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Save the Date - July 1, 2015

Posted in: Thursday



ADD RAW FOODS TO YOUR DIET FOR
OPTIMAL HEALTH
Join The Daniel Island News and Marie Delcioppo, owner of Lush Vitality, on Tuesday, July 21 at 6 pm at Greystar Village, Daniel Island. In mere minutes, you can create the healthiest, most nutritious meals around. And it doesn’t have to break the bank! We’ll whip up a main course plus dessert that will leave your whole family wanting more. With a couple new tools in your culinary belt, you’ll see how adding more raw foods into your diet can help you naturally detox and easily lose weight... all without depriving yourself or spending hours trying to figure out what to eat. Limited space available. Call 843-330-1981 or e-mail ronda@thedanielislandnews.com to reserve a space.
POA Office Hours for July 4th Holiday
The POA office will be closed from Friday, July 3rd through Monday, July 6th in observance of the July 4th holiday .We will reopen at 8:30am on Tuesday, July 7th. We wish you and your family a safe and happy Independence Day Weekend
Willingway Continuing Care Meetings
Every Monday 6:30-7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Dr. Anyone with addiction issues–you, a family member, a friend regardless of whether you’ve been a patient of Willingway, is invited. Continuing Care provides a community for addicts, their family and friends to talk about their experiences and find ways to connect with 12-step recovery. Just show up, there is no charge. Contact Rhett Crull 843.327.7111 with questions.
Run Club
Gaia Fit Run Club was created for the local running community of Daniel Island, Mount Pleasant and our surrounding areas. It is a place for new to experienced runners (and everything in-between) to gather and run for health, recreation, inspiration and sport.  The club meets on Friday's 5:30 am and Sundays 7:30 am for group runs as well as First Friday Happy Hour Runs at DI restaurants. Email mary@gaiafit.com for more information.
Group run/walk
Every Wednesday morning at 8:30 am from Pierce Park Pavilion: Enjoy a 3-mile walk or run along the Wando River and share your thoughts and input with the Daniel Island News’ writers and advertising executives. This is part of the Live a Better Life series sponsored by The Daniel Island News.
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. Register at 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 professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45am – 1pm.  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 12 to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr. 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.
DANIEL ISLAND EXCHANGE CLUB
Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Drive and centers its service initiatives on Americanism, youth programs, community service and the prevention of child abuse. If you are interested in promoting pride in our great country, youth mentoring, service to the underprivileged, and other activities tailored to serve the needs of our community, then we encourage you to consider joining our organization.  Questions, contact Clyde Rush at clydebrush@comcast.net or 646-660-3508 or visit their Facebook page.
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 first and third 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.)
Men’s Fitness Group
F3, a free men’s workout group, meets every Saturday morning starting at 7 am at Governors Park. F3 workouts are always free of charge, open to all men over age 17. The group will meet at 6:50 am with the hour workout beginning promptly at 7. Visit www.f3nation.com or email to F3Charleston@gmail.com.


