October 2012



Lefty Teaching Pro Makes Right Decision

Back in 2001, PGA Master Professional Steve Anderson and Lowcountry golf writer and publisher Paul deVere teamed up to produce and publish the first left handed golf instruction book to go out in well over three decades. In this very niche market of left-handed golfers,…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



Raising the Bar: Lowrey Group Chefs

It’s been said that too many cooks spoil the broth; but the Lowrey Group’s award-winning chefs are working together more closely than ever, and the soup’s turning out pretty tasty. The Lowrey Group currently consists of a complete catering and event planning division, Celebrations Catering…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



8th Annual Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival

As the heavy air of a Lowcountry summer has just about out-stayed its welcome, the droopy lids of summer lift in anticipation of the freshened air and renewed energy that comes with autumn, making it the perfect time for the 8th Annual Bluffton Arts &…
Author:Kitty Bartell



OCT 2012 CHARITY CORNER: CARING COINS FOUNDATION

“Pennies matter; spare change matters.” That simple message, delivered by Caring Coins Foundation chairperson Paula Harper-Bethea, reverberated around the crowded room at the Hargray corporate headquarters on August 20. Those in attendance understood her reference and had gathered to celebrate that very fact. Spare change does…
Author:Robert Gilbert



OCTOBER 2012: EDITOR'S NOTE

When we were trying to come up with a theme for our Bachelorette of 2013 party, somehow “Bridesmaids” seemed a natural fit. After all, just about any woman who has been single for a while has ended up in at least one wedding. Ashton Kelley…
Author:Maggie Washo



Here She Comes, Miss America(IX)!

She’s stunning, graceful and possesses a remarkable talent that does not involve flaming batons. Her name is Miss America IX, and she holds the unique distinction of being the first hydroplane, or speedboat, in the world to exceed 100 miles per hour. Miss America IX…
Author:Blanche T. Sullivan



New Golf App at Palmetto Dunes

With half of Americans now owning a smartphone, it seemed only natural to the team at Palmetto Dunes to give its golfers a way to improve their experience on the green right on their iPhone, iPad or Android. The new golf application from Palmetto Dunes…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



Golf : A Game of Love

Let us contemplate the beauty of golf. I’m not talking about those attractive LPGA players (who can drive the ball 270 yards—and you, average golfer, drive it 212) or those glam PGA Tour wives and significant others (many who actively support dozens of charities). I…
Author:Paul Devere



Need to Update Your Golf Attire?

PALMETTO DUNES Oceanfront resort robert trent jones pro shop Luxe Points Polo from Cutter & Buck Northrup Argyle Sweater from Cutter & Buck PALMETTO DUNES Oceanfront resort robert trent jones pro shop Caddyshack towels- from artist David O’Keefe Country Club of Hilton Head RBZ Rocketball Driver Golf Etc. Ladies White &…
Author:Special To C2 Magazine



Hilton Head National

Robert Redford and Brad Pitt don’t run through Hilton Head National Golf Club—and neither does a river. Nor does a road, though over the past several months you might have thought so. The extended Bluffton Parkway did slice off a chunk of the Hilton Head…
Author:David Tobias



Island Car Wash: Feng Shui for Your Car

Whether you are a mud-spattered, raised-in-the country boy, with a gun rack in the back of your truck or a starchy-pressed corporate raider with a BMW, you know the feeling of driving around when your car or truck is clean. Whether you know it or…
Author:Debbie Szpanka



Island Plum

Who would ever guess that the secret to a plumbing business’s success would be great communications and finding a niche within a niche? In the case of Island Plumbing, it doesn’t hurt that the verbal part of the communication takes the form of a charming…
Author:David Tobias



Duty Calls....

