Friends of Hunting Island win President’s Award

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Photo above: Phil Gaines, Director of SC State Parks, Bonnie Wright, past President, Denise Parsick, current President and Dick Grier, past President of FOHI.

On Thursday, January 21st, the Friends of Hunting Island gathered to celebrate their receiving the President’s Award from the National Association of State Park Directors for exemplary support of a state park. Hunting Island supporters, State Park Rangers, and photography buffs came together to sample some great Lowcountry staples like shrimp and grits and enjoy the current photographic exhibition put on by the Photography Club of Beaufort. Besides local dignitaries, State Representatives Shannon Erickson and Jeff Bradley were also in attendance.