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he Celadon Fine Arts Festival is proud to present 28 juried artists, representing five states, for this inaugural event from May 20-22 at Celadon on Lady’s Island. The festival starts Friday, May 20, 4 to 8 p.m. Parking $5 per car. Saturday is family fun day, opening at 10 a.m.; Jef the Mime performs from noon to 4 p.m.; Generation Gap, everyone’s favorite band, plays from 4 to 7 p.m.; and glass artist Kathy Oda will help kids create a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork that is encased in glass. That evening from 7:30 to 9, hang with the artists and applaud the winners of $3,000 in awards, judged by artist P.A. Kessler, while being serenaded by the sounds of Kenny Varner. Tickets to the reception are $10, catering by Breakwater Restaurant. The festival lasts through Sunday, May 22, from noon to 5 p.m. Ice cream from Berry Island, wings from 2 Fat 2 Fly, Italian ice from Jack Frost, and Brick’s bombers will be available all day each, and Photobooth Beaufort will be on site too. The inaugural Celadon Fine Arts Festival presents the highest caliber of fine art and crafts, for the knowledgeable and discriminating audience that resides, visits, and revels in the Lowcountry creative experience. “I am looking forward to the Celadon Arts Festival because it is the first of its kind in Beaufort,” said artist Eve Miller. “The eclectic mix of media is very exciting. Hopefully it will be the start

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Be a part of the inaugural event of an annual event showcasing the arts in Beaufort County.” The festival is located in the beautiful Celadon Community on Lady’s Island, across the bridge from historic Beaufort, then left down Sams Point Road, make a right at the tower. Artists, collectors, and visitors will be surrounded by oak trees, ponds, and the distinguished architecture that is Celadon, May 2022. Visit www.ArtWorksInBeaufort. org and www.CeladonFineArtsFestival. org for details and updates.

Above: Sea turtle by Kathy Crowther. Left: Eddings Point by Eve Miller.

Get ready for the annual Gullah Festival This year marks the 25th Silver Anniversary of the Gullah Festival. In addition to a number of festivities, organizers will be remembering and honoring the former cofounder/president Rosalie F. Pazant, who passed away last year. This year’s theme is “We Are One Family That Has Come This Far by Faith.” The festival will run from Friday, May 27, to Sunday, May 29, at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. The Gullah Festival of South Carolina celebrates and recognizes the history, customs, cultures, language and accomplishments of the African Americans of the Lowcountry. This year’s honorary chairperson will be Bern Nadette Stanis (Thelma Evans of the hit 70’s T.V. show “Good Times”). For the complete entertainment lineup and more information about the festival, visit www.gullahfestival.org or www.gullahfestival.net.

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Local writer reads poetry at Savannah museum St. Helena freelance writer and editor Theresa White recently read from her collection of poetry at the Jepson Center for the Arts, the contemporary venue of Savannah’s historic Telfair Museum of Art, which is the oldest public art museum in the South. White shared several of her poems during the coffee house style open mic portion of the Poetry Society of Georgia’s free public poetry reading featuring noted poet and Berry College Professor of English, rhetoric and writing, Dr. Sandra Meek on April 21.

The open mic portion of the reading was coordinated by Vaughnette GoodeWalker, director of cultural diversity and access for the Telfair Theresa White Museums. The Poetry Society of Georgia’s Reading Series that White participated in was co-sponsored by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs’ Weave-A-Dream program, and the Georgia Council

for the Arts through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. White, a one-time congressional aide to former U.S. Rep. Cynthia A.McKinney of Georgia, has written for a number of media publications over more than 30 years, including The Gullah Sentinel, The Georgia Guardian, The Beaufort Gazette, The Savannah Morning News/Evening Press, and The St. Petersburg Times, where she was part of a team of four reporters nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for Specialized Investigative Reporting in

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The art students of Nela Beyer are excited to invite you to a very unique art exhibit. This one-day event will take place on Friday, May 20, from 6-8 p.m. at 314 Charles Street in downtown Beaufort. Ms. Beyer’s students have been working all year long to create a variety of art work using different media and techniques. The show is entitled “A Menagerie of Colors.� Displayed will be over 100 colorful paintings created by young aspiring artists. Also included will be art work from Ms. Beyer’s adult art students and a silent art auction. All art will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds going toward the Hope Haven/Seewall Child Project. Ms. Beyer’s students are excited to use their creativity and talents to help their community.

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1980. A former member of the National Association of Black Journalists, she has also worked as a production assistant at Beaufort’s WJWJ-TV 16, an arm of the SCETV/PBS network. Poetry Society of Georgia President Ella van Wyk has invited White to participate in the open microphone session preceding the society’s next poetry reading, which will feature popular poet Jim Warner. It’ll be held on May 26, at 7 p.m., at the Telfair Museum’s Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St., in downtown Savannah.

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce welcomes local and visiting exhibitors to the Artist Showcase 2011 at Sea Island Best Western. The ninth annual event is free and open to the public Friday, May 27, from Noon - 8 p.m. with a reception from 5- 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Featured artists include James Denmark, James St. Claire, Hank Herring, Henry Lee Battle, Marquita Willis, Marie Lewis, Patricia Wells, Patricia Bee, Amy Queen, Claudette Humphrey, Saundra Renee Smith, Geraldine Smith, Sharon Holmes, Amiri Farris, Bob Doster and Nancy Basket. For biographies of all artists, please visit www.BeaufortIslandNews.com. Original and print work in a range of media and prices will be for sale including watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings; metal and fiber sculpture; graphics and drawing; jewelry; books and mixed media. For details, connect at bcbcc.org, on Twitter @BeaufortBlack and the Facebook page Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce.

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County, MCAS prevent costly development of Coosaw Plantation Beaufort County Council has approved the preservation of Coosaw Plantation in northern Beaufort County at the lowest price per acre in the history of the County’s Rural and Critical Land Preservation Program through the purchase of development rights and a conservation easement. The 1,584 parcel includes sensitive wetlands and 10-miles of waterfront along rivers and creeks. It was acquired for $833,000 from Beaufort County and $1.66 million from the Department of Defense. The purchase was made in partnership with the U.S. Marine Corps

as part of the ongoing effort to protect the Marine Corps Air Station from encroaching development. The property lies in the MCAS Air Installation and Compatible Use Zone. Beaufort County Council Chairman Weston Newton said the acquisition fits squarely into the requirements of the county’s land preservation program by protecting valuable rural property. “Through the Rural and Critical Lands Program, Beaufort County is also able to leverage its funds at an exceptional value. When citizens overwhelmingly approved funding for this program;

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their wishes became clear — they want to save vulnerable properties. This particular purchase has the added benefit of protecting the air station from encroaching development which, in turn, protects a valuable sector of our local economy.” The property is owned by the Sanford Land Company, LLC and was purchased in 1965 for a family home by Dr. Marshall Clement Sanford, Sr., father of former Gov. Mark Sanford. The sale was negotiated by the nonprofit organization, the Beaufort County Open Land Trust

On Wednesday, April 27, we all became Alabamians. Letʼs give our neighbors a hand. On April 27, Alabama suffered its worst natural disaster in the stateʼs history. Tornados devasted communities, businesses, and families. The death toll currently stands at 238 with damages estimated in the billions. We can help those who need us. We can make a difference. Contact an Alabama relief organization today: United Way of Central Alabama • Text “TORNADO” to 50555 to give $10 or go to www.uwca.org Salvation Army Birmingham • Text “GIVE” to 80888 to make a $10 donation to tornado relief The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham www.foundationbirmingham.org click on “Donate Now” Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives www.servealabama.gov www.recoveryalabama.com Learn about needs and ways to help.

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CLARIFICATION Last week, The Island News inadvertently failed to credit photographer Richard Darby for photos taken at C. Steve Johnson’s artist showcase.


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Firefighters urge water safety this summer Provoked by the tragic losses they faced in Beaufort County waters last summer, Beaufort County Fire Chiefs are urging citizens to take extra precautions this year when around waterways. Water â&#x20AC;&#x201D; whether in a pool, on a beach, or in the tub â&#x20AC;&#x201D; can be extremely dangerous, and can cause serious injury or death within seconds. Last yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tragedies have firefighters anxious about this approaching beach season. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The biggest thing we want people to realize, especially those watching young

children, is that water can be a silent killer,â&#x20AC;? stated Chief Harry Rountree, president of the Beaufort County Fire Chief â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Association. â&#x20AC;&#x153;People can slip below the surface without making a sound.â&#x20AC;? County fire chiefs offer these suggestions to make this summer a safe and enjoyable one: t .BLF TVSF BO BEVMU JT QSPQFSMZ supervising children around water. Give that adult an item like a set of keys to remind them they are the one

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and secured to prevent access by curious children. t .BLF TVSF BMM DIJMESFO VTF 64$( approved flotation devices and that such devices fit properly. Be especially careful of â&#x20AC;&#x153;water wingâ&#x20AC;? flotation devices that may submerge and hold a child underwater should one of the arm floats come off. t"MXBZTTXJNJOQBJST t &TUBCMJTI GBNJMZ SVMFT BT UP XIFSF it is safe to swim and for how long â&#x20AC;&#x201D; vigorously enforce those rules.

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tation Sgt. Maj. William Burton, left, receives the Marine Corps Air Station colors from incoming commanding officer, Col. Brian C. Murtha during the Change of Command ceremony Friday afternoon at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Col. Murtha assumed command from Col. John R. Snyder who is retiring after 27 years of service. Photo by Bob Sofaly.

Two zoning changes being considered by county Dataw island community to expand In 1983, when Alcoa decided to develop Dataw Island and the nearby 32-acre Oak Island, they requested permission from Beaufort County to build 1,143 single family units and 403 multi-family units on its property. Beaufort County approved the request as a planned unit development (PUD). The 32 acre Oak Island which is connected to Dataw Island by Oak Island Road was not developed. In August 2010, Beaufort County

approved a request to build 21 single family homes on the island with 9 acres dedicated to open space and the rest of the islandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s property used for roads. The developer has requested to change the concept of development from 21 single family homes to 21 duplexes or 42 units. Since this is significant change to the original request, County Council must grant approval. The Dataw Island Property Owners Association and the Beaufort County Planning Department have recommended approval.

St. Helena Planned Unit Development considered for rezoning To prevent property from being approved as a planned unit development (PUD) but not actually building anything, Beaufort County required that as of January 2010 all approved but undeveloped planned unit developments be evaluated for reversion to a type of zoning similar to that surrounding the property. When January 2010 arrived, there were four planned unit developments

which had been in existence a significant period of time and were not developed. PUD St. Helena Station is a 13-acre PUD on the north side of Sea Island Parkway between Warsaw Road and Polowana Road on St. Helena Island. St. Helena Station was approved as a PUD in 1989. The surrounding property was rural when the PUD was originally approved and now, 21 years later, it remains rural. The planning department has recommended the property revert to rural zoning (1 unit per 3 acres).

