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 Teacher Emily Harrison recently had her wish for class snacks, Crayola markers, Clorox wipes and books granted by Zonta Club of Hilton Head Island and David Mudwilder of A Taste of Hilton Head. Here, Harrison poses with her first-grade class. Third- and fourth-grade gifted and talented teacher Trish Smoot recently had her wish for highlighters granted by Fred Dasheveski. First- and second-grade ESOL teacher Martha Kristian recently had her wish for blue and red soft-covered composition books granted by Fred Dasheveski. Fourth-grade homeroom teacher Becca Shupp recently had her wish for pencil pouches, view finder binders, pencils and markers granted by Fred Dasheveski.
OKATIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Third-grade teacher Amie Lankowski recently had her wish for an electric pencil sharpener granted by Fred Dasheveski.
BLUFFTON MIDDLE SCHOOL Nurse Meg Hendy recently had her wish for laundry soap granted by Fred Dasheveski.
OKATIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Helen Goodman, science lab: nonfiction science books by Bobbie Kalman (available at Barnes & Noble)
HILTON HEAD ISLAND EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER Martha Reese, kindergarten: box of copy paper
HILTON HEAD ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL Amanda O'Nan, principal: crutches; zip closure bags; tissues; hand sanitizer; electric pencil sharpeners; two-pocket folders; pencils; crayons; copy paper; sheet protectors; book shelves; Clorox wipes; toothpicks; construction paper
HILTON HEAD ISLAND SCHOOL FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS Melinda Smith, music: blank CDs
Businesses or residents interested in providing the goods or services can contact Janie Treon at 843-785-3673, ext. 373, or by e-mail at email@example.com.