65 per person (tax deductible). Please call Laura Alberts for Reservations, 891 Island Park Drive, DI. 843.881.4711. Funding will be used to provide art therapy services for families effected by autism, divorce, grief, and addiction. For more information about ARTformation, visit artformation.net
Daniel Island Harvest Tour of Homes
The 7th Annual Harvest Tour of Homes on Daniel Island will take place on Saturday, October 25 from 1 to 4:30 pm. Featured properties this year include the home of man whose life story has been the subject of a major motion picture; an estate with a fun, southern California vibe; an art-filled property with stunning views of Ralston Creek; and a family-friendly home featuring creative indoor and outdoor entertainment spaces. Each stop on the Tour will also feature a local guest author. The Tour has raised over $85,000 for the Daniel Island Library since it debuted in 2008. The event is sponsored by the Daniel Island Friends of the Library. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at Island Expressions on Daniel Island and Zinnia in the Belle Hall Shopping Center in Mount Pleasant. You may also obtain tickets from House Tour Committee Members or by check payable to Friends of the Library, 121 Iron Bottom Lane, Daniel Island, SC 29492. For additional information, please visit www.harvesthometours.com.
Daniel Island Flying Club
The Daniel Island Flying Club will be holding its next meeting Thursday, November 6 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.
ReStart Career Conference
Topic: Work Toward a Life On Purpose, will be held November 8 at 7:30 am at Seacoast Church Summerville Campus, 301 E 5th North Street - Summerville, SC 29483. The ReStartSC Career Development Community was developed to help people: Re-start life by teaching the best possible ways to find employment, develop a broad network of engaged people to help find employment, and join an ongoing network to assist others who may experience the trauma of job loss.
Voices wanted for Special Choral Group
A choral group is forming to sing familiar songs at the November 11 Commemorative Park dedication ceremony on Daniel Island. If you like to sing and want to be a part of this group, call Faith White, 843.216.8692.
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 11:45 – 1.  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.

Save the Date - Oct 9, 2014

Posted in: Thursday




2014 Tri-County Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
My Sister’s House, Inc. is hosting the 2014 Tri-county Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® on October 11, 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Park Circle Community Center in North Charleston. Registration begins at 9:30am and the Walk starts promptly at 10:30 am. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® asks male volunteers to march against domestic violence and sexual assault – while wearing women’s high-heeled shoes. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers! For more information or to register, please follow this link: http://mshwam2014.eventbrite.com or email Mackie@mysistershouse.com.
Awendaw Green Barn Jam to Benefit East Cooper Meals on Wheels
The event will be on Sunday, October 12, from 3 to 7 pm at Awendaw Green – at the Sewee Outpost 4853 Highway 17 N, Awendaw, SC. Sit back and enjoy music from local musicians while supporting a great cause! A family-friendly event, children will enjoy the play area and pets on a leash are welcome. Stage seating is available but please feel free to bring your own lawn chairs. Cost is $5 per person; 10 and under are free. This event is a BYOB and plenty of hamburgers, hotdogs and brick oven pizza will be available for purchase. For tickets or more information, call East Cooper Meals on Wheels at 843-881-9350.
The Lost Treasures of Charleston
On Tuesday, October 21, 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island join the Daniel Island Historical Society as they welcome author, historian and Chief Curator of the Charleston Museum J. Grahame Long. He will recount the looting and lost treasures of Charleston. Mr. Long’s book, Stolen Charleston, will be available for purchase after the program.
Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club
The club will hold its next monthly meeting on October 21, 7 pm at the Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Drive.  Besides members trading fishing stories the featured speaker will be Pete Mohlin from N.O.A.A. to discuss Marine Weather and other weather related issues.  Guests are welcome. Contact Jim Lemcke jrlemcke@hotmail.com for additional information.
Daniel Island Harvest Tour of Homes
The 7th Annual Harvest Tour of Homes on Daniel Island will take place on Saturday, October 25 from 1 to 4 pm. Featured properties this year include the home of man whose life story has been the subject of a major motion picture; an estate with a fun, southern California vibe; an art-filled property with stunning views of Ralston Creek; and a family-friendly home featuring creative indoor and outdoor entertainment spaces. Each stop on the Tour will also feature a local guest author. The Tour has raised over $85,000 for the Daniel Island Library since it debuted in 2008. The event is sponsored by the Daniel Island Friends of the Library. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at Island Expressions on Daniel Island and Zinnia in the Belle Hall Shopping Center in Mount Pleasant. You may also obtain tickets from House Tour Committee Members or by check payable to Friends of the Library, 121 Iron Bottom Lane, Daniel Island, SC 29492. For additional information, please visit www.harvesthometours.com.
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 11:45 – 1.  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.

