As Seen in Bluffton Today

on May 4, 2016

‘Living shoreline': Port Royal Sound Maritime Center site for artificial oyster reef study Posted: May 4, 2016 – 12:08am By S.C. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES For Bluffton Today For the students enrolled in Heather Rembold’s environmental science class at John Paul II Catholic School, the opportunity to get outdoors on a sunny day in April is a big...

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“Sluice” – art in the water!

on Aug 10, 2015

Now on display in the waters surrounding the Maritime Center. “Sluice” is a mixed media installation by Henry Dean and will be on display through September 20, 2015. It comprises ten shaped canvas panels mounted on easel-rigs positioned in the lagoon/inlet adjacent to the Maritime Center. Structures are immersed by daily tides. The installation is a...

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Women In Philanthropy awards PRSF $16,000

on Jul 21, 2015

At its Annual Meeting earlier this summer, Women In Philanthropy announced that the Port Royal Sound Foundation was one of six grant recipients for its 2015 funding cycle. Women In Philanthropy (WIP) is a dedicated group of local women with the vision of making a difference in the Lowcountry through the power of collective giving. Each year, the organization awards...

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New Staff Members

on Jul 1, 2015

The Maritime Center is excited to welcome two new staff members to the team!  Rachel Jones and Chris Kehrer are both naturalists and bring a wonderful combination of personal characteristics, backgrounds and skills.  Working together to ensure the Center continues to provide excellent experiences to all of our visitors, Rachel will oversee programming and volunteers...

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Annual Celebration Announced

on Jun 22, 2015

(June 19, 2015) — The Port Royal Sound Foundation is proud to mark the year anniversary of the opening of its Maritime Center on Lemon Island with its first annual celebration, Night on the Sound, on October 31st. Guests will experience a ‘Lowcountry Elegant’ evening with a cocktail reception and seated dinner at the Maritime Center.  The Night on the Sound...

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New in Rotating Exhibit Room

on May 24, 2015

For Immediate Release (March 3, 2015) — The Sun City Photography Club on Monday completed installation of the Maritime Center’s newest exhibit in the Habersham Rotating Exhibit Room. Nearly three dozen framed photographs taken by members are displayed for pubic viewing. Everything from crabs to alligators to herons can be seen in this true celebration of...

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Oyster Reef Build

on May 1, 2015

For Immediate Release 100 Volunteers Needed for May 16th Oyster Reef Build  (May 1, 2015) – The Port Royal Sound Foundation is teaming up with the SC Department of Natural Resources and their SCORE program (South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement) to build an artificial oyster reef on Saturday, May 16th, at the Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime...

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New Staff Member

on Feb 12, 2015

Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center Adds to Staff (February 12, 2015)  The Port Royal Sound Foundation is pleased to announce an addition to its staff. Jennifer Jenkins started this week in her position as Volunteer Program Coordinator. She will oversee all facets of the volunteer program including the organization, recruitment, training, scheduling and...

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Eat, Sleep, Play post

on Nov 10, 2014

Love looking over the water while you’re driving over one of Beaufort’s many bridges? Ever wonder about the history of that water, what’s living in it, where it comes from, or how you can help preserve it? Look no further than the Port Royal Sound Foundation’s Maritime Center. Called by some the first large attraction in Beaufort in several...

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Ribbon Cutting

on Oct 24, 2014

(October 24, 2014)  November 1, 2014 marks the highly anticipated opening of the Port Royal Sound Foundation’s new Maritime Center on Lemon Island. Located in the newly renovated historic Lemon Island Marina, the Maritime Center is on the Chechessee River and accessible by car or boat. The Maritime Center is host to several exhibits that will appeal to all ages. ...

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