April 2010



Editor’s Note: April 2010 - Corporate Greed, Healthcare Reform and Global Warming got you down?

We are inundated with hot button issues every time we turn on the television, log onto MSN or pick up the newspaper. It seems to me that with so many varying opinions and agendas it would be nearly impossible for anyone to solve these…
Author:Maggie Washo



Doncaster/Tanner Outlet: Hilton Head Island’s Best Kept Fashion Secret

Ever notice how some women always look put together? Wish you could develop that same sense of style without making some hotshot designer’s monthly mortgage payment? Take heart, because you are about to discover one of Hilton Head Island’s best kept secrets. Whether you’re itching for…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Chamber Golf Fashion Show Luncheon

The Port Royal Golf Club on March 2, 2010 The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce teamed up with The Lowcountry Golf Course Association this March to bring a new event to the area: the first annual Chamber Golf Week to support the Verizon Heritage PGA…
Author:SPECIAL to CH2



Boats and Bachelors Team up for a Worthy Cause: A Few Good Men Add Charm to the May 2 Hospice Fundraiser

For the past five years, the beginning of May has brought one of the area’s largest fundraisers and most anticipated social events: Hospice Care of the Lowcountry’s Yacht Hop. This year will be no different. On May 2, at 5:30 p.m., the Harbour Town Yacht…
Author:Ashley Krieger



WIVES OF THE PGA: Steel Magnolias or Three Irons?

This month all eyes turn to Harbour Town and the 42nd annual Verizon Heritage Golf Tournament. While the majority of focus is on the players’ performance and daily leader board, CH2 found another attraction in the women who stand beside those in pursuit of the…
Author:Paula Magrini



What You Need To Know About…Mortgages (Part II)

A good first step in the home buying process is to locate a reputable local mortgage banker and go through a “pre-approval” process to get a professional opinion on how much of a mortgage you will be able to obtain. This is an informal process,…
Author:Lew Wessel



Hilton Head Prep Students Rev Up the Stage with Grease

Playing April 8-10 at Hilton Head Island High School “We go together, like ramalala ka-dingity ding de don!” Admit it! You remember those lyrics and could probably hum the tune that accompanies them. There are few American hometowns whose movie screens or high school stages haven’t featured…
Author:Paula Magrini



Golf Tips From A Pro: Pete Popovich - Dispelling the Myths

Perhaps the most significant reason most golfers seem unable to improve is their belief in common golf myths. Forget these, and you’ll be on your way to a better game of golf: Myth #1. Turn your back to the target Because the way the human body is…
Author:Pete Popovich



Compounding Pharmacist Solves Medication Problems

Blinding migraine headaches dictate that you rest in a quiet, dark room while the demands of your life continue to press steadily forward, the medication that brings relief is limited due to the acetaminophen component. Take too much and the possibility of liver damage results. For…
Author:Sheila M. Stephens, Pharm.D.



Get Hitched On Hilton Head: A Wedding Giveaway in The Making

What does it take to throw a $100,000 luxury wedding weekend on Hilton Head Island? As the sponsors of Get Hitched on Hilton Head will tell you, a unified vision and community-wide cooperation are a good start. About 40 vendors will pool their resources November…
Author:SPECIAL to CH2



News & Information: Definity Fairway Transitions SOLFX Lens

INTRODUCING YOUR NEWEST GOLF PAL…SMART SUNWEAR FOR GOLFERS Essilor of America, Inc., the nation’s leading manufacturer of optical lenses, is now offering DEFINITY FAIRWAY™ Transitions® SOLFX lenses, a new progressive sunwear product designed specifically for presbyopic golfers looking to improve their game and conquer the course.…
Author:Meghana Dhall & Kristan Zeilan



Bring on the Bettinardi!

Brian Gay Heads to Harbour Town, April 12 – 18, to Defend his Verizon Heritage Title Brian Gay, winner of the 2009 Verizon Heritage, made tournament history when he seized the title with an unprecedented 10-stroke lead (score of 64). He walked away with his $1,026,000…
Author:Blanche T. Sullivan



Historic Honey Horn to Host Annual Art Market

Something about Hilton Head attracts artists. Perhaps it’s the island’s stunning natural beauty that draws forth inspiration or the thriving community of creative people; maybe it’s the tranquil atmosphere, so conducive to working unfettered. All these priceless qualities—and the art they help nourish—will take center…
Author:Michele Roldán-Shaw



Sheriff PJ Tanner

On the morning of January 23, 1981, PJ Tanner put his pants on one leg at a time. However on this morning those pants were a part of his Beaufort County Sheriff Officer’s uniform. Tanner had waited for that moment for years. He knew at…
Author:Courtney Hampson



The Bold and The Beautiful Ashley Jones

Someone wise once said that there are three types of people in the world: those who let it happen, those who make it happen and those who wonder what happened. Speaking from personal experience and innate B.S. radar detection, that only gets more fine-tuned through the…
Author:Lindsey Hawkins



More than a Tooth Doctor: Elizabeth Shelly DDS Takes Dental Care to a New Level

When was the last time you got excited about seeing your dentist? For most of us, the answer would be “not in a million years.” But patients of Dr. Elizabeth Shelly say they actually look forward to their dental visits. What’s up with that? Longtime patient,…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



Four Wines for Springtime

William Hill Central Coast Chardonnay The Aromas: Aromas and flavors of ripe tree fruit and spice with hints of citrus and tropical notes. The Flavors: Notes of vanilla and toasty oak. Beautiful balance with a creamy mouthfeel and concentrated finish. The Food Pairings: Refreshing enough for the lightest…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe



He Says / She Says: Do You Kiss and Tell?

HE SAYS… I overheard a young man at a gas station recently bragging loudly to his buddies about his latest romantic conquest. He was going into great detail and was about to cross the line into late night Cinemax territory when I said, “Dude, TMI.” I’m…
Author:Keith Kelson & Jean Wharton



Old School Values

POP QUIZ: What famous ad campaign did we recreate with Mike Covert above? E-mail your answer to m.washo@celebratehiltonhead.com for a chance to win a $50 Gift Certificate! About 22 years ago, Mike Covert drew an HVAC service van on a napkin and decided that’s what he…
Author:Paul deVere




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