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Free sessions focus on skin, plastic surgery

• September 4: Breast Reconstruction Lecture: 10 to 11 a.m. at the Bluffton Medical Campus (Room 150), 75 Baylor Drive Bluffton, SC 29910. Join Beaufort County’s only female plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Audrey Klenke, and fellow breast cancer survivors for food, fellowship and an informative lecture on reconstruction options. Please RSVP at 843-815-6699 or Lindsay@PinnaclePlasticSurgeryMD.com.

• September 15: Skin Cancer Checks: 9 a.m. to noon at Curves of Bluffton, 365 Red Cedar St., #302. Dr. Audrey Klenke, of Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, will be conducting complimentary skin cancer checks. Please call 843-706-2844 to reserve a spot.

• September 24: Get Even with Age: An Introduction to Cosmetic Surgery: 5 to 7 p.m. at The Lake House at Sun City Hilton Head. Bring your friends for a fun and informative evening as Dr. Audrey Klenke talks candidly about the evolving trends and time-honored procedures in the field of plastic surgery. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP at 843-815-6699 or www.PinnaclePlasticSurgeryMD.com.

Black chamber holding Friday networking event

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce will have its First Friday Networking Event hosted by Quality Inn located at 2001 Boundary Street, Beaufort on September 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.  Refreshments and prizes. For details, call 843-986-1102.

Seniors invited to health, estate planning workshop

Calling all seniors (60 and older) to attend a health, wellness and estate planning workshop to be held at New Hope Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), J.J. Jamison Fellowship Hall located at 67 Parris Island Gateway in Burton on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  For more information and registration forms, contact Margie Allen at 843-524-9070.  The deadline for registration is August 30.

Continuum course explores spiritual living

Join Ancient Sea Island Continuum for its monthly class, “A Year and A Day.” This course teaches and explores the foundation of a Pagan spiritual education. If you would like to discover living in natural harmony with the cycles of the earth, sun and moon then come on Monday, Sept. 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Beaufort, at 178 Sams Point Road, Beaufort. Childcare is provided. Questions or comments, please email asic.herald@gmail.com.

Santa Elena Foundation will speak in Port Royal

On Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m., the Historic  Port Royal Foundation will host a talk “Where did America really begin?” at the Union Church, 1004 11th St., Port Royal. Darryl Ferguson will speak about latest information and documentation from the Santa Elena Foundation.

Sea Island Fly Fishers to hold monthly meeting

The Sea Island Fly Fishers will resume monthly meetings on September 10.  A social hour at 6 p.m. will be followed at 7 p.m. by a program on bone fishing.  David Cargile, a Federation of Fly Fishers certified casting instructor, will share his bone fishing experience from numerous Florida, Bahamas, Mexico, and Belize trips. He will tell where to find them, how to catch them and the flies and equipment required, plus handling and how to photograph them. The meeting is open to the public and refreshments are free.  Anyone interested in the sport is welcome to attend. Visit www.flyfishingbeaufort.com for details of club activities. Meetings are at Bay Street Outfitters in Beaufort, 825 Bay St. Call Jack Baggette at 843-522-8911 for more information.

ArtiZen Yoga holds free class for active military

Being of Service class will be held Sept. 11. On the second Thursday of every month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ArtiZen Yoga provides a free all-level yoga class exclusively for active military and their spouses. It will be taught by Ayren Pfeifer, certified Ashtanga teacher and a military spouse of 13 years. Childcare will be available for a small fee: $5 for one child/$3 for each additional child.

Community invited to annual memorial service

Pruitt Health Hospice, or United Hospice, is hosting its Annual Memorial Service for the community on Thursday, September 11 at 7 p.m. All community members are invited to honor deceased loved ones. Families are encouraged to bring a photograph of their loved one.  Light refreshments will be served. The Parish hall is located at 507 Newcastle Street, Beaufort, SC, 29902. RSVP to Pruitt Health Hospice at 843-522-0476.

Daughters of American Revolution hold meeting

The September meeting of the Thomas Heyward, Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will take place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 11 at the Palmetto Electric Meeting Room in Hardeeville. The chapter will be joining the members of the Emily Geiger Chapter of Bluffton and the William Hilton Chapter of Hilton Head to hear a presentation by Mr. Jason Eller of Tamassee School. This school is one of the premier projects of the Daughters of the American Revolution — taking in and educating orphans and children who, for many reasons, cannot safely stay in their homes.  For more information, contact Regent Harriett Bosiack at 290-1641.

