Carlotta Ungaro’s good-bye party at Tidalholm

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A beautiful breeze off the water, perfecttemp, a gorgeous porch, no bugs, and anapricot-pink sunset behind the oaks madeCarlotta Ungaro’s going away party oneof the most cinematically perfect momentsI can think of of life in the Lowcountry.It was apropos because two iconic…

movies were filmed at Tidalholm, HildaHolstein’s beautiful home — “The GreatSantini” and “The Big Chill.” It’s also whereCarlotta lived (in the guest house) whenshe first came to Beaufort to assume thejob of head of the Chamber of Commerce.Life comes full circle as now she is
leaving after five years of working hardon behalf of promoting Beaufort to theworld to go on to a new job in the Raleigh-Durham area as the new chamber headof Wilkesboro, N.C. (the fastest growingmetropolitan area in America, accordingto a recent Time Magazine article.)
Carlotta said she has loved the people ofBeaufort and believes passionately in thechamber’s work here. Husband Maurice isselling his Sea Island Bike Tour businessto accompany Carlotta to North Carolina.If interested, call 843-441-2765 or

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