Mosquito Spraying Tonight

Charleston County has alerted us that they will be ground-spraying for mosquitoes after 11:30 pm tonight.

– Submitted by SIPOA

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4th of July Music At Freshfields Village, Sunday July 2

Kick off the 4th of July weekend celebration at the Festival of Mountain Music, as four-time Grammy award winner, David Holt hosts four of the most exciting acts performing music of the southern mountains today!

Bring your lawn chair and sit under the tent in Freshfields Village for an afternoon of great music, dancing, and celebration for all ages.

-Tidelines Editor

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Turtle Patrol Weekly Summary – June 19 through 25

Monday, June 19th
Nest #39

Walkers Cathrine Scully, Sue Thomas, Gary Holtz, Rob Jerome, and Danya Geller with her 2 children, Noah and Leila called with a crawl just south of boardwalk 2. Bill and Linda Nelson with Jim Lawrence responded and found Nest 39. The 60 eggs were moved to higher ground down the beach.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SINHG Announces Fall Trips

 
To SINHG members, former members and all other interested parties – Adventure awaits!
The listing of SINHG’s 2017 Fall Trips, our Procedure and Cancellation policies, our Sign Up Directions and Form and last but not least, our Membership Form for our June 2017 to May 2018 fiscal year for those who have not yet renewed their membership, can all be found on SINHG’s website,  http://Sinhg.org.
Please note that your trips sign up form should be sent to Julia Thogmartin no later than July 28.
Hope Everyone Has Fun!
-Submitted by David Osborn
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Town Council Meeting – June 27, 2017

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Art Show and Sale, July 2 at the Lake House

The Seabrook Artist Guild will be holding their annual July 4 Art Show and Sale on Sunday July 2 in the Live Oak Room at the Lake House from 11am until 6pm. There will be a “meet the artist” reception from 4- 6pm.

This is a great opportunity to not only see the incredible talent of your fellow Seabrookers but also purchase a unique piece from their displays of fine art, photography and crafts!

So mark your calendars and bring your friends and guests next Sunday!!

-Submitted by Bob LeFevre

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#4 Hurricane Hint – Clean Out the Basement

You need to be prepared for flooding on the ground floor of your home.  Now is the time to clean the basement.  Discard the boxes that you’ve been piling up down there.  Move yard chemicals and fertilizers up onto a shelf.  Get rid of old cans of paint and chemicals (You can take them to Seabrook’s Recycling Center).  Get everything up off the floor so that it doesn’t become saturated or worse, requiring a toxic waste clean-up following a flood.

While you’re in the basement, make sure nothing is blocking your flood vents and that they work properly.

Remember, be prepared; stay safe.

-Tidelines Editors

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Reminder -SIB Presents Migratory Birds at Seabrook Island on June 28

Join us for an informative evening with Felicia Sanders, lead of the Shorebird Program at the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), who will speak on Migratory Shorebirds at Seabrook Island.

To help us plan for the number of chairs, snacks and wine, please register now!

For more information on our evening programs read here.

-Submitted by Nancy Brown, SIB Communications Chair

 

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C of C’s Earl Grant at Exchange Club

College of Charleston men’s basketball coach Earl Grant spoke to exchange members on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Seabrook Island Club. Grant’s players went 25-10 this past season and reached the Colonial Athletic Association tournament final game before falling to UNC Wilmington. He was named CAA coach of the year last season and his leadership and commitment to C of C was evident as he shared highlights of his coaching experience over the past three years.

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Ron Ellis, Coach Grant & Pres. Blasch

Grant said he and his assistant coaches recruit players who are more than just talented athletes on the courts. Their team members must be community oriented, trustful and have the drive and desire to excel academically. Over the summer months, players are involved in community service projects and serve as interns in addition to their physical training routines.

Earl Grant has signed a 5-year contract with the College of Charleston through the 2022 season. He encouraged all exchange members to come down to the TD Arena on George Street this fall, support his basketball players and capture their winning spirit. Grant considers himself to be “The Luckiest Guy in the World” having grown up in North Charleston and having the privilege to coach in his hometown. Go Cougars!

-Submitted by Lori Leary

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MUSC Seabrook Talking Circles, June 29

Medical University of South Carolina Health officials want to hear about health issues from local residents through a series of Lowcountry forums scheduled to begin later this month.

The 90-minute forums, or talking circles, will include eight to 12 participants with the goal of helping MUSC Health representatives better meet community health concerns. These forums will provide a health consumer’s perspective and enable MUSC Health providers to improve programs based on the input they receive.

The initial talking circles will be formed with volunteers age 65 and older. Individuals of any background or health status are welcome to attend. Meetings are planned to be held several times each year.

“We have found that asking our consumers of health care what they need and how to remove barriers to health is a critical first step,” relates the talking circle coordinator Philip Smeltzer. The insights provided by talking circle participants typically yield discoveries that program leaders would have overlooked without the firsthand input of consumers, according to Smeltzer.

The first meeting will be held at Kiawah Island on June 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Kiawah Council Chambers. On the following day, June 29, 2017 Seabrook residents will meet at 2:00 pm in the Osprey Room at the Lake House.

Volunteers may contact MUSC Health Population Health at (843)792-6637 or PopulationHealth@musc.edu.

-Submitted by Philip Smeltzer

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Freshfields Village Music on the Green – June 30

Music on the Green

06/30/2017, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Join us each Friday evening this summer from 6:00 to 9:00 pm for a complimentary concert on the Freshfields Village Green! This week’s concert features the energetic variety band, The Swingin’ Richards.

Guests are encouraged to bring a beach chair or blanket for the event.

(Photo credit:  Swingin’ Richards website)

-Tidelines Editor

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Backup on Main Road – 6/24/17

It was reported on June 24 at 11:25 am that there is a backup on Main Road near the Tomato Shed heading towards 17 on the right hand side.

 

-Tidelines Editor

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