• Palmetto Dunes Cares will hold a Food Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 11 at the King Neptune statue in Shelter Cove Harbour on Hilton Head Island.

Donations of non-perishable food and $10 gift cards to Walmart, Kroger or Publix can be dropped off. All donations will go to the Sandalwood Community Food Pantry, which is helping to feed and nourish Hilton Head community residents who are in need.

The Sandalwood Pantry serves the hungry and the needy on the island, providing food, love, dignity and spiritual guidance. For more information, visit

Established in 2018, Palmetto Dunes Cares is a charitable fund created by property owners in Palmetto Dunes. Its mission is to support the charitable interests for all those who live, invest, work, and play in the Palmetto Dunes community. Its purpose is to provide resources and grants that benefit the greater Hilton Head Island area.

For more information, visit

Palmetto Quilt Guild will hold a membership meeting at 1 p.m. July 16 via Zoom. For more information about how to log in and join the meeting, visit

Osprey Village Thrift stores have resumed their full hours of operation. Donations will continue to be accepted on a drop-off basis.

Hours are Thrift on Main, 2600 Main St. on Hilton Head Island, are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Hours at Thrift in Okatie, 2797 N. Okatie Hwy., are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday therough Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Masks are not required for customers, but the courtesy of their use is greatly appreciated. Staff interacting with customers will use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and will employ disinfection protocols and safe social distancing measures.

The number of customers shopping inside the stores must be maintained at a level that will allow social distancing and the cooperation of our valued customers is appreciated.

Donors are asked to bring their items to the back entrance at both stores. Pick up of donations remains suspended due to continuing health concerns from COVID-19.

For more information, call the corporate office at 843-422-6099.

• Until further notice, Maye River Quilt Guild members will be holding Zoom meetings.

For dates and times, visit or call 842-540-1244.

Lawton Stables in Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island has reopened.

Now in its 52nd year, the iconic stables has begun group trail rides. By mid-July, pony rides and an expanded schedule of trail rides will be available.

Trail riders meander through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve for 60 minutes while knowledgeable guides offer information about the 600 acres of lush natural beauty.

Reservations will be required, to enable the Stables' staff to adhere to social distancing requirements.

Lawton Stables is a premier boarding and riding facility and home of the famous Clydesdale, Harley.

All trail and pony rides should be booked online at or by calling 843-671-2586.

• The 10th annual Wounded Heroes Golf Classic that was planned for July has been postponed out of an abundance of caution, due to the recent and sharp increase of COVID-19 cases in our community.

The event, held annually by the Lowcountry Foundation for Wounded Military Heroes in Bluffton, has been rescheduled for Sept. 28.

For information about new arrangements or about the Foundation, email or call 843-949-8596.

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