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Chamber Foundation launch

Chamber Foundation Launched

The Brunswick Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the launch of the Chamber Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. Funds will be used to create scholarships to diversify programming and help ensure leadership development.

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Keep Golden Isles Beautiful honored volunteers at its recent Volunteer Recognition Breakfast. With just a staff of two, the educational non-profit depends on volunteer effort, community partners & financial supporters for their projects & initiatives Read more

The Torras Foundation continues to give back within the community. The Foundation recently made its 2nd annual distribution to 29 local charities totaling nearly $55,000 and also established a scholarship at the College of Coastal Georgia. 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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The Rotary Club of St. Simons Island recently donated $24,000 to Golden Isles Veterans Village Initiative. The funds are to help the program in its mission to create supportive housing for homeless veterans in the Golden Isles area. Read more

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The board of directors of Golden Isles Leadership Foundation recently appointed Tammy Palmer Executive Director over its dba First Tee – Golden Isles. Palmer has been Program Director since 2017 and interim Executive Director since 2018. Read more

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Recently the Auxiliary of Hospice of the Golden Isles presented Hospice of the Golden Isles with a check for their annual donation. It was especially appreciated in these unsettling times, when traditional gathering and fundraising is not possible. Read more

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Keep Golden Isles Beautiful has been awarded a national $10,000 “Martin Luther King Jr Corridor and Neighborhood Building Project” grant by Keep America Beautiful, Diageo and LOWES. Manna House and Golden Isles Veterans Village projects benefit. Read more

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The Reverend Tom Purdy

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On August 31, 2020, as a result of two years of work and discussions between two organizations committed to nonprofit hospice care, Hospice of the Golden Isles became the first affiliate and one of the founding members of Alivia Care of Georgia. 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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We Live Here, We Give Here

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The American Cancer Society Victory Board, Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Georgia, Habitat for Humanity of Glynn, and Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia are coming together to support each other and to encourage you to continue your support. Read more

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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. Read more

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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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