Save the Date - June 25, 2015

Posted in: Thursday



Learn to Keep & Maintain a
Healthy Work-Life Balance
Join The Daniel Island News and internationally recognized leadership speaker, author, columnist, and radio host Doug Dickerson on June 25 at 8 am at the Game Room, Talison Row for this FREE and informative workshop on maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Free coffee and a healthy breakfast provided. The business community and residents are invited. Door prizes include signed copies of Doug’s book, Daniel Island News coffee mugs and Life a Better Life t-shirts.
DIBA Block Party
The Daniel Island Business Association invites all Daniel Island residents and business owners to their monthly Block Party! Thursday, June 25, 5pm – 8pm at Greystar Daniel Island Village Pool.
Berkeley County School District Hosts Community Meeting
Berkeley County School District will host a meeting for community members and parents of children who live in the Cainhoy and Daniel Island areas on Tuesday, June 30 at St. Paul Baptist Church (1527 Clements Ferry Road, Charleston) beginning at 6 pm. The meeting will be an opportunity for members of the community and parents of children in the Cainhoy and Daniel Island areas to hear from LS3P Associates, the architecture firm tasked with creating the design for the new Philip Simmons Elementary/Middle School. LS3P representatives will give updates about the project and answer any questions parents and members of the community may have. The 172,000 square foot Philip Simmons Elementary/Middle School will house Kindergarten through 8th grade students and is scheduled to be completed in August of 2016.
Charleston Battery Hosts Daniel Island Night At The Battery
Charleston Battery and Blackbaud Stadium will host “Daniel Island Night at The Battery” on Saturday, July 18 as the team takes on the Wilmington Hammerheads at 7:30 pm at Blackbaud Stadium. The club has partnered with the Daniel Island Community Fund to provide 250 FREE tickets to Daniel Island residents.  Each ticket comes with a voucher good for a free hot dog, soda and a bag of chips. To pick up your free tickets (limit four per Daniel Island household), visit the Daniel Island POA office at 130 River Landing Drive, Suite 1C, Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 5. All Daniel Island residents who are part of the Daniel Island Night at The Battery will be seated in Section E8 on the east side of the stadium. Gates to the stadium open at 6 pm with kick off set for 7:30 pm.  
Willingway Continuing Care Meetings
Every Monday 6:30-7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Dr. Anyone with addiction issues–you, a family member, a friend regardless of whether you’ve been a patient of Willingway, is invited. Continuing Care provides a community for addicts, their family and friends to talk about their experiences and find ways to connect with 12-step recovery. Just show up, there is no charge. Contact Rhett Crull 843.327.7111 with questions.
Run Club
Gaia Fit Run Club was created for the local running community of Daniel Island, Mount Pleasant and our surrounding areas. It is a place for new to experienced runners (and everything in-between) to gather and run for health, recreation, inspiration and sport.  The club meets on Friday's 5:30 am and Sundays 7:30 am for group runs as well as First Friday Happy Hour Runs at DI restaurants. Email mary@gaiafit.com for more information.
Group run/walk
Every Wednesday morning at 8:30 am from Pierce Park Pavilion: Enjoy a 3-mile walk or run along the Wando River and share your thoughts and input with the Daniel Island News’ writers and advertising executives. This is part of the Live a Better Life series sponsored by The Daniel Island News.
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. Register at 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 professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45am – 1pm.  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 12 to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr. 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.
DANIEL ISLAND EXCHANGE CLUB
Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Drive and centers its service initiatives on Americanism, youth programs, community service and the prevention of child abuse. If you are interested in promoting pride in our great country, youth mentoring, service to the underprivileged, and other activities tailored to serve the needs of our community, then we encourage you to consider joining our organization.  Questions, contact Clyde Rush at clydebrush@comcast.net or 646-660-3508 or visit their Facebook page.
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 first and third 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.)
Men’s Fitness Group
F3, a free men’s workout group, meets every Saturday morning starting at 7 am at Governors Park. F3 workouts are always free of charge, open to all men over age 17. The group will meet at 6:50 am with the hour workout beginning promptly at 7. Visit www.f3nation.com or email to F3Charleston@gmail.com.


