I-Beam reading program needs volunteer mentors

Sunday, September 25, 2016 9:55 a.m.

I-Beam was created in 2010 to help students achieve grade-level reading and to foster the joy of reading. I-Beam is an elementary school initiative of the East Cooper Faith Network (ECFN) that provides long-term academic support and mentoring for at-risk children in the East Cooper area schools. One day each week, volunteer mentors meet with their …

Fields to Families celebrates 10 years tackling hunger

Friday, September 23, 2016 11:24 a.m.

For 10 years, Fields to Families has tackled hunger in the Lowcountry in the simplest way possible: by harvesting the produce grown right around us and distributing it to those in need.

Masonic Service Award

Masonic Service Award
Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:24 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Councilman James C. Owens, PM, received his 25-year pin from Etiwan Lodge #95 in Mount Pleasant on Sept. 1.

Trident CEO Council stands for progress on I-526 extension as key component of broader plan to deal with region’s growth

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 8:57 a.m.

Trident CEO Council, a group of Tri-County business leaders that stands for progress on the region’s top issues, is in full support of the new joint Charleston County/City’s proposed plan to extend I-526. Infrastructure is among the 13 critical issues that the organization has identified through its Stand For Progress initiative, …

IOP Wellness Fair returns Thursday

IOP Wellness Fair returns Thursday

By Katie Skelly

Moultrie News Intern

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:49 p.m.

The City of Isle of Palms and East Cooper Medical Center are partnering for the seventh consecutive year to sponsor the Isle of Palms Wellness Fair …

14 East Cooper schools get STEM education donation from ECMC Community Fund

14 East Cooper schools get STEM education donation from ECMC Community Fund
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:11 p.m.

The East Cooper Medical Center Community Fund gifted 14 East Cooper schools each with a $1,000 grant on Thursday, Sept. 15. Jason Alexander, chief …

Look good and help people find jobs this Halloween by shopping at Goodwill Bootiques

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 12:59 p.m.

Shop thrift to create one-of-a-kind costumes for less

East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club wards ‘Four-Way Test’ award

East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club wards ‘Four-Way Test’ award
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 3:31 p.m.

William Martin recently received the Rotary Club’s Four-Way Test Person of the Year award from the East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club. The …

First Annual Pet Photo Contest Calendar is now available

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 11:10 a.m.

The Frances R Willis SPCA in Summerville announces its first annual Pet Photo Contest Calendar. The calendar will be released Friday, September 25th and can be purchased at the Frances R. Willis SPCA at 136 Four Paws Lane, Summerville and Petland located at 975 Bacons Bridge Road, Summerville. The calendars sell for $15 and includes entries for …

Center For Women’s Influential Women in Business finalists chosen

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 11:53 a.m.

The Center for Women will host its Inaugural Influential Women in Business event as a breakfast on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Charleston Area Convention Center in North Charleston from 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

13th annual Buddy Walk set for Oct. 2

Monday, September 19, 2016 11:25 a.m.

The Buddy Walk is a day-long festival celebrating children, friends and community members with Down syndrome.

Isle of Palms Wellness Fair Thursday

Isle of Palms Wellness Fair Thursday
Monday, September 19, 2016 9:42 a.m.

The City of Isle of Palms has partnered with East Cooper Medical Center and Harris Teeter for the IOP Community Wellness Fair on Thursday, Sept. 22, …

Grants up to $1500 available to tri-county fitness projects

Saturday, September 17, 2016 2:42 p.m.

The Cooper River Bridge Run Fund of Coastal Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2016-2017 grant cycle. Started in 2006, the fund distributes grants ranging from $500-$1,500 for projects that support the group’s mission of promoting regular physical activity for a healthy lifestyle.

Continuing the art - Army Corps pulling day mixes sweetgrass masters with students

Continuing the art - Army Corps pulling day mixes sweetgrass masters with students
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:50 p.m.

St. Stephen - A dozen or so students crowded around Lynette Dingle Youson as she planted her foot on the root bed of a cluster of sweetgrass and …

No Kill South Carolina initiative spreads to Dorchester County

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:43 a.m.