I know. I know. It’s a pain in the butt, and nobody looks forward to getting that notice in the mail. You’ve gotta feed the dog, you hate lawyers, you’ve got ADD, you can’t take a week off from work and on and on and…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



Hello My Name is..BJ Payne (Coach)

Hi, My name is BJ Payne, but my friends call me coach. You may have seen me coaching Hilton Head High School Football or around the island with my family. I grew up in the boring/ exciting town of Massillon, Ohio. When I was five, my…


OCTOBER 2012: FINANCE

I’m going to try the impossible here: to lay out the facts on what the two presidential candidates are proposing to do with your individual income taxes. No opinion, just the facts, so you can make an informed decision when you cast your vote in…
Author:Lew Wessel



OCTOBER 2012: A LINE IN THE SAND

FRANK DUNNE, JR. Next month we go to the polls to decide the fate of the free world. A bit overly melodramatic? No. It’s not. This is the big one. You probably remember the incessant droning in 2008 that it was to be our most…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr. & Courtney Hampson



OCTOBER 2012: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Dear Ms. Washo, Thank you so much for the space in your magazine for my article on Fish Haul Farm in Port Royal Plantation. There were two things I noticed when reading the article. 1. You didn’t give me credit for the photos or…


Calling All Conjurers, Wizards, and Wannabe's

The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker…the doctor, the professor, the salesman, the student. On the first Monday of every month, assorted characters are found at the Sea Pines Community Center practicing all manner of bamboozlement—entirely legal, of course. “It’s a diverse group—none of them normal,”…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



OCTOBER 2012: MAYORS

At The Touch of a Key As the Town of Hilton Head Island continually strives to improve its delivery of information and services to our residents and visitors, our website at hiltonheadislandsc.gov has become a valuable tool in this effort. In 2012, the site has averaged…
Author:Drew Laughlin and Lisa Sulka



Michelle Murray: Terminally Positive

It’s a balancing act that could easily lead many to distraction or worse, yet Michelle Murray somehow sounds poised and on-beam despite the diverse directions life takes her every day. And making her living as a country singer just might be the easiest aspect of…
Author:Michael Paskevich



Moonlighting: Extra Effort Cultivates Careers

Actor Tom Selleck wakes early at his Ventura County, California ranch, pulls on muddy brown work boots, well-worn jeans, a dusty shirt and a wide-brimmed hat, and starts his day as a farmer with 60-plus acres of land and over 2,000 avocado trees. Across the…
Author:Kitty Bartell



Oktoberfest

On Saturday, September 8, Frankie Bones created their own theresienwiese (meadow) complete with die festhalle (beer hall) for the first annual Franktoberfest! While enjoying delicious German foods such as authentic schnitzel and bratwurst, festival attendees competed for best costume and moustache, tried their hands and…


OKKO

Whether you are laughing it up ladies-night style, leaving the kids at home for a much needed date night, or tapping into your “No sleep ’til Brooklyn” inner Beastie Boy, late night can be a treat. Thanks to OKKO, late night is now a tasty…
Author:Rebecca Edwards



The Shops at Sea Pines Center

Palmettoes. Truffles Café. Forsythe Jewelers. Le Spa. Iconic names on Hilton Head Island, all of them, and for over a quarter century they’ve been drawing shoppers, diners, and those seeking a little rejuvenation to an iconic-in-its-own-right location in the heart of Sea Pines Plantation, The…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.



OCTOBER 2012: OUR TOWN

Joe Cain doesn’t have anything against Cajun cooking. It’s just that he discovered last year that a Cajun festival might not be right for Hilton Head Island. Burgers and beer, however—now that’s a different story. So, when last year’s Cajun Fest fell a little flat, and…
Author:David Tobias



Bauer & Metro, P.A: Personal Injury Taken Seriously

Imagine you are being rolled into surgery and you look up through the bright lights of the operating room to see Mickey Mouse wearing a green surgical mask and holding a shiny scalpel. You are amused for a split second but then reality sets in.…
Author:Kitty Bartell



October 2012: It's 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. This month: CQ’s Restaurant

Author:Special To CH2 Magazine



OCTOBER 2012: SERIES

A New Hire Robert Childs has recently joined Weichert Realtors®-Coastal Properties SOLD! Liz Gillespie and Monica Fisher have recently joined The Alliance Group Realty, located in the Fresh Market Shoppes on Hilton Head Island. A pool Venture Kevin Camp, formerly of Aqua Blue Pools & Nix…



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