• Dataw Island Club recognizes eight employees with more than 25 years with the company: Benjamin Simmons, Lori S. Murdaugh; Solomon Holmes, Jr.; Theodora “Teddy” Schultz; Ann Brown; Emmett Decker; Beulah Jenkins and Eva Simmons
• The Ivy Garden Club of Ridge-land South Carolina will hold its 13th annual lawn and garden festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 24 at the Blue Heron Nature Trail Learning Center in Ridgeland. It will include vendors selling plants, produce, pottery, woodcrafts and food, as well as children’s activities, silent auction and door prizes. Master Gardeners will answer questions. Shannon Tanner will provide live entertainment from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, and there will be a fishing tournament for children ages 5 to 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants are asked to bring their own fishing equipment and must be accompanied by an adult. Bait will be provided. Money raised will benefit beautification projects in Jasper County.
For more information, call 843-987-9142 or 843-726-3590.
• Eighteen agents from Weichert Realtors-Coastal Properties won sales awards at the annual banquet hosted jointly by three Weichert Broker Councils — Northeast Carolina, Southeast Coastal and Western Carolina. The awards went to Patricia Griffith, Toni La Rose Gerken, Theodora Titus, Ann Lilly, Julia Schroeter, Marge McDougal, Patrick Wrenn, Kathryn Michatek, Renee Fordyce, Bonnie Bachman, Christina Forbis, Jean Augustinsky, Jim Livingston, Robyn Henke, Sandie Major, Sherryl Hennessey, Susan Petty and Terry Burke.
Christina Forbis also recently received the Professional Standards Certification. Professional Standards Training is designed to enable Realtor members of the local/state professional standards and grievance committees to gain knowledge of the professional standards process. Participants become more familiar with mediation, ethics proceedings, arbitration, roles of grievance and professional standards committees, code of ethics and standards of practice for professional Realtors.