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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.

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.

The Inaugural Rum Runners

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 2, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

13256097_564139230434070_1030727298967737164_nOn Saturday, June 25th from 6pm – 11pm, Rum Runners will take place at Memminger Auditorium in the heart of downtown Charleston. This event invites cocktail & food lovers alike to enjoy exploring the spirits and flavors of the West Indies with 10 chefs and 30 rum distilleries serving up delicious pairings. The fun doesn’t stop with cocktails & food as patrons will be treated to Caribbean inspired music and games. Proceeds from the event benefit the Cancer Survivor Programs of Dragon Boat Charleston.

The event will feature cocktails from dozens of rum distilleries from across the globe including Pusser’s, Mount Gay, Bacardi, Plantation, Papa’s Pilar, Zacapa, Naked Turtle, Captain Morgan, Kraken, Rum Haven, Sailor Jerry, Flor de Cana, Don Q, Appleton, Baron Samedi, Ron Anejo Pampero, Myers’s, and more.  The event will also showcase the emerging local rum industry with Firefly Sea Island Rum, Red Harbor Rum, Daufuskie Island Rum, Muddy River and Striped Pig. Additionally, the taste of the West Indies will inspire Charleston’s top chefs who present Caribbean and exotic flavors. Participating restaurants include Cane Rhum Bar, Victor Social Club, Charleston Caribbean Creole, The Americano, The Cocktail Club, Cherrywood, Southerly at Southern Season, Pacha Mama, and Caribbean Delight. Chefs will select a favorite rum to create one-of-a-kind pairings with their dishes that will excite foodies & cocktail lovers alike.

“This is a great chance to try innovative new rum cocktails you’ve never experienced before and see how the local rums compare to the world’s oldest brands,” said Rum Runners producer & creator Rebecca Gosnell .

There are two ticket options for Rum Runners, both of which are all-inclusive providing guests with unlimited sampling from all participating distilleries & restaurants. The VIP Preview ticket is $95 and allows guests advance entry into the event from 6pm – 7:30pm. A limited number of tickets are available during this time affording guests a more exclusive chance to interact with distilleries & chefs before the doors open for general admission guests. General admission tickets are $75 each and doors open for this ticket at 7:30pm. All guests must be 21+ with valid ID.

For more information about the inaugural Rum Runners and to purchase tickets, visit www.RumRunnersCharleston.com.

Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners Announces Giving Recipients

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 28, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

West Ashley LocationLow Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners understands the importance of giving back to the Charleston community. Each month it chooses a non-profit to donate a percentage of sales. Upcoming recipients include Courageous Kidz in February and Begin with Books during March. Past non-profits receiving funds include My Sister’s House, Share Our Suzy, Center for Women and Be A Mentor.

“We’ve always enjoyed giving back to the community and it feels great to now have a set giving program in place,” said owner Courtney Friedman. “Non-profit organizations that are interested in being the featured monthly recipient, can fill out the form on our website or email me at info@LowCountryLaundry.com for availability.”

Founded in 2001, Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners is a full service  laundry and dry cleaner with same day cleaning, free pick-up and delivery as well as three convenient Charleston locations. Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners handles everything from draperies and comforters to leather, suede and fur as well as bridal gown pressing, cleaning, preservation and restoration. In addition to servicing 52 hotels, over 20 restaurants, and 6 hospitals, Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners also offers 24/7 LaundryMatic locker systems, a custom delivery based locker system that extends 24/7 service to thousands of customers living in condos or apartments in Charleston. Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners strives to provide the best customer service and overall quality available.

For additional information about Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners, visit www.lowcountrydrycleaners.com.

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.

Garden and Gun Jubilee

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 16, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

42521471011453100Join Garden & Gun for the third annual JUBILEE 2015 on 12/04- 06. The event will be a lively mix of sporting, shopping, food, music, and art, as well as special dinners and live entertainment on the grounds of the historic state park Charles Towne Landing. Attracting G&G readers from all over the country, the three-day festival is a celebration of the best of Southern culture and promises to delight and inspire. This Made in the South weekend is the largest signature event the magazine hosts sharing this spirited gathering of people, products, and personalities.

Daily tickets are available for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Additional ticketed events include the Thursday Night Oyster Roast, the Opening Breakfast, the Southern Seafood BBQ, and Casting Sessions with Flip Pallot. All events sold out last year. Space is limited, so be sure to purchase your JUBILEE tickets here soon.

Giving Back Program for the Charleston Community

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , on September 3, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

396710_339082666121888_306231651_nGiving back to the Charleston community is imperative to Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners. Starting in the Fall and each month following, it will choose a non-profit to donate a percentage of sales. The first recipient in September will be My Sister’s House that provides services, programs and resources to empower domestic violence victims and their children to live free from abuse. Other non-profit organizations interested in being the featured monthly recipient, can email info@LowCountryLaundry.com for availability.

“While we regularly donate our time, services and gift certificates to various non-profits, I have always felt Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners could do more. Rolling out a monthly, structured program is a great way to achieve this,” said owner Courtney Friedman. “I feel that it is important to give back to the community and help out everyone you can. I encourage other businesses to do so as well if you are able to help.”

10462782_10152522209468781_4989368476217753455_nFounded in 1980, My Sister’s House is the only shelter-based program serving domestic violence victims in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. The money raised will be used in a variety of ways to continue to help women and children live violence-free by providing 24-hour crisis line and shelter, deposits on new safe apartments, children’s clothing for school, legal help, counseling and much more. For additional information, visit www.mysistershouse.org.

Founded in 2001, Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners is a full service  laundry and dry cleaner offering same day cleaning, free pick-up and delivery as well as three convenient Charleston locations. Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners also services 46 hotels, over 20 restaurants, and 6 hospitals plus commercial and residential accounts 6 days a week. In addition to wash/dry/fold and dry cleaning services, Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners handles everything from draperies and comforters to leather, suede and fur as well as bridal gown pressing, cleaning, preservation and restoration. Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners strives to provide the best customer service and overall quality available.

For additional information about Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners, visit www.lowcountrydrycleaners.com.

 

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