June 22, 2017
The Party: To celebrate Lowcountry Local First’s 10th anniversary, guests headed to the Garden & Gun offices in The Cigar Factory, where 10 “Local Luminaries” were honored. These people are leaders in the community who share the nonprofit’s dedication to supporting local, independent businesses. Lowcountry Local First director Jamee Haley personally thanked each individual recognized, sharing stories of their commitments to the cause. Following the awards, guests mingled over charcuterie and other bites from Cru Catering and cocktails courtesy of Striped Pig Distillery.
Highlight: Jamee Haley’s moving speech on the importance of buying locally sourced products
Overheard: “Being successful and having a heart are not mutually exclusive.”
Beneficiary: Lowcountry Local First