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USCB Center for the Arts

09 Jul Become a Friend of CFA, right away!

As we close a fantastic year, we are very excited about the upcoming season. You can expect even more events and some excitingly different shows in the 2016-2017 year as well as those productions you know and love. If you are already a Friend of CFA, we thank you tremendously for your financial support and encouragement. Without our friends, we could not provide Beaufort County with the vast array of arts, shows, and entertainment that we do. Last year we received over $36,500.00 through our Friends campaign! Our goal for 2016-2017...

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Bill Prokop

09 Jul City Manager’s Report – June 28, 2016

The following is a summary of City Manager Bill Prokop’s Report to City Council the end of last month. City Manager's Comments 6/28/2016 1. First I want to thank our Public Safety and Public Works departments for the response they coordinated during the Microburst we had on Friday, June 17th. We had trees down, powerlines down, roads closed and it all happened in a 60-minute time frame. Thankfully, no serious injuries. Also, I thank Ms. Edie Rogers for her very nice comments in her letter to the editor. 2. I am very...

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threemuseums

09 Jul Three Beaufort History Museums Forge Visitation Partnership

        Contact:         Carla Marsh               561-376-7651          cmarshpr@earthlink.net July 6, 2016   Three Beaufort History Museums Forge Visitation Partnership: Sticker Identification System Assures Discount             Beaufort, SC – July 6, 2016 - Three museums located in Beaufort’s downtown historic district will now offer visitors the opportunity to receive a discount on tickets.  The Beaufort History Museum, Historic Beaufort Foundation and Santa Elena History Center have forged a partnership and are launching an innovative plan to encourage museum visitation.    Here is how it works:   Purchase a full price ticket at any participating museum and receive a sticker from that museum...

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Beaufort County Library

09 Jul County Council Approves Purchase of New Library Bookmobile

NEWS RELEASE   June 29, 2016   County Council Approves Purchase of New Library Bookmobile On June 27th Beaufort County Council approved the purchase of a new Beaufort County Library bookmobile.  Funding for the vehicle will come from Beaufort County Library Impact Fees and funding for staffing and operating the bookmobile were included in the library system’s FY17 budget.  The Library system retired their last bookmobile in 1993.  Library Administration is in the process of determining the new bookmobile’s collection, staffing, route and schedule. The new bookmobile will serve communities throughout Beaufort County. The new bookmobile...

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Beaufort County Library

09 Jul Spoken Word Event, Zentangles, Zeke Wilson Book Talk, More at St. Helena Branch Library

NEWS RELEASE   June 27, 2016   Spoken Word Event, Zentangles, Zeke Wilson Book Talk, More at St. Helena Branch Library   Event Name:  Zeke Wilson Talk and Book Signing Short Description of Event: The St. Helena Branch Library Hosts Zeke Wilson, Boxer and Author of the Eighth Round, for an author talk & book signing. Time and Date of Event: Wednesday, July 6 at 6:00pm Location of Event:  St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC, 29920 Price of Event: Free Contact info: Call 843-255-6487 for more information Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org     Event Name:  Internet Safety for Adults Short Description of Event: Learn how you...

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Beaufort County Library

09 Jul Knitting Club, Line Dancing, and Adult Summer Reading at the Hilton Head Branch Library

NEWS RELEASE   June 16, 2016   Knitting Club, Line Dancing, and Adult Summer Reading at the Hilton Head Branch Library   Event Name: Exercise Your Mind: Adult Summer Reading Program Short Description of the Event: Visitors to the Hilton Head Branch will have a variety of ways to Exercise Your Mind and win prizes while doing so.  Weekly trivia, book reviews, and event attendance all garner entries into the drawing, held at the finale.  Our prize donors are Whole Foods Market, Core Pilates, and Powerhouse Gym. Time and Date of the Event: Now-July 22 Price of the Event:...

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Beaufort County Library

09 Jul Magic Show, Hip Hop, Mandala Drawing, More at Beaufort Branch Library

NEWS RELEASE   June 14, 2016   Magic Show, Hip Hop, Mandala Drawing, More at Beaufort Branch Library   Event Name: Move, Move, Move Storytime! Short Description of Event: An interactive family concert with Nashville singer-songwriter Miss Lynn. Geared towards ages 2-9 with adult caregiver. Time and Date of the Event: Friday, July 1st at 10:00am Location of the Event: Beaufort Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902 Price of Event: Free Contact Info: 843-255-6435, cwilliams@bcgov.net Website: beaufortcountylibray.org     Event Name: Family Movie Matinee Short Description of Event: Watch a popular sports movie with your family. Call branch for title. Time and Date of the...

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27 Jun Dragonboat Race Day 2016 Tee Shirt Competition Winner

Contact Information: DragonBoat Beaufort Andrew Nicholls, 2016 Race Director, 843-473-4477 Greg Rawls, Communications, 843-714-1256 DragonBoat Beaufort and the Beaufort Arts Council Announce the Dragonboat Race Day 2016 Tee Shirt Competition Winner FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Beaufort, SC] – DragonBoat Beaufort and the Beaufort Arts Council are pleased to announce that Heike Helbig’s design has been selected for the official Dragonboat Race Day 2016 commemorative shirt. Her innovative design celebrates Beaufort and the Lowcountry while paying homage to the dragon, the symbol of the upcoming Dragonboat Race Day on Saturday, September 3, 2016. Dragonboat Race Day will be held...

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27 Jun Ribbon Cutting -American Family Care

Ribbon Cutting -American Family Care Congratulations to Danny Robinson and the entire team at AFC!  The official Grand Re-Opening of American Family Care (formerly Doctor's Express of Beaufort) took place on June 15, 2016 at their clinic, located at 272 Robert Smalls Parkway in Beaufort. American Family Care is equipped and staffed to provide accessible primary care, urgent care and minor emergency treatment.  ...

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