Bruce Wilkins

The PGA of America has announced that R. Bruce Wilkins, PGA, director of instruction at Belfair Golf Club in Bluffton, has earned PGA Master Professional status, the highest educational designation a PGA Member can obtain.

Wilkins, a member of the Carolinas PGA Section, joins a special group of 431 PGA members who have earned PGA Master Professional status. He achieved his designation through teaching and coaching.

Wilkins enjoys working with golfers of all ages and abilities. He has coached beginners, amateurs, high school and collegiate teams, casual and senior players, junior champions and aspiring professionals. His goal is to individualize each lesson and facilitate growth through a holistic approach to the game.

Wilkins, a PGA Professional since 2009, began his career in golf after graduating from the PGA Professional Golf Management University program at Arizona State University.

• The Lowcountry Job Fair will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. March 21 at the Beaufort National Guard Readiness Center, 1 Cavalry Lane off Highway 21 near Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort.

The fair is free and open to the public and will showcase more than 50 area employers and businesses that will share hiring preferences and career opportunities. 

Areas of employment include, but are not limited to, hospitality, health care, retail, food service, law enforcement, administrative, HVAC, construction, and more.

For more information, contact Melanie Gallion, Technical College of the Lowcountry Center for Business & Workforce Solutions, at 843-525-8224 or

Lux – A Medical Spa will hold its annual spring open house, Cloud 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23 at the medical spa’s Hilton Head location, 24 Shelter Cove Lane, Suite 50.

Lux’s spring open house is anticipated by many in the community. Attendees can expect fun swag bags and discounts. To ensure everyone has a chance to enjoy the event, attendees are asked to register for a time slot at

Lux is co-owned by Frederick G, Weniger, MD, FACS of Weniger and Associates Plastic Surgery and Carmen A. Traywick, MD of May River Dermatology.

• Two transportation industry associations have recognized the team at Palmetto Breeze Transit for excellence: one in Transit Fleet Maintenance and another in Transportation Marketing & Communications.

Palmetto Breeze’s maintenance team earned the First Place Transit Fleet Maintenance Award at the Transportation Association of South Carolina (TASC) / South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Annual Conference and Bus Roadeo. 

This competition is conducted annually and recognizes teams for excellence during a series of scored maintenance skills tests.

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has recognized Palmetto Breeze’s “Breeze Trolley ROCKS!” ridership campaign with a first-place marketing and communications award. 

The award, known as an AdWheel Award, is one of the most prestigious honors that transit agencies and their industry partners across North America can receive for excellence in marketing and communications.