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Sullivan’s Island • Isle of Palms • Goat Island • Dewees Island

Veterans Day
affair
LOCAL CHURCHES AND NPS
C O M M E M O R AT E A R M I S T I C E

BY PAULA OGDEN-MUSE
FOR THE ISLAND EYE NEWS

O
n Sunday, Nov. 11 activities will be held
on Sullivan’s Island to commemorate
the centennial anniversary of the end
of World War I. At the 11th hour, of the 11th
day, of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice
was signed in Compiegne, France to bring an
end to World War I. The annual remembrance
of this day was once called Armistice Day and
is what we now know as Veteran’s Day. In
2013, an act of Congress created The United
States World War I Centennial Commission
to ensure that appropriate commemorations
would be held throughout the centennial.
Commemoration activities on Sullivan’s
Island will include: Alvin collects a sample of Lophelia pertusa from an extensive mound of both dead and live coral.
• 9 a.m. Actors portraying “Doughboys” will IMAGE COPYRIGHT WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION
be at Fort Moultrie to answer questions
about life as a World War I soldier.
• 10:45 a.m. Stella Maris Roman Catholic L O C A L M AY O R S S P O N S O R S C B C C P R E S E N TAT I O N
Church will sponsor a ceremony in the
memorial park across the street from BY GREGG BRAGG
the church. The monument in that park ISLAND EYE NEWS STAFF WRITER
names and honors the two Sullivan’s

D
Islanders who died in “The Great War.” r. Sandra Brooke earned her reasons to prohibit offshore drilling along
The ceremony will include the laying of Ph.D. in Oceanography from the the east coast. Knapp had just finished his
a wreath, a short historical program, University of Southampton’s National thought when Jimmy Carroll, mayor of Isle
prayers and the playing of taps. Oceanography Centre, UK in 2002. Her of Palms strode in, agreeing and dovetailing
• 11 a.m. the bells of Stella Maris and current assignment as Associate Research nicely with Knapp’s assessment.
The Church of the Holy Cross Episcopal Faculty at Florida State University has “… Tourism brings $19 billion a year to
Church will toll as part of the Bells of her working with a mosaic of government SC,” said Carroll. He continued by saying
Peace, an initiative of the World War I agencies including; the Bureau of Ocean opposition to offshore drilling is one of the
Centennial Commission. Energy Management, the National Oceanic reasons he endorsed Joe Cunningham (SC-
Following the ceremony, actors will be at and Atmospheric Administration, and the 1) for congress. “We’re concerned about the
Fort Moultrie to interpret “the war to end all United States Geological Survey. Brooke’s environment more than anything else. Our
wars.” All events are free and open to the spot on the team that discovered a deep coast should be above politics all the time,”
public. water coral reef 160 miles off SC’s coast said the mayor in defense of his constituents’
made her the perfect speaker at an event at interests.
Fort Moultrie is located at 1214 Middle St., the College of Charleston Oct. 15, curated by Knapp made a point of opening the meeting
Sullivan’s Island. The site is administered CofC and the SC Small Business Chamber of with a who’s who list of additional sponsors
by the National Park Service as a unit of Fort Commerce. including; “Mayor John Tecklenburg
Sumter National Monument. Fort Moultrie “The Chamber has been actively fighting (Charleston), Mayor Tim Goodwin (Folly
represents the entire history of static seacoast this since 2015. Tourism is, by far, the Beach), Mayor Jimmy Carroll (IOP), Mayor
defense in the United States, from the single biggest industry in the state, and Bill Woolsey (James Island), Mayor Jimmy
American Revolution to the end of World War not something we want to risk,” said Frank Braswell (Pawleys Island), Mayor Jane
II. The site is open daily from 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Knapp, President and CEO of the SCBCC. Darby (Edisto Beach), Mayor Billy Keyserling
and includes a visitor center with museum Knapp thinks discovery of the fragile eco-
exhibits and orientation film. system is another link a long chain of Reef continues on page 4

