Kiawah Island Digest February 2020 - Page 7

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Election Results Last month, KICA members voted in the annual directors election. The candidates were vying to fill the seats of director Cathy Pumphrey and chair Ben Cheatham, whose terms will end at the Annual Meeting on Friday, March 13. Visit kica.us to view the results of KICA’s directors election or sign up for KICA emails at kica.us/ signup. KICA sends emails on a weekly and monthly basis with information, events and more, direct to your inbox. WINTER 2020 Our World From the health of our local tidal creeks to a delightful afternoon discussing jazz, the Our World Lecture Series has two meaningful and enlightening programs planned for Kiawah residents in February. Thursday, Feb. 6 - Tidal Creeks and Saltmarshes: Sentinels of the Lowcountry’s Environmental Health Dr. Fred Holland has spent a career researching and assessing the various influences on our environment. Most recently, his focus has been on evaluating the consequences of stormwater runoff from the increased development of coastal areas. What are the long term effects of development on tidal creeks and saltmarshes and, most important, what can be done to make realistic environmental management decisions? Thursday, Feb. 20 - All Things Jazz Director of Jazz Studies at the College of Charleston, Digest Contributors Virginia Chapel - Member Volunteer Bill Hindman - Member Volunteer Shauneen Hutchinson - Member Volunteer Sue Schaffer - Feature reporter Deb Stewart - Member Volunteer Robert Lewis is the triple threat of jazz—composing, performing and teaching jazz on a full-time basis. He is also Director of the acclaimed Charleston Jazz Orchestra, which recently performed its tribute to the Beatles here on Kiawah. He’s got opinions, insights, and a reliable list of recommendations for newcomers as well as veterans of the jazz world. This program is sponsored in partnership with Arts, etc. All lectures are held at 3 p.m. at the Sandcastle. To attend, RSVP to sandcastle@kica.us. Staff Production Team Leah Burris - Communications and Brand Manager Emily Jenkins - Communications/editor the membership in a balanced and constructive manner. Statement of Editorial Policy KICA will endeavor to report significant island news as well as informational topics, programs and events of interest to its members. KICA may from time to time publish editorials in support of its strategic objectives. Member suggestions on Digest Mission Statement Kiawah Island Digest is an official communications tool of content should be submitted by email to communications@ the Kiawah Island Community Association. Its mission is to kica.us. accurately and effectively communicate information to KIAWAH ISLAND DIGEST | 7