May 2012



BEATING THE HEAT: E.A.C. Heating & Air - A Breath of Fresh Air

After an unusually mild winter, an earlier than usual spring is here to remind us that plants are blooming and the heat is here to stay for a few months. It’s not unusual to walk outside your home and find cars coated with light dustings…
Author:Peter Zink



MAY 2012: Mayors Drew Laughlin and Lisa Sulka

Cardiovascular disease is the largest killer in the industrialized world. As reported in the USA Today, US News & World Report, and many medical journals, the survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest varies tremendously from community to community—from as low as 5 percent to as…
Author:Drew Laughlin and Lisa Sulka



May 2012: What You Need To Know About - Shadow Banking

There are entities operating in the financial system as though they are banks without being regulated as banks. These entities are large institutions comprised of private capital and are engaged in what is called “shadow banking.” They may be hedge funds, private equity firms or…
Author:Robert Star



Advanced Women's Care - Pregnancy is both miraculous and terrifying at the same time-especially the first pregnancy.

Every flutter is questioned, celebrated and analyzed by the expectant mother. “Is this normal? Should I feel this way?” are thoughts that crowd her mind, especially in the first trimester. She has probably seen countless episodes of A Birthing Story on the Discovery Channel, and…
Author:Mary Frances Lowrey



Pediatric Speech Therapy: Much More Than Articulation

When you hear the term “speech therapy,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? I am guessing a therapist and 7-year old child practicing the “R” sound or overcoming a lisp. While these are very important goals that a speech language pathologist may…
Author:Jessi Dolnik



Spring Into Sports - Injury Prevention for Golf and Tennis

It is that time of year in the Lowcountry. The oak leaves are falling, azaleas are blooming and marsh grass is green. As a sport and spine physician, I see a large number of golf and tennis injuries this time of year in patients who…
Author:Dr. John Batson



The Allergy Epidemic - Where is it coming from?

It seems that everywhere you look today, the prevalence of allergies is increasing. People are suffering more and more from the effects of pollen and other environmental allergies. The sense of happiness that spring flowers used to bring has been replaced by a sense of…
Author:Thomas C. Beller, M.D.



In Full Bloom - Counseling Helps Adolescents Blossom From Within

Myra Gasser and Joy Lauerer certainly don’t look like farmers. But the two describe themselves as seed planters, gardeners, waterers, cultivators and nurturers when it comes to issues and challenges of adolescents and their parents. As Bloom Within Counseling, Gasser, the firm’s owner and a…
Author:David Tobias



Let's Talk About Breasts

Is that a lump? That can’t be a lump. Shoot. I think that’s a lump. Ten more minutes of fondling myself, in the shower, and I finally called in my significant other for a second opinion. The initial grin on his face slowly turned to…
Author:Courtney Hampson



Summer Vacation - Lowcountry Camps Offer Creative Outlets for Kids

Ah, it’s summer. Remember the freedom you felt as a kid walking out of school on the last day of the year? There was nothing like it. Together, with our classmates, we used to count down the days until summer break and dream of what…
Author:Debbie Szpanka



May 2012: Behind The Gates - Long Cove Club, Windmill Harbour, Spanish Wells and Wexford Plantation

What does “Lowcountry lifestyle” mean to you? Does your vision include beaches, golf, sunshine, tennis, outdoor living, boating, entertaining, fishing, mild winters, kayaking or paddle surfing, gardening, crabbing, wine and food festivals, dining out and nightlife?

Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



DIG IN - CQ's Celebrates Farm to Table Freshness

Tucked beneath moss-draped 100-year-old live oaks sits the oldest establishment in Harbor Town known as CQ’s Restaurant. CQ’s has been serving countless patrons and guests for over a quarter of a century. It is an award-winning restaurant, a locals’ hangout, and some swear a ghost…
Author:Gerry Wall



Ela's Blu Water Grille - For Seafood, Steak and Style

It was July and Paula Abdul was hungry. She and her mini-entourage were on Hilton Head Island—just passing through—looking for a nice, quiet, restaurant where they could dine in peace, with no fanfare, away from the masses, with some privacy and a nice view of…
Author:David Tobias



Sunny Side Up - Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe Put the Shine on Every Day!

