• Peter Liggett, M.D., a Hilton Head retina specialist, will conduct an educational seminar on macular degeneration at 4 p.m. March 9 at TidePointe, 700 TidePointe Way on Hilton Head.

Dr. Liggett is a leader in the evaluation and treatment of macular and retinal diseases. He has been a clinical professor of ophthalmology at Yale School of Medicine and Weill Cornell College of Medicine. He has written more than 75 articles in peer-reviewed journals and edited four major textbooks on diseases of the macula and retina.

His practice is Hilton Head Macula & Retina, located at 15A Lafayette Place on Hilton Head Island.

The seminar is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. To register, visit www.hhmr.org/tidepointe or call 843-422-9987.

  • The Coastal Carolina Hospital Governing Board recently elected new officers.

David L. Kimball, a Sun City Hilton Head resident, was elected as the new chairman. He succeeded former chairman Louis Grant. Kimball has been a member of the governing board since 2013.

  1. Martin Sauls IV of Ridgeland was elected vice chairman and Robert M. Norwood of Callawassie Island was elected secretary.

In addition to being on the governing board, Kimball serves on the hospital’s Sun City Advisory Council, where he provides input into health care issues and hospital services and serves as a liaison to the Sun City community.

A native of Jasper County, Sauls is active throughout the community. He currently serves as president of the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the Jasper County Council.

Norwood is a retired insurance executive and former owner of a local Comfort Keepers franchise. Both Sauls and Norwood joined the hospital’s governing board two years ago.

  • The holistic practitioners at Just Be Centre in Bluffton will be holding a variety of events during March that all take place at the Centre, 159 State St. in Bluffton Village. For full details visit www.justbecentre.com.

Jodi Watts, MA, LPC, EFT Level 2 practitioner will lead a workshop titled “How to use Emotional Freedom Technique: What is ETF?” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 9.

Cost is $30 per person and RSVP is required by calling 843-684-5634.

Chris-Marie Wave, ND, CNHP, CNM, RN will conduct several workshops on nutrition and natural remedies.

A food demonstration workshop will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 6. Participants can learn about simple drinks and snacks to nourish and support health, energy and weight loss. Cost is $40 per person.

“The Brain Game: Depression, Anxiety, Fear, Foggy Brain” will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon March 8.

Participants can learn about the care and feeding of your brain for enhanced clarity, focus and energy. Cost is $20.

A Natural Remedies Workshop will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 13. Attendees can learn natural remedies for mood enhancement, memory, and calming anxiety. Cost is $40.

“Oh, My Aching Belly!,” which focuses on digestive tract health, will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon March 22.

Cost is $20.

RSVP is required for all workshops by emailing chriswave1@yahoo.com.

Monday Guided Meditation is held each week from 9 to 9:30 a.m. A $5 donation is suggested and walk-ins are welcome.