Save the Date - June 18, 2015

Posted in: Thursday



Daniel Island Kids Fishing Tournament
The 5th Annual Daniel Island Kids Fishing Tournament sponsored by the Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club and presented by Scout Boats will be held on Saturday, June 20, Father’s Day weekend, at Smythe Park Lake. See info on the opposite page.
Daniel Island Bridge Club Joins
Nationwide Event To Trump
Alzheimer’s
The Daniel Island Club Bridge Club will join hundreds of bridge clubs across the country to raise money by playing in a daylong bridge game, allowing players to honor friends and loved ones affected by the disease while also keeping their own mental skills sharp. Held on the summer solstice – June 21, The Longest Day symbolizes the challenging journey of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. The local club will support the cause by playing bridge from sunrise to sunset and offering free lessons to the public. Team captain Linda Hite has set a goal to raise $5,000. You can donate at http://act.alz.org/site/TR/LongestDay/TheLongestDay?team_id=274845&pg=team&fr_id=6650.
Learn to Keep & Maintain a
Healthy Work-Life Balance
Join The Daniel Island News and internationally recognized leadership speaker, author, columnist, and radio host Doug Dickerson on June 25 at 8 am at the Game Room, Talison Row for this FREE and informative workshop on maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Free coffee and a healthy breakfast provided. The business community and residents are invited. Door prizes include signed copies of Doug’s book, Daniel Island News coffee mugs and Life a Better Life t-shirts.
DIBA Block Party
The Daniel Island Business Association invites all Daniel Island residents and business owners to their monthly Block Party! Thursday, June 25, 5pm – 8pm at Greystar Daniel Island Village Pool.
Willingway Continuing Care Meetings
Every Monday 6:30-7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Dr. Anyone with addiction issues–you, a family member, a friend regardless of whether you’ve been a patient of Willingway, is invited. Continuing Care provides a community for addicts, their family and friends to talk about their experiences and find ways to connect with 12-step recovery. Just show up, there is no charge. Contact Rhett Crull 843.327.7111 with questions.
Run Club
Gaia Fit Run Club was created for the local running community of Daniel Island, Mount Pleasant and our surrounding areas. It is a place for new to experienced runners (and everything in-between) to gather and run for health, recreation, inspiration and sport.  The club meets on Friday's 5:30 am and Sundays 7:30 am for group runs as well as First Friday Happy Hour Runs at DI restaurants. Email mary@gaiafit.com for more information.
Group run/walk
Every Wednesday morning at 8:30 am from Pierce Park Pavilion: Enjoy a 3-mile walk or run along the Wando River and share your thoughts and input with the Daniel Island News’ writers and advertising executives. This is part of the Live a Better Life series sponsored by The Daniel Island News.
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. Register at 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 professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45am – 1pm.  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 12 to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr. 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.
DANIEL ISLAND EXCHANGE CLUB
Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Drive and centers its service initiatives on Americanism, youth programs, community service and the prevention of child abuse. If you are interested in promoting pride in our great country, youth mentoring, service to the underprivileged, and other activities tailored to serve the needs of our community, then we encourage you to consider joining our organization.  Questions, contact Clyde Rush at clydebrush@comcast.net or 646-660-3508 or visit their Facebook page.
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 first and third 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.)
Men’s Fitness Group
F3, a free men’s workout group, meets every Saturday morning starting at 7 am at Governors Park. F3 workouts are always free of charge, open to all men over age 17. The group will meet at 6:50 am with the hour workout beginning promptly at 7. Visit www.f3nation.com or email to F3Charleston@gmail.com.