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ven though it’s only May, the community (that means you and me) needs to start thinking about the 2nd Annual Lt. Dan Weekend to be held September 14-18, and we need to start donating our time and money ... now. Remember last year’s concert? Remember the camaraderie of the town when we welcomed and honored our wounded veterans? I was humbled and proud. It was a memorable weekend, and we have the opportunity now to make this year’s event better than ever. There are a variety of ways to help. The Independence Fund needs $75,000 to bring the veterans and their families to Beaufort. That money won’t present itself on its own. The number one way to help right now is to donate. Your tax deductible donation will be used to cover the expenses for the 100 severely injured veterans and caregivers attending LDW2 (www.LDW2.com) and to provide specialized recumbent tricycles for deserving heroes. Silver Star contributors who donate $100 or more will receive two free tickets to the Gary Sinise and Lt. Dan Band Benefit Concert taking place at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park at 8:30 p.m., Friday, September 16.

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profile Continued from Page 6 You can further help our severely wounded troops by setting up a personal fundraising page. It’s simple, takes 10 minutes tops, and is a very effective way to help the troops. Visit this link: www. active.com/donate/indyfund and click on the BECOME A FUNDRAISER button at the top of the page and follow the steps. Whatever is raised via your personal page is tracked and will be credited to you. Top fundraisers of $1,000 or more will receive complimentary passes to the Lt. Dan art opening and the number one fundraiser will have the opportunity to meet Gary Sinise backstage at the concert. Another opportunity to help is fast approaching. Lowcountry Captain Nick Russell has designated the Independence Fund and the Lt. Dan weekend as beneficiary of all proceeds raised from the inaugural American Wounded Veteran’s King Mackerel Fishing Tournament scheduled to take place from July 8-9. Coinciding with the Beaufort Water Festival, the tournament offers the perfect opportunity for both local sport fisherman and those visiting from out of town to participate in this event specifically designed to support some of the most severely injured veterans from the current wars. “They fought for us, let’s fish for them,” said Russell, himself a Marine veteran and exuberant supporter of the troops. Russell came up with the idea for a fishing tournament last year after

serving as a volunteer during the Lt Dan Weekend where he served as a “go to” point of contact for many of the veterans and their families. A full brochure about the tournament can be downloaded from the event website, www.ltdanweekend.com. For more information, call Captain Nick Russell at 843-814-9697. Other events taking place during the Lt. Dan Weekend are the Fourth Annual Wounded Warrior Run, presented by AMVETS; the Lt. Dan 5K; and the Second Annual Golf Tournament at Parris Island. Please visit www.ldw2. com for more information regarding these events. This year, the concert is not free. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at Cravings By the Bay, Chick-Fil-A, Berry Island Ice Cream, Fordham’s Market, NFCU at Parris Island and Cat Island Pro Shop. They may also be purchased online at www. ldw2.com. From now until July 15, they are $15. From July 16 to September 1, tickets will be $20 and after September 1, they will be available for full price at $25. If you are in the military, admission is $5 off each of these prices. Again this year, wristbands will be sold for $5 to show your support for our wounded veterans. It is the quickest way to donate to the cause and visibly show your pride for those who have sacrificed their bodies for the protection and freedom of our great nation. You may purchase them online at www.ldw2.com. The 2nd Annual Lt. Dan Weekend is sure to be a super fun time again!

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sizable group of severely and parade this year.” injured veterans and The concert is scheduled for their caregivers from 8:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 16 in across the country will descend historic Waterfront Park. In upon Beaufort for four days addition, Sinise has also agreed to this September to participate Grand Marshal Beaufort’s 300th in the 2nd Annual, Lt. Dan birthday parade the following Weekend. Coordinated by the morning. The parade will kickIndependence Fund, the event is off immediately following the Lt. designed to bring Dan 5K. “I am thrilled to the community According to be able to return together in a the Independence Fund’ s founder, show of support to Beaufort to “The event will for some of the perform on provide the veterans who most September 16.” o p p o r t u n i t y often are the ones Gary Sinise, Actor who “fall through for a myriad of the cracks.” organizations, and founder of the Sinise, widely caregivers, donors Lt. Dan Band and concerned known for his Oscar nominated performance as citizens to interact with these Lt. Dan in the 1996 film “Forrest heroes in a personal manner that Gump,” has become the de facto we believe will result in many face for the war wounded of Iraq other positive things. Having and Afghanistan. Since 2003, his someone like Gary Sinise donate 13 piece “Lt. Dan Band” has been his time like this is probably the highest endorsement we could entertaining troops worldwide. “The LTDB does more than possibly receive.” The Independence Fund is a 40 concerts across the globe every year, and I am thrilled to 501(c)3 organization. Donations be able to return to Beaufort to the group are tax-deductible to perform on September 16, and help provide injured troops 2011,” said Sinise. “The reception with the tools, therapies and that the band received last year in guidance that they might not Beaufort was overwhelming and otherwise be receiving. The the compassion and dignity with group has purchased 20 robotic which the community treated wheelchairs for injured veterans our injured veterans truly left as part of its mission. The such a favorable impression. I $25,000 chairs were not covered look forward to both the concert by military insurance policies.

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Cinderella Fella Ball Photos by Todd Stowe The 2011 Cinderella Fella Ball took place at Battery Creek High School on Saturday, May 7. The Cinderella Fella Ball invites all of the special-needs students (age 14 and older) and adults in the Beaufort County Area. Students came from Hilton Head Island Middle

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and desserts were served to the guests. On Thursday, May 5, many of the students went to ACE to have their hair and/or nails done for the event. The special-needs students and adults came to dance, see their friends and have a good time.


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Community member gets education award Community member Ed Gillies has been named the recipient of the Champions for Public Education Award. Ed Gillies serves on the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee as chairman for the Beaufort County School District. This award is presented to community

residents, organizations/businesses/ industries whose support of and contributions to public education have significantly benefited the entire school district. The Beaufort County Board of Education nominated Mr. Gillies because of his contribution of time and resources for support of public schools.

LIMS science teachers can answer the question Almost on a daily basis students invariably ask, “Why do I have to learn this stuff?” The question is not new. It has been queried by pupils for years in classrooms everywhere. The answer is not always easily explained unless their teachers have first-hand knowledge of the application of academics to what is required in business and industry. In the case of science, technology, engineering and mathematics it is often more difficult to fully elaborate in a manner readily understood by students. However, as a result of participation in a unique project entitled “Teachers in the Workplace Using WorkKeys® Estimator” five science teachers at Lady’s Island Middle School are now better equipped to enlightened young minds with real-life examples of how what is taught in the classroom applies to what employees are actually doing on the job. Daniel Liegey, Aaron Hirsch, Deborah Clark, Eric Mohrman and Sharon Singleton, science teachers at Lady’s Island Middle School, recently spent a significant portion of their school week at Parker Hannifin Corporation, Racor Division’s Beaufort plant, interacting with employees, each in one of five different job classifications. The teachers shadowed the employees on the job, interviewed them and systematically examined required reading materials, essential mathematic computations, necessary graphic interpretations and other academically-related activities in order to analyze not only the skills essential to the job but also the skill levels necessary to accomplish all job tasks. Using the WorkKeys® Estimator as a guide, the teachers produced a comprehensive report that was given to the management at Parker Hannifin at the completion of the project. According to Kurt Dimitrov, HR/ Administrative Manager at Parker’s local filtration manufacturing operation, “The end product produced by the teachers will enhance the company’s ability to more accurately select qualified applicants for future position vacancies in all five job classifications. Because the Estimator was completed by educators and based on extensive information gathered from subject matter experts, the results are extremely credible and, therefore, very useful to my company.” “This project is a win-win situation for both Parker Hannifin and for the teachers” stated Dave Walker, Lowcountry Regional Career Specialist, who assisted with the project by conducting the initial training session for the participating educators. “Parker Hannifin has benefitted from job task analysis and because of the first-hand insight gained by the teachers the ultimate winners will be the science students at Lady’s Island Middle School” Walker concluded. 12

Superintendent, Dr. Valerie Truesdale said, “Mr. Gillies, the current chair of the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee, leads a group of highly committed volunteers who serve the community by overseeing building projects across the county. They report to the Board of Education and public

quarterly each year. The tireless devotion of Mr. Gillies and the other members has saved taxpayers significant dollars and contributed to the quality of the work. Mr. Gillies, a former advertising executive, donated his time to design the school district’s logo. He is well deserving of this award.”

TRINITY CLASSICAL ACADEMY

SCIENCE FAIR

Top row from left: Chandler Givens, Angel Glover, Olivia Givens, Isaac Stacks. Middle row from left: Tim Westman-Barth, Allison Kindwall, Luke Owens, Rebecca Johnson, Tori Pivorotto, Jackson Miller, Brandon Fraley. Bottom row from left: Tyler Baham, Tucker Langehans, Cara Beach, Briley Langehans, Allie Fraley, Sydney Fostight, Mathew Campbell, Christain Campbell, Elijah Stacks, Noah Westman-Brath. Not pictured: Mary Hampton McNeal.

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he middle/high school students at Trinity Classical Academy recently participated in a science fair. Students entered projects like, “A shelf life of a McDonalds burger” and “Rocketology.” Trinity Classical Academy is a homeschool co-op that meets two days a week in downtown Beaufort. The school has been blessed with five years of success. For the 2011-2012 school year, the academy will have first through 11th grade. If you are interested in finding out more about the school, please visit www.trinityclassicalacademy.org or contact Nicole Givens at (843) 252-2222 or email trinityclassicalacademy@gmail.com.

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Coosa Elementary hosted its first All Pro Dad meeting May 6 in the Media Center. All Pro Dad’s Day is a one-hour monthly breakfast held before school where fathers and their children meet with other dads and their children. During this time, they discussed a wide range of family topics, spent time together, created fun memories, and were equipped with resources to strengthen their relationships. Mike Mashke, Team Captain, chaired the meeting with over 75 parents and children in attendance. Breakfast was sponsored by Chick-Fil-A, CBC National Bank and Publix. For more, visit www.AllProDad.com.


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BHS French Society Events SOCIÉTÉ HONORAIRE DE FRANÇAIS

Madelyn Anderson, Parker Bates, Charlotte Bellomy, Amanda Boswell, Katie Bryant, Rebekah Crandall, Krystal Frisbie, Johanna Hambrecht, Valencia King, and Adam Lipsitz.

The French restaurant Charlie’s Etoile Verte on Hilton Head Island was the setting for the induction of 10 new students into the Société Honoraire de Français on May 5th. Students were invited based on scholarship in French, enthusiasm for the language and overall grade point average. The Beaufort Chapter is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French, of which their advisor, Josette Grimsley, has been a member for 43 years.