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IOP City Council meeting


T U E S . O C T. 2 3

BY GREGG BRAGG
ISLAND EYE NEWS STAFF WRITER

T
he gavel fell at the very tick of 6 p.m. for the Oct. 23, Isle of Palms adjustments to drainage along Palm Blvd. to Wild Dunes, and
City Council meeting. Council chambers were only half full of to the lines on 46th, 49th, 51st and 52nd Aves. associated with
attendees in contrast to last month’s storm of participation. Phase II.
Mayor Jimmy Carroll welcomed everyone and quickly dispatched Councilmember Susan Hill Smith gave a lengthy report of the Public
parliamentary obligations. There were no comments from the gallery/ Safety Committee’s activities. The committee discussed IOP being
residents, so Council got straight to work. listed in the credits of the National Geographic movie filmed after the
Chris Bullock was sworn in as the newest member of the IOP committee meeting, additional parking for the handicapped at the
Fire Department. Bullock comes to IOP by way of the St. Johns Fire beach, the purchase of additional beach wheelchairs, an increase in
District on Johns Island. He told the Mayor he sees IOP as the place beach parking activity, golf carts on the beach, a reduction in beach
he wants to retire to and consequently, his welcome to the family was parking revenues, downed power lines and coyotes, reported Smith.
all the warmer. However, it was Smith’s report on the city’s dog ordinance, which
garnered the most attention.
Ordinance 2018-16 was on the agenda for a vote of Council later
in the meeting. The measure requires all dogs to have a written
permit from the City and tag (at a cost of $5 for residents and $10
for non-residents) to serve as proof of rabies inoculation. Sounds
simple enough, but enforcement using different colored collars and
etc. managed to confuse most of Council last month, and October
was no different.
No sooner had Smith finished her report than councilmember
Jimmy Ward moved to skip ahead in the agenda and vote on the
measure while it was fresh in everyone’s mind. The motion was
accepted, the vote was taken, and the measure failed to pass by what
looked like a unanimous vote.
Councilmember Carol Rice began with a recap of the Public Works
Committee meeting. Garbage collections and debris removal were flat
Chris Bullock was sworn in as the newest member of the IOP Fire Department. in October as a result of the shut-down for Florence. The hurricane
PHOTO BY GREGG BRAGG still had the department quite busy however, trash cans and recycle
bins were removed from the beach in advance of the storm and
Councilmember Randy Bell opened with a recap of the Ways and returned when the threat abated, she said. Rice added drainage
Means Committee meeting held earlier in October. IOP is currently mitigation measures are expected to be complete in mid-December,
in the first quarter of FY19 with a 25% target of annual revenues. despite their unpredictability and complexity.
Although the City is at 23% of budget, it duplicates the same period Highlighting the point, Rice said drainage issues in the area around
last year, and revenues will be buoyed as residents respond to 267 Forest Trail revealed no tie-in to existing systems, and might
property tax bills sent at month’s open. require professional assessment.
The advantage of having all councilmembers also serve on the She concluded her report by saying the committee was working
Ways and Means Committee is quick approval of items on IOPCC’s on an education program on the importance of open ditches, and
agenda. However, decisions made outside public view fly in the face securing portable bathrooms during storms. Rice also took Council’s
of IOP’s pledge of transparency. Protracted debate of five action items temperature for strengthening IOP’s ban on plastic to be consistent
revealed the decision making process, which produced unanimous with stronger versions recently passed in Mount Pleasant and on
approvals of; Sullivan’s Island.
1. A survey and appraisal of 1100 Palm Blvd., at the owner’s expense, Councilmember Ryan Buckhannon said the Recreation Committee
that will allow the conveyance of a 550-foot tract adjacent to the had 70 employees participate in the City’s Wellness Fair, about 800
property, and grant clear title to the current owner. participants in the IOP Run/Walk for The Child, and successful
2. A contract with South East Sports & Play to replace the floor at execution of the Ghostly Tide Tales at the beach. IOP is looking forward
the City’s recreation center with a cushy wood-like/waterproof to holding its 7th Annual Holiday Street Festival scheduled for Dec.
surface. Although the contract is for $62,000, the City’s expense 1 from 2-7 p.m., Buckhannon said. Items for future consideration
is offset by a SC Parks and Recreation Development Fund grant include; surfing lessons being offered through the City, better WiFi
of $13,000. at the recreation center, and the idea of resurfacing two of the city’s
3. A 3-year contract to NOVAtime for bio-metric time and attendance tennis courts since the bid to replace them came in higher than
software and hardware valued at $28,000. expected.
4. $51,000 for additional surveys of in-flight utility work on Phase Councilmember Sandy Ferencz gushed praise for the employee
II of the City’s drainage project.
5. Approval of $70,000 resulting from a change order after depth Council continues on page 3

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of the public safety building project, but funding
Council continues from page 2 the project is causing a scare. The building needs Lucky Dog Publishing
appreciation event held earlier in October. The work, but the full extent of the effort may not be o f SC, LL C
extravaganza was well run, the food was great and known until work begins.
IOP staff member Douglas Carr gave a presentation Publisher of the
though it took a while for people to adjust to a party
on city property, everyone loosened up and had a on behalf of the Board of Zoning Appeals. Carr The Island Eye News
great time, she said. said he wanted to foreshadow a couple of items and The Island Connection
Ferencz said delays in getting information on currently percolating through City offices including
candidates for City Administrator, Chief of Police, a recommendation for the City’s drainage outfalls.
and Public Works Assistant had been rectified by The City solicited proposals to update the drainage
recruiting firm The Mercer Group, and that the along 31st, 36th, and 41st Sts. Two firms were
pace of hiring would pick up in the near term. interviewed twice, and deemed qualified. Acting on
Ferencz said the committee had approved updates those “start from scratch” recommendations will be
to the city’s 52 page employee handbook highlighted appearing on committee agendas soon. Carr then
by a zero tolerance policy for harassment, bullying, discussed the memorandum of understanding
and violence statement added, among other items. with IOP Water and Sewer Commission. Thomas
& Hutton is working on a new master plan of Lynn Pierotti
There was no discussion after the move to approve,
the system that is on its way to the Planning lynn@luckydognews.com
and the new guide was approved unanimously.
She concluded her presentation by recognizing Commission for approval. publisher

September Safety Sweepstakes winners; Nicole The sole, remaining item of business before Katy Calloway
Morris, Thomas Moline, James Giddens, Tony Council was a second reading of ordinance 2018- katy@luckydognews.com
Sease. 17. The measure changes visitor daily parking managing editor
The Real Property Committee has some passes to annual, multi-use passes by eliminating
real issues, according to councilmember Bell. the expiration and tag number, and linking the Jennifer Tuohy
Unlicensed businesses operating out of the number on the pass booklet to the address to jennifer@luckydognews.com
marina may be insured at a lower level than their which it is assigned. The act also allows two free contributing editor

counterparts, and plans for additional parking visitors pass booklets/household/year.


