An Honoring of all Town Officials and all First Responders Hilton Head Island and Bluffton.
A Welcome Home Celebration is officially planned to celebrate our coming home safely after Hurricane Matthew and honoring of the folks that made it happen. The event will take place on Saturday, December 10th at Shelter Cove Park from 12 Noon to 5pm.
Our Hilton Head Island and Bluffton Town Officials will be honored as well as our, Fire & Rescue Departments, Police and Sheriff’s Departments, State Highway Patrol, Utility Companies, the Hospital and All First Responders that made it possible for our return in such an incredible, short of miraculous, safe way.
Planned for this event will be 4 local bands (The Nice Guys, Whitley Deputy, The Chilly Willy Band and the headliner is The All Star Recovery Band with Lavon Stevens and Friends) playing with all Officials and First Responders being honored in between. Local radio personality, Monty Jett and local personality, Daniel Cort will be sharing the MC duties during the event.
This event is FREE to the public and there will be food and beverages available for purchase as well as T-shirts (Hilton Head Strong, Bluffton Strong, and Welcome Home) being sold with all proceeds going to the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry – Disaster Relief Fund - for victims of Hurricane Matthew.
The Island Recreation Center will have an ice skating rink set up under the pavilion for children of all ages. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. The event will be immediately followed by the continuation of the Festival of Lights and Dove Street Lights.