Matthew’s Angels Oyster Roast and Plantation Supper
This Sunday, October 23rd 2016 from 5-9pm Sea Island will be hosting an oyster roast and plantation supper in honor of those who helped in the aftermath of hurricane Matthew. They will also be raising funds for the victims of the storm. The event will be held on Rainbow Island and will consist of dinner, live music, and live auction. You are able to nominate anyone that you would like to see honored by sending your stories to email@example.com by Wednesday, October 19th. Please include the contact information for the person you are nominating. Cost to attend this wonderful event is $125 per person and includes all food, beverage, entertainment, tax, and gratuity. ALL of the funds will be donated to United Way specifically for the Salvation Army and Red Cross in Glynn County. Food and beverages donated by Sea Island Company, Southern Soul Barbeque, Certified Burgers & Beverage, Delaney’s Bistro, Del Sur Artisan Eats, Mellow Mushroom, and Halyards. Elegant Island Living is proud to be a supporter of this event.
Ernie Andrus will finish his run, Saturday 8.20.16 at the Coast Guard Station on St. Simons Island
Does the name Ernie Andrus ring a bell? If not, it will after this weekend. 93 year old (as of Friday August 19th 2016) Ernie Andrus will be finishing a trek across the United States in St. Simons this weekend! He began this journey October 7th of 2013 in San Diego, California. Ernie is a World War II veteran who helped bring the, now, only remaining LST 325 navy ship back to the US from Crete, Greece. The ship has already been restored and is still operational however there were plans to return the ship Normandy for the D-Day Memorial Service, the same place it was 70 years ago. Cost to get it across the Atlantic Ocean are enormous and due to lack of finances the trip was cancelled. Ernie’s run across the United States will hopefully raise excitement about the LST 325 navy ship and help secure enough money to bring the ship back to Normandy.
As of July 10th he has run 2,534 miles in 957 hours. He will complete his race at the Coast Guard Station Saturday morning. I can’t wait to see history be made Saturday morning and hope to see the community out supporting Ernie! If you would like to donate to the LST 325 trip across the Atlantic, click here.
Way to go Ernie and Happy 93rd birthday!
Here at Hodnett Cooper Real Estate we not only have the most talented group of agents but also the most giving. Since January 2015, Realtor, Carly Oxenreider has brought a new meaning to corporate charitable giving through her program, “Paying It Forward with Property”. She donates 10 percent of her personal commission at the end of each sale to a charity of her client’s choosing.
The Holiday edition of Golden Isles Magazine recently did an article on Carly’s giving demeanor. In the article readers discover that Carly’s passion for giving back started long before she came to Hodnett Cooper Real Estate, For her 40th birthday a few years ago, while living in Los Angeles, she asked family and friends to commit to completing random acts of kindness such handing out coats to the homeless or buying someones meal at a drive through window. We could not be more thrilled she brought her Real Estate talent and giving heart to Hodnett Cooper in 2014 . We look forward to many years of working along side this talented, selfless woman.
Carly hopes more real estate agents will follow her lead and create their own way to pay it forward. Maybe we can all take note from Carly’s example. With the holidays approaching the needs of others become more visible. There are so many opportunities to give back regardless of where you are.
Click HERE to read Golden Isles Magazines full article on Carly.