Mayor Carroll said the next meeting of Council Swan Richards
would require review (to garage or not to garage).
He mentioned both items as candidates for the was scheduled for Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. He warned senior graphic designer

upcoming agenda’s of both the City and the Real that Ways & Means would be meeting directly prior Alejandro Ferreyros
Property Committee. to the session, “so bring a turkey sandwich. It’s graphic designer

Hill Construction and Trident construction are going to be a long one,” he said. There being no
further business, the meeting was adjourned. Lori McGee 843-614-0901
now the established front-runners for renovation
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letter to the editor Christian LeBlanc


christian@luckydognews.com
Town Council likes winner take all 100 ft. clear-cut transition zone too. It represents a social media

very small portion of the accreted land. Gregg Bragg


Dear Editor, • No one argues the accreted land should not be Mimi Wood
For years Sullivan's Island Town Council has protected. However, that doesn’t preclude the land staff writers
vigorously defended the accreted land including from being responsibly managed so that the front
their latest “success” at the State Supreme Court beach properties could have ocean views in such a
regarding the Town’s right to control the land. Now way to preserve the integrity of the accreted land. •
that it has clarified that the Town controls the To think otherwise is being obstreperous.
land, how about leading with compassion instead I urge Council to revisit this entire subject
of continuing to drive conflict and complexity? and create a balance so that the front beach CONTRIBUTORS
There should really be three objectives of Council: homeowners can have view corridors and provide
1. Protect the island’s accreted land, 2. Provide the them a minimum of 100 ft. of clear-cut protection.
Front Beach homeowners the fire/wildlife hazard Our elected officials would do well by finding Tyler Almond
protection they need, and 3. Protect the views their compromises versus the all or nothing attitude Diann Clark
assessed property tax values reflect. It seems that that seems to be the island-governing norm. Dimi Matouchez
only the first objective has received any real focus. Do the right thing. Rebecca Steele
Basic facts from the last committee on the Erica Taylor
transition zone I attended: Kevin Pennington Paula Ogden-Muse
• Chief Stith asked years ago for a 100 ft. Middle Street (Not Front Beach)
transition zone that was clear-cut to allow for fire ___________________________________________ •
fighting. He reiterated this at the meeting and
continues to feel that is best for the island. I guess Thanks for Marina Fest success
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38 years of service to the island gets “trumped” by
Lucky Dog Publishing
a consultant and the all or nothing views of some. Dear Editor,
of South Carolina, LLC
• Of the 82 or so Front Beach properties around It might rain. It might be cold. Maybe nobody
P.O. Box 837
40 have manipulated their version of a transition shows up. It will take too many volunteers. Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
zone as a result of historical maintenance practices. All the things this IOP Exchange Club skeptic 843.886.NEWS
As a result we have some front beach homeowners worried about..... and is glad he was wrong!
with what is at least a 100 ft. transition zone that Submit your letters to the editor to:
is basically clear-cut. Let those remaining have the Letters continues on page 4 info@luckydognews.com

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of hoisting a picket sign and boycotting fossil fuels. The bottom line
Reef continues from cover
seems to be: We’re studying the corals because we don’t know all the
(Beaufort), Mayor David Bennett (Hilton Head Island), Mayor Samuel answers and that’s why ongoing study is important, (e.g. they didn’t
Murray (Port Royal), Mayor Lisa Sulka (Bluffton), Mayor Marilyn even know the SC field was there until July of this year, after all).
Hatley (North Myrtle Beach), and Mayor Huston Huffman (Briarcliffe The Department of Natural Resources has established some areas
Acres). where fishing/mining are discouraged, and seismic testing does affect
“… Brooke (FSU) studies deep-sea coral ecology and is one corals, she said, but how, and how much has yet to be determined.
of the team of scientists working on the federally funded ‘Deep “It’s more than simple matter of drawing lines on a map. To make a
Search’ project. This team is tasked with exploration and research recommendation, we have to be able to;
of sensitive ecosystems, such as deep-sea corals, in areas that are 1. Describe the oceanographic, geological, geochemical, and
open to future energy activity [offshore drilling and seismic testing] acoustic conditions of the study area
off the southeastern US [coast]. Information from ‘Deep Search’ will 2. Explore and study the biological communities of each habitat
help inform management of the valuable habitats,” said Knapp before 3. Examine their sensitivity to natural and human disturbances
leaving Brooke alone at the podium. and
Brooke didn’t dodge the expense of mapping the ocean floor; it’s 4. Predict the distribution of sensitive habitats in the region”
expensive, she confided. Surface vessels go on months long missions, For more information visit scsbc.org/, cofc.edu/academics/colleges-
using sonar to ping the bottom until an image suggests the presence and-schools/#ssm, or marinelab.fsu.edu/people/faculty/sandra-
of coral. Identified areas of interest are further investigated by
brooke.
unmanned vehicles, photos and samples are taken, and in some rare
cases, manned vehicles can be used.
The most interesting area at the moment and the location of the Letters continues from page 2
latest discovery is just beyond the ‘Blake Escarpment,’ explained
Brooke. The continental shelf gradually slopes away from SC shores It did rain, but the event was almost over. It was chilly with
before dipping approximately 1,600 feet to the Blake Plateau. The the wind off the water. But 500 people showed up along with 60
plateau itself then slopes away to a depth of nearly 3,000 feet to the volunteers to make the day!
Blake Escarpment where the depth plummets to the sea basin. Voila; Veterans were the "guests of honor" at the event, as Veterans
160 miles due East is Brooke’s latest find. support groups have shown great interest and excitement about
Beautiful photos showing miles of multi-colored corals made Brooke’s having water access for their programs.
fascination with the topic easy to understand, though she lamented As "Americanism" (i.e. Patriotism) is one of the basic tenets of the
some of the pictures included plastic shopping bags. “Animals in the Exchange, a solid relationship has been formed with the IOP VFW
cnidarian classes Anthozoa and Hydrozoa that produce either calcium thanks to Post Commander Buddy Gillam. Thanks to Fred Lesinski,
carbonate (aragonitic or calcitic) secretions resulting in a continuous Chief of Community Engagement and Veterans Experience and Vicki
skeleton or as numerous, usually microscopic, individual sclerites, or Johnson, Executive Director of the new Fisher House for Families of
that have a black, horn-like, proteinaceous axis,” said Brooke citing Veterans, in the VA hospital.
Dr. Stephen Cairns (2007). She talked about three different “orders” This writer would like to give a shout out to many key players
of corals each with dozens of “families” and thousands of “species.” who made the day a success but would run the risk of missing
The dark and cold of deep-water they live in means the corals are someone.... but all of us who worked will have our determined,
slow to develop, slower to recover when disturbed, and are affected visionary Exchange member Ted Kinghorn to thank.
by human activity. So, thanks, Ted. You were right. I was wrong. It worked, and the
Drag and trawl fishing decimate the bottom where corals grow, and Waterfront Improvement Project to better serve our community is
mining activities destroy habitat and many precious corals. Hundreds now closer to reality!
to thousands-year-old corals are harvested for jewelry and curios,
and climate change is having a negative impact Brooke said before Jim Thompson
adding “oil sticks to coral.” However, the scientist stopped well short Isle of Palms Exchange Club

