Tons of Things
to Get
Involved In!

ANNUAL MEETING
&
Homemade Cookie Contest


NAMI Office Bluffton, SC   
                                     
Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 6 p.m.

BRING AN APPETIZER
TO SHARE
You are invited to submit your
favorite homemade cookies!
NAMI HOMEMADE COOKIE CONTEST RULES
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Check in between 5 – 5:30 p.m.
Judging begins at 6 p.m.
NO ENTRY FEE
SURPRISE PRIZE FORTHE BEST COOKIE

  1.  All cookies must be made from scratch.
  2. Contestants will enter 2 (two) identical plates of cookies (one dozen (12) on each plate), one to be judged and one to be shared.
  3. Cookies used for judging will not be returned.
  4. Cookies will be judged on taste (30%), appearance (30%), originality/creativity (25%) and general appeal (15%).
  5. NAMI Lowcountry (SC) reserves the right to edit, adapt, copyright, publish and use any or all of the entries for publicity, promotion or advertising.
  6. You may submit as many cookie recipes as you like.
  7. Any deviation from the rules will disqualify contestant. Decisions of cookie contest chairman are final.
Register in the NAMI cookie contest by sending an email to info@namilowcountry.org
Setting Tech Boundaries
Parents Info Session
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
5-6 PM

The event is free and open to the public. 

NAMI Lowcountry, in collaboration with the Hilton Head Island IB Elementary School, the Hilton Head Island Recreation Center and the Coastal Empire of Mental Health Centers, invites parents to an info session on how to promote healthy technology use for children.
 
Presented by
Ms. Omega Smalls-Francis MA
Area Coordinator,
Coastal Empire Mental Health-Hilton Head Clinic

IB Hilton Head Elementary School
Red School Auditorium
2430 School Rd,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Sorry, no childcare available.
How to End Cyber Bullying!

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
5-7 PM

space is limited. Reservations required: info@namilowcountry.org.

This presentation is a free community forum to share evolving best practices that can be proactively implemented in homes and families to curb technology misuse.

Relevant information related to cyber-bullying, sexting, and unwise social media use will be presented in detail.

Practical strategies for identification, prevention, and response will be discussed extensively in a conversational format to allow for input and Q&A from the audience.
Attendees will leave equipped with an increased ability to promote safe and responsible participation in cyberspace among the youth they care for, and with numerous resources to assist them towards those ends.

Dr. Sameer Hinduja, Co-Director at the Cyberbullying Research Center , will be on town! Dr. Hinduja is the Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Bullying Prevention Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the Florida Atlantic University.

This FREE event is made possible by the generosity of Church Mouse Boutique Thrift Shop .
NAMI Lowcountry appreciates the great support of the Hilton Head Island School Cluster and the Hilton Head Island Recreation Center .
Holiday Gifts for Patients in SC State Hospitals
Thank you for your generosity!
 
Please bring gifts with you to the holiday party on Tuesday, December 3 or to the NAMI office no later than Wednesday, December 11.
All gifts must be wrapped and have a label stating what they contain.
1.        Candy
2.        Caps
3.        Children’s Pjs    
4.        Gloves
5.        Hygiene Items     
6.        Jackets/Hoodies
7.        Journals
8.        Pocket Radios (No Antenna, Or Removable Antenna)
9.        Slippers  
10.    Sneakers for Adults or Children
11.    Socks
12.    T-Shirts
13.    Watches, Large Hands or Numbers 
Inspiration for Managing Your Mental Health During the Holidays
Every Brilliant Thing - The Lean Ensemble Theater
Written by Duncan MacMillan & Jonny Donahoe. Directed by Maegan Azar.
SoundWaves, 7 Lagoon Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Have you read the book? Watch the performance on December 12-14, 19-21 at 7:30 PM. December 15 & 22 , 2019 at 2:00 PM

The funniest play about depression you'll ever see. What makes life worth living? The answers are both simple and profound: ice cream, roller coasters, water fights. A list of everything brilliant about the world. This immersive and interactive event, featuring founding ensemble member Matt Mundy, will be in a new & intimate layout of SoundWaves with only 99 seats, where no one will be more than 2 rows from the action.

NAMI members, get $5 off regular ticket price just enter NAMI as Promotional Code when you buy your ticket(s).
New Volunteers Open House
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
NAMI Lowcountry welcomes your time and talent!
Join us at the Annual New Volunteer Open House on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11 am – 1 pm and bring your skills and talent to share with others in our community.
Staff, Board of Directors members and seasoned volunteers will be present to answer questions and share how you can get involved and improve the lives of people living with a mental illness and their families.
1.       Fundraising
2.       Special Events
3.       Community Outreach
4.       Marketing/ Public Relations
5.       Educational Programs
We will provide lunch. RSVP here.
For resources or help, please call (843) 636-3100 or contact us at info@namilowcountry.org.

Thank you,

~ The NAMI Lowcountry Team
NAMI Lowcountry (SC) | 843-636-3100 | E-mail | Website
NAMI is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to NAMI Lowcountry (SC) are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. The tax identification number is 57-0920882.