Palmetto Quilt Guild Meeting will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 15 via Zoom.

Speaker is author Becky Goldsmith on “A Practical Approach to Color.” She will also teach an online workshop.

For the link to the meeting and to sign up for the workshop, visit

• The Hampton Hall Charitable Fund (HHCF) invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for its 2020 grants program.

This year’s program will focus on offering financial support to local agencies that provide services such as food, clothing and housing to children and families that have been most affected by the economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

More information can be found on the website of the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, Applications and are due via email or postmarked by Oct. 15.

For more information, email Maureen Dvorak at

• America’s Boating Club Hilton Head will offer America’s Boating Course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 24 at The Boathouse, 5279 N. Okatie Highway in Ridgeland. 

The class is appropriate for anyone new to boating, those who have never taken a boating course, or those who need a refresher safety course.

Cost is $75 per person and includes book and navigation tools. Bring a lunch. 

For more information, contact Tom Ryley at or 843-298-0628.

Camera Club of Hilton Head will meet via Zoom at 7 p.m. Oct. 27.

Guest speaker is Renee Carolla, a veteran photographer and owner of Urban Dog Photography studio in Greenville, N.C. She will offer tips on getting the “purrrfect” shot of your cat or dog.

The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Volunteers in Medicine VIRTUAL Gala Begins October 30th

Hilton Head Island, SC. October 13th, 2020 – Volunteers in Medicine is about to kick off our first ONLINE VIRTUAL Gala. 2020 has been a challenging year for us all, especially our VIM patients. With the increase in job loss, furloughs and financial need, free, quality healthcare is more important than ever. We would be greatly appreciative if you would include a brief mention about the Gala in your communications throughout the donation window. Thank you for helping us support our local community in these trying times.

2020 VIM Circle of Caring Virtual Gala

October 30th – November 30th, 2020

Virtual Gala 2020

All donations of $50 and higher receive a VIM-exclusive link to our Deas Guyz concert filmed at The Jazz Corner. Help us, help our neighbors in need.

About Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island

Volunteers in Medicine was established on Hilton Head Island in 1993 and provides free medical, dental, mental health, vision, and prescription drug care for those residents of the community who live and or work on Hilton Head or Daufuskie Island, earn less than 200% of federal poverty levels and are underinsured or uninsured. Last year, VIM facilitated more than 28,000 patient visits and is the model for 88 free health clinics throughout the country. Funding is through grants and donations. VIM neither seeks nor accepts government support.

Over 600 clinical and lay volunteers manage 23 medical specialties and five disease management clinics. The clinic focus on wellness, prevention & disease management keeps our community healthy and productive.

Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island is located at 15 Northridge Drive. For information call 843.689.6612 or visit