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“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.” EIL Publisher David Butler suggests we all vote by volunteering. more

Sep 28, 2018 7:32 AM Letters from David

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Photos provided by Hospice of the Golden Isles

Johnny and Joyce Thomas and their friends and family came through big once again for Hospice of the Golden Isles! The 13th Annual R.E. Thomas Benefit was well attended and guests enjoyed the dinner, music, and dancing at the Brunswick Shrine Club. more

People & Places

Who needs to don a cape and leap tall buildings when you have a bicycle? Betsy Albright and her cycling team, St. Simons Spinners, show that superheroes ride bikes too by participating in Bike MS: PGA TOUR Cycle to the Shore 2018 in Ponte Vedra. more

Events

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Joe Loehle

The St. Simons Land Trust is proud to have DeLoach Sotheby's International Realty as another partner in the 1% for St. Simons program. Learn more about them and why they participate in this conservation initiative. more

St. Simons Land Trust 1% Spotlight

Fire Initiative will provide grants to hospitality industry employees in coastal Georgia, helping those who are in need of financial assistance due to illness, accident, natural disaster or the death of an immediate family member & scholarships too. more

Business Showcase

Join Coastal Coalition for Children at this year's inaugural Tribute Tea that celebrates the important women in our lives. This fundraiser supports the important mission served by the CC4C's programs, Grandparent Connection and Healthy Families. more

Events

It is certainly the season for gardens and galas. There’s yet another event combining the two in the gorgeous setting of Musgrove Retreat and Conference Center. The Memory Matters Garden Party will be an afternoon affair on May 12. more

Events

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Julie Andrew

Recently Friends of CASA held their annual Kickoff Coffee at the gorgeous Sea Island home of Jan Auffenberg. Executive Director Cary Greenfield and Thea Ramirez of Adoption-Share shared exciting new developments at CASA Glynn, also serving Camden Co. more

People & Places

The Sixth Annual Jubilee Kids Fundraiser focused on celebrating Jubilee School’s first graduating class. Attendees enjoyed a Haitian inspired dinner catered by Tasteful Temptations, a silent auction, a 2nd Story Goods store, and live music. more

People & Places

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island recently awarded grants to several local organizations, including Safe Harbor, Coastal Coalition for Children, and Marshes of Glynn Libraries, St. Simons Island Branch, the Glynn Co. Health Dept & GIAHA. more

Business Showcase

CASA Glynn recently named Barbara Jean Barta as the recipient of the 2017 Alice Bradford Award. The award is given to a CASA Board Member who displays a greater devotion to CASA Glynn, and the children it serves who need a voice. more

Business Showcase

Kelly Spaeder fills us in on the 2017-18 Capital Campaign for the United Way of Coastal Georgia and why it's important to our community to fund this organization. Campaign Chair Paul McKenzie invites everyone to join in to reach the $1 million goal. more

Business Showcase

Mixed Nuts Boutique & Consignment is excited to offer a great way for you to help Hospice of the Golden Isles (HGI), our community’s non-profit provider of excellent hospice care. It’s easy! You can benefit HGI by donating clothing or shopping! more

Business Showcase

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Julie Andrew

Nature showed favor for those who tend the gardens with wondrous weather for the Cassina Garden Club’s Tabby and Tillandsia Garden Walk, dubbed “It’s a Southern Thing” this year due to its south island tour stops. more

People & Places

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Julie Andrew

The weather could not have been more perfect for the Brunswick Junior Woman’s Club’s annual Pedalin’ Poker Ride! This year’s route took riders from Bennie’s Red Barn to Marsh’s Edge, Certified Burgers & Beverage & Brogen's North, ending at the Barn. more

People & Places

Mary and Russ Mentzer, Dave and Mike Fox

Provided by the St. Simons Land Trust

The St. Simons Land Trust’s annual Live Oak Society Reception was recently held at the Cloister Hotel’s Black Banks Terrace. Executive Director, David H. Pope, was the speaker for the event. more

People & Places

Liz Demato, Jan Bangert, GeeGee Adams, Joan Neely

Julie Andrew

In connection with this year’s Tabby and Tillandsia Garden Walk, the Cassina Garden Club hosted a number of other events in the preceding week that began with Earth Day. A highlight was the Thursday evening “Celebration Thyme” cocktail reception. more

People & Places

Cary Greenfield, Lillian Clarke, Lynda Tye

Julie Andrew

The annual CASA Fashion Show and Luncheon at The Cloister is always such a fun way to kick off spring! This year’s event celebrated gardening, local garden clubs, and the idea that with careful care and tending, children also grow and thrive. more

People & Places

Yesterday, the St. Simons Land Trust announced its purchase of the 2nd phase in the 3 phase acquisition of Musgrove on St. Simons Island. This completes 260 acres of the 450 acre property which will be opened as a park once all phases are complete. more

Bev Bilderback, Helen Billings, Ann Granger, Donna Maxwell, Judy Burch

Photos provided by Hospice of the Golden Isles

Prior to the 10th Annual Lights of Love hosted by Hospice of the Golden Isles (HGI), the HGI board of directors held a reception for the Dove Society donors. more

People & Places

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