BHS GIVES TO TSUNAMI RELIEF IN JAPAN

Beaufort High School National French Honor Society and the French III and IV classes collected $850 for the victims of the tsunami in Japan during the month of April at the high school and at Fuji’s restaurant across the street. Donations were sent to Food for the Hungry, an organization directed by a former BHS graduate, Celeste Brown de Mercado, earmarked for Japan. French students Savannah Bowman and Kyla Jenkins received Fuji’s collection for its owner, Katz.

STUDENT PLACES AT FRENCH GRAND CONCOURS

Charlotte Bellomy, left, a Beaufort High School 10th grader, placed first as a third year French student in South Carolina and fifth in the U.S. in the American Association Teachers of French Grand Concours, a National French Contest. A student of Josette Grimsley, Bellomy studied French I and II independently every day during French I classes, until joining the French III Honors class this year. Charlotte’s sister Chelsea, at right, placed fifth in the state. the island news | may 19-26, 2011 | www.yourislandnews.com

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Mancave of Lowcountry opens As you drive towards Bluffton on Robert Smalls Parkway (S.C. 170), you may noticed a sign that says “MANCAVE,” located in the Furniture Warehouse Design Gallery complex, on the left, just north of the Broad River Bridge. No doubt, the sign conjures up a dark, stone cave ... why would anyone shop there? If you stop in, however, you’ll find a store filled with plenty of great stuff to outfit your own mancave. Now first, let’s clarify the name. Wikipedia defines mancave as “a male sanctuary, such as a specially equipped garage, spare bedroom, den or basement.” It’s not an actual cave, but rather “a place where guys can do as they please without fear of upsetting any female sensibility about house décor or design.” The Craft family, Dan and his son, Rob, started their first Mancave of the Lowcountry store in the Charleston area (Mt. Pleasant) and have seen sales go through the roof. Developing a new, larger Mancave of the Lowcountry for the Beaufort-Bluffton area made perfect sense to them. The new store, at 745 Robert Smalls Parkway, is now open for all to visit. There is sports-

related memorabilia, everything from signs to sofas (and recliners), as well as pictures (framed and unframed), banners, and furniture that reflect not only Si local and national Grondin sports teams, but the Lowcountry as well. Other manly themes include NASCAR, antique cars, hunting and fishing. The store also has autographed collectables and has unique gift ideas for the military as well. The Crafts have hired Beaufort resident Si Grondin as store manager. Grondin emphasizes that the company’s philosophy is to provide whatever the customer wants for his space. He says ,“if you see something you like but the team is not your favorite, tell us — we can order just about anything.” Grondin also stresses that the store is very female-friendly. “We take pride in having many, unique gifts for the men in their lives”, he says. MANCAVE of the Lowcountry is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., every day except Sunday. Call 843-379-0666.

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New photography studio opens Captured Moments Photography has arrived in Beaufort. Eric and Susan Smith recently sold their home in Maryland, and moved their established photography studio to 1402 King St. in Beaufort, bringing along all their props and backgrounds and gear. Eric is an awardwinning photographer who specializes in studio portraiture. “I’m not a picture taker, but rather a portrait creator,” says Eric. He controls all the lighting and the look of the image he creates. Creating mood and emotion is a specialty in studio lighting. Susan runs the business end of things, overseeing production and sales and marketing.

Eric has photographed over 400 weddings in a 10-12 year period. In 1997, he transitioned to strictly studio portraiture and specializes in high school seniors, families, babies and military portraits. It was a tough decision to give up their busy studio in Maryland, but the couple fell in love with Beaufort and decided to avoid those northern winters. “We hope to bring our reputation with us. We have over 700 Facebook fans, so our new clients can see what we’ve done and read all the happy comments from our clients.” says Susan. Visit the studio’s website at www. capmom.com or calll 843-379-0223.


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When should you buy stocks? By Charles Tumlin

Have you ever done your homework on an investment, maybe read some good things in a periodical, or gotten your hands on a fascinating research report on an up and coming company? All the pieces seem to be in place. You make your investment with confidence, but the stock heads straight down. If you have been an investor for any amount of time, it has happened to you! The â&#x20AC;&#x153;homeworkâ&#x20AC;? that you have done is referred to as fundamental analysis, and it is the stock research in which most of us are familiar. CNBC, Money Magazine and The Wall Street Journal are most often quoting analysts who confine themselves to fundamental analysis. However, in my 18 years in the investment business, I find that most investors are missing a very important piece of the puzzle â&#x20AC;&#x201D; technical analysis. Both are important components to a successful portfolio. Utilizing only fundamental analysis is like playing a guitar with only one hand â&#x20AC;&#x201D; you can make noise, but you have more rhythm playing with two. While the fundamental analysis can steer you

While fundamental analysis can steer you toward the â&#x20AC;&#x153;whatâ&#x20AC;? to buy, technical analysis can tell you â&#x20AC;&#x153;whenâ&#x20AC;? to buy or, more importantly, â&#x20AC;&#x153;whenâ&#x20AC;? to sell. Both are important components to a successful portfolio. toward the â&#x20AC;&#x153;whatâ&#x20AC;? to buy, technical analysis can tell you â&#x20AC;&#x153;whenâ&#x20AC;? to buy or more importantly â&#x20AC;&#x153;whenâ&#x20AC;? to sell. Technical analysis can best be described through the basic law of supply and demand. We experience these forces in our grocery shopping every day. It does not take much to understand why fruits and vegetables are more expensive in the winter and less expensive in the summer. We know why jackets cost more in the winter and bathing suits cost more in the summer. The same forces that take the products that we buy every day in and out of favor will take stocks, sectors or asset classes in and out of favor as well. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When we look at the cause of price movement in any individual stock, the market and the sector together on average cause 80% of the price movement in a stock.â&#x20AC;?1 So if 80% of a

stockâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s price is affected by these outside, technical attributes, then only 20% of that stockâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s price movement is being driven by the fundamentals. This is why a companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stock will often move opposite the direction of the companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s business fundamentals. However, we already know that most people spend up to 80% of their time on the individual stock research and less than 20% of their time on the technical (market and sector) research. An investorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s greatest risk in being wrong lies within the market and sector forces; this is where technical analysis can help. Our success ratio in investment selection is going to be limited until we can define where this investment lies in the technical picture. Because of these factors, we advise investors to structure their portfolios from a top-down approach.

King, Benjamin F. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Latent Statistical Structure of Securities Price Changes.â&#x20AC;? This article was written by Charles Tumlin, V.P. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors, Beaufort, S.C. The views expressed by Charles Tumlin are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC or its affiliates. Investments in securities and insurance products are: NOT FDIC INSURED/NOT BANK-GUARANTEED/MAY LOSE VALUE. Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, Member SIPC, is a registered broker-dealer and a separate non-bank affiliate of Wells Fargo Company. 1

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To achieve balance, input equals output What goes around comes around. For every action, there is an opposite and equal reaction. Yin/Yang. Cause and effect. These phrases basically mean the same thing â&#x20AC;&#x201D; balance. The absence of balance creates stress and frustration, pain and disease, economic crisis and even war. So, what does balance mean and how do we maintain it daily in our health, relationships, and environment? Our bodyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attempt to balance is automatic, not the part that thinks, but rather the part that reacts, based on the survival or healing needs of the system. For example, when you are cold, you shiver to warm up; when you are hot, you perspire to cool off. This is all provided we donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t create interferences and get in the way of this natural balancing process. Interferences occur for a multitude of reasons â&#x20AC;&#x201D; poor lifestyle choices, stored memory and stinking thinking. Nature is dynamic and in a constant state of change, continuously seeking to achieve balance. Plants and animals donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think, judge or reason, but rather respond to their environment to maintain proper balance for survival. We see this yearly as the seasons change. Trees automatically grow new leaves in the spring and drop them in the fall, squirrels donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to be reminded to store nuts for the winter, and the blue crabs even know when to shed their shells in time for the Soft

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HOSPITAL TO HOST ANNUAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY Cancer survivors and their guests are invited to celebrate a â&#x20AC;&#x153;Life in Full Bloomâ&#x20AC;? by attending Beaufort Memorial Hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s second annual Cancer Survivors Day Celebration on Sunday, June 5, from 2 to 4 p.m., in the Beaufort Memorial Hospital Riverview CafĂŠ. The free celebration is open to any cancer survivor and his/her guest, and will feature live music, refreshments, a brief program, door prizes and more. Program speakers will include BMH physicians, nurses, and cancer survivors who will share positive and uplifting information and accounts about surviving and thriving â&#x20AC;&#x201D; living â&#x20AC;&#x153;Life in Full Bloomâ&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; after a cancer diagnosis. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We find so much inspiration in the survivors who live in our community, and we want to celebrate the strength, courage, and vitality of the many women and men who thrive after a cancer diagnosis,â&#x20AC;? says Connie Duke, RN, director of Beaufort Memorial Hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Oncology Services. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re excited for this opportunity to honor the survivors in our community, and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re thrilled to be able to host a fun, uplifting party!â&#x20AC;? Registration for this free event is requested by Wednesday, June 1. Call (843) 522-5585 to register or for more information.

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Intraocular Lenses (IOL) implants Before intraocular lenses (IOLs) were developed, people had to wear very thick eyeglasses or special contact lenses to be able to see after cataract surgery. Now, with cataract lens replacement, several types of IOL implants are available to help people enjoy improved vision. Discuss these options with your ophthalmologist to determine the IOL that best suits your vision needs and lifestyle. Cataract lens replacement: How IOLs work Like your eyeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s natural lens, an IOL focuses light that comes into your eye through the cornea and pupil onto the retina, the sensitive tissue at the back of the eye that relays images through the optic nerve to the brain. Most IOLs are made of a flexible, foldable acrylic material and are about onethird of the size of a dime. Like the lenses of prescription eyeglasses, your IOL will contain the appropriate prescription to give you the best vision possible Which lens option is right for you? Before surgery your eyes are measured to determine your IOL prescription, and you and your cataract surgeon will compare options to decide which IOL type is best for you, depending in part on how you feel about wearing glasses for reading and near vision. The type of IOL implanted will affect how you see when not wearing eyeglasses. Glasses may still be needed by some people for some activities. If you have astigmatism, your ophthalmologist will discuss toric IOLs and related treatment options with you. In certain cases, cost may be a deciding factor for you if you have the option of selecting special premium lOLs that may reduce your need for glasses. Intraocular lens (IOL) types Monofocal lens This common IOL type has been used for several decades. Monofocals are set to provide best corrected vision at near, intermediate or far distances. Most people who choose monofocals have their IOLs set for distance vision and use reading glasses for near activities. On the other hand, a person whose IOLs were set to correct near vision would need glasses to see distant objects clearly. Presbyopia is a condition that affects everyone at some point after age 40, when the eyeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lens becomes less flexible and makes near vision more difficult, especially in low light. Since presbyopia makes it difficult to see near objects clearly, even people without cataracts need reading glasses or an equivalent form of vision correction. Multifocal lenses This newer IOL type reduces or eliminates the need for glasses or

