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Brian Dolan, Mark and Lynn Love

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Merry Mixer 2021

Fun-loving partygoers mixed it up at A Merry Mixer benefiting the Elizabeth F. Correll Teen Center and Boys & Girls Club of SE Georgia. The holiday soiree held at Halyards & Tramici featured fabulous food, lively music & lots of Christmas cheer!

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Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Spectators returned to The RSM Classic at Sea Island Golf Club this year and, boy, did they return! To open the week, the St. Simons Rotary Club enjoyed a great turnout for the Meet the Pros event and the tournament grounds were abuzz for the final! Read more

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Cliff and Beth Stanfield

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Hope 1312 Collective recently held its inaugural Festival of Trees at The Murray Center for Hope. The event was a huge success with trees and wreaths beautifully decorated by local businesses and organizations going to the highest bidders. Read more

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The 2021 Cotillion Debutante Club and Marshals

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The Plantation Ball, a black-tie dinner-dance presenting and honoring local debutantes took place over Thanksgiving weekend at The Cloister on Sea Island, continuing an elegant tradition established by the St. Simons Cotillion in 1988. Read more

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Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Christmas is a magical time in the Golden Isles, from the night alllll the lights are lit on Jekyll Island to Santa’s ride on the antique fire truck around St. Simons Island on Christmas Eve. The EIL elves managed to capture some of the holiday fun. Read more

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Marissa Burgess, Veronica Burgess

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Golden Isles Wedding Association hosted a Meet & Greet at Village Creek Landing. The event was to preview the 2nd Annual Golden Isles Bridal Show, which will be held in that picturesque setting the afternoon of Sunday, February 20. Read more

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Sea Island Mad Dogs

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Teams showed up big on this sunny day for United Way of Coastal Georgia’s 5th Annual Kickball for a Cause tournament to benefit the UWCGA Community Fund. Between the Lines took home the trophy for the day, with Sticky Fingers as the runners up. Read more

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John, Marie, and Myrick Stubbs

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The gorgeous setting of Frederica Golf Club was the perfect backdrop for another amazing Hunt Ball benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Glynn County. From the eclectic art & vendors to the tasty food & great music, it was a splendid soiree! Read more

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Debbie Dolivera, Sue Nobles, Bonnie Barbour, Virginia Vernon

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Glynn Academy Classes of 1980, 1981 & 1982 gathered to celebrate their 40th reunions. Friday night, they mixed & mingled at Mellow Mushroom. Saturday, there was a campus tour and a dinner catered by Tasteful Temptations at the Heritage Center. Read more

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Bobbie and Eldridge Cannon

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Skylark recently held its annual banquet on Jekyll Island. Skylark’s mission is to offer the women and men who walk through their doors guidance, education, medical services, kindness, support, and hope as they face their futures. Read more

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Paul Ladnier with his blue ribbon winning painting from the Paint Quick competition at Musgrove

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Glynn Visual Arts had the honor of playing host and local headquarters for the Georgia Color Plein Air Competition presented by Olmsted Arts. This multi-day plein air paint out brought artists from all over Georgia to capture our coastal scenery. Read more

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College of Coastal Georgia Golf Team members George Langham, Zara Alexander, Zayne Hilderbrand, Jackson Lawler

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Fore the Memories Golf Classic presented by Vitality Living Frederica was held at Sea Palms Golf Resort. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation. This day of fun included a buffet awards luncheon and raffle prizes. Read more

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Michelle Lane with some of Ken Wallin's works

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

EIL stopped by ArtTrends Gallery, The Artists’ Annex, and the Wallin Gallery during November’s St. Simons Art Crawl to catch up with some more of the island’s talented artists. How lucky we are to live in such a hotspot for creativity! Read more

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Shannon Biddle, Emily Barnes, Ashlyn Elze, Mandy Miller

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Junior League of the Golden Isles recently held their flagship fundraiser, the Art Under the Oaks Auction at the A.J. Heritage Center. Attendees mingled and bid to help support our community while enjoying delicious food and drink. Read more

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Bill Hannah in the President 1929 Model FH-8 Studebaker

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

It was a gorgeous day at Marsh’s Edge to show off some vintage beauties at Cars for a Cause. This fundraiser benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association drew visitors from near and far to show and see classic cruisers, enjoy music, refreshments & more. Read more

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Georgia-Florida Game Day on St. Simons Island is always fun. Friday’s Frat Beach crowd headed off to Jacksonville for the game and those who remained hunkered down to watch the game at various venues around the island. Read more

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Elegant Island Living/Molly Duckworth

Anderson Fine Art Gallery hosted an opening reception an exhibition of work by artist Rani Garner. A frequent visitor to the Golden Isles, Rani seeks out exceptional light as her main subject and is an avid painter of coastal skies, water, and trees. Read more

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Halloween was the time for several spooktacular events in the Golden Isles. Historic Downtown Brunswick hosted free movie nights & their 2nd annual Trunk-or-Treat. On SSI, families enjoyed a Halloween Open House at The Farm at Oatland North. Read more

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The whole barbeque famdamily!

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The pitmasters made a triumphant return in October for the annual Firebox BBQ on the Bluff Invitational. Southern Soul hosted a dinner showcasing the culinary talents of Chef James London, then the country's finest BBQ teams showed off their skills. Read more

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Donna Davis, Brooke Baskin, Kimberly Burgess

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce recently held its 36th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament at Sea Island’s Retreat Golf Course. The weather and the fellowship were spectacular, with the Rich Products team taking home the big win. Read more

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The Golden Isles Alzheimer’s Walk hosted by the Georgia Alzheimer’s Foundation recently took place on SSI. The community support for this important cause was overwhelming, with this year’s event raising a record high amount of $64,000 as of walk day. Read more

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