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Peter Smiley awarded Born Scholarship

Smiley Wins Roberta M. Born Scholarship

Recently 2020 Brunswick High School graduate Peter Smiley was awarded the Roberta M. Born Scholarship by the Golden Isles Arts & Humanities’ Board of Directors for using his artistic talents in the community.

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To honor the enduring legacy of former Head of School Ellen Fleming, Frederica Academy has named its long Middle School academic building "Fleming Hall.” The FA Board of Trustees also established the Ellen E. Fleming Middle School Memorial Fund. Read more

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The Pilot Club of Brunswick recently installed officers for the 2020-2021 year. Their mission is to further Pilot International’s humanitarian efforts through charitable, educational and research programs in communities throughout the world. Read more

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The Christ Church Frederica ECW Scholarship Fund for Women awarded scholarships for Higher Education in the 2020-2021 academic year to three deserving young women: Waverly Brown, Ma’Kayla Hulett, and Hannah Martin. Read more

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Justin Callaway is off and running as the new Executive Director of United Way of Coastal Georgia. A Glynn Academy alumnus, Justin graduated from Furman University in 2004. The father of three and his wife, Sarah, own and operate Sandy Bottom Bagels. Read more

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Susan de Cuba has been named Interim CEO at Hospice of the Golden Isles. Our local not-for-profit hospice was named a HEALTHCAREfirst Hospice Honors recipient for the 8th consecutive year, and earned the Elite designation for the 4th time in 2020. Read more

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For more than 15 years, the Island Newcomers Club has been helping freshly minted islanders connect with new friends and neighbors and with the larger Golden Isles community. Learn more about the organization and how you can join if you’re new here. Read more

The Christ Church ECW proudly announces the award of $35,000 in grants to 31 local programs. The proceeds are the result of the generosity from Tour of Homes patrons, sponsors, donated 2020 Tour of Homes ticket sales, and cookbook sales. Read more

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Fort Frederica National Monument’s boundaries have increased thanks to a nearly 15-year partnership with the St. Simons Land Trust. In 2007, the Land Trust purchased 20.852 acres of upland and marsh located off West Point Drive from Sea Island Co, Read more

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Terri Evans has taken over the helm as Executive Director at Glynn Visual Arts. A seasoned professional who brings a wealth of experience in non-profit development, marketing & administration, Terri joined GVA as Development Director in Jan. 2020. Read more

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The Correll Scholars program at the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation (CCGF) recently recognized its 2020-2021 recipients: Amirah Richardson (Valdosta State University) and Dillon Booker (College of Coastal Georgia). Read more

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The leadership of Coastal Georgia Honor Flight, Inc has rescheduled the 2020 Honor Flight to Saturday May 1, 2021 to insure the safety and security of all Veterans and Guardians on the flight. Read more

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Emily Ellison of the St. Simons Land Trust shares memories of her father & hikes throughout the years in honor of Father’s Day & National Trails Day in June. She also invites families to enjoy some SSLT Outdoor Classroom activities & scavenger hunts. Read more

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Susan Garrett shares some details about the new leadership and board members for the Coastal Symphony of Georgia. She also gives us a “sneak peek” at the concerts for the upcoming 38th season. Read more

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Robin and Davis Love III

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The Anschutz Foundation recently granted funds to Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation at the behest of Sea Island’s President and CEO, Scott Steinem. Davis and Robin Love also pledged funds and invite the community to do the same. Read more

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The Torras Foundation recently donated a total of $15,000 to Manna House and Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia to help food insecure families in our community. The family foundation was established by the late Robert M. Torras, Sr. Read more

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The Friends of Coastal Georgia History recently presented a check to The Friends of Hofwyl- Broadfield Plantation (FOH) in support of their campaign to raise funds to preserve the 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass owned by Ophelia Dent. Read more

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The successful renovation of the Butterfly Garden on Demere Rd. by the Live Oaks Garden Club led County Commissioner Peter Murphy to recommend that the club improve the appearance of the two large planters at the Pier. Mission accomplished! Read more

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Keep Golden Isles Beautiful (KGIB) was recently awarded state and national honors recognizing its efforts in litter prevention, waste reduction and recycling, water resource awareness, community green and education. Read more

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