Save the Date - June 11, 2015

Posted in: Thursday




3rd Annual History Under the Stars: Family Movie Night & Campout!
Roaring camp fires, s’mores, fishing and kayaking, games on the lawn, a movie on the big screen, food trucks, fellowship with your neighbors, a delicious breakfast, and, oh yes….a hands-on lesson in history from Middleton Place! Sponsored by the Daniel Island Historical Society on June 13-14 at Smythe Park. Camp set-up begins at 8 am on June 13. Dinner will be available for purchase via three food trucks, followed by an outdoor movie at 7:30 pm. Registration required.  Fee includes s’mores, movie, history program and breakfast. Visit www.dicommunity.org or www.dihistoricalsociety.com for the link to the online registration form.  For additional information, contact Bob Reich at breichjr@hotmail.com.
Daniel Island Kids Fishing Tournament
The 5th Annual Daniel Island Kids Fishing Tournament sponsored by the Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club and presented by Scout Boats will be held on Saturday, June 20, Father’s Day weekend, at Smythe Park Lake. Children ages 4 to 15 of families who reside or work on Daniel Island are eligible to enter as anglers in the tournament. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The penultimate award is the Grand Champion Award for the longest fish of the three eligible species. The Grand Champion will win a half day fishing trip for two people with Capt. Greg Peralta. No fishing license is required. Angler registration forms and tournament instructions can be found at various locations throughout Daniel Island including Publix, Qwik Pack & Ship, Daniel Island Library, DIPOA, and SunTrust Bank or online at the Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club website (danielislandinshorefishing.com). Pre-registration is requested, $5 per angler; onsite registration at the tournament is $8 per angler. Please check in at the registration table at Smythe Park between 8 and 8:30 am on the day of the tournament to receive your tournament kit. Fishing will be from 9 to 11:30 am followed by an awards ceremony and refreshments provided by Publix. For more information, contact Fred Danziger at 516-524-2208.
DIBA Block Party
The Daniel Island Business Association invites all Daniel Island residents and business owners to their monthly Block Party! Thursday, June 25, 5pm – 8pm at Greystar Daniel Island Village Pool.
Willingway Continuing Care Meetings
Every Monday 6:30-7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Dr. Anyone with addiction issues–you, a family member, a friend regardless of whether you’ve been a patient of Willingway, is invited. Continuing Care provides a community for addicts, their family and friends to talk about their experiences and find ways to connect with 12-step recovery. Just show up, there is no charge. Contact Rhett Crull 843.327.7111 with questions.
Group run/walk
Every Wednesday morning at 8:30 am from Pierce Park Pavilion: Enjoy a 3-mile walk or run along the Wando River and share your thoughts and input with the Daniel Island News’ writers and advertising executives. This is part of the Live a Better Life series sponsored by The Daniel Island News.
Run Club
Gaia Fit Run Club was created for the local running community of Daniel Island, Mount Pleasant and our surrounding areas. It is a place for new to experienced runners (and everything in-between) to gather and run for health, recreation, inspiration and sport. Email mary@gaiafit.com for more information.
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. Register at 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 professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45am – 1pm.  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 12 to 1pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Dr. 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.
DANIEL ISLAND EXCHANGE CLUB
Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Drive and centers its service initiatives on Americanism, youth programs, community service and the prevention of child abuse. If you are interested in promoting pride in our great country, youth mentoring, service to the underprivileged, and other activities tailored to serve the needs of our community, then we encourage you to consider joining our organization.  Questions, contact Clyde Rush at clydebrush@comcast.net or 646-660-3508 or visit their Facebook page.
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 first and third 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.)
Men’s Fitness Group
F3, a free men’s workout group, meets every Saturday morning starting at 7 am at Governors Park. F3 workouts are always free of charge, open to all men over age 17. The group will meet at 6:50 am with the hour workout beginning promptly at 7. Visit www.f3nation.com or email to F3Charleston@gmail.com.


