September 2012



The C2 Thrift Guide: Thrift Store Finds

Guitar ($99) The Salvation Army 1316 Fording Island Road Bluffton, SC 29910 (843) 815-3835 salvationarmyusa.org Red Mosaic Vase ($7) Off-Island Thrift 18 Plantation Park Drive Bluffton SC 843-815-7771 offislandthrift.com Small Watch Charm ($35) The Church Mouse 19 Dunnigans Ally #D Hilton Head Island, SC 843-785-2322 stlukeshhi.org/thriftshop Leaf Wood Planks ($4 each) 53 Persimmons God’s Goods – St. #103…


Feeling Simpatico at San Miguel's

In Spanish, the word “simpatico” means friendly. At San Miguel’s at Shelter Cove Harbour, the word translates into a memorable waterfront dining experience with a staff that is all smiles and food that makes you equally happy. “The staff makes this place insanely wonderful. Most of…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



Medical: Help The Hoo-HAHS

Hardly a day goes by that I don’t see a pink ribbon somewhere. I think of the amazing difference the Susan G. Komen Foundation has made in reducing the number of breast cancer deaths, all because of one woman’s frustration at watching her sister battle…
Author:Libby Malphrus



Medical: Does My Child Need Help?

Imagine a 14-year-old girl named Julia. She is smart, attractive and well loved by her family. To you and me, Julia’s life is just beginning. Yet Julia feels like it is ending. She lacks self-confidence with her peers and is self-conscious about her body. In…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



Medical: Reversing Negative Effects of Aging

My name is Gaston Perez, and I practice medicine in the Lowcountry. I grew up in Miami after my mother brought me to the U.S. from Cuba, and I have been practicing Family Medicine for 15 years. Helping people obtain maximal health and vitality through…
Author:Gaton Perez, MD, FAAFP



Medical: Why Is My Child a Toe Walker?

There are a few questions pediatric physical therapists get all the time, and this is one of them. But first let’s determine if your child is a toe walker. All children will try out walking on their toes during their development. If you see your…
Author:Jessi Dolnik



September 2012: Hello My Name is....Ogunsheye Rohlsen(Sheye)

Hi, My name is Ogunsheye Rohlsen, but my friends call me **Sheye. You may have seen me at Harris Teeter or Walmart. I grew up in the boring/**exciting** town of St. Croix. When I was five, my hero was God, but now God is still…


September 2012: Behind the Gates- Rose Hill

Variety is an apt term to describe Rose Hill Plantation. It is unique among the private communities profiled so far in this series in that the former indigo and cotton plantation is actually two communities, north side (also known as estate side) and south side…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



September 2012: It's 5 O'clock Somewhere

Topside Margatini Topside Waterfront Restaurant 1.25 oz Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila .75 oz Triple Sec .50 oz Fresh Orange Juice .50 oz Fresh Lime Juice .25 Sour Mix Salt and Lime wedge Add ingredients to a martini shaker. Gently shake and strain into martini glass. Salt the rim and add a…


September 2012: Our Town

A new non-profit organization has been formed to foster service leadership among island businesses. The Center for Service Leadership began as a seed of an idea, sparked by IBM’s Centennial Celebration of Service, held in 2011, a yearlong global volunteer initiative undertaken by IBM employees,…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



Nash Gallery: Celebrating 20 Years

Just over the edge of Shelter Cove Harbour is an oasis of art that reminds you that color, invention and imagination are alive and well in a world of strip malls, big box stores and generic products. For the last 20 years, three generations of…
Author:Debbie Szpanka



Music to Your Mouth

Palmetto Bluff’s nationally touted Music to Your Mouth festival celebrates the very best in Southern cooking. The most prominent chefs from the Southern food scene (and a few from beyond) converge on The Bluff in November to pair up with farmers, writers, musicians, and producers…
Author:Courtney Hampson



