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Mickey Davis and her husband Norton have been spending their winters in Myrtle Beach for the past decade.  “Because it’s winter and there are less tourists here, I notice the unemployment,” she says.  “And because of the unemployment, I noticed the lack of food.  My son is a food director for the Burlington, Vermont schools, …

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The March of Dimes is a non-profit organization whose mission is to fight for the health of babies and their mothers through research, education, and advocacy.  For many years, their focus has centered almost exclusively on babies and preventing premature births.  But in the past few years, the organization has undergone a significant brand change …

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Friday, September 27 – Sunday, September 29 by Melissa LaScaleia This is the 44th year that the annual Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival has graced our coastal communities at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet.    The festival will consist of over one hundred artists displaying their crafts for sale and for view in …

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Liberty, Justice, and a Good Time For All by Melissa LaScaleia The Murrells Inlet Boat Parade is gearing up to celebrate their 36th year in Murrells Inlet this July 4.  “A group of us started the Boat Parade in 1983 as a way to celebrate the 4th of July,” says Lee Hewitt.  “Other communities had …

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Instilling a Sense of Hope During a Single Day in Myrtle Beach by Melissa LaScaleia Sheila Karsevar is no stranger to entrepreneurial pursuits or following her passions.  She has owned her own business as a Reliv Ambassador in the health and wellness industry for twenty-three years.  She was so successful that sixteen years ago, her …

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Country Music at its Best in Myrtle Beach by Melissa LaScaleia This June, Southern Entertainment returns to our coast to bring country music lovers the much acclaimed Carolina Country Music Fest, CCMF.  Running for four days, the festival draws crowds from all over the country by the hundreds of thousands— and as they feature some …

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Celebrating Our Veterans During the Month of May and Beyond by Melissa LaScaleia May is Military Appreciation Month in Myrtle Beach.  Every week and weekend sees a new event which celebrates and recognizes the service of present and former members of the military.  The City of Myrtle Beach as well as the Myrtle Beach Chamber …

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This Year’s Spectacular Lineup by Melissa LaScaleia This month, the annual Myrtle Beach International Film Festival (MBIFF), returns once more to the Market Common with film crews flying in from Europe, China, Russia, and everywhere in between.  “The variety of films this year is just phenomenal,” says Jerry Dalton, founder of the film festival and …

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Being a Light for People All Over the Country by Melissa Lascaleia The 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival is coming to Myrtle Beach for the first time this month.  Attendees will gather together at Grand Park in the Market Common to enjoy music and food, and collectively send off their hopes, dreams, and prayers across …

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Bringing a Celebration of Celtic Culture Back to Myrtle Beach by Melissa LaScaleia For the past few years, the Saltwater Highland Games were a hugely popular festival held annually every March in Myrtle Beach.  But this year, the organizers chose not to host the event.  That’s when N.S. Promotions & Events stepped up to the …

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