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Leadership Grand Strand Accepting Proposals for Community Service Projects

Leadership Grand Strand Accepting Proposals for Community Service Projects

Myrtle Beach, SC – Leadership Grand Strand is now accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations for potential community service projects that have a lasting benefit to the community. The projects would be completed by LGS Class XXXII and must take place between September 2011 and April 2012. The community service projects also must occupy up to 30 participants for 25 hours (750 total hours of labor) over the eight-month period. Applications are due by June 1, 2011.   Nonprofits and government agencies are encouraged to submit proposals that address an organization’s specific needs that involve hands-on volunteer hours. Projects over the years have varied widely, from improving a local animal shelter to providing assistance to a program for abused children to […]

Natasha Bedingfield- House of Blues Myrtle Beach
By April 20, 2011 Read More →

Natasha Bedingfield- House of Blues Myrtle Beach

Natasha Bedingfield Presented by Freschetta House of Blues Myrtle Beach July 13, 2011 Natasha Bedingfield presented by Freschetta will play House of Blues Myrtle Beach on July 13, 2011. General Admission tickets are $20.00 Advance and $23.00 Day of Show* Tickets go on sale Friday April 22nd at 11am at LiveNation.com, House of Blues box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000. *Service Fees & Tax not included For more information go to www.livenation.com. About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE-LYV) is the largest live entertainment company in the world, consisting of five businesses: concert promotion and venue operations, sponsorship, ticketing solutions, e-commerce and artist management. Live Nation seeks to innovate and enhance the live entertainment experience for artists […]

NGA/Hooters Tour Heads To Whitewater

NGA/Hooters Tour Heads To Whitewater

Heavy hitters fill up field Myrtle Beach, S.C. – April 19, 2011 – After winning last week’s Michelob Ultra Classic in Albany, Ga., James Vargas knew that things would be different for the rest of the season, most notably his bank account. “[Winning $28,000] is huge for me,” said Vargas. “I can concentrate on golf more and not have to worry about the financial stuff the rest of the season. It also makes it where I can take more chances.” Vargas will get his first chance to display his freewheeling ways in this week’s NGA/Hooters Tour event at Whitewater Creek Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ga. Vargas, of Miami, Fla., will be one of the favorites in the field of nearly […]

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Cougars Excel in Beach Volleyball Tournament

Cougars Excel in Beach Volleyball Tournament

Video MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The College of Charleston Volleyball team placed three teams in the top-five including Elyse Chubb and Emily Shelton, who captured the tournament title this past weekend in the Cougars Sand Tournament at Myrtle Beach. The tournament, which featured six schools (CofC, Winthrop, UNCW, Coastal Carolina, Citadel and Wofford) and 24 teams started with pool play. The top eight teams advanced to the gold bracket including three of the four CofC teams. In the quarter finals Shelton and Chubb were matched against teammates Emily Neideffer and Maddie McGinnis. In a close match Shelton/Chubb advanced to the semi-finals with a score of 22-20 and 21-19 in the best of three set format. In the semi-finals it was […]

Living The Dream: Member Russell Knox Moves to Nationwide Tour

Living The Dream: Member Russell Knox Moves to Nationwide Tour

Myrtle Beach, S.C. – April 19, 2011 – Every player that tees it up on the NGA/Hooters Tour has visions of moving up the golfing ladder. Last week, current member Russell Knox proved that the rungs are not that far apart. The 25-year-old native of Scotland used a birdie-eagle finish to Monday Qualify for the Nationwide Tour’s Fresh Express Classic in Hayward, Calif., and then shot rounds of 65-68-66 on the first three days of the Fresh Express Classic to move into a tie for second going into the final round. Knox, a former Jacksonville (Fla.) University All-American, pulled even with leader Daniel Chopra in the final round and was facing a 5-foot birdie putt to take the outright lead […]

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The Weathered Nest Antique and Gift Shop Celebrates Grand Opening

