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STAR Foundation will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a “Catch A Rising Star” formal gala on Friday, January 21 in the A.W. Jones Heritage Center. Learn more about the event and the works of this important community nonprofit organization here.

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On February 27, local women will gather for an afternoon of fun, laughter, bingo & a chance to win fabulous handbags at the 2nd annual Designer Handbag Bingo & Silent Auction benefiting Safe Harbor. Read more about their programs & the event here. Read more

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Big things are happening at St. Francis Xavier School! Earlier this year, it was announced that a new 30,000 square foot campus for pre-school through 8th grade will be constructed on the corner of Grant and Howe Streets in downtown Brunswick. Read more

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Jen Tacbas | Great Books for Kids

Learn more about local mom Jen Tacbas and her mission to help improve child literacy by bringing more books into homes with her non-profit Great Books for Kids, Inc. Schools are already praising the positive impact of her program. You can help too! Read more

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Glynn Community Crisis Center Executive Director Dottie Bromley has joined forces to transform Amity House into a pet-friendly shelter. In Spring 2022, a dog retreat and a catty shack will be installed, as well as a play yard and two dog doors. Read more

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Julie Kimball & Julvonnia McDowell share the importance of the Be SMART campaign. Created to reduce gun violence & suicides resulting from child access to unsecured firearms, Be SMART promotes education & promotes responsible gun ownership. Read more

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Our final “Foundation Focus” takes a closer look at Safe Harbor Children’s Center, a non-profit organization that is celebrating 30 years of service to our community’s most vulnerable members. Read more

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Live United. More Than a Mission. More Than a Goal. That’s the theme of the United Way of Coastal Georgia (UWCGA)’s 2021-22 Annual Campaign, which launched last month and will run through February 2022. Read more

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In this issue of Elegant Island Living, the Davis Love Foundation (DLF) continues its partner and charity spotlight with a focus on the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia, an organization that has been serving our community since 1938. Read more

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In this issue of Elegant Island Living, the Davis Love Foundation (DLF) continues its partner and charity spotlight with a focus on Friends of the Foundation. This unique raffle is a fundraising platform that benefits area non-profits. Read more

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Recent Glynn Academy grad Matthew Pendarvis was named the 2nd recipient of the prestigious Robert M. Torras, Sr. Scholarship. Established by the late Bob Torras, Sr., the scholarship is awarded annually to a Glynn County student attending GA Tech. Read more

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Thanks to a $1.5 million grant, plus another $1 million in donations from the community, with Sea Island Company’s pledge of matching funds to $500,000, America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia will be able to reach more families in need locally. Read more

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St. Simons Island’s World War II Home Front Museum was announced as one of 10 sites across the state that make up the new World War II Heritage Trail. At the sites, visitors can learn about Georgia’s impressive legacy of inspiring wartime stories. Read more

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Square Roots is a newly developed community partnership dedicated to the preservation, restoration & broadened awareness of Brunswick’s public green spaces. Learn more about the initiative started by Signature Squares and these historic locations. Read more

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“Rich’s was one of The RSM Classic’s founding local partners and continues to support the tournament each year to help raise charitable dollars,” said tournament host Davis Love III. Read more about that important relationship. Read more

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The Correll Scholars program with the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation recently recognized its 2021 Recipients: Jacob Bosarge, Abigail Carter, Carson Griffin and Bryce Morris. Read more

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Five community leaders have joined the Coastal Symphony of Georgia’s Board of Directors, bringing with them a wide range of talents: Dr. Pamela Hamilton, Meredith Deal, Kern Baker, Dr. Michelle Johnston, and James “Jimmy” A. Bishop, Jr. Read more

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The Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation will distribute a record $146,800 in grants to 23 organizations providing critical, innovative & effective services to at-risk youth & their families in Glynn, Camden & McIntosh Counties in 2021. Read more

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The Institute for Executive Women (IFEW) announces the creation and recipient of the Dr. Michelle R. Johnston Award for Servant Leadership. This inaugural honor goes to Angela Ammons, RN, BSN, the CEO of Clinch Memorial Hospital in Homerville, GA. Read more

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New citrus orchards at Perry Park, David Griffin Park, Abe Brown Park & Goodyear Park, made possible by a Keep America Beautiful/UPS tree planting grant, were symbolically unveiled by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful & the City of Brunswick. Read more

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EIL has compiled a list of non-profits & charitable organizations in the Golden Isles to let community members know what services may be available to them through these groups, and to provide information about how you can support, donate & volunteer. Read more

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