Bringing Our Community Together

Tag archive

Penn Center


‘Everything I’ve done has prepared me for this job’

 St. Helena’s Smalls named Executive Director of Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor   By Mike McCombs  Sometimes a job is just that, a job.  And then sometimes, it’s what you’ve been working toward your entire life.  That’s how it is for St. Helena Island’s Victoria Smalls.  Smalls, a National Park Ranger with the Reconstruction Era National… Keep Reading


Penn Center welcomes authors to discuss Hilton Head Island book

From staff reports Penn Center, in conjunction with Penn Circle, Inc., is hosting a book singing with the three authors of Gullah Days: Hilton Head Islanders Before the Bridge 1861-1956. Thomas C. Barnwell, Jr., Carolyn Grant, and Emory Shaw Campbell, authors of this book that celebrates their Gullah heritage and culture, will be at the… Keep Reading