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Pro tips courtesy of The Charleston Angler


BY TYLER ALMOND
THE ISLAND EYE NEWS

F
all brings three things to mind: but stealth is needed as these fish get very
Football, campfires, and fishing. As the wary.
water temperature continues to drop, Fall is one my favorite times of year,
inshore fish will gorge and try to pack on as especially for fishing. Make sure to take some
many pounds as they can before the long time to get out on the water with friends and
winter. This feeding frenzy translates into family and take advantage of some of the
awesome fishing. best fishing of the year.
The next few weeks will provide anglers
with outstanding fishing and is the best time
to get on the water. Look for trout staging
to ambush prey around creek mouths and
oyster bars. D.O.A. shrimp under popping
corks can be a very effective way to catch
trout during this pattern. Another effective
lure is a Zman Finesse jig head paired with a
Zman 4” Jerk Shad in a variety of contrasting
colors such as bad shad. Fishing these baits
slightly up current with a twitch and pause
method will produce great results. Fishing
live bait such as minnows and shrimp will
provide plenty of action as well and is a great
way to get younger fisherman into the sport.
On a recent trip to the jetties with my
nephew, live shrimp kept the bite going
strong and we caught a wide variety of
species such as redfish, trout, sheepshead,
and black drum.
Fly fishing can also be a fun way to catch
fish this fall. Clouser minnows and other
baitfish patterns will work well for trout. As
the water continues to cool down, redfish will
group into large schools and can be caught
on the fly with crab and shrimp imitations, (above) Aaron Kelley of The Charleston Angler. (right)
Tyler Almond of the Charleston Angler and his nephew. PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE CHARLESTON ANGLER

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STAFF REPORT
FOR THE ISLAND EYE NEWS
he Three Island
Challenge took its
turn at the Link
Course at Wild Dunes on
Tuesday, Oct. 23. Players
for the home team include
David Rivers, Harry
Shadoan, David Jennings
and Mike Gollobin.
Originating in 1991, the
Three Island Challenge
was started to create a
spirit of camaraderie and
friendly competition among
the three islands: Kiawah,
Seabrook and Isle of Palms.
The winning team earns
bragging rights and gets
awarded a trophy that
they keep for a year at
their respective pro shop
until the next Three Island
Challenge. Team Wild
Dunes emerged victorious
in 2017 and hope to defend
their title and maintain the
trophy at The Links Course
one more year.
The series will wrap up
at the Turtle Point course on
Kiawah Nov. 7.
PHOTOS BY JASON OGDEN

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Marina Fest a success


IOP EXCHANGE MOVES CLOSER TO
W AT E R F R O N T I M P R O V E M E N T P R O J E C T

BY MIMI WOOD
THE ISLAND EYE NEWS STAFF WRITER

 (above l-r) Benjamin and Tery


Stimis-Boisson enjoyed some rare
time off from Café Paname, joining
friends Dave Sword and Steve and
Michelle Beck on the back deck of the
Marina.

(left) All set for a Barrier Island Eco


Tour, under the capable hands of
Captain Johnny.

(below) Chewie was just one of the


many island pups enjoying the Marina
Fest. (l-r) Don, Dora and Chewie
Wilson, Suzy Kopp and Becca Hollis.

