“Know Your Stuff” Home Inventory Mobile App

In lieu of a large or even small disaster, knowing exactly what was lost is extremely important. With the ‘Know Your Stuff’ mobile app by Insurance Information Institute, it is as simple as 1-2-3 to keep an up-to-date record of your belongings. All you have to do is take photos of your belongings and fill in some information and details. The app is available for iPhone or Android.


“Know Your Plan” Disaster App

Do you know the proper steps to take when disaster strikes? Not many people do, so educate yourself with this great app by Insurance Information Institute called “Know Your Plan.” Whether it’s a hurricane, earthquake, wildfire, tornado, freezing temperatures or evacuations, this app will help you take the needed steps to protect you and your loved ones, your belongings, and even your furry friends.

The app includes preloaded checklists that make it easy to learn about the necessary steps that need to be taken to avoid disaster. Please visit here to read reviews and to learn more about the app and other apps made by Insurance Information Institute. Be protected!

Top 10 Events to Attend in March

Friday, March 7, 2014- Taste of the Lowcountry Jasper Style

Head out to Ridgeland for the 7th annual Taste of The Lowcountry Jasper Style. The event will take place at the Jasper County Farmers’ Market from 6-10 p.m. There will be live beach music performed by the Fantastic Shakers, and food vendors from around the area showing off their cuisine. Tickets are $25 and support the Boys and Girls Club of Jasper County. For more information, please visit https://secureonlinegiving.com/events/site/index.asp?eventID=1361.


Sunday, March 9, 2014-Palmetto Bluff Half Marathon

What a great way to spend your Sunday morning. Run through one of the most beautiful communities in the US for a great cause. The race benefits BackPack Buddies which provides back packs full of food to be sent home with children who are on free or reduced breakfast and lunch plans and most likely go home to a house with no food. The race begins at 9:00 am. For more information, please contact Palmetto Running Company at 843.815.1718.


Saturday, March 15, 2014-Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival

Spend your afternoon the right way! Come to Honey Horn Plantation and enjoy the largest tented public outdoor wine tasting on the East Coast. There will be over 400 wines featured, delicious food, the Bartender’s Challenge Waiter’s Race, and live music. Admission is $40 and the event is from 12-4. For more information, please visit http://www.hiltonheadwineandfood.com/.


Saturday, March 15, 2014-Hilton Head Shamrock Run

The race begins at 8 a.m. starting in front of New York City Pizza Plaza at Heritage Plaza. The route will take participants down Pope Avenue, onto Forest Beach Drive, and finish inside Coligny Plaza. All ages are invited to participate and the event will benefit Mental Health America of Beaufort as well as Jasper and Hilton Head High School Athletics.


Sunday, March 16, 2014- 31st Annual St. Paddy’s Day Parade

Don’t miss this iconic annual event. The 31st Annual St. Paddy’s Day Parade has grown to be one of Hilton Head Island’s most favorite and popular events to attend! The parade starts at 3:00 on South Forest Beach near the Holiday Inn and ends on Office Park Rd. Be sure to get your spot early along Pope Avenue and get ready to be entertained!


Saturday, March 22, 2014-Parade of Homes Tour

Hilton Head Island is full of beautiful homes and communities.  Take this tour to learn about the areas builders, educate yourself on their styles, and gain new ideas. The event will be presented by the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association and will take place from 10-am-4pm and Sunday from 12-4pm. For more information, please visit http://www.lowcountryhomeandgardenshow.com/.


Saturday, March 22, 2014-Wingfest!

Who doesn’t love some great wings? Come to Shelter Cove Community Park from 11am-6pm to taste wings from 15-20 local restaurants. Kids can let loose at the Kids Zone, live music will be performed, and tons of wings will be available for tasting. For more information, visit http://islandreccenter.org/index.php.


Thursday, March 27-Friday March 28, 2014-Carolina Dreamer Classic Car Monthly Cruise-in

If you have a love for cars, come to Main Street every 4th Thursday of each month through October at 6pm to meet the owners of cars and trucks from the 30’s to present day. Hear restoration stories from the owners and vote on your favorite car to find a monthly winner. For more information, please contact Gary Moulton at dragracer2@hargray.com


Sunday, March 30, 2014-Hilton Head Islands Seafood Fest Kick-off

The annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest helps raise money for the American Cancer Society, MD Anderson Cancer Research Center and Island Recreation Scholarship Fund. It is presented by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation and Hilton Head Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. The event starts at 3pm and ends at 7pm. Live music, delicious food, and beer from the River Dog Brewing Co. will be available. For more information, please visit http://www.davidmcarmines.org/.


Monday, March 31, 2014-Greg Russell

Kick start your summer with one of Hilton Head’s most beloved performers, Gregg Russell. He will be performing from 7:30-10pm at the Sea Pines Resort under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town. Kids and adults, come and be entertained!