Celebrations

To purchase an engagement, wedding or anniversary announcement in The Island Packet or The Beaufort Gazette, email celebrations@islandpacket.com or celebrations@beaufortgazette.com, or click on the relevant submission form below:

Information Packet Engagement Form Wedding Form Anniversary Form Birth Form

The cost of your announcement will depend primarily on its length. Color photographs will accompany paid announcements. The Packet and Gazette also offer free announcements that include more limited information about the couple and the occasion. If you'd like your announcement to appear on a specific Sunday, please contact the papers at least two weeks beforehand.

Celebrations packages - complete with samples and more information about pricing and how to prepare your announcement - are available at The Island Packet, 10 Buck Island Road, Bluffton; or The Beaufort Gazette, 1809 Boundary St., Beaufort.

Archive by category ''Celebrations

  • BIRTHS

    Jaelyn Vermilyea

    Jessia Hew and Jay Vermilyea of Bluffton announce the birth of a daughter, Jaelyn Skye Vermilyea, at 4:40 p.m. July 9 at Hilton Head Hospital. The newborn weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 21 inches. Maternal grandparents are Tammi Ruiz of Miami and Peter Hew of Bluffton. Paternal grandmother...

  • BIRTHS

    Eli Sutherland

    Jessica and Mark Sutherland of Bluffton announce the birth of a son, Eli Lorenzo Sutherland, at 7:59 a.m. Oct. 13 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. The newborn weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and measured 20 inches. He has a sister, Audrey, 5. Maternal grandparents are Kathy Hightower of Beaufort and ...

  • BIRTHS

    Jace Leister

  • WEDDINGS

    Garrett, Kierspe

    Annabeth Jewel Garrett and Addison Chase Kierspe were married Saturday, June 21, 2014 at The Baptist Church of Beaufort. Pastor Larry York officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. A garden reception followed at the home of the bride’s grandparents in Beaufort.

  • WEDDINGS

    Dike, Wilhelm

    Emily Adele Dike and Gordon Covert Wilhelm of Brooklyn, N.Y., were married on March 15. Dr. David E. Ross, uncle of the groom, officiated at the ceremony. The wedding and reception were held at the Metropolitan Building in Long Island City, N.Y.

  • WEDDINGS

    Johnson, Welker

    Michaela Rae Johnson and Erik Welker of Spartanburg were married July 12, 2014, at Parris Island Community Center on Parris Island. Timothy Bockelman officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. 

  • ENGAGEMENTS

    Wessel, Cuca

    Karen Wilber Wessel and Lewis Wessel of Hilton Head Island announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Clare Wessel of Chicago, to Nicholas James Cuca of Chicago, son of Marilyn Lewis Cuca and Gerald Cuca of Arlington Heights, Ill. 

  • ENGAGEMENTS

    Lenns, Lane

    Thomas and Carol Lenns of Hilton Head Island announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Lenns of Atlanta, to Christopher Lane of Atlanta, son of Rick and Jean Lane of Fairfield, Conn.

  • BIRTHS

    Cody Vossler

    Breanna and Jeff Vossler of Beaufort announce the birth of a son, Cody Shane Vossler, at 2:02 p.m. June 28 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. The newborn weighed 6 pounds and measured 18.5 inches. Maternal grandparents are Bonnie and Kal Robinson of Great Falls, Mont. Paternal grandparents are Holly...

  • BIRTHS

    Andrew Niverba

    Sara and Aaron Niverba of Beaufort announce the birth of a son, Andrew Joseph Niverba, at 12:09 p.m. June 28 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital. The newborn weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 20 inches. He has a brother, Jonny, 8, and a sister, Ellie, 4. Maternal grandmother is Kristin Van Reken...

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