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Read the thoughts and impressions on a variety of topics written by Christopher F. Kerrigan, President and CEO of the Community Foundation as well as occasional guest bloggers.

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By Christopher Kerrigan / May 31, 2019
June is the time of year when parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles are bursting with pride as they watch their child, grandchild, niece or nephew walk across the stage to receive their college diploma.

By Christopher Kerrigan / April 30, 2019
Do you wake up every day feeling blessed to live in the Lowcountry? I know for the past 21 years that I’ve lived here,

By Denise K. Spencer / March 29, 2019
This, the last column I will write as President and CEO of Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, Inc., is the most difficult. Five hundred words is insufficient to say all that is in my heart. But I am compelled to reflect and share some insights. I’m not going to provide a lot of numbers and accomplishments. The 25th anniversary of the Community Foundation approaches, so I’m certain you will hear much more about that in the year to come. But there are some essential characteristics of this organization that are worth mentioning.

By Denise K. Spencer / February 28, 2019
To earn a private pilot license, students must start with basic instruction. This teaches them to fly under good weather conditions and visibility, and to trust their judgement based on what they see. Pilots may move on to additional specialized education to fly under instrument flight rules. This offers meteorology and intensive technical training so pilots can fly entirely by referring to the instruments in their airplane. Flying inside clouds, at certain altitudes, in all weather and at night requires this instrument rating.

By Denise K. Spencer / January 31, 2019
By February, many of us are into the second month of our new health club membership, or are counting the next six pounds of weight loss, or are continuing a focus on certain business growth goals.

By Denise K. Spencer / January 31, 2019
For me to write and share haiku poetry about sewage has to tell you that I’m serious about promoting the solution to this issue. Who else writes poetry about sewage?

By Denise K. Spencer / January 2, 2019
As a funder, Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has developed a great deal of knowledge about local needs and services. We have worked with many area nonprofit organizations and we understand their missions and programs.

By Denise K. Spencer / November 28, 2018
Did you know that individuals age 70 ½ can make a tax-free gift of up to $100,000 from their IRA to Community Foundation of the Lowcountry – in support of an existing fund or to establish a fund to support their favorite charitable cause(s)? And that means, of course, that a married couple could possibly claim up to $200,000 tax-free!

By Denise K. Spencer / November 1, 2018
Recently we had an orientation for new members of the board of directors at the Community Foundation. We were talking about various fund types and options for donors, and it was suggested that we give our standard “sales pitch” to them so they could use it with others.

By Jean Heyduck / September 25, 2018
My father is a retired art professor at a Midwestern university. When I was a kid I loved to tag along with him when he went to the ceramics studio to check on the progress of his kilns.

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry

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P.O. Box 23019
Hilton Head Island,
South Carolina 29925

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Hilton Head Island,
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