Marilyn Hemingway: The Gullah Geechee Seafood Trail

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Marilyn Hemingway: The Gullah Geechee Seafood Trail

February 11 @ 1:00 pm

The Horry County Museum presents a program by Marilyn Hemingway on the Gullah Geechee Seafood Trail on February 11th at 1 PM.  Marilyn L. Hemingway, civic leader and entrepreneur, is the founder and president of the Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce, the Gullah Geechee Chamber Foundation and The Hemingway Group, communications firm.

An advocate for the environment and clean, renewable energy, Marilyn founded the annual Gullah Geechee Environmental & Energy Conference hosted in South Carolina and Georgia with plans to expand to North Carolina and Florida. A native of Georgetown, SC, Hemingway’s Gullah Geechee roots extend along the entire coast of South Carolina from Horry to Beaufort counties and includes a long line of civic, business, education and political family engagement. She was recognized by the Post and Courier as “2020 12 African American Leaders to know in South Carolina”, is a recipient of the SC African American Heritage Commission 2021 Herbert A. DeCosta Trailblazer award, the Conservation Voters of South Carolina 2020 Harriet Keyserling Community Advocate Award and the Georgetown NAACP Branch #5520 Leadership Award.

In 2022, Marilyn received a presidential appointment to the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission.

The program will be held in the Museum’s McCown Auditorium located at 805 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526. For more information, call 843-915-5320 or email hcgmuseum@horrycountysc.gov. For more information about programs for 2023, visit the museum website at www.horrycountymuseum.org.

Details

Date:
February 11
Time:
1:00 pm

Venue

Horry County Museum
805 Main Street
Conway, SC 29526 United States
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