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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.

Save the Date - September 18, 2014

Posted in: Thursday



Autumn on the Ashley open-air
craft show
The 7th Annual Autumn on the Ashley open-air craft fair is set for Sept. 19-21 at Magnolia. More than 50 vendors are expected to exhibit wood cravings, paintings, textiles, pottery, jewelry, culinary oils and photographs. The Philip Simmons Artists Blacksmith Guild will demonstrate their craft while dancers entertain the crowd. Free to the public, opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm.
College on Purpose
Join Charleston-based educational experts and Seacoast Church for the College on Purpose workshop on Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 am – 3 pm at the Seacoast Church Mount Pleasant Campus on Long Point Road. Learn more and register at www.Collegeonpurpose.org
HANAHAN YOUNG LIFE
Young Life is an engaging, mentoring youth ministry program for Hanahan high school students which will meet at 7:57 pm on Mondays starting Sept. 22nd at the Tanner Plantation Club House, 1600 Crossbill Trail. For more information, email Catherine Brookes at cbrookes@homesc.com.
Exploring the History of the
Cainhoy Peninsula
Tuesday, September 23, 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island. Experience the treasured Cainhoy Peninsula through the eyes of local historian and author Suzannah Smith Miles. Ms. Miles will share her 20 years of research on the early families of Cainhoy, Daniel Island and the East Cooper area. Learn how their lives were intertwined with Barbados, Massachusetts and Africa and the surrounding areas of Charleston. As Ms. Miles will explain, their influence can still be felt today. Following her talk, Ms. Miles will be available to sign copies of her latest work, The Islands: Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms, an illustrated coffee-table book on Charleston’s two oldest resort islands, as well as her book The East Cooper Gazette.
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
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.

Save the Date - September 11, 2014

Posted in: Thursday



Safe Kids Trident Area Offers Car
Seat Inspections
Certified child passenger safety technicians will be available to provide hands-on instruction on installing car and booster seats at the Market at Oakland on Friday, Sept. 12, 1-4 pm.  
Art in the Park
Saturday, September 13, 10 am to 2 pm at Smythe Park. Calling artists of all ages! Help the Daniel Island Historical Society commemorate the organization’s island-wide Live Oak Campaign by capturing the stately Grand Oaks of Smythe Park. The theme of the campaign is “If these trees could talk, what stories would they tell?” We invite you to come and create your own rendition of an oak tree using any medium you would like. There is no charge to participate, but artists are asked to bring their own supplies, including chair, easel (if needed), and art materials. Light refreshments will be provided. Those interested in writing a poem about a tree are also welcome. Works will be displayed at the 2014 Daniel Island Holiday Festival. To register or for additional information, please send an email to DIHS member Ginny Paternite at ginnypaternite@gmail.com.
College of Charleston’s Center for Creative Retirement
The College of Charleston’s Center for Creative Retirement holds weekly lectures on many topics. First time guests are FREE and always welcome. For more information contact David Barnard at (843) 216-6640 or http://centerforcreativeretirement.wordpress.com. “What’s New in Wine?” by Brent Beam, Bottles Beverage Store followed by a wine tasting, Tues. Sept 16 at 1 pm at St. Joseph Family Life Center, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd in West Ashley.
Autumn on the Ashley open-air
craft show
The 7th Annual Autumn on the Ashley open-air craft fair is set for Sept. 19-21 at Magnolia. More than 50 vendors are expected to exhibit wood cravings, paintings, textiles, pottery, jewelry, culinary oils and photographs. The Philip Simmons Artists Blacksmith Guild will demonstrate their craft while dancers entertain the crowd. Free to the public, opens at 9 am and closes at 5 pm. Master Gardeners will answer gardening questions and receive soil samples. The cost for a soil analysis is $6 each. Call 843-722-5940 to get tips on how to collect a sample. Plants and gardening books will be on sale. In past years, the crafts fair has been held in October. For information and to reserve a booth, call Magnolia’s operations manager Mary Ann Johnson at 843-571-1266, extension 229.
College on Purpose
Join Charleston-based educational experts and Seacoast Church for the College on Purpose workshop on Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 am – 3 pm. This FREE one-day informational, inspirational, and practical workshop for parents and students will equip them with the tools to navigate the four components of going to college: high school academics, college selection and admission, funding, and career preparation. The College on Purpose Workshop will be held at the Seacoast Church Mount Pleasant Campus on Long Point Road. Learn more and register at www.Collegeonpurpose.org
Exploring the History of the
Cainhoy Peninsula
Tuesday, September 23, 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island. Experience the treasured Cainhoy Peninsula through the eyes of local historian and author Suzannah Smith Miles. Ms. Miles will share her 20 years of research on the early families of Cainhoy, Daniel Island and the East Cooper area. Learn how their lives were intertwined with Barbados, Massachusetts and Africa and the surrounding areas of Charleston. As Ms. Miles will explain, their influence can still be felt today. Following her talk, Ms. Miles will be available to sign copies of her latest work, The Islands: Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms, an illustrated coffee-table book on Charleston’s two oldest resort islands, as well as her book The East Cooper Gazette.
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
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.

