Category Archives: Complementary Health

Chef Michelle Grandy to Speak About Vegan Meal Service January 4th in Bluffton, SC

The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club, a PlantPure Nation pod group that meets monthly (free & open to the public) to educate and support plant-based eating, will be hosting Chef Michelle Grandy as its guest speaker on Wednesday, January 4th at 6:30pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry at 110 Malphrus Road in Bluffton, SC. She will be discussing her vegan meal service, corporate wellness, and will be bringing samples of her food to share. Learn more about the Palmetto Plant Eaters at 
Chef Michelle’s love affair with cooking began at the age of nine growing up in the inner City of Washington, D.C., just walking distance from the White House, while watching her grandmother Gussie cook daily meals which were often left to Michelle to complete. Throughout the years Michelle has developed skillful techniques in different areas of the kitchen including working with world-renowned Raw Vegan, Lou Corona. Her wide experience in balancing flavor, texture, taste and healthy eating brings the best of all cultures to the table. She mastered to perfection with proper on-the-job training in her own kitchens throughout the States while living in D.C., Atlanta, NY and SC. Almost eight years later she embraces her love for vegan cooking with creativity, passion, healing and love.

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Memory Fest

The beginning of a new year for most is a time of self-reflection, a time to take inventory of our lives and focus on self-improvement. Here is a new New Year’s Resolution that will last a lifetime.

Your brain is easily the most powerful machine in the world…keep it healthy! Register for Memory Fest sponsored by Memory Matters. Join us on January 12, 2017 at Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort 1-4pm. $35/person. Tickets available now by calling Memory Matters at (843) 842.6688.

Hilton Head Vegan Festival

The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club, a PlantPure Nation pod group which is free & open to the public that meets monthly in Bluffton, SC, is hosting the first ever vegan festival (aka vegfest) in all of South Carolina on Saturday, October 22, 2016 – rain or shine – from 10am to 4pm at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island, SC. The inaugural event is supported by 12 sponsors, over 40 vendors and 8 speakers. 
Event planners are expecting 300-500 people to attend Lowcountry VegFest 2016 (LCVF16) from all around the Lowcountry including Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Beaufort, Charleston, Columbia, SC, and Savannah, GA. There will be ample vegan food from area restaurants, beer and wine, food cooking demonstrations, speakers, advocacy, education, live music, and dedicated entertainment for the children. Public admittance into the family-friendly Lowcountry VegFest 2016 is free and there will be opportunities to win and receive vegan merchandise. In lieu of entrance fee, attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable vegan food item to help the Sandalwood Community Food Pantry stock the shelf. 

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BIAA Announces Kickoff of Brain Injury Awareness Month 2016


The Brain Injury Association of America is marking the beginning of Brain Injury Awareness Month, which starts today. Each year BIAA leads the brain injury community in raising awareness about brain injuries by designating the month of March as a time to recognize and support the millions of Americans who live with brain injuries.

More than 2.5 million people in the United States sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) each year, and 1 million more experience strokes and other acquired brain injuries. At least 5.3 million Americans live with TBI-related disabilities at a cost of more than $76 billion each year.

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