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Save the Date - December 11, 2014

Posted in: Thursday

Toys for Tots Drop Off
Two island businesses are Toys for Tots Drop off locations. Blue Poppy will be a drop location until Dec. 13 and is offering a 15% discount off one item to anyone who brings a toy. Also, the Stratton Group, located at 210 Seven Farms Drive, is also accepting toys through December 12.  Your toy donation should be a new, unwrapped gift, for ages 0 – 14.  The Stratton Group is also accepting monetary donations.
FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT
Southcoast Symphony, a voluntary symphony orchestra, will play a free concert at Bishop England Performing Arts Center on December 14th at 4 pm. This is a free event and open to the public. Donations are always welcomed and accepted.
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, 7 – 9 pm at Talisman Row Apartments, 480 Seven Farms Drive. (Future meetings will be held at Sauer Grapes).
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.
Screening of the Movie FED UP
Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, FED UP will change the way you eat forever. As part of its year-long series, “Live a Better Life. Focus on Wellness,” the Daniel Island News and its partners will host a screening of the FED UP at the Daniel Island School on January 27 at 6:30 pm. This is a free event open to the public.


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 - December 4, 2014

Posted in: Thursday
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.
3rd Annual "Island of Lights" -
December 7
Join your neighbors to illuminate Daniel Island with thousands of luminary bags on Sunday, Dec. 7, 6 - 9 pm. A new holiday tradition that brings friends and neighbors together to enjoy our beautiful Island home. Purchase luminary bags from the Daniel Island School PTA website at http://www.dispta.org/news-and-events/luminaries/ and stroll through illuminated sidewalks and paths of Daniel Island neighborhoods and parks. This event is a fundraiser for the Daniel Island School PTA.
Holiday Decorating Contest
The Daniel Island Garden Club will be selecting a home in each neighborhood for the best holiday decoration display.  Judging will take place on the evenings of Dec. 7 & 8 from 6 to 8 pm, so be sure to have your holiday lights on and your decorations dazzling and looking their best.  Once the judging is complete, winners will be notified and homes will be announced in The Daniel Island News.
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
Two island businesses are Toys for Tots Drop off locations. Blue Poppy will be a drop location until Dec. 13 and is offering a 15% discount off one item to anyone who brings a toy. Also, the Stratton Group, located at 210 Seven Farms Drive, is also accepting toys through December 12.  Your toy donation should be a new, unwrapped gift, for ages 0 – 14.  The Stratton Group is also accepting monetary donations.
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 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.


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