Tag Archives: Gavalas-Kolanko Foundation

Are you ready for the James Island Connector Run this Saturday?

We’re counting down the days for the 18th annual Charleston James Island Connector Run! It is this Saturday, October 22 in Charleston, SC. Proceeds from the race benefit the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation, which provides scholarships to students with disabilities. I … Continue reading

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Supporting the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation

We’re about 122 days –about four months — away from the 18th annual Charleston James Island Connector Run! The race will be Saturday, October 22 beginning at Canon Park in downtown Charleston, S.C. The race is the primary fundraiser for the … Continue reading

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The Meagan Orton Story

When you get the opportunity to know Meagan Orton, you will meet one of the nicest, most caring people on Earth. She goes above and beyond to help others, and is dedicated to promoting advocacy for people with disabilities. I met … Continue reading

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Mayor John Tecklenburg takes office

Monday marked a new day in Charleston’s history. Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. retired after 40 years as the leader of the Holy City. Now, incoming Mayor John Tecklenburg is at the helm. I attended Mayor Tecklenburg’s inauguration reception and had … Continue reading

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Record year for the 17th annual James Island Connector Run

We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect weekend for the James Island Connector Run! The weather was beautiful and we had a record number of participants at the race. I don’t know the final totals yet, but more than … Continue reading

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Run, walk or ride in the James Island Connector Run this Saturday, Oct. 24

Are you registered for the 17th annual James Island Connector Run? It is coming up this Saturday, October 24. Race proceeds benefit the Gavalas Kolanko Foundation, which provides scholarships to students with physical disabilities at Charleston-area colleges and universities. Check … Continue reading

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Running for a Purpose

We are four days away from the 16th Annual Charleston James Island Connector Run! Get ready to lace up those shoes and get those bikes in gear as we raise money for students with disabilities. All of the proceeds go … Continue reading

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