Mark Siegel, MD, FAAO Board certified, American Board of Ophthamology, www. seaislandophthamology. com contact lenses. With the multifocal lens, a series of focal zones or rings is designed into the IOL. Depending on where incoming light focuses through the zones, the person may be able to see both near and distant objects clearly. The ability to read and perform other tasks without glasses varies from person to person but is generally best when multifocal IOLs are placed in both eyes. It usually takes 6 to 12 weeks after surgery on the second eye for the brain to adapt and vision improvement to be complete with this IOL type. Considerations with multifocal IOLs For many people, these IOL types reduce but may not eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses. For example, a person can read without glasses, but the words appear less clear than with glasses. Each personâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s success with these IOLs may depend on the size of his/ her pupils and other eye health factors. Side effects such as glare or halos around lights, or decreased sharpness of vision (contrast sensitivity) may occur, especially at night or in dim light. Most people adapt to and are not bothered by these effects, but those who frequently drive at night or need to focus on close-up work may be more satisfied with monofocal IOLs. Toric IOL for astigmatism This is a monofocal IOL with astigmatism correction built into the lens. Astigmatism is an eye condition that distorts or blurs the ability to see both near and distant objects. With astigmatism, the cornea (the clear front window of the eye) is not round and smooth (like a basketball), but instead is curved like a football. People with significant degrees of astigmatism are usually most satisfied with toric IOLs. Protective IOL filters IOLs include filters to protect the eyeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s retina from exposure to UV and other potentially damaging light radiation. The cataract surgeon selects the filters that will provide appropriate protection for the patientâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s specific needs. Other important cataract lens replacement considerations People who have had refractive surgery such as LASIK need to be carefully evaluated before getting IOLs because the ability to calculate the correct IOL prescription may be affected by the previous refractive surgery.

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Warning issued on eating saltwater cobia By Sammy Fretwell TheState.com

State warnings to limit consumption of certain fish were expanded Monday, May 16, to include cobia, a popular saltwater game species that some consider one of the tastiest fish caught in South Carolina. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control advises people not to eat more than one meal per month of cobia because of mercury contamination. DHECâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cobia warning brings to five the number of saltwater species that

carry agency health advisories because of mercury pollution. Shark, swordfish, larger king mackerel and tilefish also carry consumption advisories. Cobia are found in the eastern United States, from the Florida Keys to New England, and in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Marine Fisheries Service. They can reach 6 feet long and weigh as much as 100 pounds. Cobia are popular both because of their size and taste, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. State officials added cobia to the list

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Beaufort Memorial Hospitalâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s LifeFit Wellness Program is accepting applications for Camp Sea Breeze, a weeklong asthma camp for kids ages 6 through 11. To attend Camp Sea Breeze you must: have asthma, be between the ages of 6 and 11, and be under a physicianâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s care for asthma. A parent orientation will be held July 11 at 6 p.m. in the Beaufort Medical Plaza Third Floor Classroom. The camp will be from Tuesday, July 12-Friday, July 15, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Sea Island Best Western. The cost is $25 per child and includes lunch, snacks, materials and a T-shirt. To register, call Toni Rehkop, respiratory therapist, at (843) 522-5830.

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Summer is fast approaching, and this past weekendâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s beautiful weather proves it. Warmer weather, shorter skirts and the dreaded bathing suit are demanded by the heat. The pressure is on to quickly attain the beautiful tan skin that the strong summer sun brings with it, despite the dangers of skin cancer and wrinkles. Fair-skinned folks like myself have been warned for years by dermatologists about the damaging rays of the sun, and now the slight wrinkling of the skin around my eyes and the freckling on my chest proves

of species with warnings after collecting samples from fishing tournaments the past few years, DHEC spokesman Adam Myrick said. Mercury pollution is a widespread problem in fish in many states, including the South. Much of the mercury found in fish builds up in their tissue over lifetimes of exposure to the toxic metal. That means the biggest fish are the ones most likely to contain high mercury levels. Scientists say a major cause of mercury in fish is industrial air pollution that rains back to Earth and slowly contaminates fish.

them right. The pressures of society keep me going back year after year, despite the dangers and inevitable aging, to worship the sun. The bronze glow of youthfulness is a powerful pull for someone approaching middle age. Years of struggling to find an alternative to â&#x20AC;&#x153;bakingâ&#x20AC;? have cost me hundreds of dollars on countless brands of tanning lotions that yield â&#x20AC;&#x153;dirtyâ&#x20AC;? looking hands and feet, orange skin, and streaks. How embarrassing. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m trying to be healthy and cautious, but I end up just looking silly.

Most freshwater rivers from Columbia to the coast carry mercury warnings to limit consumption of certain fish, including largemouth bass and bowfin. The departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s annual advisory also reminded people to limit consumption of largemouth bass in the Catawba River basin between Columbia and Charlotte. PCBs are polluting those fish. The agency first issued PCB warnings in the Catawba basin last year and expanded those warnings this past winter. State officials are still investigating the source of the industrial poison.

Last week, I decided to give air brush tanning one more try. I stood in a small tent while Ericka from Indigo Salon hand sprayed my entire body. I was instantly bronzed from head to toe, and it only took 15 minutes. There was no orange tint, no streaking and no dirty hands or feet, just even, natural looking color that made me feel 10 years younger and 10 pounds skinnier! It costs only $25 and last for almost 10 days. When you see me around town this summer without my natural pasty look, you will know my secret.

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Hunter Pylant is a freshman on the Beaufort High School Tennis Team. Hunter went undefeated in Region VII 4-A and was undefeated in the first two rounds of the playoffs. He is a vital part of a tennis team that was region champions and is now ranked in the top eight teams in the state. Congratulations Hunter!

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outdoors

Green grass despite bugs

Garden a Day

By Jim Colman

If I only had a dollar for every time a new Lowcountry neighbor said, “We never had these problems back home,” well, I guess I’d be a wealthy landscaper! Seems like every time we turn around, some new pest is attacking our warm-season grasses. Suffice it say that you can’t have a lawn without having some insects. Insects are part of our environment, and many are beneficial. Some are highly damaging to warmseason grasses…and the key is to eliminate or control those troublesome insects. Since the most common grass in the Lowcountry is Centipede, let’s start with the most common insect that attacks that grass: mole crickets. Mole crickets are insects that damage grass by feeding on the roots and above-ground parts of the plant…and by tunneling activity that disturbs the roots. These activities often result in death of the plant due to drying of the roots. Jim Mole crickets often present Colman themselves as dry, spongy spots in the lawn. Young nymph mole crickets are generally present beginning in June. You can test for their presence by making a detergent flush (2 tablespoons of dishwashing detergent in 1 gallon of water). Pour the mixture over a 1’ x 2’ area where activity is suspected. The mole crickets will surface within a few minutes. It is best to perform the flush in early morning or late afternoon. A general purpose insecticide labeled for mole crickets should be applied once you’ve determined they are present. Follow all label instructions. If your property has a history of mole cricket activity, you may want to consider applying a preventative application around the first of June each year. Remember, left untreated, mole crickets can destroy your lawn. If you have problems, or are having problems controlling the problems, consider consulting a landscape professional before the turf is damaged beyond repair. St. Augustine is probably the second most common grass in the Lowcountry. The pests that afflict it the most are chinch bugs. Chinch bugs are tiny black bugs, nearly impossible to see. Chinch bugs often enter St. Augustine lawns in the hottest spot of the yard. They then spread out from there. Left untreated they’ll eat the entire lawn by sucking sap from the grass blades. They are most often present in lawns with lush, over fertilized lawns with a thick thatch layer. You can detect chinch bugs by monitoring your grass. When chinch bugs are present, the affected areas look similar to dried up straw or hay (as the chinch suck the life out of the blades and runners of the grass). As soon as you notice activity, apply an insecticide labeled for control of chinch bug. As always, read the label carefully and apply only as directed. Do not let chinch bugs go untreated, or suffer the fate of many, many other new Southern gardeners and lose your lawn. For more information, call Jim Colman at Lawn Solutions, 522-9578, or www.lawnsolutions.us.

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he Beaufort Garden Club will celebrate National Garden Week with its 17th Annual Garden a Day event. This weeklong event, from Monday June 6 to Friday, June 10, has become an anticipated tradition. Five homeowners will open their gardens to the residents of Beaufort and visitors. These gardens, rarely offered for public view, are some of the loveliest examples of Southern landscaping. Several offer impressive collections of statuary, some breathtaking waterfront views, and still others have rare specimens of shrubs, trees and flowers, all artfully arranged to reflect each homeowner’s unique concept of garden design. Some homeowners take a hands-on approach and have personally selected and planted the flora; others have commissioned garden experts to bring reality to their visions. Some gardens are young; others are mature. These are not botanical gardens; you’re not likely to see plant labels and you won’t receive plant lists. These gardens exist to fill your heart with joy, not your mind with facts. However, Master Gardeners from the Lowcountry Master Gardener Association will be there to answer questions. Look for the people in the green aprons. Gardens will be open from 9:30 a.m. each morning until 12:30 p.m.Light refreshments will be served by The Beaufort Garden Club.

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ABLE, the Lowcountry Disabilities Foundation, Inc., is sponsoring development of a courtyard garden for the new Beaufort County Disabilities and Special Needs Building which will open in Burton this summer. Foundation leaders hope to raise $25,000 to cover the cost of the garden by selling bricks in honor of a business, individual or organization or in remembrance of a loved one. The garden has been designed by volunteers and is intended to provide a peaceful outdoor space where special-needs consumers can enjoy the beauty of nature. It will be landscaped with native plants and will have benches, a fountain, bird feeders and pave walkways. The new DSN building will include a day program for special needs people and administrative offices for DSN staff. Funds for landscaping the courtyard were not included in the budget. For more information, call Mitzi Wagner, DSN Director at (843) 255-6290.

The Clemson University Extension Office, in conjunction with the Lowcountry Master Gardener Association, will be presenting a series of free gardening seminars called “Lunch and Learn” at the Port Royal Farmer’s Market at Heritage Park on Parris Island Gateway. The classes will begin Saturday, May 21, at 11:30 a.m. with a class on Plant Propagation taught by well known Master Gardener, Alice Massey. The classes will continue every other Saturday throughout the summer. Some of the issues to be addressed will be: Citrus for the Lowcountry; Proper Pruning; Making Worms Work for You; Beautifying with Camellias; Rain Gardening; and Planting a Fall Vegetable Crop. So bring a lawn chair and take advantage of the many food vendors for lunch. And don’t forget to fill your market baskets while you’re there!

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Friends equals free pancakes On Tuesday, May 17, Huddle House offered free pancakes to everyone who accepted Huddle House as fans on Facebook. It was a national promotion called â&#x20AC;&#x153;Summer of Waffle Love,â&#x20AC;? and one the Ladyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Island location takes great pride in. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Facebook allows people to get in touch with a broader and larger base of people. This promotion allows us to give appreciation to our customers and hopefully entice new customers,â&#x20AC;? says Tonya Jacobs, the Multi Unit Manager for the Lowcountry.