Save the Date - October 2, 2014

Posted in: Thursday




TGIFF
Thank Goodness It's First Friday, an informal social gathering of Daniel Island residents, will be on Friday, Oct. 3 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 Curt and Ruby Holcomb. Questions? Call Walter and Barbara Jenner 216-2573.
OKTOBERFEST AT BLACKBAUD
Noon to 5 pm at Blackbaud Stadium , Sunday Oct  5. Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 on the day of the event, with free parking and children under 12 admitted free. This year’s event benefits two charities, with $1 from every ticket sold going to the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Christmas gift program and Spokes of Charleston, a local effort that buys and distributes new Christmas bicycles to children whose families would not otherwise be able to afford them. Order your tickets over the phone at (843) 971-4625, or follow the ticket link online at www.charlestonbattery.com.
The Daniel Island Garden Club
Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month and guests are always welcome. The next meeting will be 1 pm, Oct. 8, at the Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Rd., Daniel Island ,SC 29492. Dr. Anthony P. Keinath, P.H.D., Professor of Plant Pathology at Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center, will lecture about, "Gardening With Deer on Daniel Island", and share his expert knowledge about perennials too. Questions email demohler@hotmail.com   
Totally Fit- Monthly Meet Up
"Zumba by the River" Oct. 8th 12-1pm; the Pavillion at Pierce Park Pool. Totally Fit connects, educates, and inspires - spirit, soul, and body! We meet the 2nd Wed. of every month from 12-1pm at different locations for a variety of topics and activities. All ages are welcome. For more information visit www.totallyfit.org or call Linda Howard 843-364-1506.
2014 Tri-County Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
My Sister’s House, Inc. is hosting the 2014 Tri-county Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® on October 11, 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Park Circle Community Center in North Charleston. Registration begins at 9:30am and the Walk starts promptly at 10:30 am. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® asks male volunteers to march against domestic violence and sexual assault – while wearing women’s high-heeled shoes. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers! For more information or to register, please follow this link: http://mshwam2014.eventbrite.com or email Mackie@mysistershouse.com.
WYLDLIFE CLUB
Meets from 7-8 pm on Mondays at the Brookes’ home at 1712 Doldridge St. on Daniel Island. A fun, safe environment specifically for middle school students (all are welcome) to hang out with friends. Email Catherine Brookes at cbrookes@homesc.com for details.
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 11:45 – 1.  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.

Save the Date - September 25, 2014

Posted in: Thursday
PEACE AFTER DIVORCE
DIVORCED, or going through a divorce, attend "Peace After Divorce" next group meeting beginning, Sept. 25, for 8 weeks every Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm at Holy Cross Church DI.  To register or for more information go to www.HolyCross.net or visit the Peace After Divorce website: AfterDivorceMinistries.com
Dementia Dialogues
A free 5-part learning series to educate caregivers of persons who have symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Taught by Dementia Specialist with AllCare Living Services, Inc. in partnership with USC Arnold School of Public Health. Monday evenings, Sept 29 - Oct. 27; 6-7:30PM at The Church of the Ho;y Cross, 299 Seven Farms Dr., Daniel Island, SC  29492. RSVP:  Call AllCare Living Services at 843-832-9888 register on-line at www.allcarelivingservices.com.
College of Charleston's Center for Creative Retirement
Two Lectures as follows: 1) "Fun is Good" by Mike Veeck, President, Charleston RiverDogs and 2) "What is Tai Chi Anyway?" by Kaye Finch, Ph.D., Private Practice Tuesday, September 30 at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Family Life Center, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd in West Ashley. First time guests are FREE and always welcome.  For more information contact David Barnard at (843) 216-6640 or http://centerforcreativeretirement.wordpress.com.
TGIFF
Thank Goodness It's First Friday, an informal social gathering of Daniel Island residents, will be on Friday, Oct. 3 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 Curt and Ruby Holcomb. Questions? Call Walter and Barbara Jenner 216-2573.
The Daniel Island Garden Club
Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month and guests are always welcome. The next meeting will be 1 pm, Oct. 8, at the Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Rd., Daniel Island ,SC 29492. Dr. Anthony P. Keinath, P.H.D., Professor of Plant Pathology at Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center, will lecture about, "Gardening With Deer on Daniel Island", and share his expert knowledge about perennials too. Questions email demohler@hotmail.com   
Totally Fit- Monthly Meet Up
"Zumba by the River" Oct. 8th 12-1pm; the Pavillion at Pierce Park Pool. Totally Fit connects, educates, and inspires - spirit, soul, and body! We meet the 2nd Wed. of every month from 12-1pm at different locations for a variety of topics and activities. All ages are welcome. For more information visit www.totallyfit.org or call Linda Howard 843-364-1506.
2014 Tri-County Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
My Sister’s House, Inc. is hosting the 2014 Tri-county Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® on October 11, 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Park Circle Community Center in North Charleston. Registration begins at 9:30am and the Walk starts promptly at 10:30 am. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® asks male volunteers to march against domestic violence and sexual assault – while wearing women’s high-heeled shoes. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers! For more information or to register, please follow this link: http://mshwam2014.eventbrite.com or email Mackie@mysistershouse.com.
WYLDLIFE CLUB
Meets from 7-8 pm on Mondays at the Brookes’ home at 1712 Doldridge St. on Daniel Island. A fun, safe environment specifically for middle school students (all are welcome) to hang out with friends. Email Catherine Brookes at cbrookes@homesc.com for details.
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 11:45 – 1.  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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