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Scene: Happenings around town

Take a look at some of the recent Lowcountry events!

Yacht Hopping

Photos by Arno Dimmling

The 13th annual Yacht Hop took place on Oct. 8 at Harbor Town Yacht Basin in The Sea Pines Resort. Proceeds from Hilton Head’s favorite dock party were donated to Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. Attendees enjoyed wine and mouthwatering hors d’oeuvres freshly prepared by some of the area’s premier chefs. The fundraising event also included entertainment by The Headliners, as well as silent and live auctions. The evening closed with dessert and a champagne toast. All proceeds benefited patient care programs at Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. Special thanks to photographer Arno Dimmling for capturing all of these fantastic images.

 

Life Lessons: Victory & Defeat

Photos by Sheila Ferguson

Kitty Ferrari, Tracy Harris, Joan Robinson-Berry and Amy Lee Hamilton.are shown at the Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island’s Fall Luncheon. Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina, was the keynote speaker for the event.

 

 

 

Pledge the Pink

Pledge the Pink’s inaugural outing under its new name proved to be an overwhelming success, bringing in 1,298 registrants from 48 states and 14 countries to the Lowcountry for four days of fun and fellowship.

 

 

 

Let’s Hear It For the Buoy

Photos by Thomas Love

As locals know, Tropical Storm Irma left behind an awesome gift — a 13,000 pound buoy with a giant No. 8 painted on it. The buoy, affectionately known as Buoy No. 8, quickly became one of the island’s hottest attractions before it was removed via pickup truck on Oct. 18. Photographer Thomas Love of TR Media World captured these awesome images while it was here. Find more of his buoy shots online at trmediaworld.com.

 

 

Educate, Engage, Empower

Photos by Thomas Love

The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the South Carolina Lowcountry SCORE chapter, hosted the first THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference on Sept. 29 at the Sonesta Resort. The conference featured a series of thought-provoking keynote speakers and five breakout sessions that covered 20 topics. Find more images of the event online at trmediaworld.com.