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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.

 

5th Annual Gimme Shelter

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 11, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

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Operation Home has rescheduled the 5th Annual Gimme Shelter event on Thursday, July 30, 2015 from 7:0010:00 p.m at The Alley downtown. 131 Columbus Street. The always fun party will feature a silent auction and the opportunity to win a 2015 Scout 177 Sport Yamaha 70 and Trailer Boat, valued at $30,000. In addition to bowling and arcade games, New Orleans’ based New Breed Brass Band will also be entertaining the crowd with their funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop repertoire.

The success of this annual event is made possible by the gracious sponsors that include Home Team BBQ,  Scout Boats, South State Bank, Gorman Financial Group, Northwestern Mutual, and One Eleven Partners,

Tickets for Gimme Shelter are $20 per person and include admission, food by award-winning Home Team BBQ, games, and entertainment. VIP tickets are also available for $125 and include a VIP section, an expanded menu, open bar, games and entertainment. For more about the event and to purchase tickets call (843) 853-3211 or click here.

All proceeds benefit Operation Home, a non-profit whose mission is to help people remain in their homes by increasing safety and accessibility through the coordination of critical home repairs for low-income residents. For more information, please visit operationhome.org.

11th Annual SOS Memorial Day Weekend Party

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 20, 2015 by Lowcountry Boil

10941823_858890834169126_7345558227080642176_nShare Our Suzy Presents the 11th Annual Memorial Day Weekend Party with Indecision, Five Way Friday and The Archetypes  on Saturday, May 23rd at 5:00pm – 10:30pm at The Grove at Patriot’s Point. 100% of net proceeds for this event will directly benefit breast cancer patients in South Carolina. Tickets are just $45 through Friday and will go up to $60 on Saturday. Tickets include food, beer and wine.

Music schedule:
5:00 to 6:15PM – Archetypes
6:45 to 8:00PM – 5 Way Friday
8:30 to 10:30PM – Indecision

Share Our Suzy was founded in memory of Suzy McGrane who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her late twenties, while uninsured. SOS helps South Carolina breast cancer patients and their families by providing assistance to ease their journey from diagnosis to recovery. For information please go to www.shareoursuzy.org.

Autism Beach Ball showcasing The Tams

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 18, 2014 by Lowcountry Boil

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Lowcountry Autism Foundation and Anderson Insurance Associates present Autism Beach Ball on Saturday, March 1st at 6pm. Benefiting MUSC-LAF’s Autism Family Support and Outreach Programs serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, the semi-formal fund raising event will showcase live music from The Tams. Guests will enjoy libations, a beach supper, dancing, a silent and live auction at the Tides on Folly Beach. Tickets for the event are $100 or a table is $900 and may be purchased at the Lowcountry Autism Foundation, Inc. or by calling 843-876-0415.

In 2013, the Lowcountry Autism Foundation partnered with the prestigious Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Children’s Hospital as part of their Developmental–Behavioral Pediatrics Division. Lowcountry Autism Foundation’s mission is to remove barriers and increase access to early clinical diagnosis, and treatment services, for individuals and families living with autism and related developmental disorders. for more information, visit www.lafinc.org

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.

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