April 2013

April 2013: Series of Fortunate Events

Welcome to the Team Jean Woods has joined The Alliance Group Realty located in the Fresh Market Shoppes on Hilton Head Island A New Position Palmetto Electric Cooperative has named Berl Davis Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective April 1. Welcome! Colleton River Plantation Club is pleased…

April 2013: Mayors

ARE WE OPEN FOR BUSINESS? Recently, Hilton Head Island Town Council voted to oppose a flyover bridge to connect the Bluffton Parkway to U.S. 278, just before the causeway to Hilton Head Island. One might think that the flyover is a new idea. Actually, it has…
Author:Drew Laughlin and Lisa Sulka

April 2013: Charity Corner- Deep Well

Deep Well Celebrates 40 years Helping Islanders in Need It was the late 1960s when island resident Charlotte Heinrichs, a former New York State public health nurse, recognized that the widespread infestation of parasites in local school children was the result of water wells that were…
Author:Peggy Nowak

April 2013: A Line in the Sand

“Well, beat the drum and hold the phone—the sun came out today!

We’re born again, there’s new grass on the field.

A-roundin’ third, and headed for home, it’s a brown-eyed handsome man;

Anyone can understand the way I feel.”

Author:Frank Dunne, Jr. & Courtney Hampson

April 2013: B-Social

2013 LOW COUNTRY HEART WALK Are you a heart disease or stroke survivor-or do you know someone who is? The American Heart Association wants to walk with you. On Saturday, April 13, over 2,000 people will take to the streets for the American Heart Association’s Low Country…

April 2013: Tips from a Golf Pro

Nutrition and your golf game It is no secret that eating better will make your body feel better, and the better you feel the better you play. But what constitutes eating better, and how is it that doing so will allow you to concentrate better and…
Author:Pete Popovich

Make that a Dozen for Champ Carl Peterson

When 2012 RBC Heritage champion Carl Pettersson walked up to the green on Harbour Town’s #18, he knew his 14 under was the winning number—by five strokes. He had the trophy, the check, the tartan jacket, everything. Everything, that is, except what is more important…
Author:Paul Devere

Beyond the Fairways and Greenways

In honor of the PGA TOUR Wives Association’s 25th anniversary, the organization has published a commemorative book entitled Beyond the Fairways and Greens—Look Inside the Lives of PGA TOUR Families. This stunning “family album” captures the Association’s quarter century of charitable work and, through hundreds…

Biking to the RBC Heritage

In an effort to reduce traffic congestion and leverage Hilton Head Island and The Sea Pines Resort’s existing pathways networks, access to The Sea Pines Resort by bicycle will be encouraged for RBC Heritage ticket holders and volunteers. Tournament and volunteer badges must be presented for…

Captain Woody's- Just a Different Door

News travels fast when a three-decade dining fixture pulls up stakes and relocates, and that’s just fine with Russell Anderson of the new and expanded Captain Woody’s on Hilton Head. Customers were ready and waiting when he and co-owning spouse Shannon Wright opened the new…
Author:Michael Paskevich

The Bike Doctor- Spoke-driven business an extended family practice

James Bradford is officially “The Bike Doctor” but to hear him tell it, the spoke-driven business is more of an extended family practice. “There’s no way we’d be where we are these days without the incredible crew we have,” said Bradford, a one-time competitive road…
Author:Michael Paskevich

Sea Pines Liquor & Market- 'Moonshine Central'

When Jeff and Debby Gould of Sea Pines Liquor & Market couldn’t score a fresh supply of (legal) moonshine earlier this year, it was time for some sober thinking at the state’s top retailer of the historically potent liquor. “All of the distributors were out of…
Author:Michael Paskevich

Will Snyder

Will Snyder settles in over a cup of coffee and starts to chart an emerging career in music that, at the formative age of 27, is still very much in progress. And it’s off to a most convincing launch, if earning co-producing credits on the…
Author:Michael Paskevich

Spring Cleaning- Clean as a Whistle

Like learning a new language, little victories can motivate you to improve. Last month you victoriously and accurately ordered the cheese you actually wanted from the French woman at your local wine and cheese shop without a disapproving tisk-tisk. Now you want to be ready…
Author: Kitty Bartell