TERRY SWEENEY TO HOST BEAUFORT BEAUTIES Former Saturday Night Live Alum Terry Sweeney has agreed to host the upcoming Beaufort Beauties Pageant 2011 for Main Street Beaufort, USA, which raises money for five local charities. Nine local men have already signed up to put their best â&#x20AC;&#x153;heelâ&#x20AC;? forward by dressing as women, with the help of their wives, and competing in talent and evening gown competitions. Terry Sweeney will be performing as his comedic character â&#x20AC;&#x153;Lucinda Ravenelâ&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a sharp-tongued, grey-haired Charleston matron of the â&#x20AC;&#x153;old school.â&#x20AC;? Sweeney said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;I am always ready to put my girdle back on for a good cause.â&#x20AC;? The event will benefit Lowcountry Habitat for Humanity, Boys & Girls Club of the Lowcountry, Beaufort Film Terry Commission, Main Street Beaufort, Zonta Club of Beaufort Sweeney and Senior Services of the Lowcountry. The event will be held at the Dataw Island Club, Saturday, June 18, at 7:30 p.m. The tax-deductible tickets, at $30 each, are available for sale now at Main Street Beaufort, USA. The event is expected to sell out. For more information and to purchase tickets call (843) 525-6644 or email at info@downtownbeaufort.com.

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National Park Service scholar featured at historical lecture Architecture of the Enemy, a discussion of the history, architecture and preservation of Spanish Colonial St. Augustine will be the topic of Historic Beaufort Foundationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Dinner & a Lecture, Monday, May 23, 5:30â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 7 p.m., at the Verdier House, 801 Bay Street. Dr. Mark Barnes, retired historian and senior archaeologist with the National Park Service, will bring his deep knowledge of the evolution of Spanish and British architectural styles in the colonies to light in his overview of St. Augustineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s development. The presentation is derived from a major resurvey of St. Augustine and its environs by Barnes for the National Park Service. For the first 100 years of Beaufortâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s existence, British colonial Beaufort and Spanish colonial St. Augustine were on the front lines of an international boundary dispute between Great Britain and Spain over the possession of the Southeastern United States. Barnesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; illustrated presentation will discuss the historic origins of Spanish La Florida, the government buildings, residential architecture and town plan of St. Augustine and its preservation efforts as it prepares for its 450th anniversary of its founding.

Open to HBF members and nonmembers, the lecture series takes place on the second floor of the Verdier House, and features a wine and hors dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;oeuvres reception from 5:30 to 6 p.m. The talks are presented from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by audience questions. A three-course dinner at Saltus River Grill is offered at $19 per person for attendees at the lecture. Admission to the lecture is $15/$25 per member/ member couple, respectively, and $20/$30 per non-member/nonmember couple, respectively. Seating is limited. Call 379-3331 to make reservations.

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Steamers Oyster and Steakhouse Much thanks to the businesses that made Family Fun Day at Beaufort Town Center a success: Amazing Rentals, Jumpin’ Jax, Brewster’s Ice Cream, Rolling Videos, 104.9 The Surf, Tux the Clown, Pizza Inn, ARTworks and Higher Ground. The weather was great and the event was a success.

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Police Movie Club ready for 37th season The Beaufort Police Department is getting ready to start registration for the 37th year of the movie club. The movie club provides an opportunity for children ages 5 -12 to join officers from the department for entertainment and safety education. Each Saturday morning from June 11 through July 16, club members will meet at the Plaza 8 theaters from 9 until 11:30 a.m. There will be a brief presentation on a safety topic, a movie and chances to win prizes. Registration for the movie club will start on June 6 and end on June 9 from 4-6 p.m. at the Beaufort Police Department substation at 1205 Duke Street. Anyone with questions can contact 1st Sgt. Coley Hebrard at 322-7968 or Officer Patrick Schmucker at 263-0477. The Beaufort Police Movie Club was founded in 1974. The program is funded by the Beaufort Police Department and private donations.

AREA TRI-COMMAND HONORS ASIAN-PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH On Friday, May 20, the Tri-Command Marine Corps Recruitment Depot-Parris Island, Marine Corps Air Station, and the Naval Hospital of Beaufort will celebrate Asian-Pacific Heritage Month. The guest speaker will be University of South Carolina Beaufort’s Dr. Babet VillenaAlvarez who will be talking about AsianPacific Islander values and how these values help cement and solidify the varied mosaic that comprises the multicultural melting pot of the U.S. Dinner and show for $15. Children under 7 are free. For tickets and information, please contact Cynthia Golson at the Tri-Command office, Cynthia.Golson@usmc.mil, 2282647; Jong Gamboa Jong.Gamboa@med. navy.mil, 228-4198; or Devlon Survine, Delvon.Survine@usmc.mil, 228-3567.

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food&drink

A spotlight on fabulous local restaurants and expert advice on the latest wines to try

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The  laid-­back  outdoor  eatery  serves  dynamite  food By Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer The Lunch Bunch dined al fresco at Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, located at 310 West Street in beautiful downtown Beaufort. This week, the Lunch Bunch sadly missed Pamela who had a prior commitment; but, we welcomed an invited guest to dine with us, Mr. Trey Ambrose. If you know Trey at all, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re aware of the bits of humor he often brings to the table. We had a great time! Diana Deaner, owner of Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, was the gracious hostess, as always. Her laidback, friendly demeanor is contagious. By the time we left, we were humming Jimmy Buffet and booking flights to the Bahamas. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what happens when you go to Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. The chaos of the week seems to disappear into the coolness of corn hole, fish tacos and ice-cold beer. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a vacation in our own backyard. Literally, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in my backyard, and I love it! Especially on Thursdays from 6-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 12:30-3 p.m., when Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s has live music from a handful of local artists. They play all the songs you know by heart, and every now and again, the urge to shag will come over a couple or two, and, before you know it, West Street becomes Ocean Boulevard in the 60â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s.

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Interested in playing a round of corn hole? Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hosts corn hole tournaments every Thursday as well. On the first Thursday of the month, bring a partner, and for $5 per person, you and your better half can play to win a variety of prizes. On all other Thursdays, corn hole is played with blind drawings, meaning you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know with whom youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be paired. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a load of fun, and always neat to meet new faces in town. Trust me, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re all more alike than we know, especially when we play corn hole together!

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Now, letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s talk about the awesome food at Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Can you say dynamite? We started with some fried oysters on special and shared one of Moeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Famous Shrimp Dogs. You know Moe from Grayco? He invented the best tasting shrimp dog on the planet, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s definitely a must-have when you go to Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s! April and Trey chose to stick to the land when reading the surf and turf options. April ordered the mini cheeseburger, more commonly known as a slider, while Trey asked for two slaw dogs, popular in the South and prepared just the way Trey liked them: smothered with cole slaw. The rest of us opted for the sea. Barry ordered the grouper sandwich while I

got the flounder roll. Kim asked for the blackened shrimp taco, and Elizabeth similarly chose the blackened fish taco, both are must-haveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s at Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s as well. Another must-do at Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s is adding malt vinegar to the tasty shoestring fries. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s become a tradition for the Lunch Bunch, and I suggest you try it â&#x20AC;&#x201D; delicious! Like I said, if relaxed is what you want, relaxed is what youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll get at Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. The casual eatery offers dining inside and outside. The service is fast. The food is great. The ambiance is stress-free. I like to call it Nippyville. Thanks Diana and Crystal, our server, for your smiles and hospitality. The Lunch Bunch just loves Nippyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s!

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happy winos

The days of wine and noses I don’t know what rituals you and your family had around the dinner table, but in my family, as soon as the meal was served and my mother sat down to join my father, my older brother and myself, everybody just dug in. No holding hands, no grace, no thanking God. Not the Sweeneys!! As my mother loved to point out, God hadn’t slaved over the stove for hours, she had. And if we had to thank anyone, she felt it should be her. So I developed a slightly unusual ritual of my own that drove my family crazy. Before starting in on my food I would loudly say “Thank you, God,” hoping to shame the heathens around me, and then I would dramatically bend over my plate (my thick, dorky eyeglasses steaming up) and reverently sniff each and every item on it. The fresh pungent garlic my Italian mother had rubbed on the London Broil mixed with the savory meaty beef juices. Next to it, I inhaled the glorious aroma of salt and melting butter on a fluffy baked potato whose charred earthy skin whisked me outdoors where the sweet smell of fresh picked peas from my mother’s garden danced around my head. I was floating on an aromatic cloud in Foodie Heaven! But the sound of my dear, sweet mother’s voice brought me back to earth. “FOR CHRISSAKE, WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU DOING?!! THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH YOUR FOOD!!” She would screech.

“Maybe ‘four eyes’ needs stronger glasses,” my jerky older brother was only too happy to volunteer. “Shut up, stupid!” my father would yell at my brother which would prompt my mother to scream,“Don’t you dare call him stupid! Even if he is!” Which would then cause my brother to shout, “This is all your fault!” then slug me, which caused me to throw my milk in his face and then the usual nightly all out screaming, slapping, melee would erupt. (The truth is, I had started it all with crazy food smelling fetish. I giggled secretly to myself ). I tried to explain to these bozos that the nose was where the most important tasting began and ended. For instance, when you had a cold, you couldn’t taste anything. Blank stares were their response. They just didn’t get it. More proof, as far as I was concerned, that I was adopted and that my real parents (aristocrats fleeing some awful coup) had haphazardly left me on this depressing cookie-cutter Long Island doorstep, where they would hopefully return (perhaps tomorrow??) to reclaim me. As the years went by, and I got around my peers, I thought it best to hide my food smelling fetish — that is until now. In my new career as a wine educator and restaurant wine director, I realized that I can now proudly sniff to my Happy Wino heart’s content. Swirling glass after glass

of wines from around the world, I am happily challenged to identify and describe the many nuances of The Grape so that my Happy Wino friends might know what to Terry expect if they order Sweeney them. What a delightful cornucopia of smells now fills my sense memory. With white wine: peaches, ripe melons, green apples, limes, mangos, grapefruit ... and these are just a handful of the fruit essences that tickle my nose. With the reds: black cherries, strawberries, pomegranates, raisins, and plums all compete for my olfactory attention. At this point, there are so many fruits dancing in my head, I sometimes feel like Carmen Miranda. (Note to younger readers: you will just have to Google her and scare up one of her campy fruity publicity shots.) Of course, there is an entire gamut of non-fruity smells which I’m sure you have read about or maybe even smelled firsthand in your very own wineglass: things like saddle, leather, mushroom, burnt toast, tobacco, licorice, even bacon. The best analogy I heard concerning this process of swirling and sniffing of wine and the inhaling of its aromas was from wine expert Philip Seldon who likened it to hearing a full orchestra in

concert. One listens to a symphony in its entirety, yet one can pick out an oboe here, or a cello there, and the various harmonies and melodies that float throughout it. All of it together makes the music all the sweeter. So too with wine. The color, the aromas, the taste and the texture all play their part in the wine tasting experience. Sure the tongue can taste sweetness and salt, sourness and bitterness, and most certainly can determine the texture of your wine. (Smooth or rough, heavy or lightbodied). But as any professional wino will tell you, most wine flavors are actually aromas that are vaporized in the mouth and perceived through the rear nasal passage. Or “retronasal passage” if you prefer true wine geek speak. That’s why the real pros make that annoying slurping sound as they bring the air over the wine in their mouth to deliver the wine’s aroma to their retronasal passage to better “taste” the wine. (I personally do it to show off and make others feel less sophisticated). Since hearing about it, I have tried to work the term “retronasal passage” into my daily conversation whenever I can. When someone asks “How are you?” I have now taken to replying “My retronasal passages are worn to the bone!” So far no one seems the least bit impressed by my new highly esoteric terminology. Once more, “Pearls before Swine” — the story of my life. Cheers!

