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  • The Maye River Quilters will meet Sept. 8 at Palmetto Electric Cooperative, 1 Cooperative Way, Hardeeville.

The social will begin at 9:30 a.m. with meeting following at 10 a.m.

For more information, call 847-707-6034.

  • Liberal Men of the Lowcountry will meet at noon Sept. 12 at The Golf Club at Indigo Run, 101 Berwick Drive.

Lili Coleman, director or Second Helpings, will speak on the services they provide for those in need.

Cost of luncheon is $20. To register and prepay, visit liberalmenhhi.org.

  • The Yellow Footprints Detachment #1154 of the Marine Corps League is will hold its ninth annual golf tournament Sept. 15 at the Ocean Point Golf Links at Fripp Island Golf and Beach Resort.

The event begins at 9 a.m.

The fundraiser raises money for their annual scholarship awards program and the Marine and Sailor Family Outreach program.

Golfers interested in playing may contact Ron West at 843-707-7866 or RonUSMC1280@me.com.

  • The Lowcountry Christian Women's Connection will hold its next luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 19 at the Hampton Hall Clubhouse.

Our feature is a fashion show from Chico's at the Tanger 1 Outlet.

The guest speaker, from Sebastian, Fla., is Penny Zee, whose topic is "The different kinds of love and the love that makes a difference."

Cost is $25 and must be paid by Sept. 12. Make checks payable to CWC Bluffton and mail to Carol Mock, 607 Argent Way, Bluffton, SC 29909. For more information, call 843-705-7604.

  • Plantation Self Storage will host its fifth annual Canned Food Drive to benefit Bluffton Self Help Sept. 19-Oct. 6.

Drop off unopened, unexpired, non-perishable food items at the office, 1110 Fording Island Road from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday.

Non-perishable food items include: peanut butter and jelly, pasta and pasta sauce, canned meats and fish, canned soups, canned fruits and vegetables, hot and cold cereal, instant potatoes, rice, and stuffing, baking mixes, evaporated and powdered milk, canned juice, instant pudding and healthy snacks.

For more information, call 843-815-8000 or email pbl@plantationstorage .com.

  • The Palmetto Quilt Guild will meet from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 20 at Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road.

The meeting is open to members and guests, with a $5 guest fee.

The guest speaker is Pat Sloan from Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a designer, author, lecturer and, with her weekly internet radio show, is truly the "Voice of Quilting."

For more information, visit palmetto quiltguild.org.

  • Latinos Unidos will host its ninth annual Latin Food Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 30 at Shelter Cove Community Park.

Proceeds from the festival will go to Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island. Over the years, Latinos Unidos, a community organization, has donated more than $118,000 to VIM HHI through the festival.

The festival will offer a wide variety of traditional Latin fare, music and entertainment for families. Children's activities will be provided. Admission is $3 for adults, with children admitted free. For more information, call 843-689-6612 or visit www.vimclinic.org.

  • "A Celebration of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" gala will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Sea Pines Country Club on Hilton Head Island.

The event will feature the music of Neil Diamond by Ken Kolbe, dinner, live and silent auctions, and raffles.

Tickets are $85 each and should be purchased by Sept. 15 by calling 843-689-2222. Ask for Liz or Judy.

  • American Legion Post 205 of Bluffton will host its 13th anniversary Golf Tournament Sept. 22 at Rose Hill Golf course, beginning with coffee and doughnuts at 8 a.m.

The cost is $85 per golfer, men and women ($80 for all veterans and active military).

A cookout with raffle and door prizes will be held following golf.

Proceeds support the Bluffton Veterans Day Parade, the Memorial Day Ceremony, Fisher House (veterans housing), Bluffton High School JROTC and other local agencies.

For more information, contact David Leite, chairman, at 508-272-7622 or ddaltaz@msn.com, or visit alpost205 .org.

  • The Big 10 Coalition will host its sixth annual kick-off picnic from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Indigo Hall in Indigo Run Plantation.

Coach Sharon Versyp, the Purdue women's basketball coach, will be the speaker. She has held the position for 12 years. She was inducted into both the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and the New England Basketball Hall of Fame. She most recently was honored as the 2014 ESPNW Big Ten Coach of the Year.

All Big 10 alumni are invited to the picnic. For more information, email big10onhh@gmail.com.

  • The Women's Association of Hilton Head Island (WAHHI) will host its Fall Luncheon Sept. 24 at the Sonesta Resort in Shipyard Plantation.

Interest group sign-up begins at 10 a.m., with social hour at 11 a.m. and the luncheon and program at noon.

The keynote speaker will be WSAV's Chief Meteorologist, Kris Allred. Allred is one of 30 women chief meteorologists in the U.S. She will bring the WSAV Storm Tracker with her for the presentation.

The luncheon is open to WAHHI members and the general public. To register, visit wahhi.org or contact Anne Lambdin at reservations@wahhi.org. Tickets are $30 ($32 online) for members and $38 ($40 online) for guests.

  • The Camera Club of Hilton Head Island will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 2 Mathews Court on Hilton Head.

The guest speaker is Kelley Luikey, who will discuss where and how to shoot wildlife, printing and finishing images, and shooting with editing in mind. Luikey is a South Carolina-based photographer, teacher and master naturalist.

The meeting is open to members and guests. For more information, visit cchhi.net.

  • Applications are being accepted by the Hilton Head Firefighters Association (HHFA) for its annual awards grants to nonprofit organizations in the Lowcountry area.

Grant requests will be accepted through Oct. 31. Applications are available at hhifirefighters.org. Submit to bryans@hiltonheadislandsc.gov.

In 2017, the HHFA awarded more than $22,000 to local charities. The HHFA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization composed of the employees of Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue. Since its inception, HHFA has donated more than $422,000 to local charities.

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