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Joey Baldwin, Rees Carroll

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Back2School Bedlam Returns to Brogens

Operation Bed Spread recently held its annual Back to School Bedlam fundraiser at Brogen’s South. Attendees enjoyed music, food, and fellowship as they supported this non-profit organization for their most successful event ever, raising over $25,000!

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Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Coastal Georgia Historical Society was thrilled to have a gorgeous evening to wrap up their season of Little Light Music concerts. As always, the Sensational Sounds of Motown were exactly that—sensational! Read more

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Mary Lynn Ford, Leah Stabenau

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

There’s always something going on in the village by the pier on SSI. On this sunny Sunday we stopped by to check out the St. Simons Vintage and Antique Market in Postell Park. Vendors offering artisan products, pecans, and more plus attic treasures! Read more

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Tommy Stroud, Jr., William Whatley

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful recently held their 13th Annual “Clean and Green” Golf Tournament at the Brunswick Country Club. The funds raised support projects, programs, and initiatives to keep to Golden Isles clean, green, and beautiful. Read more

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Buddy and Cindy Lane

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Golden Isles Arts & Humanities’ outdoor concert season, Sounds by the Sea, continued in August with a performance by local band Michaele & The Ambiguous at the St. Simons Casino. A little bit of rain couldn’t keep the real music lovers away! Read more

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Skylark recently held a special celebration dinner for its inaugural Champions for Life Club at Frederica Township Bluff Boathouse on St. Simons Island. The evening consisted of awards, prizes, and recognition. Read more

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Heather Aumann, Pam Fordree, Trish Reider, Elle Oberle

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Chicago could have been talking about Postell Park when they sang “Saturday in the Park.” People laughing, people smiling, and art everywhere. Crafts in the Village vendors were busy and the Georgia Coastal Artists Guild had a show in the Casino. Read more

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Megan and Millie Grinstead, Merrill Edens

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Royalty was in the house at The King and Prince Resort’s delicious venue The Cottage Custard + Coffee for children’s book author Grace Sturdivant’s visit to read her beach inspired tale, “The Princess and the Crab.” Read more

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Deputies Seth Pavers, Andrew Blair, Stephanie Britt, Matthew Stansberry

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Coldwell Banker Access Realty Brunswick recently held their 5th Annual First Responders Day. To show support and appreciation for the first responders and their families in our community, they served a complimentary lunch of hot dogs and hamburgers. Read more

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Elegant Island Living/David Butler

The Coastal Georgia Historical Society’s Little Light Music concert series continued in July with a performance by The Michael Stacey Band that Mother Nature rather rudely interrupted with rain. Read more

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Barbara Wilsher, Suzy Landon

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Big Flea Quality Resale store benefiting the Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia is celebrating its 3rd anniversary. The resale boutique allows the community to donate gently used items and the money raised from sales supports the animals. Read more

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Tatjana Harper, Charlotte Graham, Melinda Freeman, John Hartland

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Golden Isles Alzheimer’s Walk committee recently held a kick-off event at Mellow Mushroom so anyone interested in participating could share food, fellowship and learn more about the Walk, hosted by the Georgia Alzheimer’s Association. Read more

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Alex Burroughs, Alli Travers, Tanera and Josh Alves

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Tree Bar at Bennie’s Red Barn was the place to be for Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s annual Community Jubilee. Backbeat Boulevard kept things lively while guests enjoyed a BBQ buffet, fine fellowship, and bid in an online auction. Read more

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Kristy Sulkovsky, Deb Hill, Melissa Remler

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Downtown Brunswick was hopping on the First Friday in June. Shops stay open late, there’s live music in the squares, art galleries have exhibits on display, and restaurants are open for guests to grab a bite or a refreshing drink. Read more

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Irma Summers, Talayah Graham, Trinisha Gasque

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Historic Harrington School Cultural Center celebrated its reopening to the public with the return of Taste of Gullah. Attendees enjoyed traditional and contemporary Gullah cuisine and cultural demonstrations through storytelling, song, and dance. Read more

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Anna Martin, Jim Weidhaas, Lynn Love, Andrew “Bert” Ruberti

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

Communities in Schools recently held their Junebalaya fundraiser at Village Creek Landing. Guests were treated to Mexican street tacos & other fare from Jefecita’s Mobile Kitchen and outstanding music by Nashville country artists The Tuten Brothers. Read more

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American Icons

Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

The Golden Isles were a sea of red, white & blue on 4th of July weekend. From St. Simons Island’s Sunshine Festival to Brunswick’s Semiquincentential Celebration, EIL was out to capture some of the fun. Read more

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Elegant Island Living/MollyDuckworth

Residents of Sea Palms on St. Simons Island always show up big for Independence Day. This year they held their parade on Saturday, July 3 under ominous grey skies, but that didn’t dim their smiles or patriotic spirit. Read more

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Elegant Island Living/Julie Andrew

EIL is happy to share that the Downtown Development Authority is continuing Brunswick Music District concerts through the end of 2021. We’ve had some amazing bands performing, like Salt Water Gypseas, Austin Neal & Savannah Road, and Idle Hands. Read more

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Carol Blackson, Bill and Merry Tipton

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Guests in colorful island attire packed the gorgeously decorated tables in the Atlantic Court at The King and Prince Resort during Aloha Cabaret. The organizers for this event benefiting the Coastal Symphony of Georgia knocked it out of the park! Read more

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Elegant Island Living - Julie Andrew

The first Little Light Music concert of the season featuring The Tams must have set attendance records! Hundreds of islanders and guests flocked to the lighthouse lawn for this seaside concert presented by the Coastal Georgia Historical Society. Read more

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