August 2012



Medical: How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion

Living in the Lowcountry, we are exposed to extreme heat and humidity. This year has been no exception, with heat indices over 100 degrees the norm during the last month. Football players, in particular, are at risk with the season starting in August and protective…
Author:John P. Batson, MD, FACSM



Medical: How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion

Living in the Lowcountry, we are exposed to extreme heat and humidity. This year has been no exception, with heat indices over 100 degrees the norm during the last month. Football players, in particular, are at risk with the season starting in August and protective…
Author:John P. Batson, MD, FACSM



AUGUST 2012: 5 O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE

Almost every restaurant or bar has a Signature Cocktail. Over the next several months we are going to “steal” their secret recipes and share them with you.

Author:Special To C2 Magazine



AUGUST 2012: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor, I am thrilled there are so many pre-school options in the area but would have loved to have had our very special and unique Junior Kindergarten program at Hilton Head Prep included in your recent article about choosing a preschool. Our well established JK…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



AUGUST 2012: LINE IN THE SAND

FRANK DUNNE JR. I never knew there was such a thing as National Sandwich Month, but a few minutes of web surfing turned up enough references to convince me that it is indeed a recognized holimonth. By the way, I also learned that John Montagu, the…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr. & Courtney Hampson



AUGUST 2012: MAYORS

BUDGETING 101 Town council recently adopted our 2012-2013 fiscal year budget. We held numerous public meetings to review carefully the town manager’s proposed budget, and we discussed, at length, various revenue and expenditure items. No tax increase was proposed and no tax increase was adopted. The…
Author:Drew Laughlin and Lisa Sulka



Outside Hilton Head

Name any outdoor sport and chances are Outside Hilton Head not only offers it but also leads the pack in it—from quality of equipment to personnel. Come to think of it, chances are you may know this firsthand. Maybe you have spotted a bottlenose dolphin…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



JPGA: Building Champions On and Off the Course

The JPGA, Junior Players Golf Academy is a world-renowned academy teaching some of the best players from all over the world. We are offering a program to students in the Hilton Head area who are interested in taking their game to the next level. The…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



AUGUST 2012: GOLF TIPS FROM A PRO

Paradigm: distinct concepts in any scientific discipline or other epistemological context; a new study that challenges the current evolutionary paradigm. Epistemology: a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge. Our philosophy, as it relates to our origins, nature and…
Author:Pete Popovich



FINANCE: SAVINGS ON TAXES

In the early 1980’s, the top income tax bracket was a whopping 50 percent. As onerous as that may sound, “tax shelters” were readily available to reduce the actual tax bite. These “shelters” were investments that typically generated huge non-cash losses that would reduce taxable…
Author:Lew Wessel



AUGUST 2012: BEHIND THE GATES

When comparing and contrasting the higher-end private golf club communities in the Hilton Head/Bluffton area, it’s really hard to reach a conclusion. The simple fact is that all of them are pretty spectacular places to live, and choosing one over the others usually boils down…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



The Big Chill

The Big Chill—the restaurant, not the movie—is already drawing big crowds on weekends when live bands like Cranford and Sons perform. Visit the restaurant on a hot summer night, try one of the colorful, icy daiquiris—the perfect antidote for summer sweat and swelter—and you’ll discover…
Author:David Tobias



On Pointe: The Passion to Teach

The legendary Lyudmila Sakharova, former artistic director of the Perm School of Dance in Russia, said, “A teacher must possess many qualities: firmness and softness, patience and perseverance and sturdiness. But above all is love for children, desire to train them up—all of them, both…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Consignment Shopping Stylish, Smart

Once upon a good economy, people didn’t flinch when paying full retail for a designer label or think twice before purchasing an expensive outfit for their precious child who might wear it only a handful of times before outgrowing it. Today, consumers are savvy and…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



AUGUST 2012: EDITORS NOTE

I was going to write about my transition from PC to Apple for my editor’s note, but when I arrived at work this morning, another topic demanded my attention, via all devices. As much as I try to be light-hearted and celebratory in these notes…
Author:Maggie Washo



