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Mardi Gras on The Yorktown

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2019 by Lowcountry Boil

Join The Bands of Wando Foundation for a Mardi Gras Celebration on Friday, February 15th from 6:30-10:30pm aboard the USS Yorktown at Patriot’s Point in Mount Pleasant. Keep music education strong in our community while enjoying traditional New Orleans cuisine, dancing and jazz music featuring Cameron and the Saltwater Brass. Don’t miss your chance to bid on wonderful vacations and other unique opportunities during the silent and live auctions hosted by emcee Richard Todd, a local radio personality. Laissez les bon temps rouler! Black Tie optional.

Click here for tickets starting at $75 and sponsorship opportunities starting at $250. For additional information about the gala, click here.

The Bands of Wando Foundation is a South Carolina nonprofit corporation organized for charitable and educational purposes, and is established to promote music education to students. In order to participate in regional competitions, the Wando band needs financial support as the Charleston County School District only provides $25 for each high school band member. These funds do not begin to cover the financial need for Wando students to compete at this level. Additional funding is also required to attract top musical directors, pay additional staff, offer lessons purchase instruments, and other necessary equipment. Last year, the Wando band was a Bands of America national finalist as well as Bands of America South Carolina regional grand champion, regional finalist & class champion.

The Bands of Wando Inaugural Fundraiser

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2018 by Lowcountry Boil

The Bands of Wando Foundation will be holding the inaugural Fundraising Gala on Friday, May 4th from 7-11pm at Omar Shine at Patriot’s Point in Mt. Pleasant. The event will feature live entertainment provided by The Robert Lewis Jazz Quintet with additional guest artists, a live auction, catering provided by Charleston Bay Gourmet, and a cash bar. With 200 guests expected in attendance, the goal at this black tie optional event is to raise $35,000 to cover costs of various needs for the Wando High School Band as well as the middle school bands from Cario, Laing, and Moultrie Middle Schools that feed into and support the Bands of Wando program.

The Bands of Wando Foundation is a South Carolina nonprofit corporation, 501(c)(3), and is organized for charitable and educational purposes, and is established to promote music education to students.  The 2018 Bands of Wando fall schedule includes two semi regional competitions in North Carolina, the Grand Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Wando’s own Lowcountry Invitational. In order to participate in these events, the Wando band needs financial support as the Charleston County School District only provides $25 for each high school band member. These funds do not begin to cover the financial need for Wando students to compete at this level. Additional funding is required to attract and secure musical directors, pay additional staff, purchase instruments, offer lessons and purchase other necessary equipment.

Click here to purchase Bands of Wando Foundation Fundraising Gala tickets for $100 each or sponsorship from $250-$1000. For additional information, please contact Michelle.A.Romano12@gmail.com or 716-432-4334.

Lowcountry Autism Foundation to host Stokes Volkswagen 4th Annual Oysters for Autism

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is set to shuck things up over some hot steamy oysters for a cause at their fourth annual Oysters for Autism event at Bowens Island Restaurant on Sunday, November 12th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online prior to the day of the event at www.lafinc.org.

The menu for the event includes oysters, chili and hot dogs and also includes non-alcoholic beverages. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Local artist Jack Triebold and local alternative rock band Bateman’s Stud Farm will provide entertainment. The event will also feature a silent auction with items ranging from generous gift certificates to businesses in the area to golf outings. Sponsors include title sponsor Stokes Volkswagen as well as Motley Rice, Lucey Mortgage, Cresswind Charleston and more. 

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation’s strives to improve the lives of families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. They provide clinical diagnostic assessments and programs to support families throughout the lifespan. LAF’s goal is to decrease the stress on the family and connect them with every available resource.  With a mostly volunteer, multidisciplinary staff LAF has provided over half a million dollars in free autism services while all funds raised stay in South Carolina.

More information is available about Lowcountry Autism Foundation and the event at www.lafinc.org or please call Louisa Hopkins at 843-876-0415 for more details.

7th Annual Bo Roast & Chili Cook-Off

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 20, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

15781222_10154528121802928_4094553394987925712_nJoin Camp Happy Days and the James Island Vikings on Saturday, January 28th from 12pm to 6pm for the 7th Annual Bo Roast & Chili Cook-Off at the Smoky Oak Taproom on James Island. The event will include an Oyster Roast, Chili Cook-Off and Live Music featuring Hunter Ford, Mark Jackson, Eddie Bush and The Shakin’ Martinis. Award plaques will be given to best Individual/Team, Best Restaurant and People’s Choice.  All proceeds will directly benefit Camp Happy Days.

Current sponsors include Blue’s Burgers, Snagajob, Garage 75, AC Heating & Air, Charleston Fram & Wheel, Cynthia & Brian Jenkins, Life Trax, Life Cool, Butler & College, Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, Atlantic Inc Termite Pest, iMortgage, SC Property Pros, YachtSalvage.com, Swich L, Headwater Research Inc, Lawhorns Machine Shop, Local 616, CLI Accounting Services, Man vs Magnet, Jack O’ Cups, Seanachai, Keepsakes Florist, Lowcountry Diesel, Callie’s Charleston Biscuits, Tin Roof and New Age Contractors.