Threatening skies didn’t deter neighbors and friends from enjoying the afternoon; the
long-awaited nip in the air felt great, and the rain held off until the bitter end. PHOTOS BY MIMI WOOD

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C O M M U N I T Y S U P P O R T K E E P S S H E LV E S S T O C K E D

BY DIANN CLARK
FOR THE ISLAND EYE NEWS
riends gathered recently in support reliant and robust community.
of Fresh Future Farm, whose shelves The last grocery store in the area closed in
were depleted after last month’s 2005 and left the families in this low wealth
double hurricane shut down. area unable to purchase healthy fruits and
Established in late 2014, Fresh Future vegetables as well as basic grocery items.
Farm sows healthy food to harvest In this short time they have transformed
community and independence. Located on two city lots into fresh fruit trees and
Success St. in North Charleston, The Farm bushes, rows of seasonal vegetables, bee
leverages unused city assets to create food hives and the most elaborate chicken coup
and job opportunities that will transform ever seen, made of earthen mud, hay, wire
the current food desert into a more self- and grape vine. Within the garden is a
unique outdoor space used for nutritional
and garden classes for school children, the
neighborhood, and the public.
It has been amazing to watch the farm
grow and anyone who finds themselves
passing through the Chircora-Cherokee
neighborhood just off Rivers Ave. should
stop and take in this beautiful productive
space. Buy some fresh eggs and fresh
produce while you are there.
A special thank you goes out to Barrier
Island Eco Tours and Captain Robert
Hopkins for embracing the farm and our
need to support and help others. Together
$700 was raised to help restock the shelves.
For information visit FreshFutureFarm. (above) Fresh Future Farm located off of Rivers Ave. in North
Charleston. (left) The farm's chicken coop.
org.
PHOTOS BY DIANN CLARK

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P A P I ’ S T A Q U E R I A O P E N S O N I O P,
A T R U LY L O C A L C O L L A B O R AT I O N

(above) Papi’s interior. (right) The front stairway with lyrics to ‟Toesˮ, written by partner Wyatt Durrette.

PHOTOS BY MIMI WOOD


BY MIMI WOOD
ISLAND EYE NEWS STAFF WRITER

“I
’ve been here since Day One and it’s AWESOME.” exclaims Eliza
Turnage, Wando student, islander, and hostess extraordinaire.
Turnage isn’t the only thing that’s extraordinary about Papi’s
Taqueria, Isle of Palms newest Front Beach eatery. For starters, the
food is muy bueno.
As one would expect from a taqueria, tacos dominate the menu.
Most everything served is sourced from local farms and fishermen,
including the handmade corn tortillas from Mitla Tortilleria. Do not
overlook the Maiz Callerjero, street corn the likes of which you’ve
never tasted. Or seen. The presentation is truly a work of art.
A partnership, Papi’s is the brainchild of Brett Jones, owner of The
Dinghy, a local watering hole also on Front Beach. Jones approached
Benj Farmery, his longtime friend, and owner of the freestanding
building that formerly housed “Splash,” a “landmark” IOP gift shop
whose owner recently retired. Jones presented Farmery with the idea
of opening a restaurant in the space. Perusing the list of partners
Jones was proposing, Farmery “gave his blessing, and told Brett

Papi's continues on page 15

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Warriors take another regional title


WA N D O P L A C E S F I R S T AT 2 0 1 8 B A N D S O F A M E R I C A

BY ERICA TAYLOR
FOR THE ISLAND EYE NEWS

T
he Wando Marching Band 4A: 1st place 4A, Outstanding
delivered another award Visual, Outstanding Music, and
winning performance during Outstanding General Effect.
the 2018 Bands of America The Wando Marching Band
Regionals at McEachern High advanced to finals where, in
School in Georgia on Saturday, front of a primetime audience
Oct. 27. with thousands of spectators,
The Warriors earned first place they delivered an outstanding
overall, and swept the overall performance with a score of
awards for Outstanding Music 89.45.
Performance, Outstanding Visual Harrison High School Band
Performance, and Outstanding from Kennesaw, Georgia, placed
General Effect during the finals second with a score of 87.40.
portion of the day-long event with “Being able to come back and
their show “By A Thread.” This is have so much energy in our finals
the Wando Band’s second-ever performance after a frustrating
regional title. prelim run was amazing,”
Earlier in the day, Wando according to drum major, Anna
competed in the preliminaries Johnston. “We wanted to show
(above) Drum Majors,
with 23 other bands from everyone in the stadium that we
Anna & A.J. Johnston, and
around the Southeast region of are Wando.” Director Bobby Lambert
the country. The Warriors also The Warriors now have their pose with the BOA Powder
won all of the awards in Class sights set on their biggest Springs Championship.
(right) Wando Warriors
perform “By a Thread” at
the 2018 Bands of America
regional competition in
Powder Springs, Georgia.
competition of the year,
the Bands of America
Grand National
Championships in
Indianapolis on Nov. Pleasant, its Harmony Sponsors,
8-10. the Bands of Wando Foundation,
The Bands of Wando are under parents, and alumni. For more
the direction of Bobby Lambert, information visit WandoBands.
Lanie Radecke, and Jeff Handel. org. For more information on how
Michael Gray is the Program
Coordinator for the Wando you can support the Wando Band,
Marching Band. please visit www.crowdrise.com/
wandoband. For more about the
The Bands of Wando thank Warriors’ performance, contact
the support of its community, E.C. Setser at 843.345.1374 or
the Charleston County School ecsetser@yahoo.com.
District, the Town of Mount
PHOTOS COURTESY OF CCSD
November 9, 2018 15
Papi's continues from page 13 FINANCIAL FOCUS
Key to consistent
investing? Paying
yourself first
BY DIMI MATOUCHEV
THE ISLAND EYE NEWS