Frances R. Willis SPCA and Charleston Animal Society announced a joint effort today to launch an aggressive campaign addressing animal overpopulation in Dorchester County as part of Charleston Animal’s Society’s No Kill South CarolinaSM initiative. This statewide initiative of Charleston

Nonprofit calls for more community tutors in 2016-17 to expand impact

Nonprofit calls for more community tutors in 2016-17 to expand impact
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:03 a.m.

Reading Partners is a national nonprofit organization that collaborates with local high-poverty elementary schools and mobilizes community volunteers …

Center for Women illuminates gynecologic cancers this September

Center for Women illuminates gynecologic cancers this September
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:24 a.m.

Nearly 100,000 gynecologic cancers were diagnosed in 2015, and more than 30,000 women died, according, to the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. …

Lunch Rotary members pack meals for kids

Lunch Rotary members pack meals for kids
Monday, September 12, 2016 3:44 p.m.

The Mount Pleasant Lunch Rotary Club packed 675 Backpack Buddy meals for Mount Pleasant elementary school students Tuesday evening, Sept. 6, at the …

Beach and River Sweep set for Sept. 17

Monday, September 12, 2016 10:29 a.m.

The 28th annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Each year, thousands of people volunteer for the sweep, South Carolina’s largest one-day litter cleanup of beaches, marshes and waterways.

East Cooper Newcomer’s visit aquarium

East Cooper Newcomer’s visit aquarium
Sunday, September 11, 2016 11:50 a.m.

The East Cooper Newcomer’s Club’s August luncheon was held at the South Carolina Aquarium. Kevin Mills, president of the aquarium, …

Hope for Healing Walk set for Oct. 1

Sunday, September 11, 2016 10:39 a.m.

Dream Center Clinic, a nonprofit organization that serves the health and wellness needs of the medically undeserved, is putting on its third annual “Hope for Healing Walk.” The event will be held at North Charleston High School on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the football stadium to raise financial support for the …

Be A Mentor gala to honor local community members

Sunday, September 11, 2016 9:54 a.m.

Be A Mentor’s fourth annual Going Places Gala is a night to celebrate Be A Mentor’s volunteers and supporters who make “A World of Difference” in the lives of countless Lowcountry children. The gala will feature a program honoring John Kresse, Barbara Kelley-Duncan, and Kevin Smith - three local community leaders who …

Church offering host of free services Saturday

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:58 a.m.

Family safety, family history, family unity and community service strategies along with food and fun are available free to the public from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints church building in Mount Pleasant.

An epidemic of monumental proportions

An epidemic of monumental proportions
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:59 a.m.

No parent should have to bury a child. But the Shipman family faced that heart-wrenching task last month after their son Creighton succumbed to a …

Run Like the Wind for Windwood Farms UPDATED

Run Like the Wind for Windwood Farms
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 8:59 a.m.

The ‘Run Like the Wind’ 5K will raise funds for Windwood Farm, whose mission is to help at-risk children through behavioral, …

8th annual suicide prevention expo in Marion Square UPDATED

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 9:30 a.m.

The 8th annual Mental Health and Suicide Awareness Expo will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Marion Square Park. The expo coincides National Suicide Prevention week and month.

Mardi Crawl money

Mardi Crawl money
Friday, September 2, 2016 1:35 p.m.

The Lowcountry Parrothead Club and Town Councilman Mark Smith presented a check for $5,000 to Ashton Houghton, vice president of development for the …

Dee Norton center to host 13th bus shed bash

Thursday, September 1, 2016 11:01 a.m.

Support Lowcountry Children at DNLCC’s 13th Annual Bus Shed Bash Fundraiser

Lowcountry Food Bank asks the Lowcountry to take action to end hunger

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:16 a.m.

Turn orange for Hunger Action Month

Annual Heroes Run set for Sept. 10 on Daniel Island

Monday, August 29, 2016 11:52 a.m.

Travis Manion Foundation to Host Annual 9/11 Heroes Run in Charleston with Two Special Guests of Honor

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