Miss Hilton Head: Amanda Woods

Amanda Woods was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, but it was no green grass and picket fence fairytale. Before she could even say the word “dad,” her father was arrested for making counterfeit Visa® Gold cards and subsequently bilking businesses out of…
Author:Courtney Hampson



Merchant Services

Due to a challenging economy both worldwide and in our own backyard, the past several years have been difficult for everyone—from families to small and large businesses to nonprofits and schools. But hope is here. Hilton Head business owners are rallying to make a difference—thinking…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



September 2012: Mayors

The Coligny Concept Hilton Head Island’s town council recently authorized the town manager to move forward with a design for Coligny area improvements. The Coligny area has been identified in many forums as an area to focus public investment aimed at enhancing the experience of residents…
Author:Drew Laughlin and Lisa Sulka



September 2012: A Line in the Sand

Frank Dunne Jr. Did you hear? The Boy Scouts of America have decided to retain their ban on gays. Like it or not, it’s really none of your business. They’re a private organization. We have a thing called the First Amendment, and the Supreme Court ruled…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr. & Courtney Hampson



September 2012: Editor's Note

Five years ago, after the success of the first Bachelor of the Year (BOTY) contest, our readers asked for a Bachelorette of the Year. Please note that I use the word “success” loosely. If we are talking about the fact that the annual contest has…
Author:Maggie Washo



42 Shades of Martin Lesch

Martin Lesch leans over a baby grand piano, lost in the moment and oblivious to an impromptu conga line that snakes joyously through the Jazz Corner on a sold-out Sunday evening. He eventually eyes the gyrating celebration, and a smile briefly creases his face; then…
Author:Michael Paskevich



Hilton Head Hearing: Mission Accomplished

It seems that the doctor who helps others hear better actually hears best with his heart. A man who believes in the power of prayer, audiologist Dr. Michael Szynski is a very busy man, balancing the demands of an active professional practice and family life,…
Author:Kitty Bartell



SEPTEMBER 2012: TIPS FROM A GOLF PRO

In the early 1990s, a new theory emerged on how golfers could hit the ball better and farther. At the time this theory was revolutionary, because it was contrary to the way the golf swing was being taught. For decades, golfers had been taught to…
Author:Pete Popovich



FISH HAUL FARM

How important are volunteers to our community? Port Royal Plantation residents found out this spring when trying to answer the bigger question: “How do you take a $31,000 project and build it for around $6,000?” Volunteers from the Fish Haul Farm in Port Royal Plantation…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



SEPTEMBER 2012: CHARITY CORNER

Set along a picturesque street in Palmetto Bluff’s Garden District, the Palmetto Bluff Style Home is a fabulous community collaboration between local partners Palmetto Bluff, J Banks Design Group, and Shoreline Construction and Development and national partner Coastal Living magazine. Designed to showcase the work…
Author:Courtney Hampson



Catch 22

True foodies read cookbooks like novels and menus like investigative journalists. There are mysteries, intrigue, and surprise endings. If you are not a foodie, you may be scratching your head saying, there is no way that Earnest Hemingway and Julia Child could be compared as…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Maestro!

His style has been described as creative, energetic, captivating, exciting. He has an international reputation as one of the most gifted conductors in today’s music world. He is as comfortable with Joplin and Gershwin as he is with Beethoven and Haydn. In March 2012, the…
Author:Paul Devere



Big Shrimpin'

The life of a shrimper seems so rustic Hollywood, thanks to the rise of fictional, cultural icon Forrest Gump and his epic tribute to his dead best friend. In all honesty, the shrimping lifestyle, depicted in the flick as a somewhat serene and lucrative career…
Author:Lindsey Hawkins



September 2012: Series of Fortunate Events

Welcome to the team Fifth Avenue Salon is proud to announce the newest member of their salon, Katie Kurkul. A New Position Rev. Julia Johnson, PhD., recently became the senior minister of Unity of Hilton Head: A Path for Positive Living. They DID Congratulations to Gene and Susan King, who…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine




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