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LML consists of a congenial, thoughtful group of 120 men from the Hilton Head/Bluffton area. We hold in-person  monthly meetings featuring invited speakers, and a variety of activity groups encourage social and civic interactions. Check out the Activity Groups and Event Calendar for updates.


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April 10th Member Luncheon Meeting

Registration Closes April 2nd

Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods CDC 

Thomas Boxley

Executive Director

Thomas Boxley

Thomas Boxley was named the first Executive Director of the Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation, November, 2023.

Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Boxley brings a wealth of experience spanning over 20 years in community development and outreach, business expansion, fundraising, program creation, marketing, and human resources across the education, healthcare, private and non-profit sectors.

In his capacity, Boxley will work within the neighborhoods to:

  • Facilitate community redevelopment for the benefit of Island residents.
  • Foster and promote redevelopment with a focus on cultural resources, protection of cultural assets, entrepreneurialism, affordable housing opportunities, financial assistance opportunities, identification of infrastructure needs, land planning and development assistance.
  • Facilitate small business start-up, development, and retention.
  • Mitigate potential negative impacts on neighborhoods.
  • Invest and reinvest funds.
  • Apply for and administer grants and other financial resources.

Most recently, Boxley served as Director of School Operations at KIPP Tulsa University Prep High School, where he played a pivotal role in developing this pioneering public charter high school program within the KIPP network. He managed various aspects, including finance, operations, transportation, human resources, facilities, technology, data, compliance, student recruitment, attendance, and parental engagement. He also served as a Founding Member and Executive Director of The Institute for Developing Communities, underscoring his commitment to addressing Oklahoma's education, nutrition security, and other needs.


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