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Dewees Island Arts Council Call for Works of Art – Sun, Moon & Stars

Dewees Island Arts Council

Call for Works of Art


Dewees Island Arts Council invites all Dewees friends and family members who are
skilled in painting, pottery, fiber arts, drawing, woodworking, photography and other disciplines
to participate in

Friday, August 2, 5:30 PM

The Huyler House

Artists are not required to be present to participate.

Please submit a photo and description of entries to Cassandra McLeod, Event Chair:

The mission of the Dewees Island Arts Council is to further the appreciation of the arts on Dewees Island and beyond through a series of programs, exhibits, workshops, lectures and field trips.

Committee Members: Diane Kliros (Chair), Anne Anderson, Claudia DeMayo, Ester Doyle, Brucie Harry, Low Harry, Susan Mashman, Barbara McIntyre, Cassandra McLeod, Cozy Mitchell, Jane Pasquini, Mary Reilly, Jane Savage, and Lisa Ward


Dewees Island Hurricane Preparedness Plan

June 1, 2019

Dear Dewees Island Property Owners,

We are hopeful we will have a peaceful season this year, but we must always be prepared as we enter the hurricane season, which began June 1.

Each year, Dewees Island POA Inc. and Dewees Utility Corporation update their Disaster Preparedness Plan for the hurricane season. It is very important for you and your families to review the plan and develop your own hurricane preparation and readiness plan. Although this is not meant to be a complete list of things you should do, it will certainly help you with the basics.

Review the Disaster Preparedness Plan and Evacuation Route

The Dewees Disaster Preparedness Plan reflects the Storm Alert levels of Charleston County. If an evacuation notice is issued, Dewees will need to evacuate early to allow time for us to synchronize with the Emergency Plans of the County. It is important for you to familiarize yourself with the County’s evacuation routes and plan accordingly.

Update Your Contact Information with the POA

In the event of a hurricane, we will send email notifications and updates to alert residents and guests on the Island. We will contact the email addresses from the Dewees Island POA website Owner Address Book, so please make sure you have ALL current contact information noted in the Address Book. If you need to update your contact information with the POA, please contact me at catherine@deweesislandsc.com

Arrange for a Contractor to Prepare Your Home in Advance

When Charleston County is at alert level OPCON 4, you will need to prepare and secure homes and property for a hurricane. To protect your property from a potential hurricane, arrange for someone now to help if you are unable to attend to your home during hurricane season.

Register Vehicle for Re-Entry Passes

Register now for IOP re-entry passes. Passes are available at IOP City Hall, 30 J.C. Long Boulevard, Isle of Palms SC, 29451, 843-886-6522, throughout the year. Decals will not be issued within eighteen (18) hours of landfall. You must get new decals every five (5) years. Previous decals will be void.

Again, please be sure to take the time to review the Disaster Preparedness Plan with your family members.


Catherine Weeks
Dewees Island POA


Opportunity to Help Friends of Dewees, Brenda and Brian Williamson

An early morning fire on Wednesday destroyed the apartment home of Brian and Brenda Williamson.  These individuals have been longtime contractors here on Dewees Island and have worked tirelessly to help us in a variety of ways.  Brenda is in charge of housekeeping for all of our POA buildings, Brian assists us with miscellaneous maintenance tasks from time to time, and both of them have worked for many of island owners as well. 

Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the blaze, but like all the other residents of the building, Brian and Brenda have now lost their home and everything they owned in the fire. 

Our summer hospitality interns are collecting canned foods and nonperishables for the family.  These food items may be dropped off at the marina near the ferry office.  Also, a donation page has been established on Facebook by their daughter.  If you would like to make a personal donation to the Williamsons, you may do so by following this link:  https://www.facebook.com/donate/362774714349940/