December 2019



December 2019 Editor's Note

Traditions “Our take-away from the trip was that traditions are what you make of them.” I was reading through the latest issue and just sort of hung onto this sentence written about the Edwards family holiday cruise through the Exumas. My thoughts went to those things that…
Author:Maggie Washo



5 Drinks with: Michelle Meissen, Palmetto Ocean Conservancy

She’s Drinking: Tito’s and Tonic I’m Drinking: Westbrook White Thai Michelle Meissen hasn’t been in the Lowcountry long, but already she’s had a giant impact. The California native and avid diver established Palmetto Ocean Conservancy not long after her venture East, helping raise awareness for environmental issues…
Author:Barry Kaufman



The Angels of Oyster Landing Road

Marge Tomczak and Michele Synal From the beginning of time there have been those with plenty, those with enough, those with not a lot, and those with little or nothing. And fortunately, there have also been angels walking among us who create pathways connecting individuals in…
Author:Kitty Bartell



The Future’s so Bright … You Gotta Wear Shades: Budget Blinds has you covered

Bob Engler meets with a client in the Bluffton showroom. The sprawling Bluffton showroom at our local Budget Blinds location has long been a feather in the shared cap of co-owners Bob and Kate Engler. Not traditionally a part of the Budget Blinds business model, the…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Year-End Financial Guide 2019

Now that we are deep into the holiday season, it may be tempting to just cruise through December and enjoy your well-deserved family time and festive activities. But if you can take just a few minutes to review your finances before the year ends, you…
Author:Kent Thune



GIFTS ON BEHALF OF ___________________________: A guide to giving charitably in someone else’s name

There is always that someone on our gift list who is difficult to shop for. Perhaps they already have everything, or perhaps they want nothing. They may be trying to downsize, or they simply reject the culture of commercialism, materialism and unchecked avarice. In consideration…
Author:Michele Roldán-Shaw



Blue Skies Ahead as Hilton Head Christian Academy Presents Timeless Christmas Musical

Kick off the holiday season you’ve been dreaming of with Hilton Head Christian Academy’s (HHCA) award-winning theater department as they present the timeless production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: The Musical, December 5-7, at the Seahawk Cultural Center on Hilton Head Island. Based on the beloved…
Author:Dorothy Guscio



Musicians in Bathrooms featuring Pretty Darn

Special Thanks to the Life is Good shop in Coligny Plaza for loaning Kyle some festive apparel and the Hilton Head Humane Association for letting us borrow some of their furry adoptable friends.

Shot on location at the Coligny Theatre.

Author:Special to CH2



Sandalwood Community Food Pantry: ’Tis the giving season every day

Food takes center stage at most celebrations, and the holidays are no exception. Kitchens gather guests like kids to the dessert table. But no matter where you slice that gifted fruitcake, eating is often the best part. Seasons change, and each one steps forward to greet…
Author:Nina Greenplate



A Note From Our Mayors

A Note from Mayor McCann Happy Holidays with Many Thanks The holiday season—whether you’re celebrating Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa—is a festive time of year when we share special moments with our family and friends and look ahead to a new year. It’s also a time to reflect…
Author:John McCann, Lisa Sulka



Heritage Classic Foundation is the Fabric of our Community

If you live on Hilton Head Island, you know the fifty-second RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing is taking place April 13-19, 2020. The longevity of this tournament speaks volumes to the unwavering support of our fans, volunteers, sponsors, partners, dignitaries, board members and golfers who…
Author:Special to CH2



Aging Backwards: Beautiful skin begins at The Face Place by kc

“I want to look my age,” said no woman over age 30 ever. It’s no secret that we all want to look younger. The question is, how? Bombarded by infomercials, celebrity endorsements, and pop-ups, it’s no wonder we’re confused. But Kathy Cooksey, owner and operator…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins



The Name Says It All: For owners Kevin and Lisa Lapinski, Built Right isn’t just a name. It’s a promise.

For owners Kevin and Lisa Lapinski, Built Right isn’t just a name. It’s a promise. For 27 years, Captain John Liberty has served on the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Force with distinction. The head of the LVMPF’s largest command, he’s overseen an elite force tasked with…
Author:Barry Kaufman



Gift Guide for Her

HAIR AND MAKEUP BY SALON KARMA
MODELED BY CAROLINE MOLLOY AND TAYLOR WITHROW

Prices change and human error occurs. See boutique or store listed for final pricing on all items featured over the next several pages.

Author:Special to CH2



Traditions

Traditions. We seem to hold on to them as much as they hold on to us. Sometimes obligatorily. For years, my family followed the same Christmas tradition timeline: The Day After Thanksgiving: Decorate a Greenery Christmas tree with a hodgepodge of ornaments collected, homemade, and or literally…
Author:Becca Edwards



Prep’s Next Step: With massive improvements to its infrastructure and a commitment to education that has gained international acclaim, Hilton Head Prep is prepped for the future.

When the modern era of Hilton Head Island was in its infancy, the founding fathers of The Sea Pines Company faced a conundrum. Creating a world-class resort from scratch, carving it out of a few hundred acres of barrier island wilderness, would require the help…
Author:Barry Kaufman



New Look for Less: Ready for a beautiful new kitchen but dreading an extensive renovation? Check out how NHance is redefining renovation.

The kitchen as we know it has undergone a drastic change in the last few decades. Modern home designs have put the kitchen front and center as a vital part of the main living space, and as such, it’s one of the first things people…
Author:Barry Kaufman



To the Dreamers and the Doers: Advice for new business owners from those who have been around the block

Opening a business is often a learn-as-you-go process. But making smart decisions out of the gate can certainly increase your chance for success. C2 magazine reached out to a few well-respected area business owners (Tom Reilley, Dave Miller, Nancy Golson, and Patti Catalano), asking their…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins




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