WESTIN UNVEILS GRAND OCEAN TERRACE
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa opened the island’s newest wedding and event space. The 5,000-squarefoot Grand Ocean Terrace provides an elevated and unobstructed ocean view for up to 220 guests. Glass walls slide open into a full-length covered balcony, providing an all-season climate space. The Westin, at 2 Grasslawn Ave., is a AAA Four Diamond resort with 416 guest rooms and suites. Event space on property includes 19 meeting rooms, a 13,200-sq-ft Grand Ballroom and a 5,800-square-foot beachfront event deck.

BROENE AND HARPER EARN ASSOCIATE STATUS AT COURT ATKINS
Jason Broene and Andy Harper have been promoted to associates at Court Atkins Group, an architectural firm with offices in Bluffton and Hilton Head Island. The two former project managers earned this distinction for their exemplary contributions to the firm’s expanding commercial line of business. Broene successfully launched the new Hilton Head studio in addition managing commercial projects including Darren Clarke’s Tavern, Palmetto Dunes Resort Administration Building, Sea Turtle Marketplace on Hilton Head Island, and Fat Patties Restaurant in Bluffton. Broene joined Court Atkins Group in 2014. Harper was a key leader in the planning of the company’s new island commercial studio. He also worked on Bluffton Township Fire Station #30, Lady’s Island – St. Helena Headquarters Station and the Bluffton United Methodist Church expansion. 

NATE JONES PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT/ GENERAL MANAGER FOR ALL BROAD CREEK MARINA ADVENTURES

Nate Jones will now oversee ZipLine Hilton Head, Aerial Adventure Hilton Head, Broad Creek Marina & Up the Creek Pub & Grill. He has been with the Organization for almost a decade, having graduated from the College of Charleston with dual major in both hospitality and tourism management and business administration.

BOYS, ARNOLD & COMPANY CELEBRATING 40th ANNIVERSARY

Boys, Arnold & Company, a local private wealth management firm, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Founded in Asheville, North Carolina, by G. Waring Boys in 1977, a second office was established on Hilton Head Island in 1996 and is now located at 4 Dunmore Court. Boys, Arnold & Company provides highly personalized financial planning, portfolio management and fiduciary services to individuals and families, nonprofit institutions and private retirement plans. The firm services clients in over 30 states and several foreign countries and manages more than $1 billion in assets. The firm's Hilton Head team of employee/owners includes Tommy Arnold, Dudley Brickhouse, Eric Magnin, Monique McGlynn and Ann Miller.

HILTON HEAD HOSPITAL EARNS GOLD SEAL OF APPROVAL

Hilton Head HospitalHilton Head Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification, becoming only the second hospital in the state of South Carolina and the first in the Lowcountry to earn this impressive achievement. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Hilton Head Hospital underwent a rigorous on-site review in February by Joint Commission experts who evaluated compliance with national disease-specific care standards as well as cardiac-specific requirements. Clinical practice guidelines and performance measures also were assessed.

GROUP46 NAMED START-UP OF THE YEAR
GROUP46Group46 was awarded the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce’s Start-Up of the Year Award for 2016. Since its opening in 2014, group46 has proved the true potential of hard work and unrelenting dedication. A panel of judges selected group46 based off the company’s ever-increasing success, positive community impact and unparalleled creative-edge in modern communications. With offerings in branding, advertising, digital, consulting and public relations, group46 is combined of a diverse collection of experienced marketing and digital professionals who have a passion in crafting smart, inspired, tangible results.

J. BANKS CHAIR FEATURED IN INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE
The Gerlock Chair from the J. Banks Collection for Stanford Furniture was recently featured in Interior Design Magazine’s Fall Market Tabloid. The J. Banks Collection is a line of casegood and upholstery pieces designed by J. Banks president and founder Joni Vanderslice. Inspired through project and personal travel, Vanderslice continuously designs J Banks Collection upholstery pieces that are comfortable, functional and timeless and meant to be utilized in both contemporary and traditional settings, as well as residential and hospitality venues. The J. Banks Collection also extends into a casegood line through Abner Henry Fine Furnishings and a textile collection with Kravet.

35 COURT ATKINS GROUP HOME DESIGNS AWARDED
In a record-setting sweep of awards, a total of 35 Court Atkins Group home designs received recognition at the 17th annual LightHouse Awards ceremony, conducted by the Hilton Head Area Homebuilders Association. The awards were presented to the architectural firm’s homebuilder partners, whose submissions competed in both custom and remodel categories.

Berkeley Hall Club has garnered the pinnacle of excellence, listed among the Top 100 Platinum Country Clubs of America for 2016-2018 by Club Leaders Forum.  The most highly respected acknowledgement bestowed in the Private Club industry, the private golf club community was listed #76 among the nation's Top 100 5-Star Clubs. Platinum Clubs of America represents the upper 5% of America's Top Private Clubs of Excellence of which only a small number of clubs qualify for consideration.

STONEWORKS HONORS LONGTIME EMPLOYEES

StoneWorks of Hilton Head, one of the area’s leading source for marble, granite, and tile products, recently honored many of its employees for their longevity and service at the company. Seven employees were recognized for more than 10 years of service to Stoneworks. Recognized for their years of service were: Jose Domingo-Hernandez, 13 years; Charles Arriola, 16 years; Kelly Young, 11 years; Barbara Williams, 17 years; Joel Zak 11 years; Derrick Warren, 18 years; and Rob Cavano, 11 years.