Appreciation service honors Mr. Goodwine

The community is invited to attend a Community Recognition Appreciation service in honor of Mr. Donald Goodwine. He will be recognized for his service at Piggly Wiggly and the local community on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 4 p.m. This celebration will be held at the Saint Paul Baptist Church, 22 St. Paul Church Road, Burton. Please RSVP by calling 407-758-1366 or 843-812-0814 by September 4.

Beaufort Aglow International to meet

Beaufort Aglow International meets on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Gilligan’s Seafood Restaurant, 2601 Boundary Street. The meeting is from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Elder Etrenda Patterson will be the speaker. She serves under the leadership of Pastor Jeanette Harley at the Family Worship Center. Elder Patterson has served as a new convert instructor and a Prayer Intercessor. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Theology and is a certified Christian Counselor. She has worked 25 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse. All men, women and teens are welcomed to attend this inspiring event. For information, please call: 843-290-5563 or 843-525-0525.

Hospice organization to hold fashion show

Belles, Baubles and Burlap, Fashion for Compassion, is this year’s theme for Friends of Caroline Hospice of Beaufort’s annual fashion show, which will be held Wednesday, September 17 at 11:30 a.m. at the clubhouse on Dataw Island. Tickets are $55 or $500 for a table of 10. If you would like to donate a live auction item or purchase tickets, call 843-525-6257.

Christian Women’s Connection has luncheon

The Beaufort Christian Women’s Connection will hold its fall luncheon and meeting on Thursday, September 18, at the Hilton Gardens Inn from noon to 2 p.m. The feature will be “Essential Oil for a Better Life”.  Guest speaker is Holly Berry and her titled talk is “Playing for Keeps”. Luncheon and program is $15 which includes tax and gratuity. Reservations or cancellations by Friday, September 12, by calling Dawn Stroop at 838-4277 or email dkstroop@msn.com.

Church sessions welcome home Catholics

St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 70 Lady’s Island Drive, Beaufort is welcoming those interested in returning to the practice of their Catholic Faith, as well as those newly returned. Six sessions of helpful presentations and discussions with questions and answers begin on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and continue Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25. For more information or questions, please contact Deborah Richard at 575-3742 or deborahmrichard@hargray.com.

Society holds historical marker dedication, talk

The Beaufort County Historical Society continues its collaborative efforts as it partners with Beaufort County at the dedication of the Shanklin School Historical Marker, Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. on Shanklin Road (off Hwy 21 past MCAS Beaufort). The dedication ceremony will be followed by light refreshments. The event will then adjourn to the Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club at noon for a talk by Anne Christensen Pollitzer including vintage slides on the founding and history of the Shanklin School. Pollitzer’s talk will begin at noon and is free and open to the public. RSVP by Sept. 14 to Linda Hoffman at hoffmaks@earthlink.net.

Annual Boots & Bling raises money for YMCA

The Wardle Family YMCA is hosting its 5th Annual Boots & Bling Fundraiser and Silent Auction on Saturday, September 20 starting at 6 p.m. at The Shed in Port Royal. Boots & Bling is the Y’s major fundraiser for capital improvements. A ticket includes entertainment, wonderful food provided by various local eateries and beverages such as wine, beer or the signature Boots & Bling drink, Cactus Juice. There will also be the opportunity to bid on items in the silent auction like artwork, trips, sporting equipment and a new golf cart. Tickets are $50 for individuals and $90 for couples. Tickets can be purchased at the Y front desk at 1801 Richmond Ave. in Port Royal or online at ymcabeaufortcounty.com. For additional information, contact Mike Bostwick at bostwickymca@islc.net.

Beaufort Film Society has ‘top shelf’ fundraiser

Please join the Beaufort Film Society for “Bourbon and Bubbles”, a fundraising event to benefit the 9th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival. The event will be hosted by Breakwater Restaurant on September 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $50 each. According to organizers, it will be a “top shelf” bourbon and champagne tasting with hor d’oeuvres and live music by Vic Varner and Friends. Order tickets online at www.beaufortfilmfestival.com or call the office at 843-522-3196.

Presentation to discuss prominent clergyman

Bishop John England (1820-1842) will be the topic of a free talk and presentation by Dr. Brian Cudahy at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Beaufort on Monday, Sept. 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Walsh Palmetto Room at 70 Lady’s Island Drive. An adjunct professor of philosophy and religious studies at USCB,  Dr. Cudahy received his PhD from the Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University.  Bishop England was the first bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston. This talk gives a social, political and cultural background on one of the most influential U.S. clergymen.

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