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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.


Beaufort sportfishing and diving club to meet 

The Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club’s September meeting will be held Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island, off Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Well-known local Captain Bill Parker of the “Runaway” will give a presentation on anchoring on hard (live) bottoms and artificial reefs.  Captain Danny Rourk of “Tailwind Charters” will discuss anchoring methods near creeks at high water, mid and low water on incoming and outgoing tides.  Do not miss these two experts’ presentations. You do not need a reservation and guests are always welcome. For additional information, contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122.


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.

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. All men, women and teens are welcomed to attend this inspiring event. For information, please call: 843-290-5563 or 843-525-0525.


Shell Point Baptist holds Women’s Conference

Shell Point Baptist Church will hold its Annual Women’s Conference on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. This year’s theme is “Poured Out as a Sweet Fragrance for God.”  Please plan to join us for a refreshing day of worship, learning, music, fellowship and food. Mrs. Kimberly Mixon of Charleston and Mrs. Theresa Roberts of Love House Ministries will be sharing God’s truth with us. Make reservations by calling the church at 843-522-8616. $10 includes breakfast and lunch. The church is located at 871 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort, SC, 29906.


LINK Church holds for free oil change for moms

The LINK Church of Beaufort will hold a free oil change for single mothers and mothers with deployed husbands in the parking lot of Love House Ministries, 423 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort, on Saturday, September 13, from 9 a.m. to noon. Bounce houses for children and refreshments for those receiving an oil change will be provided. A canned or boxed food item donation is suggested in exchange for this service. All food collected will be donated to HELP of Beaufort.


ETV host will appear at Lunch and Learn series

Amanda McNulty, host of ETV’s “Making It Grow,” will appear in Beaufort’s version of the show on Saturday, September 13 at noon in the season finale of “Keeping It Growing.” The show will feature a panel of Master Gardeners, hosted by Amanda, at the Port Royal Farmers Market Gazebo in Naval Heritage Park. This is the final episode of Lunch and Learn, the  summer-long series of classes and lectures about horticulture and gardening presented by the Lowcountry Master Gardener Association. The classes are free, and no registration is required. Just bring a folding chair to the gazebo at noon.


Beaufort Memorial has free joint pain seminar 

If you suffer from hip or knee pain, you’re not alone, as over 25 million Americans experience joint discomfort. To learn more about available solutions, join Beaufort Memorial for a free seminar on Monday, September 15 at 9 a.m. in Room 364 of the hospital’s Medical and Administrative Center at 990 Ribaut Road where Beaufort Memorial Orthopedic Care Coordinator and Physical Therapist Andrea Sadler will provide information about normal knee and hip anatomy, signs and symptoms of joint-related problems, and treatment options to relieve or resolve pain. From in-home exercise and medical management, to physical therapy and surgery, she will explain appropriate options that can be personalized for a patient’s specific needs. The seminar is free but registration is requested. To learn more or make a reservation call 843-522-5585.

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.


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. 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.


Sea Island Quilters to meet at Praise Assembly

The Sea Island Quilters will meet on Thursday, September 18, 6 p.m. at Praise Assembly, 800 Parris Island Gateway. Special guest speaker will be Judy Lilly, award-winning quilter and artist. Ms Lilly will share her trunk full of treasures. She will also teach a workshop on applique and thread painting on Friday, September 19. For details, contact Debi Bacon at kansaswx@verizon.net or 757-3416.


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 hors 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.


HBF dinner and lecture to discuss tabby sites

From ancient sites all over the world, architectural historian Colin Brooker will bring his discoveries, investigations and interpretations to Historic Beaufort Foundation’s Dinner & A Lecture Series at the Verdier House Monday, September 22 at 5:30 p.m. Brooker, an international expert on form-built structures comprised of natural materials found on site, will present a survey of sites he’s studied on James Island, at Edisto Island, in Stateburg, SC, on Daufuskie Island, in the Bahamas and at Milton Abbot in southeast England. His investigations have widened accepted scholarship on where the use of these materials are found  He will discuss the character and techniques of these sites as well as their meaning during the period 1780-1845. Currently he is Heritage and Preservation Consultant to the Government of the Bahamas. A wine and hors d’oeuvres reception begins at 5:30; the program is 6 to 7 p.m. Admission for members is $15/$25 per member/couple. Non-member admission is$20/$30 per person/couple. Call 379-3331 to make reservations. Reservations for Saltus’ three-course dinner for $19 may be made by calling Saltus at 379-3474.

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