World Affairs Council of Hilton Head

Summer Forum 2020

The Summer Forum programs are free and open to the public.  Each session is from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at Tide Pointe Retirement Community, 700 Tide Pointe Way,Hilton Head.

July Speaker

July 15: Ashley Jenkins, Beaufort County Recycling Coordinator

Ashley Jenkinswill give us an overview of recycling in Beaufort County, what drives the rules for our county and how we can develop partnerships to make our County more environmentally friendly.  Ashley will be talking about the impact on the South Carolina economy and what businesses have been created here as a result of recycling. 

August Speaker

August 19: Richard Thomas, Author of Backwater Frontier: Beaufort Country, SC at the Forefront of American History

Richard Thomas focuses his original perspective on the history of the Southeastern coastline.  His stories and their unmistakable implications chronicle 450 years of ground breaking initiative taken in the region, leaving the reader with no doubt as to the extraordinary role Beaufort County has played in the evolution of the American character and culture.

September Speaker

September 16: George Kanuck, co-chair of the Low Country Immigration Coalition

Immigration.  A big topic that touches us all.  George Kanuck, co-chair of the Low Country Immigration Coalition, will be discussing both legal and undocumented aspects of immigration and its impact on Beaufort County, what we should understand about DACA and what current comprehensive legislation is trying to solve.


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