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.

Dru BrownBROWN JOINS THE VACATION COMPANY

The Vacation Company announced the newest addition to its team of vacation experts, Dru Brown. Brown has worked for short-term rental companies on Hilton Head Island for more than 13 years, most recently serving as the business development manager for Beach Properties of Hilton Head.

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NEW FURNITURE & ACCESSORY STORE OPENS IN PROMENADE

Anne HagertyAnne Hagerty Interiors is pleased to announce the opening of their new furniture and accessory store, Abode, in the Bluffton Promenade. Located at 6 State of Mind Street, Abode will showcase select lines of upholstery, fabrics, lighting, rugs, decorative accessories and gifts. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday with late Thursday evenings. Full service Interior Design consultations and assistance are available upon request. www.abodesc.com, 843-815-3322.

NITELITES OPENS NEW HILTON HEAD FRANCHISE

NiteLites, an industry leader in the outdoor LED lighting, has opened its newest franchise in Hilton Head Island and northern coastal Savannah. Owner Robbie Eastland and his team of trained outdoor lighting designers and installers are working with businesses and homeowners who are looking to add curb appeal, safety, security and increased home value. NiteLites is a turn-key business for all of your outdoor lighting needs, which means they do it all: design the lighting project, manufacture their own brass fixtures, install, warranty and service the lighting system for years to come with a lifetime warranty on all fixtures. NiteLites can handle both commercial and residential projects.