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LowCo Gardeners holding grand opening, ribbon-cutting in Port Royal 

Landscaping business and nursery LowCo Gardeners will celebrate its Grand Opening from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2 at 1 Marina Blvd. in Port Royal. 

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held by the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce with representatives from the Town of Port Royal. The public is invited. 

The event will have door prize drawings, small sandwiches and light refreshments and attendees can peruse the large selection of plants. In honor of the grand opening of both the indoor and outdoor areas, there will be featured sales and promotions, included a buy-one, get-one sale for annual flowers. 

LowCo Gardeners is a grower-direct nursery, which means they grow the plants locally. For more information, visit www.LowCoGardeners.com. 

Witcher joins Charles Schwab in Bluffton 

Benjamin (Ben) Witcher has recently joined the Charles Schwab office in Bluffton (67 Towne Drive in The Belfair Towne Village) as a Financial Consultant. For more than six years, Witcher has been helping clients with a highly personal, and individually focused, rel a t i o n s h ip management approach. 

Witcher is looking forward to utilizing Charles Schwab’s industry-leading investment platforms, innovative client solutions, and client-centric approach to support, serve, and enhance his client’s overall financial experience. 

Witcher’s career in personal finance stems from a background in non-profit fundraising. Most recently, Witcher worked for TD Ameritrade as an Investment Consultant in their Savannah, Ga., branch. He holds Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. 

Stoneworks promotes Baltzegar 

StoneWorks recently announced the promotion of Shannon Baltzegar to Sales Manager. Baltzegar is the daughter of founder, John Baltzegar III and one of the company’s owners. She has worked in the business officially for more than 23 years. 

Recently, Baltzegar has taken the lead in the design of the StoneWorks boutique showroom, a 6,500-square-foot design center in Bluffton which is opening soon. 

“Shannon is very well suited for this position at this specific time in our company’s history,” StoneWorks CEO Andy Johnson said in a release. “She has the rare combination of people, administrative and organizational skills that are necessary in sales leadership.”