If you want your day to shine, Palmetto Bay Sunrise Café has the recipe: Get up before the sun rises, crack every egg, mix until fluffy, combine with other fresh ingredients and crank up the grill. Garnish with a smile and some friendly conversation, and…
Author:Debbie Szpanka



C2's - Special Recipes

Oricchette Gamberi E Limone Recipe by Trattoria Divina Serves 4 1 pound cecco pasta (oricchette) 1 pound black tiger shrimp 1 cup white wine 3 oz. prosciutto 1 lemon 1 oz. butter Salt and pepper to taste Pinch of crushed pepper 1 oz. cannellini beans. 2 garlic cloves, sliced Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil in…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



C2's - DINING GUIDE

Especially when it comes to eating. Here in the Lowcountry, we have a lot of choices when it comes to dining out, and that is one of the best things about living here. How many towns as small as ours have over 200 restaurants to…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



GOOD EATS - Food Glorious Food

In the late 1800s, a lot was happening in our country. Development and commercial production of electric lighting and gasoline-powered automobiles was underway, steel frame construction of skyscrapers was happening for the first time, and Thomas Edison was inventing the first movie in his New…
Author:Courtney Hampson



May 2012: Hello My Name Is...Robert Irvine

Hello, my name is Robert Irvine…

Author:Robert Irvine



Are You Ready for Some Paddleboarding? SUPfest set for Saturday, May 19

SUPfest, A celebration of stand up paddleboarding, will be held Saturday, May 19, noon-4 p.m., on the May River from Wilson Landing at Palmetto Bluff. If you have been considering trying the sport of stand up paddleboarding, SUPfest will offer the perfect venue. The fun-oriented…
Author:Mike Overton



How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

Getting ahead never got so many laughs than in Broadway’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, a hilarious song-and-dance sendup to big business. Written by the creators of Guys and Dolls, this mischievous Tony-winning musical pokes fun at all the usual office antics—brownnosing,…
Author:Marie Mcaden



HOLE IN ONE: Annual Golf Event A Sure Bet

What if I told you that you could spend $10, maybe win a $1,000,000 annuity and a new BMW, but most certainly improve the life of a child in Beaufort, Jasper, or Hampton counties? You’d do it right? Well, game on! Have I got the…
Author:Courtney Hampson



May 2012: Golf Tips From A Pro - Why You're Not Improving

In the past 50 years the average golfer’s handicap has not come down more than a stroke. The PGA Tour’s lowest stroke average (adjusted) stood for nearly 50 years until it was broken by less than half a stroke a few years ago. All of…
Author:Pete Popovich



Driving On - Stokes Brown Toyota Scion of Hilton Head Celebrates Five Years

When you walk into the spacious showroom at Stokes Brown Toyota off Fording Island Road, you wouldn’t be remiss in thinking it was built yesterday. The floors glisten, light floods through the glass windows, and a friendly staff stands ready to greet you at the…
Author:Peter Zink



May 2012: A Line In The Sand - Tattoos and Piercings

Do employers have the right to require employees to conceal tattoos and other forms of body art while on the job? Of course they do, but why take my word for it? Let’s ask my friend Suzy (not her real name). Suzy and I were…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr. & Courtney Hampson



May 2012: Charity Corner - Spring Swing For Charity: Annual Golf Event To Benefit HHFA

Instead of golfers shouting “fore” for an errant tee shot, for one spring charity tournament in particular, maybe they should yell “fire.” The Hilton Head Firefighters’ Association, in conjunction with Palmetto Fire Apparatus, will host the 2012 “Spring Swing for Charity” golf tournament at The…
Author:David Gignilliat



May 2012: Our Town - 34th Annual Bluffton Village Festival: Bluffton Puts It's Best Foot Forward

The 34th annual Bluffton Village Festival, coordinated by the Bluffton Rotary Club, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 on Calhoun Street in Old Town Bluffton. The festival, commonly known as Mayfest, is a chance to enjoy the best Bluffton has…
Author:Laura Jacobi



May 2012: Series of Fortunate Events

To be included in our next Series of Fortunate Events, please email Ashton Kelley a PHOTO and A SENTENCE (not a paragraph) at a.kelley@celebratehiltonhead.com. Photos will not be accepted without a sentence. Sentences will not be accepted without a photo. Paragraphs will be edited…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



May 2012: From The Editor - April Showers Bring...May Flowers!

Two months ago I used my Editor’s Note to share my friend Lindsey’s crazy story about entering hundreds of sweepstakes and winning a trip to NYC to tour Vogue and spend $2,500 in the Coach store. Well, we all know that hope springs eternal (how…
Author:Maggie Washo




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