Slideshow - Local Happenings

Keep on Truckin’ Rick Collins of Collins Group Realty cuts the ribbon Nov. 1 to unveil the makeover of the company’s Community Vehicle. Collins was joined by his wife Carrie, staff members and representatives of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce for the occasion at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Also joining the festivities were Betsy Doughtie of Deep Well and Mary Briggs of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, representing nonprofit organizations that have made use of the truck, free of charge, over the past 15 years. The company offers the truck on a first-come basis to schools, church, clients and other groups. For more information, contact Annette Rothwell at 843-341-6300 or
Best of the Best This 1934 Cadillac Victoria Convertible Coupe, owned by Steven Plunkett of London, Ontario, Canada, won Best in Show honors Nov. 5 at the close of the16th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance at Port Royal Golf Club. Attendees at the event chose a 1953 Chevrolet 3100 Good Humor Ice Cream Truck as their People’s Choice winner. The car is owned by Barry and Deborah Fodor of Ashland City, Tenn. The Paul Doerring Founders Award went to a 1967 Ferrari 275 GTS/4 NART Spyder from the Rare Wheels Collection in Windermere, Fla.
Dockside Dining Representatives of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce along with Hilton Head Mayor David Bennett join friends, partners and staff of SERG restaurants Nov. 2 to cut the ribbon on the newly opened Dockside at Skull Creek, the group’s 12th restaurant. The company completely remodeled the previous Chart House, adding waterfront outdoor dining spaces and an outdoor bar, along with an all-ages play area that connects with its sister restaurant, Skull Creek Boathouse.
Student designers Bluffton plastic surgeon Dr. Audrey A. Klenke recently presented a check for $479 to DragonBoat Beaufort at the finale of the month-long Bra Project of the Lowcountry. Dr. Klenke’s practice, Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, has hosted the annual student design competition for three years in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year, 12 students from Hilton Head Island High School and Savannah Arts Academy created one-of-a kind bras that were exhibited throughout the area to help raise donations for DragonBoat Beaufort, a non-profit organization that provides grants to help area cancer survivors and their caregivers. Pictured from left are Bra Project of the Lowcountry winners Cat Laster (1st place), Makenzie Jeffries (2nd place); Dr. Audrey Klenke; and finalists Madison Gregory and Abigail Babcock.

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