C
onsistency is a key is taken out of your paycheck.
ingredient of success in (And if you’re fortunate, your
many activities, including employer will match some of
Papi’s open at 1012 Ocean Blvd. in IOP. investing. And one technique your contributions, too.)
‘Do what you want,’ recalls Eric Evaul. “Weekdays are still a bit that can help you become a more But even if you do have a
Evaul, a partner and Papi’s ‘hit or miss;’ some days we’re consistent investor is paying 401(k), you’re probably also
General Manager. jammed while others not so yourself first. eligible to contribute to an IRA,
“Brett pulled us all in to fill much. We’re really trying to dial Many people have the best which is a great vehicle for your
different roles,” Evaul continues. in to the locals,” he elaborates, of intentions when it comes pay-yourself-first strategy. You
“His best friend is Wyatt Durrette,” “we are trying to bring a new to investing. They know how can put in up to $5,500 per year
a singer/songwriter whose catchy option to the island…good food, important is it to put money away to a traditional or Roth IRA (or
tune “Toes” helped put the Zac and a place to hang out.” for long-term goals, especially the $6,500 if you’re 50 or older), so,
Brown on the map. As a matter of That new option includes an goal of a comfortable retirement. if you are able to “max out” for
fact, lyrics to the song adorn the ocean view from Papi’s rooftop Yet they may only invest the year, you could simply divide
risers of the stairs ascending to bar, rivaled in beauty by the sporadically. Why? Because they $5,500 or $6,500 by 12 and
Papi’s second floor. gorgeous hand-crafted cocktails; wait until they’ve taken care of all have either $458 or $541 moved
Durette frequents Papi’s, almost too pretty to drink. the bills – mortgage, utilities, car from your savings or checking
when he’s not busy with his (Keyword: almost.) Plans for an payments and so on – before they account each month into your
other restaurant, in Atlanta, or event space on the second floor, feel comfortable enough to write IRA. Of course, you don’t have to
traveling with The Zac Brown adjacent to the rooftop bar, are a check for their investments. put in the full $5,500 or $6,500
Band. And although the bright, just about final. And by the time they reach that each year, although some IRAs
vintage-Mexican, beachy decor of “Our intent is to accommodate point, they might even decide do require minimum amounts to
Papi’s was “a collaborative effort up to 50 guests,” in the nearly- there’s something more fun to do at least open the account.
of all the partners,” states Evaul, completed Arriba Room, “for with what’s left of their money. You might think such modest
“Wyatt and his wife Kelly had the everything from corporate holiday How can you avoid falling amounts won’t add up to a lot,
biggest part in it.” gatherings to private birthday into this habit of intermittent but after a few years, you could
Another partner, and tie to Zac celebrations to rehearsal dinners investing? By paying yourself be surprised at how much you’ve
Brown, comes in the form of Papi’s to Superbowl parties,” explains first. Each month, have your accumulated. Plus, you may not
executive chef, Rusty Hamlin. Evaul. “We have a mini-kitchen up bank move money from your always be limited to contributing
Hamlin, a graduate of the Culinary there, and can provide a private checking or savings account relatively small sums, because
Arts Institute of Lousiana, started chef. We already have about half into the investments of your as your career advances,
his career in his native Baton a dozen events booked,” he states. choice. By taking this hassle- your earnings may increase
Rouge. When he met Brown a fast “Down the road, we foresee the free approach, rather than significantly, allowing you to
friendship formed; Hamlin has second floor space being utilized counting on your ability to send boost your IRA contributions
been traveling with and cooking for entertainment. Given our a check, you can help ensure you continually.
for the band for almost a decade. connection to The Windjammer, actually do contribute to your In any case, here’s the key
Hamlin developed Papi’s menu we could host pre-show dinners investments, month after month. point: When you invest, it’s all
and recipes, and is on site when and intimate acoustical sets prior By moving the money right to start small, as long as
not involved in his myriad of other to the main Windjammer event; automatically, you probably you keep at it. And the best way
activities. kind of like a ‘VIP’ experience,” won’t miss it, and, like most to ensure you continue investing
“I’d be remiss not to mention Evaul envisions. people who follow this technique, regularly is to pay yourself first.
our silent partner, Malcom Judging from chatter on local you will find ways to economize, If you do it long enough, it will
Burgis,” notes Evaul. Burgis social media, Papi’s is a welcome as needed, to make up for become routine and it will be one
is the longtime owner of The addition to Isle of Palms. Better whatever you’re investing. habit you won’t want to break.
Windjammer. More than a hurry and claim your status as a You already may be doing
bar and entertainment venue, regular before it’s too late. Dimi Matouchev is a financial
something quite similar if you advisor with Edward Jones,
The Windjammer is a veritable have a 401(k) or other retirement
More information, including located at 1505 Palm Boulevard,
institution on Front Beach. plan at work. You choose a
Papi’s is open daily from 4 p.m. Papi’s Allergy Free Menu, may be Isle of Palms. For more
found at PapisIOP.com. percentage of your earnings to information, call 843.886.9229 or
until 10 p.m. “Most weekends we
go into your plan, and the money visit EdwardJones.com.
are on wait after 6 p.m.,” states
November 10 Is l a nd E y e C a l e nda r December 1
ONGOING 360 Meeting St. WHEN: 1:30-3:30 p.m. MORE INFO: Read to a furry Arts, 54 Saint Phillip St. Friday, Nov. 16 Lane” (adult) MORE INFO: No registration
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Photographs of and about the MORE INFO: Toddler Day classes our games or bring your own. MORE INFO: Presented by the WHAT: Treasure Trek WHEN: 10:30 a.m. pristine scenic route, homemade
New South are designed for toddlers (18 843.883.3914. WHAT: Woodcarving with Pat CofC School of the Arts. General WHERE: The Charleston Museum MORE INFO: Come for a beer, shots of Wild Turkey, and