ENERGY ONE AMERICA

If Energy One America did all of their work in theaters or concert venues, the end of each project would result in a standing ovation. In reality, they do their work in some of the dirtiest, tightest, darkest places imaginable, and they still manage to…
Author:Kitty Bartell



AUGUST 2012: HELLO MY NAME IS...GREGG RUSSELL

Hi, My name is Gregg Russell, but my friends call me GR. You may have seen me in** Harbour Town** or on a DVD from the backseat of an Ohio van. I grew up in the boring/**exciting** town of Birmingham, Alabama. When I was five,…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



HAHN'S IS HOT AND COOL

To be more specific, it’s hot outside. But what would you do if suddenly it were just as hot inside and you had no recourse, other than to step onto the verandah and pay tribute to our Southern ancestors by waving hand fans slowly enough…
Author:David Tobias



INDIGO PINES

You better be alert when you sit down with this group of ladies who live at Indigo Pines. Collectively, the friendship quadrant has more than 350 years of life experience, and the volley of witty, sarcastic and touching comments comes faster than a person a…
Author:Debbie Szpanka



On the Water

I can’t swim a lick. In fact, I sink like a stone. Even when I’ve put on a few pounds and think the added chub might increase buoyancy, no dice. My fat doesn’t even float. I must have dense fat. Nice image, huh? So, since I…
Author:David Tobias



Marco Polo: A Coastal Lifestyle

The coastal style home is relaxing and inviting with a hint of whimsy. It evokes feelings of comfort among family and friends. It is a lifestyle attitude that says, “Curl up with a book and kick your feet up.” Coastal Home by Marco Polo captures…
Author:Frances Stocks



Signe's Bakery

No local restaurateur has achieved such longevity in the same restaurant. And, Gardo still clearly remembers that first day as she sips on a frothy cappuccino with extra milk—a treat she gives herself nearly every afternoon at Signe’s Heaven Bound Bakery Café on Arrow Road. The…
Author:Earl Thomas



Skillets: From Day to Night

There is a sparkle in Amie Baima’s eyes as she talks about the changes that have been made to the menu at her Coligny Plaza restaurant, Skillets Grill & Café. Change and creativity are the cornerstones of this dynamic islander’s approach to her ever-evolving life…
Author:Kitty Bartell



SPA: Great Alternatives to a Four-Year Degree

If you’re a recent college graduate, congratulations! Hopefully you have found a job you love and are working hard to pay off your student loans. However, statistics show a whopping 44 percent of 2010 college graduates hadn’t held even one job by the following spring.…
Author:Linda Beach



Survivor: Chelsea Meissner

The Americanized version of the Swedish Expedition Robinson reality TV game show first aired in the United States in May 2000. After months of relentless promotion, fans were hooked before the first episode even aired. They tuned in week after week to watch the experiment…
Author:Courtney Hampson



AUGUST 2012: SERIES OF FORTUNATE EVENTS

Way to go! For the 17th consecutive year, The Hospital Auxiliary-Hilton Head Hospital/Coastal Carolina presented scholarship funds for Technical College of the Lowcountry students enrolled in Health Services Programs. Bundle of Joy Proud Parents JT Roberts and Alli Neumann welcome Kingston Neumann Roberts, he was born January…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



FINANCE: DISCIPLINED INVESTING HELPS KEEP EMOTOINS IN CHECK

Knowing that financial markets are constantly changing, it’s often hard to gauge when the best time would be to jump in. Trying to time your investments in this way can cause you undue stress and cost you financially when you try to invest by…
Author:Gary T. Bezilla



FINANCE: DUMP YOUR MUTUAL FUNDS

For the majority of individual investors, actively managed mutual funds seem like a great idea. You get the benefit of investing while letting someone else make the decisions. After all, they’re supposed to be experts in their field. This may sound like a good idea,…
Author:Robert Star




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