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Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation

First Meeting Set for May 17

May 16, 2023

The board of directors for Hilton Head Island’s Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation will have its first meeting on Wednesday, May 17, at Town Hall. The public is invited to attend.

Appointed by the Hilton Head Island Town Council, this board of experienced business and community leaders will convene at 11 a.m. and begin laying the foundation for the Corporation’s work to support the preservation, advancement, and sustainability of historic and culturally sensitive communities on Hilton Head Island. Those include the communities of Bay Gall, Big Hill, Chaplin, Gardner, Grassland, Jarvis, Jonesville, Marshland, Mitchelville, Spanish Wells, Squire Pope, and Stoney.

The new members recently named to the Corporation’s board are:

Agenda items for the meeting include:

Citizens who wish to address the Committee at its first meeting may do so by contacting the Assistant Town Clerk at 843-341-4646, no later than 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 16, 2023. Citizens may also submit written comments on the agenda item via the Town's Open Town Hall Portal.

For more information about the Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation and its board members, visit

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Carolyn Grant, Communications Director