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Brothers Helping Sisters

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 5, 2013 by Lowcountry Boil

a82e55c6038f977fc4d443f635358ed0The biker community is rallying together to support My Sister’s House with on June 23rd for a seven stop motorcycle ride. With the help from Old Coots on Scoots, Charleston Chapter 70, local bars and businesses, attendance for the ride is anticipated to be over 300 riders. There will also be an after party event at Main Street Bar & Grill in Summerville featuring food & live music, prize drawings, silent auction, bike Wash, and bike show. Registration starts at Low Country Harley Davidson on Dorchester Rd. in N. Charleston at 10:30am with last bike out by 12:30pm. Price for ride: $15 per rider, $10 per passenger or $10 for non riders at the door and includes dinner and live music. All proceeds from the ride will be donated to My Sister’s House, Inc.

Established in 1980, My Sister’s House is a 501-3c non-profit organization that provides services to women and children courageously dealing with domestic violence in order to prosper past their abuse. A temporary shelter is operated by the organization that houses up to 36 women and children who suffer abuse in the Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties in South Carolina. As South Carolina currently ranks #2 in the nation for the number of women murdered by men (95% of those are domestic violence related homicides), My Sister’s House, Inc.’s services are greatly needed in our community.

For more information about the ride, how to volunteer or become a sponsor please visit www.brothershelpingsisters.com. For additional information about My Sister’s House, visit www.mysistershouse.org.

3rd Annual Bubbly & Brew Benefits My Sister’s House

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 14, 2011 by Lowcountry Boil

My Sister’s House presents the 3rd Annual Bubbly & Brew on Thursday, September 29th from 6-10pm at scenic Harborside East in Mount Pleasant. This celebrated event will offer tasty food donated from local restaurants including Home Team BBQ, High Thyme, Sticky Fingers, The Glass Onion, Raising Cane and Gullah Cuisine as well as champagne, cocktails and beers from local brewers. Additionally, there will be a silent auction with proceeds going to My Sister’s House and live music from party band Love Butter.

Founded in 1980, My Sister’s House, Inc., is a nonprofit organization that provides services, programs and resources to empower domestic violence victims and their children to live free from abuse. The organization operates an emergency temporary shelter at an undisclosed location for up to 36 women and children who flee abusive situations in Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester counties.

Sponsors:
Carolina One, Maybank Law Firm, Johnson & Johnson, Legare, Bailey & Hinske, Smith Moore Leatherwood Law Firm, Charleston Artist Collective, Glaser Duncan Certified Public Accountants, Sea Island Rums & Bartles & Associates, Lagare + Bailey + Hinske LLC, CPAs, Eskimo Advertising, Blue Ion, Hughes Party Rental, Stone Brewery, Coast Brewery & Firefly.

Planning Committee:
Nan Nietert, Cindy Davis, Melva Zinaich, Ronii Bartles, Elmire Raven, Adam Ferrell, Cindy Schmidt, Katie Kosma, Vanya Perez, Darren McCants & Kathryn Smith

2010 B & B Event. Photo courtesy: Victoria Malone of Charleston Creative Services for Carolina Nightlife

Host Committee:
Joyner and Bart Beasley, Cortney and Baker Bishop, Lorrie Dixson, Sheldon Fowler, Betsy and Wes Fuller, Kristen Hawkins, Allyson Haynes, Michelle and Ashley Haynes, Lee Kirk, Karen Nowell, April and Charlie Meier, Libby Perry, Bachman and Kathryn Smith, Corbett and Ellie Tiller, Heather and Gray Tiller & Allison and Bright Williamson

WHAT: 3rd Annual Bubbly & Brew Benefiting My Sister’s House

WHEN: Thursday, September 29th from 6-10pm

WHERE:
Harborside East
28 Bridgeside
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

TICKETS: $50 in advance and $65 at the door. To purchase tickets, please visit www.bubblyandbrew.eventbrite.com.

For more information about My Sister’s House, please contact Executive Director Elmire Raven at 843-747-4069 or visit www.mysistershouse.org.

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