2018 Year in Review

Date Luncheon Programs and Speakers Organization of the Month
January 12 Our speaker was Theresa Lacy, Community Education Educator for Hopeful Horizons, an organization dedicated to children’s advocacy and is a domestic violence and rape crisis center. Art League of Hilton Head
February 9 Our theme was “From the Heart”, a showcase of the following non-profit organizations: The Literacy Center; The Boys & Girls Club; Volunteers in Medicine; Deep Well; The Children’s Center; and Second Helpings.
March 2 Our speaker was Edward Gabriel: former Ambassador to Morocco, discussing the Middle East with specific focus on issues surrounding Jerusalem/Israel. Heroes of the Lowcountry
April 13 Our speaker was Mary Ann Bromley, League of Women Voters, discussing Redistricting and Gerrymandering – Making Everyone’s Vote Count.
League powerpoint in PDF
League powerpoint
Redistricting L of WV Fact Sheet
League strategies
League of Women Voters
May 11 Democratic Candidates Forum: Governor: Phil Noble, James Smith, Marguerite Willis, Congress: Joe Cunningham, Toby Smith. Democratic Club South of the Broad
June 8 Our Speaker: Dr. Narendra Sharma, Neighborhood Outreach Connection will discuss Emerging Local Challenges such as  current and future issues facing residents of Hilton Head with emphasis on the Neighborhood Outreach Connection business model as well as poverty issues. HH Hospital Auxiliary
July No Meeting  
August 10 Our Speaker: Anne Caywood, Executive Attorney for Lowcountry Legal Volunteers, an organization that provides free, critical legal services and education through community volunteers and retired lawyers to low income individuals and families in Beaufort, Hampton, and Jasper counties. Lowcountry Indivisible
September 14
Meeting cancelled to prepare for unexpected visit from Florence
October 5 Our Speaker: Maggie Garrett, Director of Legal Affairs, Washington, DC
Slides from meeting (pdf)
Americans United for the Separation of Church and State (au.org)
November 9 Our Speaker: Bob Donelson
Energy and the Environment Slides (pdf)
Osprey Village/Lean Ensemble
December 7 Our Speaker: Ahmad Ward, executive director of Mitchellville Preservation Project. Topic :  What is a racist? Litter Box/HHHumane