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35 YEARS OF QUALITY DENTISTRY Dr. Gene Grace is a graduate of Wofford College and Emory University School of Dentistry. He has provided state of the art dentistry in Beaufort for 38 years. He has also been very active in our community and his church. He and his wife, Beth, a former County Council member, have been married for 39 years and have two daughters, Chilton Simmons and Katherine Hefner.

Both dentists have been using lasers for five years. Dr Grace eliminated silver fillings from the practice 12 years ago. Some of our cases can be viewed on our website, www.genegrace.com.

Dr. Katherine Hefner is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina Dental School. She and her husband Ashley, an architect, are also involved in Beaufort. They have two sons, Vann and Ford. Katherine most recently was co-chair of St. Helena's Church Tour of Homes.

We feel it's important to cover after-hour dental emergencies for our patients. Many a weekend, we're at the office with dental emergencies (i.e. athletic injuries to children).

Dr Grace and Dr. Hefner have been here for a long time and will continue to live and serve Beaufort. "It's important in our minds to give back to this wonderful community that has been good to us," says Dr. Grace.

Why choose our practice? We have always been on the cutting edge of dentistry. Drs. Grace and Hefner have been trained at the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), the foremost cosmetic post-grad school in the world.

Our staff is the greatest. Terry Johnson, one of our hygienists, has been in the practice for 26 years.

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dining guide

A listing of local restaurants in northern Beaufort County:Your resource for where to eat ATHENIAN GARDENS: 950 Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 379-9222; Greek; L.D. BACK PORCH GRILL: 950 Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 525-9824; L.D.

BARBARA JEANS RESTAURANT & BAR: 47 Ferry Road, Lady’s Island; 524-

REAVES FISH CAMP: 1509 Salem

SPOTLIGHT ON:

Sushi Sakana Japanese Restaurant

2400; Home-style Southern; B.L.D.

BELLA LUNA: 859 Sea Island Parkway,

Road, Beaufort; 522-3474; Seafood buffet and oyster roast; L.D.

RED ROOSTER CAFE: 1210 Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 379-2253; B.L. RYAN’S FAMOUS PIZZA & SUBS: 14 Savannah Highway, Shell Point Plaza, Beaufort; 379-3479; L.D.

SAKE HOUSE: 274 Robert Smalls

St. Helena Island; 838-3188; Italian; L.D.

Parkway; Beaufort; 379-5888; Japanese; L.D.

BERRY ISLAND CAFE: Newpoint

SAN JOSE: 5 Sams Point Road, Lady’s Island, 524-4001, and 2149 Boundary St., Beaufort, 524-5016; Mexican; L.D.

Corners, 1 Merchant Lane, Lady’s Island; 524-8779; Soups, salads, ice cream; B.L.D.

BERTOS GRILL TEX-MEX:

9 Market, Habersham Marketplace; Mexican; 644-1925; L.D.

SALTUS RIVER GRILL: 802 Bay St., Beaufort; 379-3474; Seafood, upscale; L.D.

BIG JOE’S BAR-B-Q: 760 Parris Island

SANDBAR & GRILL: 41B Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; 524-3663; L.D.

BLACKSTONE’S DELI & CAFE: 205

SAND DOLLAR TAVERN: 1634 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-5769.

Gateway, Beaufort; 770-0711; L.D.

Scott St., Beaufort; 524-4330; B.L.

BLUE DOG CAFE: 736 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, inside The Lowcountry Store; 838-4646; L.

BOONDOCKS RESTAURANT: 760 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; 8380821; D.

SGT. WHITE’S: 1908 Boundary St.; Sushi Sakana is located in the Bi-Lo Shopping Center, 860 Parris Island Gateway, Port Royal. This excellent sushi restaurant features an array of unique rolls such as the County Roll (seen above) that features crunchy potatoes on top of a California roll, and the Birthday Roll, which is prepared at the table over flames. With quality ingredients and reasonable prices, the staff also is friendly and accommodating. Call 379-5300.

BREAKWATER RESTAURANT & BAR: 203 Carteret St., Beaufort; 379-0052;

Upscale dining, tapas; D.

BRICKS ON BOUNDARY: 1420

Boundary St., Beaufort; 379-5232; Salads, sandwiches, appetizers, sports bar; L.D.

CAROLINA WINGS & RIB HOUSE: 1714 Ribaut Road, Port Royal;

379-5959; Wings, ribs, sports bar; L.D.

CAT ISLAND GRILL & PUB: 8

GULLAH CAFE: 97 Perry Road, St. Helena Island; 838-6309.

MAGGIE’S PUB & EATERY: 17 Market, Habersham; 379-1719; L.D.

GULLAH GRUB: 877 Sea Island

MAGNOLIA BAKERY CAFE: 703

Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-3841; L.D.

HAROLD’S COUNTRY CLUB BAR & GRILL: Highway 17-A & Highway 21, Yemassee; 589-4360; Steaks, wings; L.D.

HEMINGWAY’S BISTRO: 920 Bay

DOCKSIDE RESTAURANT: 1699

HOUSE OF TOKYO: 330 Robert

EMILY’S TAPAS BAR: 906 Port Republic St., Beaufort; 522.1866; D.

FACTORY CREEK FISH COMPANY: 71 Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island; 379-3288; Seafood; L.D.

FOOLISH FROG: 846 Sea Island

Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-9300; L.D.

FRYED GREEN TOMATOES SOUTHERN EATERY & CAFE:

2001 Boundary St., Beaufort; 379-9601; Buffet-style Southern cooking; B.L.D.

FUJI RESTAURANT: 97 Sea Island

Parkway, Hamilton Village, Lady’s Island; 524-2662; Japanese steak house; L.D.

FUMIKO SUSHI: 14 Savannah Highway, Beaufort; 524-0918; L.D. GILLIGANS: 2601 Boundary St.,

St., Beaufort; 521-4480; bar & grill; L.D.

JADE GARDEN: 2317 Boundary St.,

Beaufort; 522-8883; Chinese and Japanese cuisine; L.D.

JOHNSON CREEK TAVERN: 71

Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island; 379-3288; Seafood; L.D.

KOOKY MOOKY’S: 101 Scott St.,

Beaufort; 521-4445; L.D.

L.T.’s HOMECOOKED MEALS: Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island; 524-3122; L.

LADY’S ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB: 139 Francis Marion Circle, Lady’s Island; 522-9700; L.D.

LA NOPALERA: 1220 Ribaut Road, LOS AMIGOS: 14 Savannah Highway; Beaufort; 470-1100; Mexican; L.D.

LUTHER’S RARE & WELL DONE: 910 Bay St., Beaufort; 521-1888; Burgers, salads, seafood, bar and grill; L.D.

STEAMER OYSTER & STEAKHOUSE: 168 Sea Island Parkway;

SUSHI SAKANA: 860 Parris Island Gateway, Port Royal; 379-5300; L.D.

Beaufort; 379-0798; Sandwiches, soups; L.

MARIO’S: 1430 Ribaut Road, Port Royal;

SUWAN THAI: 1638 Paris Ave., Port Royal; 379-8383; Thai cuisine; L.D.

Italian; 379-2002; L.D.

MARKETPLACE NEWS: 917 Bay St.,

MARYLAND FRIED CHICKEN: 111

Dr., St. Helena Island; 838-2330.

809 Port Republic St., at The Beaufort Inn, Beaufort; 379-0555; L.D.

MARILYN’S LUNCH AT SOUTHERN SWEETS: 917 Bay St.,

ISLAND GRILL: 7 Martin Luther King

GOURMET ON WHEELS: 812-8870;

Parkway, Beaufort; 521-1900; L.

SHRIMP SHACK: 1929 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-2962; L.

Lady’s Island; 522-0210; L.D.

Beaufort; 470-0188; Ice cream and sandwich cafe; B.L.

Beaufort; 838-9300; Seafood, steaks; L.D.

GREAT GARDENS CAFE: 3669 Trask

St., Beaufort; 379-9061; B.L.

Congress Street, Beaufort; 524-1961; B.L.

Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; 521-9011; Chinese; L.D.

Beaufort; 521-4882; Mexican; L.D.

Healthy home-cooked meals delivered to your door weekly; D.

SHOOFLY KITCHEN: 1209 Boundary

SOUTHERN GRACES BISTRO:

Waveland Ave., Cat Island; 524-4653; Steaks, seafood, pasta, burgers, more; L.D.

11th St. W, Port Royal; 379-9222; Seafood; D.

Beaufort; 522-2029; Southern cooking; L.D.

Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 524-8766; L.D.

SWEETGRASS: 100 Marine Drive, Dataw Island; 838-2151; L.D.

TACO BURGER: 1740 Ribaut Road, Port Royal; 524-0008; Mexican; L.D.

UPPER CRUST: 97 Sea Island Parkway,

MEDICAL PARK DELI: 968 Ribaut

Hamilton Village, Lady’s Island; 521-1999; Thin-crust pizzas, Italian, salads; L.D.

MOONDOGGIES CAFE: 930 10th St.,

UPTOWN GRILL: 1001 Boundary St., Beaufort; 379-3332; L.D.

NIPPY’S: 310 West St., Beaufort; Seafood,

WEEZIE’S CRAB SHACK: 1634 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-2197; Seafood, burgers; L.D.

Road, Beaufort; 379-0174; B.L.

Port Royal; 522-1222; Steaks, salads; L.D.

burgers; 379-8555; L.D.

PALM & MOON BAGELS: 221 Scott

WREN: 210 Carteret St., Beaufort; 5249463; Local seafood, steaks, pasta; L.D.

PANINI’S CAFE: 926 Bay St., Beaufort;

YES! THAI INDEED: 1911 Boundary St., Beaufort; 986-1185; L.D.

St., Beaufort; 379-9300; B.L.

379-0300; Italian, wood-fired pizzas; L.D.

PIACE PIZZA: 5-B Market, Habersham, Beaufort; 379-3287; L.D.