The Weathered Nest Antique and Gift Shop Celebrates Grand Opening

Myrtle Beach, SC – New member of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, The Weathered Nest, opened on March 5, 2011, and celebrated their grand opening on April 2, 2011, with representatives of the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce and family members in attendance.   Located in the South of Howard Avenue (SOHO) of the Market Commons District, The Weathered Nest defines itself as a fine emporium of antiques and gifts. It is one of many new stores in the SOHO area and serves both tourists and locals in the Horry County area.   “We hope to bring a new dimension of home décor to the Myrtle Beach Area,” said owner Kim Kalvass. “Many of our customers tell us, […]

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The Third Nine With Josh Broadaway

The Third Nine With Josh Broadaway

Myrtle Beach, S.C. – April 13, 2011 – After graduating to the Nationwide Tour several years ago, Josh Broadaway will return to the NGA/Hooters Tour this week to compete in the Michelob Ultra Classic at Stonebridge Golf & Country Club in his hometown of Albany, Ga. As a rookie in 2005, Broadaway picked up a win and five top-five finishes in 20 starts. The cross-handed golfer finished the season with nearly $74,000 in earnings before moving to the Nationwide Tour. In his years since leaving the NGA/Hooters Tour, Broadaway has picked up 10 top-10s and 27 top-25s on the Nationwide Tour and is coming off a T43 effort in the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic. Prior to this first NGA/Hooters Tour […]

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Corey Smith at House of Blues Myrtle Beach July 3, 2011
By April 13, 2011 Read More →

Corey Smith at House of Blues Myrtle Beach July 3, 2011

Corey Smith will play House of Blues Myrtle Beach on July 3. Tickets go on sale Friday April 15th at 11am at LiveNation.com, House of Blues box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000. For more information go to www.livenation.com More information about Corey Smith: According to Corey Smith’s biography of himself (located at www.coreysmith.com/about/about-corey) music is the one thing that has had the most impact on his life. Music is one thing that he can always come back to that can help him. It gives him the chance to express himself to the point where it isn’t all about the money. Music has virtually saved his life. When he was in Jefferson High School in Georgia he was someone […]

NGA/Hooters Tour Returns To Stonebridge Golf & Country Club

NGA/Hooters Tour Returns To Stonebridge Golf & Country Club

Michelob Ultra Classic Attracts Top-Flight Field Myrtle Beach, S.C.- April 12, 2011 – Over the years, the NGA/Hooters Tour has been tabbed as the place “Where Tomorrow’s PGA Champions Are Playing Today!” And you need to look no further than the results of the last NGA/Hooters Tour event at Stonebridge Golf & Country Club to see that the tagline is well-deserved. Blake Adams, Kris Blanks, Chris Stroud, Josh Teater and Joe Affrunti all participated in the 2006 Stonebridge Michelob Ultra Classic and are now playing on the PGA Tour, while countless other participants have advanced to the Nationwide Tour. The field for the 2011 Michelob Ultra Classic presented by Albany Beverage Company at Stonebridge Golf & Country Club will again […]

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UNITED WAY PARTNERS WITH MYRTLE BEACH AREA CHAMBER TO BEAT GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

UNITED WAY PARTNERS WITH MYRTLE BEACH AREA CHAMBER TO BEAT GUINNESS WORLD RECORD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Contacts: Julie Kopnicky 843.347.5195 (office) 843.283.7017 (cell)uwofhc@sccoast.net Nora Hembree843.916.7235 (office) 843.655.7629 (cell)Nora.Hembree@VisitMyrtleBeach.com UNITED WAY PARTNERS WITH MYRTLE BEACH AREA CHAMBER TO BEAT GUINNESS WORLD RECORD Myrtle Beach, SC (April 11, 2011)- A week after celebrating the success of its annual fundraising campaign with the help of many volunteers and donors, United Way of Horry County is excited to announce that it will be this year’s premier charity partner of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s Beach Music Festival on Saturday, April 30. Together, United Way of Horry County and the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber will be attempting to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the most people simultaneously dancing “The Twist,â€� a chart-busting […]

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