Thursday from 3:30 – 6:30 pm along Seven Farms Drive in front of the Family Circle Tennis Center to see what your favorite local farmers, growers and artisan vendors will have on hand.
Thank Goodness It's First Friday, the informal gathering of Daniel Island residents, will be on Friday, August 1, 2014 at the Daniel's Landing Clubhouse, 6:30-9 PM. Come out and meet new neighbors and old friends. Bring a hors d'oeuvre to share and your favorite beverage. Al and Joan Vitalo are your hosts for August. Questions? Call Walter and Barbara Jenner 216-2573.
The Berkeley County Republican Party Breakfast
Saturday, August 2 at American Legion Post 166, 116 Howe Hall Road, Goose Creek. Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler, Hanahan Mayor Newman Caldwell, Sheriff Wayne Dewitt, and Supervisor-candidate Bill Peagler will speak. Breakfast ($6) will be served at 9am with the program beginning at 9:30. No membership is required and the public is invited to attend. For more information contact Nancy Corbin at 843-688-4975.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Hibben United Methodist Church, 690 Coleman Blvd. - Mt. Pleasant in the Christian Life and Learning Center on Tuesday, August 5, 10 am to 3 pm. To schedule an appointment, please contact Rachel Hannah at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-735-8751 OR American Red Cross - Give blood and enter HIBBEN in the “Give Blood. Find a Blood Drive” search box.
Cypress Gardens’ Annual Swamp Safari
Saturday, Aug. 16, 10 am to 3:30 pm. Enjoy entertainment, displays and presentations including: Live music by the Charleston Hot Shots, The Turtle and Tortoise Society of Charleston, Tony Mills, Herpetologist (reptile and amphibian expert) from the Lowcountry Institute and star of Coastal Kingdom TV show, Ken Alfieri, Herpetologist and former director of Cypress Gardens, Chris Smith of Magnolia Gardens Nature Center, Sonny Gunn, Fossil Hunter, Charleston Fancy Rabbit Breeders, Shop for bird houses from Snave’s Bird Houses, and the Cypress Gardens’ education staff. All Swamp Safari activities are free with regular paid admission to Cypress Gardens ($10.00 adult, $9.00 Senior, $5.00 child 6 to 12 years of age). Berkeley County residents are admitted free from 9 am until noon. Call 843-553-0515 or visit www.cypressgardens.info for more information.
9/11 Heroes Run September 6
The patriotism-infused 9/11 Heroes Run is back for the second year on Daniel Island! Registration is underway for the 5K event, to be held on Saturday, September 6. Individuals can take part for $30 and families are $100. Proceeds from the event are split between the Travis Manion Foundation, an organization dedicated to assisting our nation’s veterans and the families of fallen heroes, and the Lowcountry Firefighters Support Team. Similar events are held nationwide to memorialize those who were lost on 9/11 while honoring all first responders and military veterans. Activities will once again include the playing of bagpipes by the Charleston Police Pipes & Drums. To register, or for more information, please visit www.911HeroesRun.com.
“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, email@example.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.firstname.lastname@example.org. RSVP is required.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walk With Me
Every Tuesday at 10 am. The weekly meeting location will be posted on the POA Facebook page and POA website.