PIZZA INN: 2121 Boundary St., Beaufort

Town Center, Beaufort; 379-8646; L.D.

PLUMS: 904 1/2 Bay St., Beaufort; 5251946; Sandwiches, seafood, live music;L.D. Q ON BAY: 822 Bay St., Beaufort; 5551212; Barbecue, Southern cooking;L.D.

A GUIDE TO DINING t"MMBSFBDPEFTBSF t##SFBLGBTU t--VODI t%%JOOFS t5PGFBUVSFZPVSSFTUBVSBOUJO the SPOTLIGHT, contact Barry Thompson at 525-6193 or email theislandnews@gmail.com.

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Tackling tick or bug removal is a tricky task Are the ticks more prolific this year? Most of my dog friends seem to be transporting habitats of every variety of tick Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve ever seen â&#x20AC;&#x201D; teeny ones, tan ones, soft ones, hard ones, big fat ones and the decorative, designer tick with the dot. None of them are good news. Ticks, no doubt the South Carolina state parasite, are small arachnids, or spiders, that live on the blood of mammals, birds, occasionally reptiles, certainly your dog and sometimes, you. A harpoon-like mouth arrangement with a series of barbs that angle backward anchors the tick in the place it dines. As opportunistic feeders, ticks do not arrive on the planet carrying disease agents, but can transport various diseases between species â&#x20AC;&#x201D; itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s called zoonosis. Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted fever,erlichiosis and tularemia are examples of diseases ticks can transmit via saliva. Research conducted at Ohio State University indicates that transmission

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of disease organisms begins at approximately 24 hours, incentive enough for me to remove them before they set up shop. While I have become infinitely more casual about ticks since moving to the Lowcountry, they still carry a pretty high creepy factor. A bug bite is one thing, but a creature that jams its entire head under the skin, and then hangs around for a meal, is the inspiration of horror movies. Ticks tend to go for the warm, secluded areas like inner ears, armpits â&#x20AC;&#x201D; yours and your Best Friendâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x201D; under the collar or between the toes. Primary tick offenders are often female,

so once you find her, be sure to check around nearby for a hopeful male or two. Except for tick removal specialists and the folks who have no nerves whatsoever, there has to be a universal â&#x20AC;&#x153;ugh!â&#x20AC;? response to finding a tick on your pet. There is also the equally â&#x20AC;&#x153;ugh!â&#x20AC;? response to the old wives methods of removal. One frightening procedure recommends holding a lighted cigarette on the engorged tick until it dies. Not a great solution if you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t smoke or if you have unsteady hands. Dogs arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t too crazy about this method, either, as you might imagine. Another old-timey remedy

is to â&#x20AC;&#x153;smotherâ&#x20AC;? the tick to death with a gob of Vaseline. As ticks breathe only a few times per hour, that method takes quite a long time, if it works at all. Plus, getting a good grip on a greasy tick for the tug-off is almost impossible. And then your dog is greasy, too. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also the passive procedure of letting the tick hang on until it is engorged and then falls off onto the floor. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve been known to mistake these for a rogue lentils. The drawback is that with this passive method the â&#x20AC;&#x153;lentilâ&#x20AC;? will reappear in an armpit at a later date when it gets hungry again. While it is tempting to simply rip the offender off as soon as discovered, the goal of removal is to dispatch the tick so it will wither up and withdraw its probe-head from the skin. There is a risk of infection if the tickâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s head is left under the skin. (There is a risk of infection if anything is left under any skin, let alone something with a face.) Since I recently discovered

GreenBug, I use it for all insectrelated murders. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll spray whatever dog friend is hosting, wait a minute, and then comb off the offenders. Upon application of the nontoxic, nice-smelling oil, the tick will wave its legs frantically, but then die obligingly. The diehards (no pun intended) may require individual attention. It may surprise you how tightly these guys have clamped on: they definitely mean business when they set up for a hot meal. Try not to grab the body of the tick, the now puffy part, as you want to minimize the risk of potential disease-carrying saliva back-flow into your dog. Again, â&#x20AC;&#x153;ugh!â&#x20AC;? Grabbing the die-hard with tweezers, close to the skin, is much safer. I recommend giving your dog a quick spray with GreenBug, especially on the underside, before going for a high-grass mosey. It is the best way to discourage buggy hitch hikers.

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what to do Quilters group to meet

The Sea Island Quilters will meet on Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m. at the Charles Lind Brown Activity Center on Green Street. The speaker will be Vicky Klontz, a fiber artist who has taught at Houston Quilt Shows. She will discuss the use of wool in quilts. For additional information call Helen Goldman 525-6155.

Church fair addresses emergency preparedness

The Emergency Preparedness Fair will be Thursday, May 19, from 5-7 p.m., 704 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort at the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Prepare for hurricane season, which starts on June 1. Booths, displays, demonstrations and handouts with information on outdoor cooking (tasting and demonstrations), evacuation maps, water purification, fire safety, three month supply, animal safety, gardening, food dehydrating, home inventory, school safety, computer safety and more! Special activities will be presented for children on safety tips and how to deal with emergencies. For more information, contact Eagle Scout Candidate Landon Morgan at 524-4355.

Beaufort Historical Society has meeting

The Beaufort County Historical Society will celebrate their 72 Annual Meeting May 19 at noon at the Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club, Meridian Road. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend at no charge. Dr. Gerald Schwartz will discuss his book, “A Woman Doctor’s Civil War: Esther Hill Hawks’ Diary.” Dr. Ester Hawks served in Beaufort during the Civil War. Dr. Schwartz will be at McIntosh Books on Bay Street for a book signing from 3:30-5 p.m. also, if you are unable to attend the BCHS meeting. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Gerald Schwartz is a professor of history at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C. A graduate of Mexico City College, Dr. Schwartz holds a Ph.D. from Washington State University. His article, “An Integrated Free School in Civil War Florida,” which also concerns the career of Dr. Esther Hill Hawks, appeared in The Florida Historical Quarterly. Please RSVP to Nancy Gilley at 843-524-7969. An optional light lunch catered by Debbi Covington will be served at 11:30 a.m. for $10.

Coffee with Colleagues to be held at City Java

City Java & News is hosting the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce’s May Coffee with Colleagues on Friday, May 20, from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. City Java is located at 301 Carteret Street in downtown Beaufort. Coffee with Colleagues is a casual networking opportunity to meet local professionals. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Amy Kaylor at 843-525-8524 or amy@beaufortsc.org.

Sign up for classes taught at ArtLofts

Making a Better Painting Workshop with Susan Mayfield: Thursday/Friday, May 19-20 at ArtLofts, 208-B Carteret St. A two-day workshop for pastel, oil,

and acrylic painters, exploring ways of making a more dynamic painting. This is a workshop for students with some painting experience. From choosing your subject to paint, to discovering how to critique your own work, learn how to make your paintings stand out from the crowd wherever you are in your art journey. $195 for the two-day workshop. Size will be limited. Sign up by calling 843 327-4193, or email susanmayfieldart@gmail.com. Visit http://susanmayfield.blogspot.com. Draw What You “See” Classes at ArtLofts with Pam Hagan: From May 24 – June 28. The cost is $150. Choose either daytime (10 a.m. -12:30 p.m.) or evening class (6-8:30 p.m.) Reveal your inner artist by learning how to draw. With lessons based on the book, “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards, you will learn the most important keys that every artist employs to produce fulfilling and satisfying artwork. If you would like to find the secret artist hidden inside you, then this class will set you on the path toward realizing your goal. To register, contact Pam at 843 986-1045, 843 2528346 or email pamella@centurylink.net.

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ will be live at USCB

Beaufort Theatre Company presents “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Dramatized by Christopher Sergel and based on the novel by Harper Lee. Opening night is Thursday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. The production run includes 7:30 p.m. performances on May 20 - 21, and a 3 p.m. performance on Sunday, May 22. To tell this classic tale, Directors Ian Sprague and Jeff Evans have assembled an extraordinary cast of local talent. Reserve your tickets today by calling the USCB Center for the Arts box office (843) 521-4145. Ticket prices: Adults $20, Seniors/Military $18 and students $15.

Lowcountry Patriots hold annual banquet

Saturday, May 21, the Lowcountry Patriots hold their Sixth Annual Banquet & Auction. All are invited for an evening of fun, delicious food (Bob Brower’s BBQ) and fine firearms. Live and silent auctions; door prizes. Proceeds go to the non-profit NRA Foundation for S.C. youth firearms safety and education programs. Funds also support JROTC, women’s safety classes, shooting range development/ improvement, and wildlife conservation. Doors open 5:30 p.m. at Beaufort’s Quality Inn. Tickets $30 (age 16 and under, $15), available at Port Royal Gun & Pawn or online at www.friendsofnra.org. For details, contact Skip Mercer at 843263-3671 or skip82965@hotmail.com.

Plaza Stadium Theater Fri. 5/19 - Thurs. 5/25

Thor “PG13” Showing Fri-Sat-Sun 2:00-4:30-7:00-9:15 Mon-Thurs 4:30-7:00-9:15 Jumping the Broom “PG13” Showing Fri-Sat-Sun 2:05-4:05-7:05-9:10 Mon-Thurs 4:05-7:05-9:10 Fast 5 “PG13” Showing Fri-Sat-Sun 2:00-4:30-7:00-9:20 Mon-Thurs 4:30-7:00-9:20 Pirates of the Caribbean “PG13” Showing Fri-Sat-Sun 1:30-4:15-7:00-9:30 Mon-Thurs 4:15-7:00-9:30 Priest “PG13” Showing Fri-Sat-Sun 2:05-4:05-7:05-9:10 Mon-Thurs 4:05-7:05-9:10 41 Robert Smalls Pkwy, Beaufort (843) 986-5806

Private Pesticide Applicator Training is for persons who wish to obtain a Private Applicator License. Obtaining a license will allow you to purchase Restricted Use Pesticides in the production of an agricultural commodity (products from farms, nurseries, greenhouses, and forests) on land that you, or your employers own, rent, or lease. Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicators can attend this training and receive five credit hours toward their re-certification. The training program is sponsored by Clemson University Extension Service. To register for the training or for additional information, please call the Clemson Extension Office at (843) 255-6060. The cost for the training is $50.00. Lunch is included.

Be sure to renew your business license

All businesses in the unincorporated parts of Beaufort County must have a county business license to operate and the deadline for renewals is May 31. Renewal applications can be downloaded at www.bcgov.net. They are also available at the County Administration Building, 100 Ribaut Road, Room 225, Beaufort, or at the Myrtle Park Professional Center, 4819 Bluffton Parkway, Room 315, Bluffton. For more information, call the Business License Department at (843) 255-2270.

Bereavement Support group to gather

United Hospice will be hosting a Bereavement Support Group on June 9 from 3-4:30 p.m. at United Hospice, 1605 North Street, Beaufort. All are welcome . For questions or more information, call 843-522-0476.