1077219_10152173722127928_2961210151206009511_oCamp Happy Days is a local non-profit that provides year long services to South Carolina children battling cancer and their families by offering cost free programs and activities. Since 1982, over 1,500 children with cancer and their families have benefitted from the cost-free, year-round programs. From age-specific on-going programs, family counseling and financial assistance, “dream dates,” hospital visits, holiday giving and more, these offerings help relieve worries and strengthen family bonds. Developed with guidance from the medical community, these programs help improve the emotional, physical and psychological health of children and families affected by pediatric cancer. At Camp Happy Days, kids discover the power within them – as they share life-changing experiences with kids just like themselves who are battling cancer.

For more information about the eventor Camp Happy Days, visit www.camphappydays.org.

12th Annual Music and Oysters for Wildlife

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 10, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

awesFriends of Coastal South Carolina announces the 12th annual Music and Oysters for Wildlife on Saturday, January 21 from 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Sewee Outpost in Awendaw. It will be a fantastic day of music and all you can eat Bulls Bay oysters. The Rusty Rudder crew will be cooking the BBQ and chili this year. The music lineup includes Minimum Wage, Hans Wentzel & The Eighty Sixers with guests Mark Bryan, Danielle Howle, and Doug Jones, The Loose Hinges, Ed Hunnicutt and the Red Dog Ramblers

Presented by Friends of Coastal South Carolina, the event benefits the group’s environmental education programs which allow thousands of kids along the South Carolina coast to explore the wonders of our natural world each year. In addition to teaching kids about their responsibility as stewards of our environment, the science focused programs allow kids to see their in-class science lessons come to life in the outdoor classrooms of our national forest and wildlife refuges.

“Although we support many conservation projects for our coastal national forest and wildlife refuges, environmental education remains our flagship program,” said Executive Director Grace Gasper. “We must have a knowledgeable and engaged next generation making decisions to continue to protect our natural resources.”

The event also features an “out of this world” silent auction with incredible bargains on travel, local dining, and outdoor gear. Advanced tickets $35  or $40 at the gate. Children under 12 are free. Ticket includes live music and all you can eat oysters. All beer wine and food sales benefit Friends of Coastal South Carolina. Held rain or shine, no pets or outside alcohol is allowed. Tickets are available at www.sccoastalfriends.org.

Lowcountry Autism Foundation to host Oysters for Autism at Bowens Island

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

laf1The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is set to shuck some hot steamy oysters for a cause at their third annual event on Sunday, November 13th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu for the event includes oysters, chili and hotdogs and also includes non-alcoholic beverages. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Local artist, Jack Triebold and, local alternative rock band, Bateman’s Stud Farm, will provide entertainment. The event will also feature a silent auction with items ranging from generous gift certificates to businesses in the area to golf outings. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online prior to the day of the event at www.lafinc.org.

Sponsors include title sponsor Charleston Golf Carts of Folly Beach, as well as Charleston Rubber and Gasket, no Natz, Advanced Animal Care of Mt. Pleasant, and Atlantic Pest and Termite. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available, ranging from $300 to $1,250.

logoThe Lowcountry Autism Foundation strives to improve the lives of families living with autism and other developmental disabilities. They provide clinical diagnostic assessments and programs to support families throughout the lifespan. With a mostly volunteer, multidisciplinary staff, the Lowcountry Autism Foundation has provided over half a million dollars in free autism services, and all funds raised stay in South Carolina.

More information is available at www.lafinc.org or please call Julia Corey at 843-876-0415 for more details.

8th Annual Chase After a Cure Gala

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 11, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

caac2016charlestonmagazinepage001-1Chase After a Cure will host its eighth annual gala, raising money for childhood cancer research at Medical University of South Carolina Children’s Hospital, on Saturday, Feb. 6. With a theme of “Chasing Cures in a Garden of Possibilities,” the 2016 gala is set for 7 p.m. at the new Charleston Gaillard Center.

The gala, which raises money to fund local research and purchase equipment for treatments and cures for childhood cancer, welcomes Charleston vocalist Quiana Parler as the featured entertainment. Dinner will be provided by Tristan Events and there will be live and silent auctions, raffles and surprise entertainment. Tickets are $125 per person. Purchase tickets at chaseafteracure.com.

Chase After a Cure is dedicated to funding research and raising awareness for alternative and more effective treatments for children with cancer. Our main focus is on hard to treat cancers such as neuroblastoma. This event is Chase After a Cure’s largest annual fundraiser, typically raising $150,000 to fight childhood cancer. Since its founding, Chase After a Cure has raised almost $1 million for research and equipment at MUSC.

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