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From the Daufuskie Island Conservancy:

Reminder from The Daufuskie Island Conservancy. Another island clean up project is scheduled for Saturday, February 15th from 10AM – 4:00PM. and Sunday, February 16th from 1PM. to 4PM. Volunteers are needed and are asked to meet at the Mary Fields School where lunch will be provided and gloves and bags supplied. Dress for work in the woods. For more information contact: Paul Vogel at 843-384-8297.

Tax Assistance for Islanders:


AARP-Foundation Volunteer Tax Assistance program will again provide trained and certified volunteers to help local residents prepare and e-file their state and federal tax returns for the 2012 fiscal year. There is no cost for this service. It is intended for low to moderate tax payers of any age, but with preference given to those 60 years of age or older. The Volunteers can help with a variety of tax situations applicable to these tax payers, but there are some things they are not permitted to deal with such as sale of a home, self-employed business income when expenses exceed $10,000, and other complex returns. Call below for more information.

The volunteers will be available on Saturdays March 1 and April 12, and possibly one other Saturday, if there is sufficient interest and APPOINTMENTS ARE MADE. Service will be by appointment only, no drop-ins can be helped. There is drop-in assistance on Hilton Head by AARP Volunteers on Tuesday afternoons at the public library and on Thursday mornings at the Senior Center. here is also a VITA site for low income tax payers on Hilton Head.

Tax payers will need to bring a photo ID, their Social Security Cards, last year’s tax return (if filed), and all relevant documents to their appointment. Tax forms will be prepared and e-filed at that time if all the correct information is provided.

For additional information and/or to schedule an appointment, please contact Pat Dempsey at pbdempsey@hargray.com or call and leave your name and phone number on her message machine at 686-6270.


From the Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation:

Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation Annual Meeting: Save the date for the DIHF Annual Meeting to be held Tuesday, March 25 at the Haig Point Clubhouse. The featured speaker will be Emory Campbell, former Executive Director of the Penn Center on St. Helena Island. Membership information has been sent out. Be sure to renew your membership or become a new member of the DIHF to be able to attend this always enjoyable and enlightening evening. Be on the lookout for further details.

From the Daufuskie Front Porch:

The Winter/Spring issue of the Front Porch will be in print and online the first week in March. The deadline for ad submissions is February 15th.

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