WHERE: Halsey Institute of months – 3 years) and a parent, Campbell (all ages) admission $15 for adults, $10 WHEN: 6:30-10:30 p.m. discussion of Lisa See’s “The granola muffins at the finish line.
Contemporary Art grandparent, or friend to play Third Friday of the Month WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library for students with school I.D. MORE INFO: 2018 Fundraising Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane.” Giveaways include free t-shirts,
WHEN: Oct. 19 - March 2 and explore in The Charleston WHEN: 12 p.m. Admission is free for CofC Faculty Gala to benefit The Charleston Light refreshments provided. awards, and snacks. Everyone is
MORE INFO: An exhibition co- Museum. With a focus on WHAT: Homeschool History Days MORE INFO: Local woodcarver and Staff. The Collective will Museum’s educational 843.883.3914. invited and encouraged to attend.
curated by Mark Sloan, director developing fine motor skills, WHERE: Charleston Museum, Pat Campbell demonstrates announce the program from the programs for Title I schools. For details contact Jay Reigart
and chief curator of the Halsey each program includes four craft 360 Meeting St. the art of making bird decoys. stage. Tickets online at go.cofc. Evening includes live music, WHAT: Thankful Turkey Craft at 843.693.4936 or jreigart@
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and Mark Long, professor of a puppet stage, a sandbox, MORE INFO: A special program carver whose decoys have live auction, hors d’oeuvres WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library
political science, both of whom and more. $6 Members/$9 for home schooling families. been used by SC Audubon in and refreshments. Tickets $75 WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
are on the faculty of the College Non-Members. To register visit These programs feature one of their conservation efforts. This Tuesday, Nov.13 members/$100 non-members. MORE INFO: Make a paper Saturday, Nov. 24
of Charleston. For info visit CharlestonMuseum.org. our field trip classes, a chance demonstration geared toward Visit CharlestonMuseum.org to turkey with feathers to show
to go through the Museum, WHAT: POE-etry Writers Group purchase. WHAT: Creative Writing Club
SouthboundProject.org. teens and adults, but all ages are WHERE: Poe Branch Library your Thanksgiving spirit. (children 6-11)
and an activity. Free with paid welcome. 843.883.3914. 843.883.3914.
Thursdays admission. To register visit WHEN: 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Poe Branch Library
Mondays WHAT: Supper with Santa
WHAT: Mah Jongg Nights (adults) CharlestonMuseum.org. MORE INFO: Gather with fellow WHERE: James Island County Park WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
WHAT: Memoir Writing Circle  WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library Monday, Nov. 12 poets to share and improve your
work. 843.883.3914.
WHEN: 5:30-6:30 p.m. & 7-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 MORE INFO: Do you love to
write? Join our monthly writing
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library WHEN: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. MORE INFO: Learn to play Saturday, Nov. 10 WHAT: World Affairs Council of
MORE INFO: Breakfast for
dinner in Edisto Hall to meet WHAT: Fall Orchestra Concert club to write and share your work
Charleston WHERE: Sottile Theater with friends. Call 843.883.3914 or
MORE INFO: Come and share
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American Mah Jongg.  Beginners
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WHAT: Mad Hatter Fur Ball WHERE: Citadel Alumni Center Thursday, Nov. 15 Santa and have a professional
photo. Participants can enjoy the WHEN: 7:30 p.m. email poe@ccpl.org to get our first
WHERE: Francis Marion Hotel WHEN: 5:15 p.m. reception, 6 MORE INFO: College of spooky writing prompt.
  WHEN: 6:30-11 p.m. WHAT: Moultrieville’s Holiday Festival of Lights and
Tuesdays WHAT: Jazz Night p.m. program Doughboys includes tickets to the festival Charleston Orchestra, conducted
MORE INFO: Pet Helpers largest MORE INFO: Dr. Bryan Ganaway by Yuriy Bekker, will perform
WHAT: Toddler Storytime
WHERE: The Refuge, IOP
WHEN: 6:30-9:30 p.m.
fundraiser of the year. Music of the History and International
WHERE: Fort Moultrie Visitors Center
WHEN: 6 p.m.
train, the carousel and climbing
wall. Children encouraged to works by Mendelssohn, Debussy Saturday, Dec. 1
WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library by Plane Jane and an Alice in Studies Dept. at the College of and Delius. Admission is free,
MORE INFO: The Todd Beals Trio Wonderland Mad Hatter theme. MORE INFO: Historian Marina wear their favorite pajamas. WHAT: 7th Annual Holiday
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. hosts jazz every Thursday night. Charleston will present Nov. with $20 suggested donation for
MORE INFO: Enjoy picture Live and silent auction, delicious Conner of the National Park Advance registration required. Street Festival
Traditional swing tunes, ballads 11, 1918: World War I Ended. A Service presents the story of Only 100 tickets will be sold. adults. For info 843.953.6315 or WHERE: IOP
books, flannel board fun, sing-a- food, cocktails and fun for all. Century Has Passed but the Great visit music.cofc.edu/concerts/
and bossa novas. Singers & horn Order tickets online at PetHelpers. 3 local boys as they fought for $25 for ages 12 and under/$50 WHEN: 2-7 p.m.
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CharlestonJazz.com. our World. . For details visit Program presented by Battery TheParklandsFoundation.org. holiday season beach style with
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Fridays
Gadsden and the National Park
Service. Visit BatteryGadsden.
Thursday, Nov. 22 family-friendly activities, music,
food, games and a visit with St.
WHAT: STAR Therapy Dogs
Wednesdays
WHAT: Board Game Afternoon (children)
WHAT: Charleston Latin Jazz com for details. Saturday, Nov.17 WHAT: Fried Turkey Glide Nick. For details visit IOP.net.
WHAT: Toddler Days Collective WHERE: Awendaw’s Garris Landing
(family) WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library WHERE: Simons Center for the WHAT: Beach Lovers Book Club:
WHERE: Charleston Museum, WHERE: CCPL Poe Branch Library WHEN: 10:30 a.m. WHEN: 9:30 a.m.
“The Tea Girl of Hummingbird
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Specializing in local and 882-8088 Sizable pizza joint serving hefty
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Lowcountry Senior Games return


