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Opozda named executive director for Help of Beaufort

Lori Opozda has been named executive director for Help of Beaufort, an area organization that provides such services as meals to those who are ill, disabled or are in need of meal preparation through its Mobile Meals program.

Opozda has served with the organization for five years, starting as a pantry volunteer and head of pantry, then as a board member and interim executive director. She was named as the organization’s permanent director in December.

The organization is planning a smoked ham sale for Easter weekend and a 5K walk on May 11.

Sanders joins Collins Group Realty

Wendy Sanders has joined Collins Group Realty as team support specialist for the company’s Hilton Head office.

Sanders will be responsible for welcoming valued clients, office administration and support for the company’s marketing department.

A Clemson alumnus, Sanders holds a degree in marketing and has previous work experience in advertising and communications on Hilton Head Island and in Greensboro, North Carolina. She and her husband Chris, have lived on Hilton Head for 25 years and have three children.

LED Lowcountry taps Anderson to head company’s marketing department

LED Lowcountry has tapped Steve Anderson to head the company’s marketing and communications department. The Bluffton-based business specializes in energy-efficient lighting for commercial and industrial facilities throughout coastal South Carolina and Georgia.

Anderson will focus on working with property managers and gated community management to reduce their costs through LED lighting conversion.

A graduate of the College of Charleston with degrees in communications and business, Anderson has more than 25 years of experience in commercial and residential property management in South Carolina and Georgia.

Port Royal’s ZenDen to celebrate second anniversary with event

Port Royal’s ZenDen will hold an anniversary celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 at the business at 707 and 709 Paris Avenue.

ZenDen, which is celebrating its second anniversary, features art, soap, jewelry, textiles and handmade furniture from local contributors and those who are practitioners of the healing arts.

The event will feature hourly giveaways and food trucks and many of ZenDen’s artists and contributors will be on hand. The Garden Market will also be open for the season.

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