Save the Date - September 4, 2014

Posted in: Thursday



TGIFF
Thank Goodness It's First Friday, an informal social gathering of Daniel Island residents, will be on Friday, September 5 at Daniel's Landing Clubhouse 6:30- 9:00 pm. Come celebrate Fall, the start of football and meet new neighbors and old friends. Bring an hors d' oeuvre to share and your favorite beverage. Walter and Barbara Jenner - 216-2573.
9/11 Heroes Run Returns to Daniel Island Sept. 6
The 9/11 Heroes Run is returning to Daniel Island on Saturday, September 6.  This patriotic, family-friendly 5K race offers the perfect way to honor those lost on 9/11, their families, our own Charleston 9 firefighters, and all military and first responders, both past and present. The event will kick-off once again under a huge American flag, hoisted by two fire trucks. At 7:15 am, a pre-race warm up will be offered by presenting title sponsor, Crossfit Discovery. Starting at 7:40 am, the opening ceremonies will begin, featuring a presentation of the flags by the Charleston Fire Department Honor Guard, a bagpipe performance by the Charleston Police Pipes and Drums, the singing of our National Anthem and a motivational speech from a local hometown hero. The run will start at 8 am, leading men and women of all ages on their journey to honor true American heroes. Want to run or walk?  Race registration is open now at www.eventbrite.com (online registration must be completed by September 4). Registration will also be offered at packet pick-up (Friday, September 5, 10 am to 7 pm behind Simmons Park next to the City of Charleston Fire and Police Departments building) as well as on race morning starting at 6 am. Be sure to register online to guarantee yourself a participant t-shirt. If you’re unable to run/walk but still want to show your support, organizers ask that you consider volunteering. Please contact the race director, Theresa Faircloth, at 843-597-9240 or Charleston@911heroesrun.org for more information, to register, or to join the volunteer committee.
The Daniel Island Garden Club
The Daniel Island Garden Club will meet on Sept. 10 at Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr. at 1 pm. Seasonal gardening tips will be offered and a panel of master gardeners will answer plant-related questions. It promises to be an informative meeting. There will be plant giveaways and a social after the meeting. Everyone is welcome. For more information email: jf12@homesc.com.
Totally Fit- Monthly Meet Up
"Limitless-empowering women to a healthier lifestyle", presented by Nina Class, M.S.,LMFTI of Life Essentials Health Center, Sept. 10, 12-1pm at Life Essentials Health Center 1501 N Hwy 17, Mt Pleasant. Totally Fit monthly meet-ups are designed to meet the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of the community. Meets the second Wed. of every month from 12-1pm at different locations for a variety of topics and activities. All ages are welcome.
Art in the Park
Saturday, September 13, 10 am to 2 pm at Smythe Park. Calling artists of all ages! Help the Daniel Island Historical Society commemorate the organization’s island-wide Live Oak Campaign by capturing the stately Grand Oaks of Smythe Park. The theme of the campaign is “If these trees could talk, what stories would they tell?” We invite you to come and create your own rendition of an oak tree using any medium you would like. There is no charge to participate, but artists are asked to bring their own supplies, including chair, easel (if needed), and art materials. Light refreshments will be provided. Those interested in writing a poem about a tree are also welcome. Works will be displayed at the 2014 Daniel Island Holiday Festival. To register or for additional information, please send an email to DIHS member Ginny Paternite at ginnypaternite@gmail.com.
College on Purpose
Join Charleston-based educational experts and Seacoast Church for the College on Purpose workshop on Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 am – 3 pm. This FREE one-day informational, inspirational, and practical workshop for parents and students will equip them with the tools to navigate the four components of going to college: high school academics, college selection and admission, funding, and career preparation. The College on Purpose Workshop will be held at the Seacoast Church Mount Pleasant Campus on Long Point Road. Learn more and register at www.Collegeonpurpose.org
Exploring the History of the
Cainhoy Peninsula
Tuesday, September 23, 7 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island. Experience the treasured Cainhoy Peninsula through the eyes of local historian and author Susannah Smith Miles. Ms. Miles will share her 20 years of research on the early families of Cainhoy, Daniel Island and the East Cooper area. Learn how their lives were intertwined with Barbados, Massachusetts and Africa and the surrounding areas of Charleston. As Ms. Miles will explain, their influence can still be felt today. Following her talk, Ms. Miles will be available to sign copies of her latest work, The Islands: Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms, an illustrated coffee-table book on Charleston’s two oldest resort islands, as well as her book The East Cooper Gazette.
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
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.

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