"Caring Givers" - myrtle beach TV episode 18First airing on FOX Friday, September 28, 2007, episode 18, "Caring Givers", opens at Baker Street Gill and Grill in Cricket Cove Marina, Little River, where earlier, viewers watched the New Double R, charter fishing boat of Captain Ricky Long, dock and unload a seven-foot-five-inch black tip shark.
Viewers were treated to the finale of the inaugural Sara's Beach Walk, where we talked with Hard Rock Park's CEO Steven Goodwin, as well as other finishing walkers, before heading over to Hard Rock Park for a concert and celebration.
We then took viewers to the benefit for employees of HB Spokes at Captain Poo's at Anchor Marina, which Larry Fowler owned prior to owning HB Spokes, where we spoke with Lattie Upchurch, one of Poo's current owners, and Kat, a regular at HB Spokes, who gave a touching testimonial about the people who worked at popular Highway 9 club.
Introducing a new host and segment, Scott Perez kicked off the political spot, which he dubbed, the "Strand's Grand Leadership", by taking us inside Surfside Town Hall, where he spoke with Bill McKown, city councilman, about the controversial smoking ban. Scott also provides a wealth of information about the town of Surfside, its people and politics on www.surfsidepolitics.com.
Mary Martin, Little River Chamber executive director and district governor of the Rotary Club, talked about upcoming events in the area, including the popular Shrimp and Jazz Festival, the Christmas Market and Pet Parade, and the Little River Rotary Club Auction at the Horseshoe in North Myrtle Beach.
Viewers then caught the fun at the North Myrtle Beach Chamber's business after hours at Grand Strand Resorts, where Bill Norman of WNMB talked with Phil Pate, owner of Grand Strand Resorts, about the benefit behind the party, providing turkey dinners to families in need.
Bill also talked with Frank Boulineau, owner of Boulineau's IGA in Cherry Grove, and the provider of the turkeys (at well-below retail) each year; and with Marilyn Hatley, City of North Myrtle Beach Mayor, about her job as mayor and the recent golf fundraiser; and with Chris Ward, BIC of Eagle Realty in North Myrtle Beach, about fundraising and chamber networking events.
Phil Pate of Grand Strand Resorts and Ed Prince of Prince Resorts, both natives of the area, talked about Ed's new resort in Cherry Grove, the Prince Resort, located at the site of the former Holiday House.
Harlequin were featured at the Grand Strand Resorts party as well as on the show.
David Frost of the Sports Zone in Little River talked with Doug Jones, assistant captain of the SC Pirates Professional Roller Hockey team, about the sport and how it differs from ice hockey.
We then revisit Club Boca and the Weeky Surge's birthday party to catch Not Yet Rated, a young, high energy, popular local band, performing one of their original songs.
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