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Beaufort Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Join Beaufort businesses, residents and organizations and take the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 3 p.m. at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, under the pavilion. The community will stand as one and take the Ice Bucket Challenge together. Participants’ names will be announced on the video that will be posted online after the challenge. Bring your own bucket or container, ice and water will be provided. Sign in starts at 3 p.m., dumping will commence at 3:30 p.m. Donations are encouraged. Main Street Beaufort, USA, will send all donations to the ALS Association.

Nite Bright Charity Golf Tournament

The Exchange Club of Beaufort is hosting a charity golf tournament in honor of Kelli Bright. The event will be held on Friday, August 22 at The Legends Golf Course on Parris Island. It will be a fun night-time event beginning with nine holes at 5 p.m., then dinner and the last nine holes starting when dark.  The money raised will go toward the purchase of a Paramobile for Kelli Bright who serves as an inspiration not only to those with spinal cord injuries, but to everyone who may be undergoing struggles in their lives. To register, call Angel Flewelling at 524-0042.

Street Music on Paris Avenue concerts return

The band Moreland & Arbuckle will be performing on Saturday, August 23 at 6 p.m. as part of the Street Music on Paris Avenue series in Port Royal. The sound of the band’s most recent album is rooted in the spirit of the Delta blues. The band is made up of guitarist Aaron Moreland, singer and harmonica player Dustin Arbuckle and drummer Kendall Newby For more information, visit www.morelandarbuckle.com.

Habitat of Humanity has Upcycled Art Auction

The LowCountry Habitat for Humanity ReStore is celebrating its 10 years of operation with an art auction like no other.  Local and regional artists are treasure hunting within the store’s aisles for items to repurpose, recycle, reclaim or reimagine. They’re looking for the sometimes hidden beauty in gently-used items to create works of art. These creations will be auctioned at an Upcycled Art Auction at The Shed in Port Royal on Saturday, August 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. The auction’s Honorary Chair is artist Cassandra Gillens. Another local artist, Deanna Bowdish, will serve as the evening’s auctioneer.   Entertainment will be provided by the Sweetgrass Angels. Tickets for the event are $25 and are available now at the ReStore at 612 Parris Island Gateway or online at www.lowcountryhabitat.org. Proceeds will support affordable housing programs. For more information, call 843-522-3500.

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