Project Connect is a partnership between the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce and local schools to help teachers get supplies or services.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Trish Smoot, third through fifth grade, gifted and talented, reading and math: Barnes & Noble gift cards
HILTON HEAD ISLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL Mr. Sikora, eighth grade: granola bars; individual bags of pretzels and chips; cheese crackers; bottles of water; Gatorade; monetary donations; and a Sam's Club gift card for the class trip to Washington, D.C.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL Larry Mercer, ninth through 12th grade, choral music: donations to help sponsor a student for the chorus trip to Carnegie Hall on April 24 (cost per student is $1,290) Monique Dobbelaere, ninth through 12th grade, drawing and painting: hair dryers
HILTON HEAD ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Jennifer Weitekamper, first and second grade: 20 1/4-by-15-by-15-inch and five 1/8-by-15-by-15-inch clear acrylic Plexiglass sheets to make five 5-sided clear presentation/display boxes; or pre-made, clear display boxes of minimum 15-by-15-by-15-inch dimensions
Businesses or residents interested in providing the requested goods or services can contact Janie Treon at 843-785-3673, ext. 373, or by e-mail at email@example.com.