The Cancer Awareness Foundation
Opens Our Newest Location
18 Plantatdion Park Drive (next to Dairy Queen)
The Cancer Awareness Foundation was established in 1999 in Bluffton, SC. It is a 501c-3 non-profi t that is dedicated to the lives of local cancer patients. We have grown in the past 10 years from 3500 sq. feet to28,000 sq. ft.! Off Island Thrift Shops are a Department Store of Thrift!
They are the area’s “Largest”, providing the community with a very organized, extra clean, high end way to shop resale. Over 100,000 pieces of clothing most items $3, hundreds of shoes all organized by size and furniture, households and misc.
Their mission is “Helping Those Who Need It Most” local cancer patients. They supply funding for there rent, electric, mortgages,anything to make their lives easier during this diffi cult time. In 2008 they dispersed $382,517 to the community and to cancer patients and in 2009 they helped over 150 cancer patients and dispersed over $483,528 in goods, services and funding!!
Cancer Awareness supplies furniture to fi re burnout victims and clothing for the needy, among several other needs. Our greatest joy is making cancer patients more comfortable.
If you have items you would like to donate or you would enjoy volunteering to help this worthy cause then contact either of the Off Island Thrift locations today!
Off Island Thrift 4375 Bluffton Parkway, Bluffton, SC 29910
Off Island Thrift Too! 18 Plantation Park Dr., Bluffton, SC 29910
We accept clothing, households, books, misc. Cars, Trucks, Boats and R.V.’s. All items are picked up free and tax deductible.
SOCIETY OF BLUFFTON ARTISTS (SoBA) Announces 2010 Annual Judged Show Winners
The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) announced the winners of its annual competition at an opening reception February 21. The Show at the SoBA Gallery on Boundary Street in Old Town Bluffton, runs through March 27, 2010. The winners are:
Best of Show -- Oil Barbara Benedict Jones , “BEYOND THE GARDEN”
1st place -- Photography Howard Ramey, “VEGETABLE SELLER”
2nd place— Oil Cora J. Rupp, “TABLE IN THE GARDEN”
3rd place, --- Oil J. Saylor McElynn, “SAILOR’S DELIGHT”
Honorable Mention— Oil Richard Coyne—“SUMMER LOW TIDE”
Honorable Mention — Watercolor Dorothy Steelman, “GO WITH THE FLOW”
Honorable Mention — Acrylic Frank Pinto—“THE FRENCH BAKERY at PINELAND STATION”
Genealogy Workshop at the Heritage Library March 24, 2010
Get with the Program! Using Family Tree Maker 2009 and 2010. If you are using a version of Family Tree Maker prior to 2008 or if you are not familiar with this software, this is the class for you! This introduction to FTM 2010 will teach you the basics of entering data into the program. The very different “work space” found in these newer versions will be explained. In addition, you will learn how to prepare and print charts, how to add on-line information and sources to your tree without having to hand enter the data as well as view timelines of the events in an individual’s life as related to others in the same family or to world events! Participants must have basic computer skills including internet use. Space is limited. Heritage Library, 852 Wm. Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. 1:30 – 3:30pm. $20 for members/$25 for non-members. For information call 843.686.6560.
COASTAL DISCOVERY MUSEUM
Birding at Honey Horn The Coastal Discovery Museum has announced a series of birding programs to be held at Honey Horn this spring. Participants will be led by an experienced bird watcher around the 68-acre property at Honey Horn. The Honey Horn property has a unique combination of habitats including Salt Marsh, Maritime Forest and open fields. These varying areas allow participants to see many different species of birds-making Honey Horn one of the best bird watching sites on Hilton Head Island.
Walks are scheduled from 7:30 am to 9:30 am and will be held on March 23, April 20 and May 25th. Reservations may be made by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223. Cost is $12.00 per person and you must be at least 12 years old to participate.
Lowcountry Reptiles and Amphibians The Coastal Discovery Museum will present this special program on March 31st and April 7th with Tony Mills from the Lowcountry Institute. Attendees will learn why these intriguing animals are important to our local habitats. You will be able to get up close and personal with snakes, turtles, lizards, alligators and other “herps” that live in our state. The programs, at 9:30 and 11 AM, will be held at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn in the Mary Ann Peeples Pavilion. Cost is $12 for adults and $7.00 for children, with advance reservations required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org The Museum is located at 70 Honey Horn Drive.
Chamber Music HH
Sunday March 21 & Monday March 22 Chamber Music HH opens its March program with a brief, austere piece by contemporary Estonian composer, Arvo Pärt, then continues with a set of songs by V. Williams for soprano and violin, and concludes with Dvorak’s familiar “American” String Quartet.
Sunday 3:30 pm (Kids Pre Concert at 2:45 pm) Lowcountry Presbyterian Church, Bluffton Monday 7:30 pm All Saints Episcopal Church, HHI $20; call 843-681-9969 for info
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
The Boy Scouts of America turns 100 years old in 2010, and the South Carolina State Museum will help celebrate that illustrious mark with the exhibit The Centennial History of the Boy Scouts of America. The exhibit can be seen through June 20. The exhibit, to be seen in the museum’s lobby, will feature photographs and artifacts which illustrate the organization’s progress and the contributions it has made to communities all across South Carolina. For more information on the exhibit, contact Fritz Hamer at (803) 898-4921 or visit www.southcarolinastatemuseum. org.
HAMPTON LAKES MONTHLY LECTURE SERIES
Monthly Lecture Series: Laura Lee Rose When: Wednesday, March 17th at 11am Where: Lakeview Room at Hampton Lake (located on Bluffton Pkwy, off Hwy 278) How Much: Free Details: Rose will discuss edible plants and landscaping. 843.835.5253
HOLLYWOOD COMES TO BLUFFTON
Celebrating "Superstar" kids
Boys and Girls Club of Bluffton Gala Saturday March 6 Hampton Hall Community Clubhouse Cocktails, Silent Auction, Dinner, Live Auction, Entertainment by the ‘B’ Town Playaz For more information call 843-757=2845 or www.blufftonbgc.com
The American Association of University Women of HHI / Southern Beaufort County Branch will hold its Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show at the Country Club of Hilton Head, Hilton Head Plantation, Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. Patricia’s of The Village of Wexford will present the latest fashions. Opportunities to win prizes and a silent auction are part of the entertainment. Proceeds will benefit the AAUW Scholarship Fund and educational outreach programs of the local AAUW Branch. Tickets are $30 per person. Members and guests are invited. For reservations, contact Sandy Stern: email@example.com or Gigi Harris: (843) 597-5774.