Save the Date - June 4, 2015

Posted in: Thursday



Thank Goodness It’s First Friday
TGIFF, the informal gathering of all Daniel Island residents, will meet Friday June 5, 6:30-9 pm at the Daniel’s Landing Clubhouse. Bring a Hors d’ oeuvre to share and your favorite beverage. Meet new neighbors, see old friends, and catch up on the news. Questions? Contact Barbara or Walter Jenner 216-2573.
Raising Healthy Kids in a World of Pizza & Poptarts
Tuesday June 9th at 7pm by Mary Patterson, 843 Benefits and Marketplace, 130 River Landing Dr., Suite 1D. Pre-packaged foods to be donated to Lowcountry Food Bank are welcomed.
New school construction meet and greet
District 2 School Board Representative, Mac McQuillin, will host a Community Drop-in for information regarding the construction and design of the new Philip Simmons Elementary/Middle School. The architect and Chief Administrative Officer will have a presentation and answer questions from the community. The meeting will be held at the Keith School Museum (1509 Clements Ferry Rd, Charleston, SC 29492) on Wednesday, June 10. Because space is limited, Mac is having three different presentation times: 6, 6:30, and 7 pm.
3rd Annual History Under the Stars: Family Movie Night & Campout!
Roaring camp fires, s’mores, fishing and kayaking, games on the lawn, a movie on the big screen, food trucks, fellowship with your neighbors, a delicious breakfast, and, oh yes….a hands-on lesson in history from Middleton Place! What more could you ask for? Don’t miss this popular, family-friendly island event, sponsored by the Daniel Island Historical Society, to be held June 13-14 at beautiful Smythe Park on Daniel Island! Camp set-up begins at 8 am on June 13. Dinner will be available for purchase via three food trucks, followed by an outdoor movie at 7:30 pm. Registration is $30 per family and will be held from May 4 - June 5 (limited to 100 families). Fee includes s’mores, movie, history program and breakfast. Visit www.dicommunity.org or www.dihistoricalsociety.com for the link to the online registration form.  For additional information, contact Bob Reich at breichjr@hotmail.com.
Daniel Island Kids Fishing Tournament
The 5th Annual Daniel Island Kids Fishing Tournament sponsored by the Daniel Island Inshore Fishing Club and presented by Scout Boats will be held on Saturday, June 20, Father’s Day Weekend, at Smythe Park Lake. Children ages 4 to 15 of families who reside or work on Daniel Island are eligible to enter as anglers in the tournament. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Eligible species are largemouth bass, panfish, and mullet, all catch and release. Awards will be given for the first, second, and third longest fish of these species caught, plus an award for the longest “Mystery Fish” caught and for any tagged largemouth bass. The penultimate award is the Grand Champion Award for the longest fish of the three eligible species. The Grand Champion will win a half day fishing trip for two people with Capt. Greg Peralta. No fishing license is required. Angler Registration Forms and Tournament Instructions can be found at various locations throughout Daniel Island including Publix, Qwik Pack & Ship, Daniel Island Library, DIPOA, and SunTrust Bank. Also, online at the Daniel
Island Inshore Fishing Club website (danielislandinshorefishing.com). Pre-registration is requested, $5 per angler; onsite registration at the tournament $8 per angler. Please check in at the registration table at Smythe Park between 8 and 8:30 am on the day of the tournament to receive your tournament kit. Fishing will be from 9 to 11:30 am followed by an awards ceremony and refreshments provided by Publix. For more information, contact Fred Danziger at 516-524-2208.
Willingway Continuing Care Meetings on DI
Every Monday 6:30-7:30 pm at The Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Dr. Anyone with addiction issues-you, a family member, a friend, regardless of whether you’ve been a patient of Willingway, is invited. Continuing Care provides a community for addicts, their family and friends to talk about their experiences and find ways to connect with 12-step recovery. Just show up, there is no charge. Contact Rhett Crull 843.327.7111 with questions.
Group run/walk
Every Wednesday morning at 8:30 am from Pierce Park Pavilion: Enjoy a 3-mile walk or run along the Wando River and share your thoughts and input with the Daniel Island News’ writers and advertising executives. This is part of the Live a Better Life series sponsored by The Daniel Island News.
Run Club
Gaia Fit Run Club was created for the local running community of Daniel Island, Mount Pleasant and our surrounding areas. It is a place for new to experienced runners (and everything in-between) to gather and run for health, recreation, inspiration and sport. Email mary@gaiafit.com for more information.
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. Register at 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 professional women for a networking luncheon, which is held the last Wednesday of each month at The Islander, from 11:45am – 1pm.  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.   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.
DANIEL ISLAND EXCHANGE CLUB
Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm at Summit Place, 320 Seven Farms Drive and centers its service initiatives on Americanism, youth programs, community service and the prevention of child abuse. If you are interested in promoting pride in our great country, youth mentoring, service to the underprivileged, and other activities tailored to serve the needs of our community, then we encourage you to consider joining our organization.  Questions, contact Clyde Rush at clydebrush@comcast.net or 646-660-3508 or visit their Facebook page. June 9 - Speaker will be Jack Little, Executive Director, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO).  Mr. Little will address the history, mission, and programs of ECCO.  Everyone is welcome to attend – you do not need to be a member of the Exchange Club.
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 pare 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.)
Men’s Fitness Group
F3, a free men’s workout group, meets every Saturday morning starting at 7 am at Governors Park. F3 workouts are always free of charge, open to all men over age 17. The group will meet at 6:50 am with the hour workout beginning promptly at 7. Visit www.f3nation.com or email to F3Charleston@gmail.com.


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