HHI GETS NEW ART STUDIO
Sonja Griffin Evans has opened a new art studio and gallery bearing her name at 32 Palmetto Bay Road Suite10A. Her paintings, mixed media art and handmade jewelry are influenced by Gullah culture. Griffin Evans is an internationally acclaimed artist who was born and raised in Beaufort.
UNITED WAY WELCOMES NEW PRESIDENT
Dale Douthat has joined the United Way of the Lowcountry as its new president and CEO. A native of Kentucky, he is a graduate of Murray State University and had a 15-year career in advertising and design. Previously, he served as director of Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore in Louisville, Kentucky.
FRAUM CHIROPRACTIC EARNS CERTIFICATION
Fraum Chiropractic Life Center, P.A. on Hilton Head Island is now the only office in the Lowcountry certified by the International Stem Society of Stem Cell Applications. Dr. Heather Hinshelwood, Dr. Brad Fraum, Dr. Brian McGinnis, Sharon Fraum and Bree Maxwell received the designation in June.
PLAYERS WORLD OF SPORTS ADDS NEW MANAGER
Emma Stanton Gregory has joined the team at Players World of Sports as a manager. She was born and raised on Hilton Head Island and graduated from Winthrop University.
ST. ANDREW BY-THE-SEA ADDS TWO
Alice Frawley and Bob Rosene have joined the staff at Saint Andrew By-The-Sea.
Frawley is the new children’s ministries coordinator for the church’s Hilton Head campus, where she will oversee children’s Christian education programs and plan special events. Frawley has a master’s degree in education and teaching experience with students from elementary school through the college. She is also a performing musician.
Bob Rosene will serve as part-time youth ministry leader and will continue to manage the Upward basketball program. He will work with young people in grades six through 12 on Hilton Head Island and conduct youth group events at the church’s Bluffton campus.
THERAPY GROUP OPENS IN BLUFFTON
A new mental health practice called Therapy Group has opened a location in Moss Creek Village. The practice includes four full-time South Carolina-licensed doctoral and master’s level providers who specialize in evidence-based treatments to assist individuals and couples suffering with anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, eating disorder, relational problems, behavioral issues and more. Therapists are Maria Malcolm, PhD, LP; Jackie Mathisen, MA, LPC; Greg Schenkel, LMT, LISW-CP, JD; and Philip Searcy, LISW-CP.
OUTSIDE HILTON HEAD PROMOTES NEW RETAIL MANAGER
Meghan Cline has been promoted to retail manager at Outside Hilton Head. Originally from Moultrie, Georgia, Cline began her career at Outside in 2012. She has been a kayak guide, retail associate and assistant retail manager at the company. Cline has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Georgia Southern University.