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February 2017

Found 7 blog entries for February 2017.

The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn is feeling the effects of Hurricane Matthew long after the winds have died down.  In a special interview with The Island Packet, Rex Garniewicz, president and CEO of the museum, shared how Hurricane Matthew continues to impact the museum’s budget. 

Historic sites like Honey Horn are becoming very popular for weddings, receptions, reunions, church picnics and corporate events.  Yet, nearly five months after Hurricane Matthew, Crowder Gulf is continuing to use Honey Horn as a mulching site and the Coastal Discovery Museum is feeling the pinch.  Lost revenue due to the inability to use the historic site for events has cost the museum much needed revenue.  The revenue from Honey Horn events supports programs

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An easy way to discern the health of an ecosystem is to observe the habits and well-being of an indicator species living in that environment such as the Wood Stork in Sea Pines Plantation. These birds are highly sensitive to their environments and they are thriving at the Sea Pines Resort. 

  The Wood Stork is a large bird standing three feet tall with a wing span of five feet. Adults weigh to 4-6 pounds. This is North America's only breed of stork and it's estimated there are 30,000 living between Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Our North American breed is distinct from those found in the Caribbean, Central and South America where their population reaches to 250,000.    It's encouraging to hear…
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If you are looking for a beautifully updated OCEANFRONT property on Hilton Head Island, then look no further.  This 3 bedroom, 3 bath end-unit is ready for you to enjoy! 

#2003 Turtle Lane Club Villas offers privacy and sweeping oceanfront views from one of the best beaches in Sea Pines and Hilton Head Island.  The interior of this unit boasts a light and bright kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances, fresh beach décor with custom wall treatments, tile floors and gorgeous updated baths. 

Turtle Lane Club Villas offers two fantastic pools, underground parking plus storage.

Turtle Lane Club Villas are located in Sea Pines. Sea Pines features four 18-hole golf courses, including Harbour Town Golf Links, home of the RBC Heritage Golf

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The concept of using images and video footage in real estate showcase videos isn’t new, but it has been proven to be a very effective way to showcase a property to prospective buyers. So, what is a new, effective, and underutilized method of marketing a property today? One of the newest, and I would argue most effective, methods is the use of drone technology for video and still images.

In the last couple of years, drone technology has rapidly evolved. As an example, just about two years ago, if you wanted an aerial image, there were basically only a couple of options; 1) Hire a professional helicopter pilot who could take pictures or video while flying over your property; or 2) Hire a person who knew how to assemble electrical components, solder

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THE 3 BIG REASONS I MOVED TO HILTON HEAD ISLAND…

 1.  After spending 32 years in the cold Michigan winters, I decided enough was enough.  Shoveling snow out of the driveway over and over again got old.  Coming to a stop light on top of a hill and suddenly realize you are slowly siding backwards down the hill out of control.  Losing power for a week due to a blizzard and you didn't make it to the store in time.   And lastly, that 40 degree below zero wind chill the winter of 1981 confirmed it.

 2.  I had an opportunity to do a temporary assignment with an Ad Agency here on the Island.  I had been here on vacation the year prior, so I didn't need to think long.  The opportunity turned into a full time permanent position!! 

3. Plus I knew that

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The concept of using images and video footage in real estate showcase videos isn’t new, but it has been proven to be a very effective way to showcase a property to prospective buyers. So, what is a new, effective, and underutilized method of marketing a property today? One of the newest, and I would argue most effective, methods is the use of drone technology for video and still images.

In the last couple of years, drone technology has rapidly evolved. As an example, just about two years ago, if you wanted an aerial image, there were basically only a couple of options; 1) Hire a professional helicopter pilot who could take pictures or video while flying over your property; or 2) Hire a person who knew how to assemble electrical components, solder

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Our island is so beautiful!  Hurricane Matthew took a giant swat at us in October, but we are recovering rapidly.  Much of the debris stacked on the side of the road has been removed and we are getting back to normal. 

When I first came back from the evacuation, it was so sad to see so many trees down.  The town of Hilton Head Island estimates we lost about 160,000 trees on our island and yet we have an amazing number left. The island is as beautiful as ever.  One of my first memories on returning is walking north on the beach, looking left and seeing our dunes gone and evidence of boardwalks torn up and trees down.  Then I turned to the right and there was our gorgeous ocean and I knew we were going to be okay.

The Town of Hilton Head Island

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