Tuesday, December 30, 2008
The plunge hosted by Dunleavy's Pub on Sullivans Island benefits Special Olympics or you can choose to jump in the icy waters on Folly Beach at Snapper Jack's. This one benefits Lowcountry Food Bank.
Pet Helper's Oyster Roast- Friday Jan 9 6-9pm at Charleston Crab House
An all-you-can-eat oyster roast for Pet Helpers. There will also be a silent auction and 50/50 raffle. Call Pethelpers at 795-1110 or visit www.pethelpers.org for more information.
Charleston Museum Oyster Roast- Saturday Jan 10 2-5pm at Dill Sanctuary, James Island
To celebrate its 236th birthday, The Charleston Museum hosts its Annual oyster roast and curator-led Civil War walks. Call 722-2996 ext. 264 or visit www.charlestonmuseum.org for more information.
Trot for the Cure- Saturday Jan 10 11-5, Magnolia Gardens
All proceeds go to the cancer research fund at the University of Georgia Veterinary Hospital where many Lowcountry pets are referred for treatments. Visit http://www.lcgrr.org/ for more information.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Respite Care Ministries is a group of respite programs designed specifically for people with memory loss and their caregivers. During the program, older adults are able to participate in activities that promote conversation and bring fun to their day.
The program offers caregivers the comfort of knowing their loved ones are in a safe and supportive place operated by professional staff and a caring group of trained volunteers.
To learn more about Respite Care Ministries and to get involved visit their website at http://www.connectinghands.org/ or call them at 723-1611.
The Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina began in 1974 with just $9000 donated by the Rotary Club of Charleston and a mission of fostering philanthropy for the lasting good of the community. Today they manage over 148 millions dollars in over 470 individual funds. These funds serve tousands of people in the eight coastal counties of Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton and Jasper. Their fields of interests include education, conservation/preservation, environment, neighborhood/community development, and basic human needs. Over the last 34 years they have awarded more than $75 million in grants.
To learn more about the Coastal Community Foundation visit their website at www.coastalcommunityfoundation.org.
100 percent of proceeds go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Call 884-8818 for more information.
Lowcountry Golden Retriever Rescue Giftwrapping- Sat Dec 20, Barnes and Noble West Ashley
Support the local chapter by having your gifts wrapped.
PetSmart Adoption Day- Sat Dec 20 10am-2
Support the Charleston Animal Society and give a pet a home for Christams.
Gibbes free Community Day- Sun Dec 21 1-4 pm, Gibbes Museum of Art
The Gibbes Museum of Art hosts a Community Day with complimentary admission and family activities. Junior League of Charleston Community Days are held quarterly to offer visitors the opportunity to experience the Gibbes’ dynamic programming free of charge.
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Mad River works to support the Rural Mission's outreach and volunteer programs. Join the fun and games with lots of raffle prizes to some of the area's best restaurants.
Green Businesses. Great Savings. Giving Back. It doesn't get any better than that!! And just in time for the holidays!
To get your Lowcountry Green Scene Coupon Book visit http://www.scleep.org/coupon/.
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
We invite you to celebrate with us and hear the “Grant Success Stories” of those who participate in our organization. They will also share information on funders and tips for success.
Richard Hendry, VP Programs, the Coastal Community Foundation (CCF), will also share with us the many funding opportunities available through CCF.
If you’ve never attended one of our meetings, or, if you haven’t been with us for a while, please join us for this special evening and consider making CAGP a part of your professional development for the New Year.
Reservations are requested. Respond to this email or call Carolyn Lackey at 452-4492.
I hope to see you on tonight at 5:30 (time change) for the reception.
Thursday, December 4, 2008
- 24-hour crisis line
- Food, clothing, transportation and help with purchasing medication
- Children's program
- Counseling and therapeutic assessments
- Music, art and pet therapy
- Community-based support groups
- Police in-service training in dealing with abuse victims
- Court advocacy
- Community education
To learn more about My Sister's House visit their website at http://www.mysistershouse.org/. Also, visit their thrift store at 1703 Savannah Highway to shop or make a donation. Proceeds of all sales go to My Sister's House and My Sister's House clients receive store goods for free.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Speaker: Richard Hendry, Vice President of Programs, Coastal Community Foundation. Program: Grant Success Stories. 5:30 -7:30 p.m. (NOTE TIME CHANGE)
Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun Street.
Meetings are open to anyone interested in the grants process. For information or registration, call 452-4492 or email email@example.com.
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Barbecue, drink specials, and live music. Admission is free with a cash donation, Wal-mart gift card, or a stuffed animal. Benefits Lowcountry Orphan Relief. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Green Drinks Charleston 2nd Annual Holiday Party- Dec 5 at 7pm, Yo Burrito, 86 Wentworth Street
The evening will include discounts on holiday food and cocktails, live music, a presentation by the Charleston Waterkeeper, a huge raffle featuring prizes from local businesses, free munchies and giveaways, and much more.
Charleston Animal Sociey Chili Cook Off- Dec 6 from 1-5 pm, Charleston Maritime Center
In addition to chili, families can enjoy a wide variety of foods, including an oyster roast
$25, $10/kids under 10 Call (843) 693-1545 for more information.
Teddy Bear Tea at the Charleston Place Hotel- Dec 7, Dec 14 and Dec 21 at 1pm
Each child will receive a teddy bear and each family will receive a free gamily photo taken by a professional photographer. $35 per person A portion of the proceeds will go to the Ronald McDonald house. Call 722-4900 for more information.
The Center for Birds of Prey Oyster Roast Dec 7 1-4:30 p.m Awendaw
$65 advance. $70 door. Includes bluegrass music, tours of facility, children's activities. Tickets are limited. www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org or 971-7474 for more information
Charlestonian Chicks Night Out on King Street- Dec 8 at 5:30pm Starting at Biton
Enjoy discounts, refreshments, and a chance to win special raffle gifts. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit The ASCEND Foundation and Louie’s Kids.
$10/members, $20/non-members Call (843) 329-9300 for info.