Sign up for Gamecock Classic golf tourney

The Beaufort County Gamecock Classic Golf Tournament will be on Saturday, June 11, at the Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island. This is a 4 person scramble, Captain’s Choice format starting at 9 am. Proceeds benefit USC Scholarship Athletes. Entry fee of $100 per player includes a green fee and golf cart, gift bag, awards lunch, beverages, and contests and prizes. Please call Linda McCarty at 843-521-1445 or send to Beaufort County Gamecock Club, 2 Carolina Lane, Beaufort, SC 29907.

Black Chamber to host Artist Showcase 2011

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce welcomes local and visiting exhibitors to the Artist Showcase 2011 scheduled for May 27-28 at Sea Island Best Western in downtown Beaufort. The ninth annual event is free and open to the public Friday, May 27, from Noon until 8 p.m. with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. For additional information and artist details, follow and connect at bcbcc.org, on Twitter @BeaufortBlack and on Facebook.

Beaufort Writers meet

Beaufort Writers meets every second and fourth Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Lady’s Island Airport Conference Room. The next meeting is May 24.

Training offered for pesticide application

There will be a Private Pesticide Applicator Training on Monday, May 23 at the Clemson Extension Office, 102 Beaufort Industry Village Road (off Burton Hill Road) from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The the island news | may 19-26, 2011 | www.yourislandnews.com

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COUNSELING/PSYCHOTHERAPY

Dawn H Freeman MSW LISW-CP

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Beaufort Air Conditioning and Heating, LLC

DENTISTS

John C. Haynie President Beaufort, South Carolina 843-524-0996 www.beaufortairconditioning.com

Palmetto Smiles

Jennifer Wallace, DMD 843-524-7645 palmettosmilesofbeaufort.com

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Carol Waters Interiors

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LAWN CARE

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ATTORNEY

Buffy Camputaro

Dr. Jack Mcgill Family Dentistry

Camputaro Law Office Practicing family law, personal injury and veterans disability law 920 Bay Street, Ste 25, Beaufort, SC 29902 Call 442-9517 for a free initial consultation.

65 Sams Point Road 843-525-6866 New patients welcome!

DRIVING LESSONS

First Step Driver Training, LLC

Addison Dowling Fender

Attorney at Law Third Generation Beaufort Lawyer Domestic Relations, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Real Estate, Wills, Probate AddisonFender@ gmail.com 16 Kemmerlin Ln, Suite B, Beaufort, SC 29907 (843) 379-4888

Tommy Collins, Instructor Teen/Adult/Fleet/ and 4 Point Reduction Classes 843.812.1389 www.firststepdrivertraining.com Licensed/Bonded/Insured Over 27 years law enforcement experience

ESTATE SALES

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FURNITURE

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BEAUTICIAN

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CABINETRY

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Specializing in Cabinets and Countertops Dean Williams: Visit our showroom at 26 Professional Village, Lady's Island cabinetsbydeanwilliams.com 843.982.5555 / 843.575.6139 NO JOB TOO SMALL

CLEANING SERVICES

Merry Maids

Bob Cunningham 522-2777 custsrv4632@merrymaids.net 829 Parris Is Gateway Beaufort, SC

CONSTRUCTION

Broad River Construction

Chandler Trask (C): 843.321.9625 (P): 843.522.9757 Chandler@BroadRiverConstruction.com www.BroadRiverConstruction.com

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The Beaufort Day Spa 843.470.1777 304 Scott St. massage ~ facial ~ mani/pedi waxing ~ spa packages spa packages

INSURANCE

For All Your Insurance Needs Andy Corriveau phone: (843) 524-1717

For All Your Insurance Needs Amy Bowman phone: (843) 524-7531

Geico - David B. Craft

2613 Boundary Street Call for a free rate quote. tt t

Walkerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lawn Maintenance Walker DuRant 843-252-7622

46 Cedar Crest Circle, Beaufort $VUUJOHt&EHJOHt#MPXJOH 8FFE&BUJOHt4NBMM$MFBO6Q Licensed and insured

MARKETING

Gene Brancho

Marketing Consultant Full service marketing consulting for your smaller business. Social .FEJB.BSLFUJOHt.BSLFUJOH 3FQSFTFOUBUJPOt/FUXPSLJOH ...and more. Phone: 843-441-7485 email: genebrancho@hargray.com PEST CONTROL

Collins Pest Control

Tommy Collins 843-524-5544 Complete Termite and Pest Control Residential, Commercial, Free Estimates, Licensed and Insured

PET GROOMING

Furbulas Dog Grooming and Pet Sitting Brittany Riedmayer t furbulasdoggrooming@hotmail.com t.FNCFSPG/BUJPOBM%PH Groomers Association of America. t$IBOHFZPVSEPHGSPN'BCVMPVT to Furbulas with a personal touch.

PHYSICIANS Randy Royal, MD- OBGYN and Pelvic Surgery

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PLUMBING

Lohr Plumbing, Inc.

Brett Doran Serving the Lowcountry for over 20 years. Service, New Construction, and Remodeling. (843) 522-8600 www.lohrplumbing.com

PRESSURE WASHING

Palmetto Custom Cleaning

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TREE SERVICE

Southern Tree Svs. of Bft., Inc. Ronnie Reiselt, Jr. P.O. Box 2293 Beaufort, SC 29901 843-522-9553 Office 843-522-2925 Fax


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AUCTIONS/SHOWS

ABSOLUTE AUCTION- Valuable personal property from the Historic Greenbrier Resort. Vehicles, restaurant and kitchen equipment, glassware & dishware, building materials, furniture and apparel. A general list is available at woltz.com. Select items will be available for online bidding. 10% Buyer’s Premium, 13% Buyer’s Premium for online bidders. Sale held May 21, 9am at the West Virginia Building of the State Fair Event Center, Lewisburg, WV. Preview: May 20 from 12-8pm. Contact Woltz & Associates, Inc. Real Estate Brokers & Auctioneers.800-551-3588. Roanoke, Virginia. Jim Woltz (WV#1000). GREENVILLE COUNTY SURPLUS AUCTION, Sat. May 21st 10 AM. 657 Keith Drive, Greenville, SC. Vehicles, Motorcycles, and More! BP Applies. David J. Meares, SCAL620 (864) 947-2000 www. MearesAuctions.com. ADVERTISE YOUR AUCTION in 112 S.C. newspapers for only $375. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 2.6 million readers. Call Jimmie Haynes at the S.C. Newspaper Network, 1-888-727-7377.

EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

MEDICAL MANAGEMENT CAREERS start here-Get connected online. Attend college on your own time. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. Call 800-481-9409 www.CenturaOnline.com.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

CASH NOW! Cash for your structured settlement or annuity payments. Call J.G. Wentworth. 866-494-9115. Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau.

HEALTH/BEAUTY/FITNESS

INDIGO SALON: Experienced hairstylist, booth rental or commission. 441-1442.

HELP WANTED FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED. South Carolina MENTOR is seeking families/ individuals willing to foster a child in need of a home. Must be 21, have a spare bedroom, and high school diploma/ GED. Up to $930 monthly stipend. In Columbia (803-451-3982); Charleston (843-554-2570, Ext. 0); Greenville/Anderson (864-233-9727, Ext. 0); Pawley’s Island (843-237-2479, Ext. 0); Rock Hill (803-366-3330, Ext. 0); or call 1-877852-4453. www.sc-mentor.com. HELP WANTED - DRIVERS

LAID OFF? PLANT CLOSING? Need that new job? Call Xtra Mile & enroll in CDL Class-A training today! Several locations in SC, including Charleston. 1-866-484-6313 / www.xtramiledrivertraining.com. DRIVERS- New pet policy! No touch freight or forced NE/NYC! 6 months experience. No felony/DUI last 5yrs. Call and ask about our lease purchase options! 877-7406262. www.ptl-inc.com. EXPERIENCED OTR FLATBED DRIVERS EARN 47.5 up to 50 cpm loaded. 52.3 to 55 cpm for O.D. loads. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Call: 843-266-3731 bulldoghiway.com EOE. TRANSFER DRIVERS: NEED 30 CDL A or B DRIVERS to relocate step vans from SC plant to various locations throughout US - School Bus drivers welcome. 1-800-5013783. NEED CDL DRIVERS A or B with 2 yrs recent commercial experience to transfer motor homes, straight trucks, buses and tractors. www.mamotransportation.com 1-800-5013783. DRIVERS - PAY INCREASE! Regional van drivers start at 37cpm w/1 year experience. Training available for drivers w/less experience. Great benefits/home weekly. Call 888-362-8608 or visit AVERITTcareers. com. EOE. CDL-A DRIVERS. Central Florida company seeks Solo/Team Drivers. Tank and Dry Van positions offering some regional 1year OTR & Good MVR required. Call 877-8826537. Apply www.oakleytransport.com.

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DRIVERS-NO EXPERIENCE - NO PROBLEM. 100% paid CDL training. Immediate benefits. 20/10 program. Trainers earn up to 49¢ per mile! CRST VAN EXPEDITED 800-326-2778 www.JoinCRST.com. SAVE UP TO 32¢ / GAL using our fuel discount network. Looking for small fleet owners or owner operators. Earn up to $2.00/ mi! 866-970-2778. DRIVERS- CDL-A GREAT HOME TIME! Start Up To 43¢ Per Mile. Sign-on bonus!!Lease purchase available. Experience req’d. 800-441-4271 x SC-100 HornadyTransportation.com. DRIVERS EARN UP TO 39¢/mi. Home weekends. 1yr OTR flatbed exp. Call: 1-800-572-5489, Susan ext. 227, Joy ext. 238 Sunbelt Transport, LLC. GREAT HOME TIME for Class-A CDL Drivers, OTR Company Drivers & Independent Contractors. Home Weekly. Ask about dedicated opportunities in your area. Requires 1-year T/T exp. EPES Transport. 877-3403888. www.epestransport.com. ADVERTISE YOUR DRIVER JOBS in 111 S.C. newspapers for only $375. Your 25-word classified ad will reach more than 2.7 million readers. Call Jimmie Haynes at the S.C. Newspaper Network, 1-888-727-7377.

LEGAL SERVICES DIVORCE WITH OR WITHOUT CHILDREN $149.00. Includes FREE name change and marital property settlement documents. Bankruptcy $125.00. Wills $49.00. Criminal expungements $49.00. Power of attorney $39. Call 1-888-789-0198--24/7.

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AIRLINES ARE HIRING: Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified- Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance (866) 367-2513. ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. Medical, Business, Paralegal, Accounting, Criminal justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 888-220-3872. www.CenturaOnline.com.

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OFFICE SPACE

RETAIL AND OFFICE SPACE BEAUFORT TOWN CENTER Free parking. Boundary Street visibility NEWCASTLE SQUARE Free parking, historic district entrance DOWNTOWN BEAUFORT Bay Street space: 303 Associates. (843) 521-9000 info@303associates.com.

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