March 2012: Series of Fortunate Events
Author: Special To C2 Magazine
FISHING FOR A CAUSE
Jeff Waddle, of David Weekley Homes, presents Bluffton Self Help with a check for $14,671.49 after hosting a fishing tournament at Hampton Lake where all proceeds raised were matched by David Weekley.
A NEW HIRE
Brenda Rupert, RN has joined Tidewater Hospice as case manager.
CONGRATULATIONS ON A NEW VENTURE
Steve and LaVonne Keister recently purchased Window Fashions by Rhonda, which will now operate under the name Window Fashions of Hilton Head.
The Sun City Hilton Head Community Association has appointed Shannon Archer as its new director of golf business operations, beginning in January.
AND THE AWARD GOES TO…
Hilton Head Elementary art teacher, Treva Kent, was the contest winner of a $1,000 shopping spree at The Antiques and Garden Collectibles Shop at The Greenery on Hilton Head Island.
A NEW SALON
Owners Danielle Keasling and Jeff Still turned Salon Karma in to Club Karma on Feb. 2nd when OVER 250 people showed up for the grand opening!
German-Born Thomas Richter has been has been promoted to head professional at Van Der Meer Tennis Academy. He has been with the company since March 2009, traveling to tournaments with the academy players, and participating in the Wednesday afternoon academy matches.
BEST OF THE BEST
DAYSPA magazine has named FACES DaySpa on Hilton Head Island as their Diamond award winner in their national Top Honors 2012 awards. Each year, DAYSPA, the premier source for business information in the spa industry, honors a single-location spa that has mastered every aspect of the business and is considered the best in the industry.
A NEW VENTURE
With more than 15 years of combined experience in the field of government relations, Eleanor Lightsey O’Key and Joseph E. Croley have established the governmental reporting service, Lowcountry InsideTrack, Ltd.
Interior Motives Design Firm would like to welcome their new showroom manager, Susan Ciccarelli.
A NEW VENTURE
Kelly Mattox Weddings offers full service wedding planning as well as assistance with week of wedding coordinating.
WAY TO GO!
Charles McCracken, a resident of Hilton Head Island, has been awarded the designation of “Certified Appraiser of Personal Property” (CAPP) by the International Society of Appraisers (ISA).
CONGRATS ON YOUR NEW VENTURE!
Holly Carver is now the new owner of About Face Skin Care located in Sheridan Park.
A NEW FACE IN THE OFFICE
Realtor Wendy Burchfield has recently joined the sales at WEICHERT REALTORS® – Coastal Properties.
CONGRATS ON YOUR ACHIEVEMENT!
Christina Forbis with Charter One Realty has recently earned her South Carolina Real Estate Broker license. She has been a successful Realtor since 2005.
PLEASED TO “MEET” YOU
The Meeting Institute is pleased to announce Jennifer Baker as the new director of operations, overseeing their training and development programs.
WELCOME TO THE TEAM
Fran McKinney has joined the Mortgage Division at BNC Bank as vice president, mortgage consultant.
ONE SMART COOKIE
Elizabeth Hudak, a third-grader at Hilton Head Preparatory School, has been named The Storybook Shoppe’s February Reader of the Month.
WAY TO GO!
The Art League introduces Linda Powers as their new executive director.
WOW! THAT’S A GENEROUS DONATION!
The Bargain Box presented $370,000 in cash grants from 2011 Thrift Shop proceeds to 32 local charities at its annual meeting and luncheon on January 17, 2012.
THERE’S A NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN
Hilton Head Accommodations has announced Robert E. Stenhammer as president of the company.
The Whole Home is the area’s newest resource for high-end and eclectic antiques, accessories and ‘rarities’, recently opened by Wyatt Stone and David Toft.
Lea Allen, Nathan Mitchell and Susan Thompson recently joined the Alliance Group Realty located in the Fresh Market Shoppes on Hilton Head Island.
A BIG PARTY
Scenes from the 2012 Chamber Ball, which was held at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa on February 4.