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Save the Date - August 28, 2014

Posted in: Thursday



Farmers Market
Stop by Thursdays 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.
What is a firebreather?
Come meet JC Herz, author of “Learning to Breathe Fire: The Rise of Crossfit and the Primal Future of Fitness,” when she visits Crossfit Discovery’s Downtown Charleston location on Friday, August 29. A Q&A session and book signing with the author will start at 6:15 pm and is open to the public. Members of the Crossfit community are invited to come in earlier for a special “firebreathing” workout starting at 5:15 pm. Wear your home gym gear or come straight from the office. Bring a copy of your book or buy one at the event. Just be ready to learn a whole lot more about this sports subculture and leave feeling conspicuously “fired” up! Crossfit Discovery Downtown is located at 80 ½ Society Street in Charleston.
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
Meets Sept. 10 at Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr. The Garden Club features a guest speaker and refreshments at each meeting on the second Wednesday of the month. Bring a friend; guests are always welcome. Call or email Stacy Lemcke with questions at 406-529-7902 or slemcke@homesc.com, or Jerri Pogue at gbpogue@aol.com.  Meeting dates for the rest of the year are 10/8, 11/12, 12/10, 1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8 and 5/13.
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.
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. If you are a high school student or the parent of a high school student, mark your calendar for College on Purpose. 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. Participants will learn to identify and further develop their natural-given gifts and match them with colleges. They will get insider information on the ACT/SAT exams and discover new ways to attack academics. They will learn to negotiate tuition and pay for college without going broke. Finally, they will learn to take advantage of opportunities that will optimize employment and accelerate their careers. 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
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 - August 21, 2014

Posted in: Thursday
Farmers Market
Stop by Thursdays 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.
Free Maternity Event
East Cooper Medical Center will host a free Maternity Event on Saturday, August 23 from 10 am – 1 pm. Whether you are trying to conceive, getting ready to deliver your first child or are an experienced mom expecting your fourth child, this event has something to offer. The event is free, kid-friendly and will take place at the hospital. Take this opportunity to meet some of the labor and delivery nurses, nursery nurses, lactation consultants, fertility specialists, and pediatricians, as well as the OB/GYN providers who deliver at East Cooper Medical Center. Find out what to expect during your hospital stay before your big day arrives. Tour the maternity suites and learn more about Level II neonatal nursery. East Cooper offers the only Level II nursery in Mount Pleasant. Vendors include Babies R Us, Shuga Bebe, Bella Baby Photography, and Southern Bling. Door prizes will be given away throughout the event. Refreshments and kids’ activities will also be provided. To register, please call (843) 884-7031 or visit www.eastcoopermedctr.com and click “Find an Event.” This event will take place in the Main Lobby of East Cooper Medical Center located at 2000 Hospital Drive, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.
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.
The Daniel Island Garden Club
Meets Sept. 10 at Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Dr. The Garden Club features a guest speaker and refreshments at each meeting on the second Wednesday of the month. Bring a friend; guests are always welcome. Call or email Stacy Lemcke with questions at 406-529-7902 or slemcke@homesc.com, or Jerri Pogue at gbpogue@aol.com.  Meeting dates for the rest of the year are 10/8, 11/12, 12/10, 1/14, 2/11, 3/11, 4/8 and 5/13.
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.
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. If you are a high school student or the parent of a high school student, mark your calendar for College on Purpose. 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. Participants will learn to identify and further develop their natural-given gifts and match them with colleges. They will get insider information on the ACT/SAT exams and discover new ways to attack academics. They will learn to negotiate tuition and pay for college without going broke. Finally, they will learn to take advantage of opportunities that will optimize employment and accelerate their careers. 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
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 - August 14, 2014

Posted in: Thursday

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