Gifted Hilton Head- Jewelry and Accessories on-trend, only the beginning

Like sweet grass fronds woven into baskets by the gnarled hands of a Lowcountry artist, Meredith Taylor has woven herself into the fabric of Hilton Head Island. Her affinity for the area has made her a natural when creating Gifted Hilton Head, her shop in…
Author:Kitty Bartell


Hair and Make-Up by Danielle Keasling of Salon Karma
Styling by Zoltan M. Puski
Model: Makenna Reeder / Rise Model Management
All Clothes from Patricia’s in the Village of Wexford


Last month, Behind the Gates took its first steps into Jasper County. In this issue, Callawassie Island brings us back to Beaufort County, but takes us for only our second foray off the 278 mainland corridor since leaving Hilton Head Island. The folks up there…
Author:Frank Dunne, Jr.


What simple pleasures bring you happiness? Some say good friends. Others say being out in nature or enjoying tasty food or wine. Chef Bryan Bobinchuck of Catch 22 restaurant and Captain Eric Moore of Moneric Fishing Charters, LLC say all the above. “Being able to bring…
Author:Rebecca Edwards

Medical Section: Understanding Medicare

“Don’t panic.” — Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Author’s note: The purpose of this article is to help people enroll in Medicare, not to judge its value, merits, faults or burden on the federal deficit. I am not an expert on Medicare, but…
Author:Paul Devere

Medical Section: New and Exciting Strategies for Treating Chronic Pain

Chronic pain affecting the low back and joints is one of the most common complaints seen by physicians. As compared to acute problems causing pain (such as a sprained ankle), chronic pain affects many aspects of patients’ lives. Chronic pain can interfere with work, relationships,…
Author:John P. Batson

Medcial Section: Weighing in on Alcohol

Hilton Head Island is a small community, so let’s get this straight right up front. If you see me out after 5 p.m., you can bet I’ll be sipping a glass of chardonnay. So this is not one of those fire and brimstone sermons about…
Author:Linda S. Hopkins

Medical Section: The Difference between School Speech Therapy and Private School Therapy

At least once a week I am asked by concerned parents, “What is the difference between school speech therapy and private speech therapy?” When you suspect that your child is having a speech or language delay, getting started with therapy can be overwhelming and confusing.…
Author:Jessi Dolnik

Medical Section: Lend Me Yours Ears - Hilton Head Hearing Services

If you met Paul Hayward Taylor, you would probably describe him as jovial, witty and personable. His handshake is confident, his smile is warm, and his southern accent is charming. Today he is wearing khaki pants and a soft yellow sweater and is excited about…
Author:Rebecca Edwards

Medical Section: Hospital's Hip New Joint

Total joint replacement surgery remains a last-ditch orthopedic option. However, folks left with no other option now have their own exclusive place for post-operative care and therapy at Hilton Head Hospital. After determining a growing need for more effective in-patient care, hospital higher-ups and orthopedic specialists…
Author:Michael Paskevich

Medical Section: Vision Correction with Lasik: How to know if it's right for you

LASIK has become an important option for people to correct their vision, enhance their quality of life, and reduce or eliminate a lifetime of dependence on glasses and contacts. LASIK has become one of the most popular surgeries, and allows people from all walks of…
Author:Kenneth D. Farr, M.D.

Medical Section: A Weight Loss Journey

It is no secret to any of us that making a commitment to changing eating habits and activity levels are the keys to long-term success with weight management. Also, many of us have read the articles that talk about “changing your relationship with food.” That…
Author:Jim Hines

Medical Section: Visiting Angels - Bringing new in-home care services to the Lowcountry

Richard DeSalle of Bluffton and Keith Weinman of Hilton Head Island recently opened Visiting Angels, a local agency serving Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and Beaufort, S.C. areas. DeSalle and Weinman, along with their team of certified nursing assistants provide in-home care, respite care, senior personal…

April 2013: Editor's Note

Life Lessons from Lucy You know, some days I feel like a terrible person. I snap. I judge. I don’t think before I speak. And as soon as those mean words leave my mouth I think, “I’m a donkey’s behind!” Sometimes in the heat of the…
Author:Maggie Washo

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