Local Scene: Happenings Around Town

Ideas Worth Spreading

What: TEDx Hilton Head Island event
When it took place: Dec. 1
Where: Poseidon Rooftop Bar
Photographer: Arno Dimmling
Highlights: The day-long event featured many local speakers talking about issues important to women. Speakers included life coach Aja Moon, educator Amanda O’Nan, fitness and nutrition expert Christy Baroni, master of ceremonies Debi Lynes, architect Elaine Gallagher Adams, cognitive neuroscientist Heather Collins, teacher Jennifer Hogue, volunteer Jodie Randisi, stylist Kathryn Mademann, editor Laura Hill, technology specialist Lisa Berry, activist Lisette Cifaldi, entrepreneur Ree Williams and business owner Susannah Winters.

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Giving Thanks

What: Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner
When it took place: Nov. 22
Where: Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks
Photographer: Thomas Love
Highlights: Many locals shared turkey, dressing and all the trimmings at this annual family-style dinner, with over 400 volunteers serving more than 1,600 guests. The meal was prepared by Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, with volunteers from the community to help serve the food. There was lots of good fellowship and entertainment for a festive atmosphere.

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