E-blast 12-20

A letter from family of Julie Meyer:

Our hearts are broken and our sadness is immense since the loss of our cherished daughter and sister Julie. We as a family will greatly miss our Julie but take comfort in knowing she is always with us. The kindness, Love, generosity and unwavering support you not only extended to Julie, but to us as well, has been a constant reminder of all the good in people of this island.

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E-blast 11-6

From the Daufuskie Island Council:

Election Note: As you cast your vote in the upcoming Nov 8 election, there is one local ballot question particularly affecting Daufuskie –

Local Question #1 proposes a Beaufort County 1% sales tax to fund capital projects. Two of the nominated projects are on Daufuskie:
– Daufuskie Island Consolidation of Island-Wide Solid Waste Disposal ($1.8 million)
– Daufuskie Island Road Right-of-Ways ($1.35 million)
The question asks for a Yes or No vote. Please consider the potential impact for Daufuskie when voting.

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An Important Note from the Publisher

Dear Front Porch Readers,

In November of 2008 I was asked to take over the editorship of the Front Porch.
I am now finishing my eighth year and it is time for me to retire. After a year of searching, it does not appear that anyone is interested in taking over this job and the next issue will be our last. The good news is that the island no longer needs the Front Porch.

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Eblast 10-27

From the First Union African Baptist Church:

It is time to celebrate! This Sunday, there will be a special service at the First Union African Baptist Church – Daufuskie’s Community Church. Musical guest Bill Alston will highlight our service, and there will be a fellowship meal immediately after the service. Bring a dish if you wish, but more importantly, bring yourself! Service starts at 10:00 am. Music, food, fellowship, and even games for the little ones. What better way to celebrate our fantastic community! All are welcome.

E-blast 9-29

Freeport Marina:

Bloody Point Lighthouse is hosting a Fall Harvest Fest, October 1, 2016 from 3pm-7pm.  Join us for food, fun, historical presentations, and games for the kids.  No admission cost for presentations.  We will also have a Pig Roast and Oyster Roast.  Cost to eat will be $20 for adults and $10 for kids under 12 years of age.  Includes all you can eat pork, oysters, sides, nonalcoholic drink.  Beer and Wine bar available at an additional cost.

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E-blast 9-18

Please note the following from the Daufuskie Island Council:

The agenda for Tuesday, September 20th meeting at 6:30.

1.Updates
a. Beaufort County Ordinance on golf carts
b. County restroom contract/bids -Chuck Hunter
c. DI Council By Laws- Deb Smith
d.. Webb Tract
2. Palmetto Breeze ID cards -on island processing-  Charlie Small
3. Street closing-Oak Ridge Lane
4. Hunting season- Info for hunters and residents
5. Turtle Hatchings- Janet Adams
6. Open forum