When you visit Regina Banis in her Bluffton office, whether you’re there seeking her counsel in real estate, estate planning, probate, or family law, one thing will certainly stand out. Namely, that the moniker of “Bluffton’s barefoot attorney” is one she comes by honestly.

MOONLIT LULLABY 

Ask any parent and they will tell you; the first few years of a child’s life is a time of tremendous growth and change. As a mom and as owner of Moonlit Lullaby, Jillian Atkinson knows the same thing applies to a small business.

HARBOR POINT DENTISTRY 

Dr. Elizabeth Abell believes that dentistry is a whole health initiative. “The mouth is the gateway to the body, so when you practice good oral hygiene, you feel better overall,” she shared. That’s why she opened the doors to Harbor Point Dentistry, a coastal-themed practice that serves comprehensive dental care to the Lowcountry.

HERITAGE ACADEMY

Across the state, Hilton Head Island’s Heritage Academy is renowned for the quality of its curriculum and the world-class capabilities of its educators. And on March 8, all of those educators were rooting for one of their own. As a finalist for South Carolina Independent Schools Association’s Teacher of the Year, Laurie Biggs had her final interview that day to determine whether she takes the title. By all accounts, she crushed it.

ENLITEN SALON 

While it might be her name up there, Rachel Mayoh wants to make it clear that there’s more to Enliten Salon than just the expertise she has amassed over 30 years of styling hair.

Since 1993, Sunset Rentals has provided owners and guests alike with amazing experiences. Helping set that standard are the leading ladies of Sunset Rentals.

General Manager, Annie Ferguson, brings more than 15 years of experience in the vacation rental industry to her role and provides leadership to encourage a high level of service. Suzanne Natoli, a longtime local, serves as Business Development Manager.

South Carolina Yacht Club has set itself apart as a premiere, boutique club that provides opportunities for the entire family to socialize and make new, life-long friends. Its leading ladies, seen here, play a large role in creating that atmosphere.

1. THE LANDWORKS GROUP NAMES NEW PRESIDENT 

Shannon Boyles has been named president of The Landworks Group. A Hilton Head Island local, Boyles has more than 16 years of experience in the landscape industry. He previously held the position of sales and estimating at the Landworks Group.

HHIPC Pianist Illia Ovcharenko performs in support of his home country

BY VICKIE MCINTYRE | PHOTOS COURTESY THE FRENCH GUY STUDIO

The war in Ukraine seemed closer to home last month when 20-year-old Illia Ovcharenko, a native of Chernihiv, in northern Ukraine and only 110 miles from the Russian border, arrived for the 2022 Hilton Head International Piano Competition.

His host family, Van and Lauren Schwiebert of Hilton Head Plantation, wanted to welcome and support him. Apparently, their neighbors did too.