BISHOP GADSDEN HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL EVENT

BY REBECCA STEELE
FOR THE ISLAND EYE NEWS

B
ishop Gadsden was very a warm welcome, followed by
proud to host this year’s Chaplain Tom Wilson’s blessing
second annual Lowcountry of the games and sponsorship
Senior Games, a celebration of for any future walking on water
being anything but retired. The events, the singing of the national
Lowcountry Senior Games were anthem, and finally presenting
led this year by Bishop Gadsden’s the torch. With the opening
Wellness Manager, Comfort rituals completed the games
Richardson. began.
The event opened with a tunnel Each of the retirement
of BG’s finest welcoming in the communities sent two
competitors from The Village competitors to represent them
at Summerville and Franke at in one of the five games being
Seaside. The three communities held; those games were bocce
meshed well together fostering ball, the spelling bee, the golf
a positive and competitive croquet tournament, water
atmosphere. Bishop Gadsden’s walking, and speed walking.
President/CEO, Bill Trawick When all the games were
opened up the ceremony with complete, the athletes and staff
assembled to Bishop Gadsden’s
Palm Court to a feast for the
champions catered by Bishop Nathan Calhoun performs for Franke at Seaside Residents.
Gadsden and accompanied by PHOTOS PROVIDED
Bishop Gadsden’s Wellness
Trainer Nathan Calhoun’s band to first place in the games with retirement communities and
Calhoun’s Calling. a score of 23 points. Franke at to prove that the retired life is
With bellies full and spirits Seaside came in a close second anything but retired. There are
high, Bill Trawick President/ place scoring 21 points, and The always opportunities to expand
CEO and Sarah Tipton Vice Village at Summerville finished our wellness, and as we age, we
President/COO began the closing strong in third place at 16 points. should continue to live our lives to
ceremonies. The champions were Aside from competition, the the fullest. This year’s games were
each awarded a gold, silver, or real treasure in being a part of a success, and Bishop Gadsden
bronze medal. The overall points the games is the opportunity is already looking forward to next
from each medal were applied to to support fellowship among year’s competition.
tally up the final score to determine
the winning community. Bishop
Gadsden brought home four gold
medals, five silver medals, and
(l-r) Shannon Jones, Norman Walsh, and one bronze medal bringing them
Susan Legrae, BG staff and residents.

Breac h Inlet Tide Char t


Date High Tide Low Tide
Nov 9 8:47am/8:54pm 2:14am/2:55pm
Nov 10 9:29am/9:36pm 2:55am/3:39pm
Nov 11 10:11am/10:19pm 3:35am/4:23pm
Nov 12 10:55am/11:04pm 4:16am/5:07pm
Nov 13 11:42am/11:53pm 4:59am/5:54pm
Nov 14 12:32pm 5:46am/6:43pm
Nov 15 12:47am/1:25pm 6:40am/7:33pm
Nov 16 1:43am/2:18pm 7:39am/8:25pm
Nov 17 2:38am/3:11pm 8:39am/9:14pm
Nov 18 3:32am/4:01pm 9:36am/10:02pm
Nov 19 4:22am/4:48pm 10:30am/10:47pm
Nov 20 5:09am/5:34pm 11:20am/11:32pm
Nov 21 5:54am/6:19pm 12:08pm
Nov 22 6:39am/7:03pm 12:16am/12:56pm

Hurricanes, storms etc., are NOT included in the


predictions. Tidal current direction changes and tide time
predictions can be very different. Tide predictions are
PREDICTIONS; they can be wrong so use common sense.

Source: www.saltwatertides.com

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