The holidays are in full swing. As we approach the end of the year (and decade!), the Vineyard Bluffton Tribe continues to grow. Our December Newsletter includes exciting community updates, holiday fundraisers, as well as all festive events. We would love for Bluffton community members to join us to celebrate this special time of year!
We also had a very busy November, make sure to catch up on our past month’s events, just scroll past our December calendar.
December Events Calendar
Vineyard’s Senior Santa Fundraiser – December 1-16
As a part of our Vineyard Gives community initiative, we’re hosting a Senior Santa fundraiser this December. In partnership with the Beaufort County Council on Aging, we’re collecting donations to provide Christmas gift baskets for homebound seniors.
You can drop off donations to the Vineyard Bluffton Information Center during any time from now until December 16. The Vineyard Bluffton team will assemble baskets and deliver to local homebound seniors, just in time to enjoy during the holidays!
What can you donate? Any new and unopened item that would be useful or fun for older adults with limited mobility. Use this list as your guide:
- General hygiene and grooming products: toiletries such as shampoo, body wash, soaps, lotions, combs, toothbrushes, nail files or clippers, lip balms, etc.
- Utility tools: Magnifying glass, stationery, stamps, pens, small notepads, flashlights, reading lights, night lights, pillboxes, etc.
- Fun activities: crossword puzzles, mahjong sets, jigsaw puzzles, board games, etc.
- Comfort items: blankets, pillows, scarves, hats, gloves, mittens, etc.
- Food: Non-perishable canned, boxed, or jarred foods.
Our Valeo Americas Senior corporate mantra is Work Hard, Have Fun, Help Others. This holiday season, help us help others, by donating to the Senior Santa fundraiser!
- Now – December 16, 2019, drop off donations at the Vineyard Bluffton Information Center
- Feel free to contact us with any questions
Town of Bluffton Christmas Parade – December 7
The Vineyard Bluffton Tribe will march in the Town of Bluffton’s Christmas parade on Saturday, December 7. This rain-or-shine event starts at 10 am. The parade route ends at Pin Oak St., and 8th Ave. There will be lots of family-friendly fun, including refreshments, local vendors, and even a pre-Christmas visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus. We’ll see you there!
- Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 10 am
- For more information, visit the Town of Bluffton website
Vineyard Holiday Grab-n-Go Lunch – December 10
We know this time of year is hectic, with a never-ending list of errands to do and gifts to buy. Let us help you out during the holiday hustle and bustle with a free lunch!
On Tuesday, December 10, we’ll offer free boxed lunches to Bluffton community members. Come by the Information Center and grab a delicious boxed lunch and enjoy it during your busy day!
- Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 10 am – 2 pm at the Vineyard Bluffton Information Center
- RSVPs are not required, but you can mark yourself as an attendee on the Facebook event page.
Hilton Head Choral Society Holiday Concert – December 13
We are a proud sponsor of the Hilton Head Choral Society’s Sounds of Christmas concert. This holiday event is a 44-year old tradition that celebrates the joy, magic, and essence of the season. Consider attending The Sounds of Christmas; you’ll enjoy a full chorus and orchestra during this festive island favorite.
- Friday, December 13, 2019, 7 pm at First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
- To buy tickets and get more information click here
Welcome, New Tribe Members!
In November, we not only welcomed our new directors but also held a career fair to continue hiring and building the Vineyard Bluffton Tribe.
We are so excited about the excellent team of individuals that will help us put the finishing touches on the Vineyard Bluffton community.
We still have multiple positions open, refer to our career website for more information.
Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox Packing Party
In November, our Vineyard Gives community initiative was the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child. We opened our doors to community members to meet our new directors, as well as help pack shoe boxes with toys and gifts for children.
Monday Martinis and Massages
At Vineyard Bluffton, we want to help you relax, especially during the hectic holiday season. That’s why we hosted a Martini and Massage party the Monday before Thanksgiving! Community members mingled with the Vineyard Bluffton Tribe and enjoyed cocktails and self-care.
Happy Holidays from Vineyard Bluffton!
Thanks for enjoying our December Newsletter. From our Vineyard Bluffton tribe to yours, we wish you a very happy and healthy holiday season. We can’t wait to show you what 2020 has in store for the Vineyard Bluffton community!